Typically, a YouTube Content Owner account is used to manage many different channels. YouTube's API requires the associated YouTube Content Owner ID for access to certain revenue-related metrics. Here is how to fetch this ID:
Method 1: Get the ID from the YouTube's Developer Docs
- Navigate to to https://developers.google.com/youtube/partner/reference/rest/v1/contentOwners/list#try-it.
- There's a form on the right; set "fetchMine" to true and click Execute.
- Your Content Owner ID will be returned in the response field directly below the form.
Method 2: Get the ID from the URL
This method is unverified, but according to Google, when you log in to YouTube as a Content Owner or Manager, your ID appears in the URL after
o=. For example, if the URL is
https://youtube.com/dashboard?0=AbCDE_8FghIjK, the Content Owner ID is