There are a few reasons why someone might want to delete their YouTube channel. Some of the common reasons include:
Lack of engagement: If your videos are not getting the views or engagement that you were hoping for, it can be disheartening. This can lead to a loss of motivation to continue creating content.
Privacy concerns: If you have privacy concerns or have shared personal information on your channel, you may want to delete it to protect yourself.
Change of interests: If you've lost interest in the topic or niche of your channel, or have started to focus on other things, it may make sense to delete your channel.
Inactivity: If you haven't uploaded any videos or haven't been active on your channel for a long time, you may want to delete it.
Branding: If you're running a business and you've rebranded, you might want to delete your old channel and start a new one with your new branding.
Negativity: If you're receiving negative comments or dealing with cyberbullying, it may be best to delete your channel and take a break from social media.
It's important to note that deleting a YouTube channel is a permanent action and cannot be undone. So, think carefully before proceeding with deletion. You may also want to consider deactivating or making your channel private instead of deleting it, if that's an option.
If you have decided to hide your Youtube channel, you are very lucky, your content will be protected as it is. The only things that will be deleted are the comments and your replies. But other posts and subscribers will not be deleted. When you decide to hide your Youtube channel, you need to follow these steps:
Here's a brief article on how to close a YouTube channel:
Note: Before you delete your channel, you should make sure to download any videos that you want to keep. You can do this by going to the "Video Manager" page and clicking on the "Download MP4" button next to each video that you want to download.
I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.