How to Search for YouTube Users by Email

by Richard Bashara
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YouTube and Google now use Google+ profiles, if a user wishes to do so, making it simple to find someone by his or her email address. These profiles showcase a user’s real name and provide a news feed similar to Facebook or Twitter. Searching for a user's email address can uncover YouTube videos he or she has watched, liked or uploaded.

Step 1

Open Google, and perform a search for the email address you want to find.

Step 2

Click on that user’s Google+ profile from the search results page.

Click on “YouTube” from that user’s Google+ profile to be taken to his or her YouTube profile. You will still see some of the navigation from Google+ above that user’s YouTube profile information.


  • YouTube users who upload more than two videos will be indexed in Google. You can try performing a search for the name of the video or the username.
  • You can also add “profile?user=USERNAME” without the quotes to the end of the YouTube URL. Change “USERNAME” to that user’s name, and you should be able to go directly to his or her profile.


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About the Author

Richard Bashara writes for various entertainment and technology publishers. He has been covering topics such as dating, Comic-Con and the technology trade since 2007. Bashara holds a B.A. in writing.

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