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Why do I need to pay extra for YouTube Content ID?

In order to access the YouTube Content ID features, you will need to add the Content ID Upgrade to your...

How do I subscribe to Content ID?

To add the Content ID Upgrade to your account, and access the YouTube Content ID features: 1. Log in to...

How do I cancel my Content ID subscription?

You can cancel your subscription at any time through your “My Subscriptions” page on your EmuBands account – select the...

What type of releases are eligible for Content ID?

YouTube Content ID is intended to work with music content, and some types of recordings are not allowed. For example,...

What does “Monetization Policy” mean?

A Monetization Policy is applied to every Sound Recording on the YouTube Content ID system, and it is through telling...

What is a Claim?

A claim is when a match is found between a sound recording and a video – i.e. YouTube identify that...

How do I stop someone using my Sound Recording in their YouTube videos?

In order to stop someone using your Sound Recording in their own YouTube videos, you should first ensure that you...

How do I get a video removed from YouTube?

If you find a video on YouTube which is using your Sound Recordings without permission, you have two ways to...

Someone else has claimed my Sound Recording, what can I do?

If you have added the Content ID upgrade to your account, and instructed EmuBands to apply a policy to a...

I have set my policy to be monetize but no ads are being served on videos, why?

If there are multiple rightsholders making claims on one video and this results in multiple monetization policies being applied, YouTube...

How will I get paid when someone uses my Sound Recording in their YouTube video?

Of the three Monetization Policies you can select to apply to your Sound Recording through the EmuBands Content ID upgrade,...

My sound recording’s policy is set to monetize, but I don’t want ads to be served on a particular video, what should I do?

When you view your list of potential claims via your EmuBands dashboard, you can select whether you want your pre-selected...

How do I override my sound recording’s default policy for a particular video?

You can either release the claim instead of confirming it or if you wish a different monetization policy to be...

How long does it take for YouTube to find matches to my Sound Recordings?

YouTube continuously scans its library to find matches – sometimes matches are found within minutes of us delivering your recording,...

How do I update the monetization policy for a Sound Recording that appears on two different products in my EmuBands catalogue?

Duplicate sound recordings can be complicated, so just speak to your EmuBands account manager ahead of making the request and...