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How to Install and Activate YouTube on Roku?



YouTube on Roku

Roku is a streaming device that lets you watch your favourite media content on the TV through the internet. After Amazon Firestick and Apple TV, Roku is the popular streaming device used across the world. The device hosts a dedicated Channel store to download and access popular services like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Amazon Prime, iPlayer and many more. In this article, we will show how to install and activate YouTube Channel on Roku devices. Everyone knows YouTube is the popular streaming service used to watch movies, TV shows, sports videos, cartoons and many more. By installing YouTube, you can enjoy all kind of media content on the bigger screens of TV.

YouTube on Roku

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How to Install YouTube on Roku?

YouTube is officially available on Roku Channel Store. Hence, you can download it to watch your favourite YouTube videos on Roku connected TV.

#1: Launch your Roku and navigate to Channel store.

#2: Go the search menu and search for YouTube.

#3: YouTube and its related apps will appear on the screen. Open the YouTube app and click Add Channel to install YouTube.

#4: Once installed, launch the YouTube Channel from the home screen.

How to Install YouTube using Roku Mobile app?

You can also add YouTube Channel on your Roku by using the Roku Mobile app on your Android or iOS mobile.

#1: Download and install the Roku Mobile app.

Android: Google Play Store
iPhone: Apple Store

#2: Launch the app and enter the login credentials that you used to set up the Roku device.

#3: Navigate to Channels menu. Search and locate the YouTube app.

#4: Click Add Channel.

#5: Now, launch the Roku app and the YouTube app will appear on the home screen.

How to activate YouTube on Roku?

After installing the YouTube, you need to activate your YouTube account to watch the videos.

#1: Launch the YouTube app.

#2: Click Sign In & an activation code will appear on the screen.

YouTube on Roku
Activate YouTube App

#3: Now, visit on the mobile/PC browser where you signed in your Google account credentials.

#4: Enter the code displayed on the TV screen.

#5: Enter your Google account password to confirm the process.

#6: Now, you can watch all kind of YouTube videos on TV without any hassle.

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Final Thoughts

These are the steps required to install and activate YouTube Channel on Roku. You can also purchase YouTube premium to access YouTube originals, unlimited music streaming and ad-free media contents. Browse through the playlist and stream your media without any hassle.

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