How to Disable Comments on Your YouTube Videos and Channel

You can disable comments on your YouTube videos and channel.

In this post, we will see the steps to do this task in detail. Let’s get started.

Disable Comments on YouTube Videos

Existing Videos

You can disable comments on your existing YouTube video and here’s how:

Go to the Video Manager. Sign in to your account.

Select the video and then click the “Edit” button beneath that video title.

Go to the “Advanced settings” tab.

Uncheck “Allow comments.”

Unchecked Allow comments

Click on “Save changes” button at the bottom.

Comments are disabled for this video message

Note: Keep in mind that the existing comments on the YouTube video will not be displayed when you disabled comments.

If you want to enable comments for a specific video, you have to do the following:

Go to the “Advanced settings” tab of the video.

Check the “Allow comments” option.

Checked Allow comments

Click on “Save changes” button.

Disable Comments on Multiple Videos at Once

In Video Manager, select the videos for which you want to disable comments.

Open “Actions” drop-down list now and select “More actions.”

Select “Comments” and then choose “Disable comments.”

Disable comments selected

Click “Submit.”

On the confirmation box, select the checkbox and then click on “Yes, submit” button.

Confirmation popup

Note:

You can disable comments on all YouTube videos at once, and here’s how:

By default, 30 videos are shown in a page of Video Manager.

Select the checkbox beside “Actions” drop-down list which selects all the 30 videos. Now, you can see “Select all your videos” link. Click on it. The rest is the same as the above steps.

If you want to enable comments on multiple videos at once, follow these steps:

Follow the above steps and go to More actions > Comments.

Select the “Allow comments” option or choose another one from available options.

Click on the “Submit” button.

Now, click on the checkbox and “Yes, submit” button on the confirmation popup.

Note: You can ​enable comments for all the videos at once with the above steps. However, make sure to select all the videos.

New Videos

You can disable comments on an individual new video by following the below steps:

While the video is uploading, click on the “Advanced settings” tab.

Uncheck “Allow comments” option.

Unchecked Allow comments option while uploading video

If you want to enable comment in the video in the future, just follow the steps in the “Existing Videos” to do this task.

You can disable comments on all your new videos. Here is how:

Go to this URL.

Under “Default settings” section, you can find “Comments on your new videos.” Beside it, you can see the “Disable comments” option. Click on it.

Checked Disable comments option

Click on “Save” button at the top.

Note: If you want to allow comments on new videos in the future, just go the “Comments on your new videos” option. Click “Allow all comments” or any one of the other options you prefer and then click the “Save” button.

Disable Comments on Your YouTube Channel

You can disable comments on your YouTube channel and here’s how:

Go to this URL.

Under “Default settings” section, you can find the “Comments on your channel.” Beside it, you can see the “Disable comments” option. Select that option.

Disable comments option selected

Click on “Save” button at the top.

That is all. No one can comment on your channel, and the “Discussion” tab on your YouTube channel will be gone.

No Discussion tab in YouTube channel

If you want to allow comments on your channel, then follow the below step:

Go to the “Comments on your channel” option. Now, select “Allow all comments” or any other option. Click on “Save” button.

Discussion tab on YouTube channel

Also see:

How to See Your YouTube Comment History

How to Hide Subscribers Count on YouTube

​How to Like YouTube Video

How to Pin a YouTube Comment


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