Turn on ads for individual videos:

  1. Sign in to YouTube.

  2. Go to YouTube Studio.

  3. In the left menu, select Content.

  4. Select a video.

  5. In the left menu, select Monetization.

  6. Choose the type of ads that you want to run.

  7. Click Save.

Turn on ads for multiple videos:

Follow these instructions to turn on ads for multiple videos you’ve already uploaded:

  1. Sign in to YouTube.

  2. Go to YouTube Studio.

  3. In the left menu, select Content.

  4. Select the grey box on the left of the video thumbnail for any video you want to monetize.

  5. Click the Edit dropdown in the black bar above your video list > click Monetization.

  6. Click On in the monetization dropdown — to change ad settings in bulk: Click Add edit.

  7. Click Update videos > check the box next to “I understand the consequences of this action” > click Update videos.

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