How To Activate YouTube TV Via tv.youtube.com/start

To activate YouTube TV: 1. Download and/or Open the YouTube TV channel on your device. 3. Visit tv.youtube.com/start from a web browser on a desktop or mobile phone. 4. Note the activation code that appears on your device. 5. Enter that activation code into your web browser. 6. Watch all the YouTube TV you can handle!

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How To YouTube TV On Apple TV

To activate YouTube TV on Apple TV:

  1. Start your Apple TV and go to the YouTube TV channel (You may need to download it first)
  2. Write down the activation code you see on the screen.
  3. Launch a web browser on your computer.
  4. Visit tv.youtube.com/start
  5. Enter your YouTube TV activation code.

How To Activate YouTube TV on Roku

To activate YouTube TV on Roku:

  1. Search for YouTube TV from the Roku main menu or by selecting it from the Movies & TV section of the Channel Store.
  2. Open the channel and note the code that appears on the screen.
  3. On a web browser, go to tv.youtube.com/start
  4. Enter your activation code, and select Submit.

How to Activate YouTube TV within the YouTube App

Recently, you may be aware of the controversy around Youtube TV’s availability and Roku’s contract with Google/Youtube. For a time it looked like subscribers might lose access to the YouTube TV app through their Roku devices. Then, Youtube release an update to their Youtube App (a separate app from the Youtube TV app) that allows users to activate YouTube TV directly within their YouTube App on many devices.

Here is how you can activate YouTube TV within the Youtube App:

  • Make sure you have the YouTube App downloaded from your device’s app/channel store
  • From the YouTube app click on “Go to YouTube TV” in the left-hand menu
  • If this is your first time doing this, you’ll need to sign in to your YouTube account and may need to access tv.youtube.com/start in order to input your activation code on some devices.
  • Now, YouTube TV should be activated within the YouTube app!

How To Activate YouTube TV on Chromecast

Unfortunately there is no native app for streaming YouTube to your Chromecast. However, you can follow the directions below to cast YouTube from a mobile device to your Chromecast:

  1. From your mobile device open the YouTube TV app.
  2. Find and play the content you wish to stream
  3. Select the Chromecast icon at the top of the screen and then select your Chromecast device to cast your streaming to your TV.

How To Activate YouTube TV On Smart TV

To activate YouTube TV on a smart TV:

  1. Start (or download and start) the YouTube TV app on your Smart TV. 
  2. An activation code appears on your screen.
  3. Go to tv.youtube.com/start on a web browser using a computer or mobile device.
  4. Enter the code that is displayed on the Smart TV that you want to activate and press ‘Submit’.

How To Activate YouTube TV On Samsung Smart TV

To activate YouTube TV on a Samsung Smart TV:

  1. Start (or download and start) the YouTube TV app on your Samsung Smart TV. 
  2. An activation code appears on your screen.
  3. Go to tv.youtube.com/start on a web browser using a computer or mobile device.
  4. Enter the code that is displayed on the Samsung TV that you want to activate and press ‘Submit’.

How To Activate YouTube TV On Xbox One

To Activate YouTube TV on an Xbox One:

  1. Open the YouTube TV app on your Xbox One.
  2. An activation code appears on the screen.
  3. Using a web browser on your computer or mobile device, go to tv.youtube.com/start.
  4. Enter the YouTube TV activation code.
  5. Once you successfully signed up, the screen on your Xbox One refreshes, and automatically signs into the YouTube TV app.

How To Activate YouTube TV On Xfinity

To Activate YouTube TV on Spectrum you must first be subscribed to YouTube TV. Then, follow these directions:

  • Press the Xfinity button on your remote
  • Select Apps
  • Select YouTube TV
  • Choose Sign Up or Login
  • Either Log in with your YouTube TV username and password or sign up for a new account.
  • Select Sign In, then you should be good to go!

How To Activate YouTube TV On Fire TV or Firestick

To activate YouTube TV from an Amazon Firestick or Fire TV:

  • From Firestick’s home screen, select “Apps”
  • Choose YouTube TV App
  • Log in to your YouTube TV account using your username and password

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