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YouTube Music on Apple Watch – Is it Possible to Listen

Listen to your favorite song on YouTube music and control it on your Apple Watch.

YouTube Music is Google’s answer to take on Spotify and Apple Music. It lets you hear millions of songs, albums, playlists, artist radios, and much more on your device. You can use this service for free with regular advertisements, or you can purchase Music premium ($9.99/month) to remove those ads. Users with YouTube Premium ($12.99/month) can also stream YouTube Music without any ads. When it compatibility, YouTube Music supports Android mobiles/tablets, iPhone/iPad, Chromecast, and Smart TVs. You can also access this service using browsers on PC. What about Apple Watch? Is YouTube Music available for Apple Watch? Is it possible to stream it on Apple Watch? Let’s find out the answers to these questions.

Is YouTube Music available for Apple Watch?

No. Currently, YouTube Music is only available for iPhone and iPad devices. Also, there is no update on when YouTube Music will be launched for WatchOS. However, you can use Apple Watch to control YouTube Music playing on your paired iPhone, only when they are in range.

YouTube Music

Control YouTube Music

(1) Ensure that your Apple Watch and iPhone are in range. At the same time, Apple Watch must be on your wrist to control the app.

(2) Launch YouTube Music on your iPhone and start streaming your favorite song.

Control Music on Apple Watch

(3) The name of the selected song will appear on your Apple Watch. It also comes with three controls to

  • Play previous song
  • Play/pause the current song
  • Play next song

For more options, tap the three dot menu icon on the bottom right corner.

Our Opinion

As an Apple Watch user, it is disappointing to hear that there is no support to stream YouTube Music. But, we can expect Google to launch the native app for Apple Watch very soon. Till then, we can use Apple Music or Spotify to hear songs right from the wrist.

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