You will need to install a user script manager extension to install this script.
This user script, named "Restore YouTube Username from Handle to Custom," is designed to restore the traditional custom name on YouTube. It aims to replace the handle-based usernames with the custom usernames that were previously used on the platform.
Full Compatible with 99% UserScripts, Plugins, and Extensions
Full Compatible with Tampermonkey, Violentmonkey, FireMonkey
Support Mentions inside Comments and Channel Links inside Video Description
Support Mobile Layout (YouTube Mobile: m.youtube.com)
Designed for Ultimate Performance with Mutex for various platforms
Supported Special Characters in Custom Username (Example)
Network Cache for Youtube Desktop
Recommend for Android: Firefox + Tampermonkey
Limited Support for Multi-lang Display Name (Only applied to Channel Owner)
Keep LTR as per your language.
The script utilizes the Tampermonkey extension and runs on the YouTube website. It fetches the necessary data to restore the custom username and replaces the handle-based usernames displayed on the page.
This user script is developed by CY Fung.
The script works by making requests to the YouTube API to retrieve the necessary data for each channel. It fetches the channel's metadata, including the custom username, and replaces the handle-based username displayed on the page.
Important: Before installing any user script, ensure that you review the script's source and verify its authenticity to ensure your safety and security.