What happened to my video?
Before reading about the options available to you, we first need to understand exactly what happened to your video. Was your video removed, muted, or blocked in some or all countries? Is it currently displaying advertisements?
If your video was REMOVED due to a third party notification of alleged copyright infringement, a notice will appear on your "My Videos" page.
You can see an example here:
If this happened, you have a copyright strike against your account.
- Learn more about the strike and YouTube's repeat infringer policy.
- The copyright claim was wrong! Learn about your options.
If your video was MUTED, BLOCKED IN SOME OR ALL COUNTRIES, or is DISPLAYING ADVERTISEMENTS, YouTube's Content ID system has identified copyright content in your video.
You can see an example below:
If this happened, you do not currently have a copyright strike against your account.