How to Get YouTube on Apple TV

You can now watch YouTube on your Apple TV! Here’s a quick guide on how to get YouTube on apple tv

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Check apple tv model

Before you get started, check which generation of Apple TV you have.

First and second generation Apple TVs can’t update to the latest software. If you have an Apple TV (3rd generation), you can get the latest software by going to Settings > System > Software Updates.

If you don’t see an update available, your software is already up to date.

Third generation and later models of Apple TV can use the YouTube app.

Update your software

Make sure that your Apple TV is up to date. To check for updates, go to Settings > System > Software Updates > Update Software.

Connect your Apple TV to your Wi-Fi network

In order to use YouTube on your Apple TV, you’ll need to connect it to a Wi-Fi network. You can do this by going to settings app on your Apple TV and selecting “Network.” From there, you’ll be able to select your Wi-Fi network and enter the password.

Once you’re connected to Wi-Fi, you’ll be able to access YouTube by going to the “Computers” menu on your Apple TV. From there, you should see an option for “YouTube.” Selecting this will take you to the YouTube website, where you can browse videos Sign in with your Google account.

Download the YouTube app

Assuming you have a fourth-generation or newer Apple TV, head to the App Store and search for YouTube. The YouTube app should be one of the first results. If you don’t see it, make sure your Apple TV software is up to date; the App Store requires tvOS 11 or later.

Once find the YouTube app, click Get to download it (assuming it’s free; some apps cost money). Once the app finishes downloading, click Open to launch it or go back to home screen and look under Recently Added for the YouTube icon.

Open the YouTube app on your Apple TV

1. Turn on your Apple TV and go to the home screen.
2. Look for the YouTube app icon and open it.
3. If you’re not signed in, sign in with your Google account or create a new one.
4. To browse channels or videos, select an option from the top menu. Select a video to watch it.

Log in to your YouTube account

If you’re not automatically logged in to YouTube, open the app and log in with your Google Account. You can also use your YouTube channel URL.

Start watching YouTube videos on your TV

There are a couple different ways that you can watch YouTube videos on your TV. The easiest way is to use the YouTube app on your smart TV or streaming device. If your TV doesn’t have the YouTube app, you can use a Chromecast to cast YouTube from your phone, tablet, or computer to your TV.

If you have an Apple TV, you can also watch YouTube videos directly on your television. Here’s how:

1. Open the App Store on your Apple TV and search for “YouTube.”
2. Select the YouTube app from the search results and click Install.
3. Once the installation is complete, launch the YouTube app from your Apple TV’s home screen.
4. Sign in with your Google account to access your personalized recommendations and subscriptions.
5. Enjoy watching YouTube videos on your television!

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