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How to Install Youtube on Firestick/Fire TV [2021]



Youtube on Firestick

Youtube is the most famous and most used video-sharing website on the web today. Millions of users have uploaded videos in it and there are videos which have crossed a billion views till date. It is one of the few applications which is used by all the internet handlers in the world. The service is accessible through a dedicated app on platforms like Android mobiles/tablets, iOS (iPhone/iPad), Roku, Amazon Firestick and more. In 2018, the YouTube application has been removed from the Amazon app store due to the agreement issues between Google and Amazon.


Customers always wish to use YouTube on all their devices and when it is not available on the Amazon app store, then it will be the major disadvantage of Firestick. However, the issue between two digital giants have solved now and YouTube is finally available to download through the Amazon app store. Other Google applications like YouTube TV and YouTube Kids are also released on the Amazon store.

NOTE: If you previously installed YouTube through the sideloading method, uninstall it and install the official version from the app store.

How to Install YouTube on Firestick?

As we mentioned earlier, YouTube is now officially available on the Amazon store and you can install it on your Firestick easily and quickly.

#1: Launch the Firestick and go to the Search menu.

#2: Type and search for YouTube.

YouTube on Firestick
Search for YouTube

#3: YouTube along with its related apps will appear on the search results.

#4: Select the YouTube app.

YouTube on Firestick
Select YouTube

#5: Click Download or Get to install the app.

YouTube on Firestick
Download YouTube

#6: Wait while YouTube is downloaded and installed on your Firestick.

YouTube on Firestick
YouTube for Firestick

#7: Once it installed, click Open to launch the YouTube app. You can also launch the app from the Apps section.

YouTube on Firestick
Launch YouTube

#8: Select SIGN IN if you want to sync your YouTube app on different devices or select Use YouTube signed out if you want to use the app without providing your Google account credentials.

#9: If you selected SIGN IN, you need to go through the activation process. Once you selected the Sign-in option, the activation code will appear on the screen.

Click Sign In
Click Sign In

#10: Now, visit on your mobile phone or PC.

#11: Enter the activation code and tap Next.

Activate YouTube
Activate YouTube

#12: Sign in your Google account to activate the app.

#13: After activation, the YouTube app on Firestick will refresh automatically to display the videos.

How to watch YouTube on Firestick using Browser?

#1: Install any browser (Firefox or Silk browser) in the Firestick.

#2: Open the browser and enter the URL:

Watch YouTube using Browser
Watch YouTube using Browser

#3: YouTube page will now open on the browser.

#4: Log in with your Gmail username and password. After activation, start streaming your YouTube videos.

Wrapping Up

YouTube is one of the most used streaming application across the world. With the official app released on the Amazon store, you don’t need to search for alternatives. Now, you can watch movies, shows, sports videos, anime and much more YouTube contents officially on your Firestick.

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