YouTube Music is an audio streaming platform owned by YouTube, a subsidiary of Google. It brings millions of songs in various genres and languages as well. You can listen to various songs, playlists, albums, radios, remixes, and much more. You can access this service by using a web browser or the app on supported devices. But, the YouTube Music service is not yet available for Roku devices. The following section will show you the different ways to listen to YouTube Music on Roku.
Install and Use YouTube App
The first and easiest method to listen to YouTube Music is by using the YouTube app. With YouTube on Roku, you can listen to all songs without any limitations. In fact, all the content that is available on YouTube Music is accessible through the YouTube app.
Visit our dedicated guide to install and access YouTube on Roku.
Screen Mirror YouTube Music on Roku
Screen mirroring is the alternative way to access YouTube Music on Roku. By using this method, you can cast it from your smartphone or PC without any limitations.
First and foremost, you need to enable Screen Mirroring on Roku before mirroring the PC or mobile screen.
- On the Roku home screen, select Settings.
- Click System settings.
- Navigate and select Screen Mirroring.
- Click Screen mirroring mode.
- Choose Always Allow.
Step 1 – Make sure to connect your Roku and Android devices to the same WiFi.
Step 2 – Now, open the Settings on the android device and go to the Bluetooth and device connection option.
Step 3 – Select the cast menu and wait for the device to find the nearby wireless devices.
Step 4 – Select your Android device from the list.
Step 5 – After mirroring the Android screen on Roku, launch the YouTube Music app on your smartphone and play the title you want.
Using Windows 10 PC
Step 1 – Connect your Windows computer or laptop and Roku to the same network.
Step 2 – On your Windows 10 computer, press the Windows + P keys and select the Connect to a wireless display menu.
Step 3 – Select your Roku device and the PC screen will mirror on the TV immediately.
Step 4 – Now, open a browser on Windows 10 computer and visit music.youtube.com.
Step 5 – Login to your Google account and start streaming the music.
You can also mirror Mac and iPhone screens on Roku to cast YouTube Music. But, they need an additional third-party premium app for screen mirroring. Hence, they aren’t recommended to use. Using the YouTube app is the best and recommended way to hear YouTube Music on Roku. If you want a dedicated music streaming service for your streaming device, install and use Spotify on Roku.