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YouTube on Xbox One

YouTube is a predominant streaming app for watching videos in every genre. It is completely free to stream with commercials. You can subscribe to the YouTube Channels to get the videos on your feed. Microsoft has kept promising to introduce YouTube on Xbox since 2017. Now finally, it is available on Xbox One S, Xbox One X, Xbox 360, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X models. YouTube is available for everyone with a Google account. YouTube is free of cost, and anyone can watch and upload videos easily. By signing in to YouTube on Xbox one, you can also watch your subscribed channels and customize your activities or preferences.

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YouTube

YouTube Premium

YouTube Premium provides the facility to watch videos without any ads. You can also stream as many videos offline, and it also has background playing of videos. The cost of YouTube Premium is $11.99 per month. It also offers Family Premium for $17.99 per month, and you can add five members to the subscription.

How to Stream YouTube on Xbox One

[1] Start your Xbox One console and connect your Xbox one to the internet.

[2] Press the Home button on your controller and then navigate to Microsoft Store.

Search for YouTube app from Microsoft Store

[3] Go to the Search tab by pressing the A button on the controller.

[4] Search for YouTube in the Xbox Store.

Download the YouTube app from store

[5] From the search result, select the YouTube app and tap the Get button to download the YouTube app.

[6] After installation, launch the YouTube app on your Xbox One.

[7] You can find the YouTube app under the My Games and Apps section on the home screen of your console.

[8] Click Sign in, and your Xbox one will notify an Activation code.

[9] Go to the YouTube Activation Website and enter the Activation Code.

Activate YouTube on Xbox One

[10] Finally, tap Next to complete the activation process.

Now you are signed in to YouTube on your console and stream the videos. You can also get YouTube on PS4 and watch videos of your favorite creators.

How to Create YouTube Account

Creating an account on YouTube is free and very simple. All you need is an account on Google, which allows you to access YouTube. If you already have a Google account, you can sign in to YouTube immediately.

[1] Go to the YouTube Website on a browser.

[2] Click the Sign In button from the top-right corner.

Click on Sign In button

[3] Choose a Google account using which you wish to sign in.

[4] Simply enter the Gmail address and password. Tap Next to log in to your account.

[5] If you don’t have a Google account, you have to create one and follow the on-screen instructions.

One can also sign in to YouTube from SmartPhone app- Android or iOS.

Open YouTube app on mobile

[1] Open the YouTube app on your device.

[2] Click the Profile icon in the YouTube app.

[3] Tap Sign In and choose an existing Google account.

[4] Otherwise, choose Add Account option to add a new account to the device.

Frequently Asked Questions

[1] How to share YouTube on Xbox One feed?

You have to activate Enable Sharing on Social Networks in the YouTube Settings to share the YouTube Videos on Xbox One.

[2] Can you watch YouTube on Xbox one without Xbox Live?

Yes, Xbox one users can watch YouTube and other streaming apps without Xbox live subscription. Earlier, Xbox live subscription was mandatory to watch these apps, and this has been abandoned.

[3] How to resolve YouTube not Working on Xbox One?

You can try to restart the Xbox One and check the internet connection. Uninstall and reinstalling the YouTube app may also work. The last option you could try is to reset the Xbox One.

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