The Direct message option disappeared from YouTube a long ago. However, there are numerous indirect ways to do that. So, in this article, we will be discussing how to message someone on YouTube 2022.
Do you want to personally share your thoughts with your favorite YouTuber? Do you want to tell your favorite YouTuber about how much you like their content? If you answered Yes to all these questions then you are at the right place. In this article, we will learn how to message someone on YouTube in 2022.
Table on contents
- Send an email
- Use Social media
- Use the Public chat option
Unfortunately, there is no direct message option on YouTube, unlike other social media platforms. However, you still have many ways to do that. So, we have discussed the top three ways to message someone on YouTube.
How to message someone on YouTube?
Unfortunately, the famous videos-platform YouTube does not allow direct messaging. However, there is a slew of workarounds to make that happen. So, read till the end!
1. Use the Email address
Most YouTubers have attached their email addresses to their channels. So, below are the steps to find out their email address and message them:
- The first step is to go to the YouTuber’s channel. You can simply use the search bar on the top( see the screenshot below). Now enter the YouTube channel name in the search bar. And then click on the top result that shows up.
2. Alternatively, the channel name is also given below the videos of that channel as shown below in the screenshot. You can simply click on it to go to the Channel’s homepage.
3. Now, on the channel’s homepage, switch to the About tab.
4. Now, under the Details section, click on the View email address option to see the email address of the YouTuber.
[ This option will only show up on the YouTube channels that have attached the email address to the channel.]
5. Select the check box in the reCAPTCHA box labeled “I’m not a robot” and click Submit. The email address will appear on the screen.
Now, just copy the email address or open it using the appropriate app and send an email to your favorite YouTube.
2. Use Social Media
Today is the age of social media. Almost every YouTuber is on social media. Additionally, YouTubers have their social media links attached to their channels. So, another way to contact your favorite YouTuber is to message them on their social media profiles. Below us how to do it:
- Go to the YouTube channel homepage. Switch to the About tab.
- Scroll down and you will find the links to their social media profiles under the Links section as shown below in the screenshot.
- Just click on the links and you will land on the social media page of the YouTuber.
- Now, message them there!
Additionally, you can find the links to social media profiles at the bottom of the channel banner on the top as shown below in the screenshot.
3. Use the Public chat option
This is also one of the best ways to connect to a YouTuber. Obviously, you will have to abide by the YouTube community guidelines while sending a public message. This option is accessible only if YouTuber has not disabled comments for a YouTube video.
Notably, the messages you send on public chat can be read by everyone. But, it is still a great way to share your ideas with your favorite YouTuber. So, below is how to send a public message on YouTube:
- Just go to the homepage of the YouTube channel and switch to the Community tab( if available).
2. Now, post your comment on any of the posts as shown below in the screenshot.
3. Alternatively, you can just go to any of the videos posted on the YouTube channel, scroll down to the comments area. Now, post your comment keeping the mind the YouTube guidelines.
[ The comments section will not be present if the YouTuber has disabled comments for a particular video]
So, this is how you can easily use the public chat option to connect to your favorite YouTuber.
So, that’s all for now. This is how you can message someone on YouTube in 2022. Go ahead and try these methods to send messages to the YouTuber you follow. Email addresses and social media profiles provide a great way to connect to the YouTuber privately. However, the public chat can be read by everyone. So, choose accordingly.