It get hit with this problem hard, and Google work on this problem is bad. It is doable but have no indication of what are you doing. Bad workflow on Google in this part.
So, The situation is this
- You have 2 Youtube account. GrayFish@gmail.com and PlumCat@gmail.com
- GrayFish@gmail.com is your Google AdSense account. It link together neatly.
- You want to link your second Youtube account, PlumCat@gmail.com with GrayFish@gmail.com Adsense account.
- You logged in Youtube as PlumCat@gmail.com and try to link it together in monetization menu.
- Youtube ask you to create a new Google AdSense account but you already has one.
- Other option is log in to your GrayFish@gmail.com AdSense account. But if you logged in as GrayFish@gmail.com account your Youtube account is going to change to GrayFish@gmail.com which is already linked.
- What The Heck.
The problem is in number 6. You can log out and log in as your Google AdSense account In this process to link Youtube Account and Google AdSense with no problem. Just log out and log in on that page. Google just don’t tell you what are you doing so you have no idea what are you doing.
Here is the solution step by step.