How can I create a YouTube account using the 2013 interface?

Can I create a YouTube account without creating a Google account?

Creating a YouTube account is very easy to do and will allow you to upload videos and comment on, provide feedback on and subscribe to other users’ videos on YouTube.

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Because YouTube is owned by Google and Google and YouTube accounts are now integrated, it is no longer possible to create a YouTube account without creating a Google account – they are the exact same thing.

Yes, when you create a Google / YouTube account, you have access to all of the other Google services such as Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar and Google+.

This does not mean that you will be required to use any of the additional Google services.

The following video tutorial will show you how to create a YouTube account from the YouTube homepage.

Stay tuned for additional tutorials from in 2013 regarding YouTube account customization and settings configuration.

Anson Alexander

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