Verify Phone Number

Learn how to verify a YouTube creator's phone number.

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In this lesson, we’ll explore how to verify a YouTube creator’s phone number in order to add a thumbnail to a YouTube video.

Verify the creator’s phone number

To verify the creator’s phone number, visit the YouTube web phone verification page. Then perform the following steps:

  • Select your country of residence from the country drop-down option and provide your phone number to receive the verification code from YouTube.

  • You’ll be routed to another page where you have to provide the verification code you received on your mobile device and click the “SUBMIT” button.

  • Finally, you’ll be routed to another page where the “Phone number verified” message will appear.

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