Youtube Subscribers

How to View Your YouTube Subscribers

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As you upload videos on YouTube and are building a community, you would want to know who your subscribers are and how many subscribers you got. You can easily find this on YouTube and I will be explaining below how.

Youtube Desktop

How to See Your Subscribers on YouTube (Desktop)

To find your subscribers, who they are and when they joined, you will have to follow the next steps.

  1. Step 1

    Go to the YouTube website and make sure you are logged into the account you want to check the subscribers off.

  2. Step 2

    Click on your profile picture and go to Youtube studio.

  3. Step 3


    This will bring you to your channel’s dashboard, where you can find everything from your latest video performance, channel analytics, comments, subscribers, and views.

  4. Step 4

    Recent subscribers

    You will have to scroll down until you see the header recent subscribers. There you will find all your recent subscribers, you can change the time frame you want to see the recent subscribers from. However, subscribers will only show up if they made their subscriptions public and if they happened in the last 28 days.

  5. Step 5

    Subscribers list

    By pressing “See All” at the bottom of the list, you can see all your subscribers of the last 7 days, last 28 days, last 90 days, last 365 days, or lifetime. Which is ever since you got your YouTube channel.

Youtube Mobile

How to See Your YouTube Subscribers (Mobile)

If you don’t have access to a computer or laptop then you also have the option to check your subscribers on your phone or tablet. You can do this as follows:

  1. Step 1

    Youtube subscribers iphone

    Get the app YouTube studio. To have access to all of your analytics, you will have to download this app, since there is no other way to see it on your phone or tablet. I have added both the android and iOS versions of the app, but the rest of the explanation will be about the iOS app, although they are pretty much the same.

  2. Step 2

    When you open the app, the first thing you will have to do is sign into the account you want to check the analytics of.

  3. Step 3

    Youtube Dashboard Mobile

    After having logged in, it will show you the dashboard first.

  4. Step 4

    Youtube Mobile Analytics

    You will then have to click on the top panel called analytics. This will bring you to a screen with first an overview of everything.

  5. Step 5

    Analytics Overview

    Then you can either click on the subscriber’s panel you see in the overview or you can go to the tab “Audience” and click on subscribers there.

  6. Step 6

    Subscribers overview

    In the YouTube studio app, you’re not able to see who your most recent subscribers are but you are able to see your subscriber progression in the same time periods as you can see on the desktop version.

Tracking Youtube Subs

How to Track Your YouTube Subs

Besides knowing who was your most recent subscribers, you might want to check on how your channel is growing in subscribers over time or potentially which video made you get more subscribers or made you lose some.

  1. Step 1

    Go to the YouTube website and log into your account.

  2. Step 2

    Profile menu (1)

    Click on your profile and again click on YouTube Studio.

  3. Step 3

    Dashboard (1)

    Again you will see your channel dashboard, now you have 2 options to find your subscriber analytics.

    • In the side panel, there is a tab called analytics.
    Dashboard sidepanel
    • In the dashboard self, you have the panel that says channel analytics with your current subscriber count and other quick information.
    Channel analytics panel

    Clicking on either of these options will bring you to your channel analytics. It will open up an overview, which means that you can quickly see the most important data for your channel.

    Channel analytics overview
  4. Step 4

    Screenshot audience

    If you want to see the subscriber in more detail, you have to click on “Audience” and then “Subscribers”. It will show you the analytics of the last 28 days. Also here you can change the time period you want to see the development in new subscribers in.

  5. Step 5

    Subscribers advance mode

    If you want to see what videos did well in regards to getting you more subscribers all you have to do is click on “Advanced mode” that you can see in the upper right corner.

    Here you can look at the more detailed analytics such as which video had the most views or gave you the most subscribers. The image above shows views by video, however, you can change this by clicking on “views by video” right under the video tab and choose “subscribers gained by video”. You might have to click on “more metrics” on the drop-down menu.

    drop down menu

    There is also an option to check the subscription status. So how much of your views are from subscribers and how many are from non-subscribers. You can check this by clicking on “Subscription Status”.

    Subscription status

    Lastly, you can find out where your subscribers are coming from in the “subscription source”. This is more to see how people have subscribed to your page. This can be through your channel, the YouTube watch page, and other sources.

    subscriber source

YouTube has a very easy and user-friendly interface to keep track of how your community is growing, what types of videos are doing good subscribers wise and how you are being found. You can also easily add the information you want to keep track of and remove the information you don’t find as important. So doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or if you have been using YouTube for a long time, you can always easily keep track of your community database.