Changing Youtube account linked to Googlemail account

Anyone out there now the answer - Google have not answered my question?!!

My Youtube account is currently linked to my wife's gmail account.

for various reasons, she wants to remove this, and connect it to mine instead.

I have no problems with this - but I do not want to have to reload all the videos etc.

Is there a way to link my youtube account to mine?

thank you
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Raymond PengSystems EngineerCommented:
MawallaceAuthor Commented:
When I do I get a red banner

"Your account is permanently linked to a Google mail account"
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
Of course - a Youtube account must always be linked to a Gogle account - you get to choose WHICH Google account to link to.
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MawallaceAuthor Commented:
But it will not let me unlink the Google accounts though!

I want to link it to a different one!
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
When you click the link, do you ge the correct page as shown in 'Unlink-Youtube.gif'?
MawallaceAuthor Commented:
This what I get!
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
Nothing? Or did you forget to attach a screen shot?
MawallaceAuthor Commented:
Sorry - forgot to attach screen shot.

I get this
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
]It seems that it depends on WHEN your Youtube acct was created. Please see this link:
MawallaceAuthor Commented:
Well - i created mine AFTER May 2009 - what do I do!!
Paul SauvéRetiredCommented:
From the research I've done, therr's not much you can do to change this situation:!category-topic/youtube/how-to-use-youtube-features/kDfSHvsoiVA.

I think the best is to create a new account try to transfer the settings from the existing one.

It seems the only way to do this is manyally. :-(

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