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Google+ Youtube Channel HELP!

May 14, 2015 8:38AM PDT

Greetings all!

I am working on a MacBook Pro laptop. I just signed up for my Google+ profile page. I am also trying to start a YouTube channel. However I want my Google+ profile page to use my real name and I want my YouTube channel to be a different name, but I still want them linked.

I have read several articles on this as well as watched tutorials and still cannot make this work.

You would think the answer would be here:

But alas, it is still confusing and not working for me.

Again, I want to have a Google+ Profile page with my real name and I want it linked to my Youtube Channel with a different name.



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I see one blocker. Big one.
May 14, 2015 9:08AM PDT

This requires your real name to be available. If not, you can't do this.

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a day late and a dollar short to the party
May 14, 2015 9:31AM PDT

Those already on both gmail, google, and youtube before the merger have unmatching profiles, but the new ones seem blocked from it.