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How to Install YouTube TV on Apple TV in 2021



YouTube TV on Apple TV

YouTube TV is an OTT pay television service available for a multitude of platforms including, Apple TV. It has been introduced to cut the cord and thereby let the entertainment fans to stream live TV channels from anywhere. YouTube TV uses the internet to stream live TV or on-demand videos. In addition to this, it offers cloud-based DVR support from different TV networks. It lets you stream any live TV from more than 70 networks without needing the cable box. For instance, you can stream major broadcast and cable networks like ABC, FOX, CBS, TNT, NBC, and more. It lets you stream channels from different categories like entertainment, lifestyle, news, kids, and more. YouTube TV on Apple TV even covers live sports from major networks like ESPN, CBS Sports Network, Big Ten Network, NBA TV, NESN, etc.

YouTube TV on Apple TV
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How to Download YouTube TV on Apple TV?

As YouTube TV is officially available on the App Store, you can follow the steps given below to download it.

Note: Currently, YouTube TV app is accessible on Apple TV 4K and 4th generation models only.

#1: Launch your Apple TV initially and hover to open the App Store using the remote from the home screen.

#2: Use the remote control and click on the search option at the top right of the App Store.

#3: Type YouTube TV and hit the search icon.

#4: A list of apps will be shown on the search result, and you should select YouTube TV.

#5: On the next screen, you should select the Get button to proceed further.

#6: After that, the App Store will prompt you to confirm downloading YouTube TV. Just provide your Apple ID password.

#7: YouTube TV app will take a few seconds to download, and once it is done, you shall access it on your streaming device.

Download YouTube TV on Apple TV

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How to Activate YouTube TV?

You must set up your YouTube TV before accessing it on the Apple TV connected TV device. You may follow the steps given below to set up and use YouTube TV on your Apple TV.

#1: Launch the YouTube TV app that you have downloaded.

#2: If you are an existing user of YouTube TV, enter your sign-in credentials to login into YouTube TV and move to the step #9.

Note: There is no way possible to create a YouTube TV account from Apple TV currently. So make sure to create one using the mobile app or by using a desktop browser.

#3: If you are a new user of YouTube TV, then you can start a 7-day free trial.

#4: Meanwhile, you should download the YouTube TV app on Android or iPhone. Just open the YouTube TV app after the download.

Note: You can also visit on your web browser on PC to sign up for a YouTube TV account.

#5: Make a click on Try it Now button and then choose the Google account that you want to link with YouTube TV app.

#6: When YouTube TV asks you to confirm your location, then click on the Next button. After that, click on Allow option.

#7: On your iPhone screen, you will see a list of channels that are available for you. Click on Next button.

#8: Optionally, you can add networks at an additional fee by selecting the Circle button. Tap on Continue once after selecting the networks. Else, click on Next to skip it.

#9: Open the browser on your phone or PC and visit to activate YouTube TV on Apple TV.

#10: Provide your Google account details on the website and then enter the confirmation code shown on your Apple TV.

#11: Finally, you can access YouTube TV on Apple TV and thereby stream live TV contents for free.

Wrapping Up

Upon following the entire article, you will be able to download and setup YouTube TV easily on your Apple TV. Start a free trial for seven days to stream live TV without cable. You can even subscribe to YouTube TV membership to watch your favourite contents for an unlimited time on your TV.

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