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YouTube is an excellent platform to watch videos and entertain yourself. What’s even better is YouTube TV.

YouTube TV is a streaming service, where you can watch live sports, your favourite TV shows without limits. In addition to this, it includes YouTube Originals, which are shows and documentary created under the YouTube flag.

You can watch YouTube TV on all devices, like phone, tablet, computer, or TV.

If you want to watch YouTube TV on your device, then you need to activate YouTube app.

Sadly the process to activate YouTube is different in different devices. But we have got you covered.

You’ll learn

  • Activate YouTube on Smart TVs.
  • Activate YouTube on Roku.
  • Activate YouTube on Xbox One.
  • Activate YouTube on PlayStation 3.
  • Activate YouTube on Kodi.
  • Activate YouTube on Apple TV.
  • Activate YouTube on Samsung TV.
  • Activate Youtube on Fire TV or Firestick.

Are you ready to learn? Let’s start

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Activate YouTube on Smart TVs

It’s pretty straightforward to activate YouTube on Smart TVs. Sadly, some models don’t have a YouTube app, so you cannot watch YouTube TV on them.

  1. Open the YouTube app on your Smart TV.
  2. Press on the Gear icon on the left side.
  3. Click Sign-in.
  4. You’ll see an 8-digit code. Keep this screen open.
  5. Now go to youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  6. Enter your Google email and password to sign in.
  7. Enter the 8-digit code that you can see on your Smart TV and proceed.
  8. Click Allow access to complete activation.

See. As easy as that.

Activate YouTube on Roku

It’s pretty simple to activate YouTube on Roku and only take a few minutes. The process is similar to the smart tv. Just follow these steps to get started.

  1. Integrate your Roku device to the TV and log into your Roku account.
  2. Navigate to Home Screen (if you aren’t already) by pressing the Home button on your remote
  3. Click Channel Store and press Ok on your remote
  4. Navigate to Top Free option and click on YouTube then press Ok on your remote
  5. Select the Add Channel option and press Ok on your remote
  6. YouTube channel will be added to your channel’s list in a while. Confirm by going to Home then to My Channels.
  7. Click and open the YouTube channel.
  8. Press the Gear icon on the left side of the YouTube channel.
  9. Sign in and enter your email and password.
  10. You will see the 8-digit code. Save it somewhere.
  11. Now go to youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  12. Enter your Google email and password to sign-in.
  13. Type the 8-digit code that Roku gave you and proceed.
  14. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate YouTube on Xbox One

It’s easy as 123 to activate YouTube on Xbox One. Just follow these steps.

  1. Go to Sign in & settings.
  2. Select Sign in and press “X”.
  3. Note down the code that app displays.
  4. Visit youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  5. Enter your Google email and password and sign in
  6. Enter the code that the YouTube app gave you earlier and proceed.
  7. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate YouTube on PlayStation 3

Activating YouTube on Playstation 3 is simplified more than ever. Just follow these steps to enable YouTube on Playstation 3.

  1. Download and open YouTube App from your PlayStation 3.
  2. Navigate to Sign-in & settings.
  3. Click Sign in and press X.
  4. Note down the code that app gives you.
  5. Visit youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  6. Enter your Google email and password and sign in
  7. Enter the code that the YouTube app gave you and proceed.
  8. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate YouTube on Kodi

Activating YouTube on Kodi is a difficult task, but we have made a short and straightforward steps list for you.

  1. Navigate to Settings and press Add-ons.
  2. Choose Install from Repository/Get Add-ons.
  3. Select Kodi Add-on Repository then choose Video Add-ons.
  4. Locate and Install YouTube.
  5. Now go to Videos then select Add-ons and open YouTube.
  6. Click Sign-in.
  7. Note down the code add-on gives you.
  8. Visit youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  9. Enter your Google email and password and log in.
  10. Type the code that the YouTube app gave you earlier and proceed.
  11. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate YouTube on Apple TV

Activating YouTube on Apple TV is just like the other ones. Follow the steps to do it.

  1. Navigate to Sign-in & settings.
  2. Click Sign in.
  3. Note down the code that app gives you.
  4. Visit youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  5. Enter your Google email and password and log in..
  6. Type the code that the YouTube app gave you earlier and proceed.
  7. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate YouTube on Samsung TV

The steps to activate YouTube on Samsung TV are quite similar to the Apple TV.

  1. Navigate to Sign-in & settings.
  2. Click Sign in.
  3. Note down the code that app gives you.
  4. Visit youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  5. Enter your Google email and password and log in..
  6. Type the code that the YouTube app gave you earlier and proceed.
  7. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate Youtube on Fire TV or Firestick

Amazon Fire TV lets you control the app via Alexa. It’s a bit different to activate YouTube on Fire TV because you need to install YouTube first. Rest is the same. Here’s how you can do it.

  1. Navigate to Sign-in & settings.
  2. Click Sign in.
  3. Note down the code that app gives you.
  4. Visit youtube.com/activate from any other device.
  5. Enter your Google email and password and log in..
  6. Type the code that the YouTube app gave you earlier and proceed.
  7. Press Allow access if you see the option.

Activate Youtube on Nintendo Switch

It’s the same old method but this time you need to do some extra clicks. Here’s how you can do it.

  1. Go to eShop and open YouTube.
  2. Open the Youtube app.
  3. Click the user to use.
  4. You should see a list of icons on the left. Click the figure of a person. You will see a code.
  5. Use another device to visit youtube.com/activate.
  6. Sign in using your Google email and password.
  7. Type the code given in the Nintendo Switch YT app.
  8. Press Next and choose YouTube account you want to use, then press Allow.

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Conclusion

Although the process to activate Youtube is different on different platforms, our list of steps will allow you to figure it out and enjoy the content you want.