Watermarks: unset

Deletes a channel's watermark image.

Quota impact: A call to this method has a quota cost of 50 units.


HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/watermarks/unset


This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).



The following table lists the parameters that this query supports. All of the parameters listed are query parameters.

Required parameters
channelId string
The channelId parameter specifies the YouTube channel ID for which the watermark is being unset.
Optional parameters
onBehalfOfContentOwner string
Note: This parameter is intended exclusively for YouTube content partners.

The onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter indicates that the request's authorization credentials identify a YouTube CMS user who is acting on behalf of the content owner specified in the parameter value. This parameter is intended for YouTube content partners that own and manage many different YouTube channels. It allows content owners to authenticate once and get access to all their video and channel data, without having to provide authentication credentials for each individual channel. The CMS account that the user authenticates with must be linked to the specified YouTube content owner.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.


If successful, this method returns an HTTP 204 response code (No Content).


The following table identifies error messages that the API could return in response to a call to this method. Please see the error message documentation for more detail.

Error type Error detail Description
forbidden (403) forbidden The watermark can't be unset for the specified channel. The request may not be properly authorized, or the channelId parameter is set to an invalid value.

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