How to Watch YouTube Videos on Google TV

YouTube on Google TV

YouTube is a popular video-sharing platform where you can share and watch videos on supported devices. You can find videos on various categories like sports, news, kids, entertainment, technology, and many more. Anyone with a web browser on their device can access this platform with ease. It is also a pre-installed app on most devices, including Android mobiles/tablets, Smart TVs, Gaming Consoles, and more. It also includes Chromecast with Google TV. If you’ve uninstalled YouTube on Google TV by mistake, the following guide will help you download this app easily.

How to Install YouTube on Google TV

Step 1 – Turn on your Google TV and navigate to the Apps section.

YouTube on Google TV

Step 2 – Click the Search for apps menu and then enter YouTube in the search bar.

YouTube on Google TV

Step 3 – Select the YouTube tile and click the Install button on its information screen.

Step 4 – Within a few seconds, the app will install on your Google TV immediately. Click the Open menu to launch the YouTube app.

Step 5 – On the home screen of YouTube, select the Sign in menu and enter your Google account credentials.

Step 6 – Upon signing-in, you can stream the YouTube videos with ease.

If you have purchased YouTube premium, you can watch the YouTube videos without any interruptions. Otherwise, you will get both skippable and non-skippable advertisements in-between the videos.

Cast YouTube to Chromecast with Google TV

Google TV also supports casting YouTube videos from your Android or iPhone device. All you have to do is connect your Google TV and smartphone to the same network.

Step 1 – Connect both the devices to the same network.

Step 2 – Open the YouTube app on your device and sign-in with your Google account. You can also stream videos without signing-in.

Step 3 – Click the Cast icon that you can view on the top menu bar.

Step 4 – Choose your Google TV and wait for the devices to connect with each other.

cast icon on youtube

Step 5 – Now, select and play the desired YouTube video. While casting, you can use your smartphone for other purposes.

You can also sideload the apk file of YouTube on Google TV by using the Downloader app. But, it is not recommended as you can find the YouTube app officially. Visit chromecastappstips.com regularly for more Google TV tutorials.