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New YouTube Private Messages: old contacts, group messaging and more

Update August 2019: YouTube DMs will be going away on September 18, 2019 Update October 2018: consumer Google+ is shutting down April 2, 2019. This will not affect your YouTube channel.
Update July 2018: Messages has been retired and sort-of replaced by friend-based messaging.
Note: Old messages and contacts will be available until Dec 1st. 2014

The YouTube Inbox is going away, to be replaced with Google+-based "Messages". In a few days you will be able to download an archive of all your Inbox messages. But what about your Contacts?


View and archive your old YouTube contactsYouTube Messages: the new system to send or receive a private messageCreate a Google+ Circle from your YouTube ContactsSend a private message to a group on YouTube or Google+
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