YouTube TV is a subscription-based streaming service that is available only in the US. You can install the YouTube TV app on your Apple TV as the app is launched for Apple TV on Feb 2, 2018. In the US, YouTube is one of the best streaming services with over 70+ channels. The subscription price is $49.99 per month. If you didn’t download the YouTube TV yet or if you want to know how to install and set up YouTube TV on your Apple TV 4K, 3rd gen, 4th gen, Apple TV 2, etc, follow the article.
Sometimes people may confuse YouTube TV and YouTube. First of all, both are not the same. YouTube TV and YouTube are different from each other. The former is a subscription-based service that is available only in the USA and the later is a video sharing platform available around the world.
Also see How to Install & Watch YouTube on Apple TV.
How to Install YouTube TV on Apple TV
Step 1: Open the App Store on your Apple TV using the remote or Siri.
Step 2: Click the Search icon on the right side of the Apple TV screen.
Step 3: Using the on-screen keyboard, type YouTube TV or say YouTube TV.
Step 4: Choose the YouTube TV app in the search results.
Step 5: Click the Get icon to download the app.
Step 6: Click the Get button on the next screen.
Step 7: You need to confirm your download. For the same enter the Apple ID password.
Step 8: YouTube TV app will start to download. When the app is downloaded, launch the app.
How to Activate YouTube TV on your Apple TV
Now you have downloaded the YouTube TV app on your Apple TV. Its time to activate the app using your Apple ID.
Step 1: On opening the app, click Sign In if you are a YouTube TV subscriber. If not click Start your 7-day free trial.
Step 2: Now open the YouTube TV app on your iPhone.
Step 3: Choose Try It Now and select the Google Account you want to use on YouTube TV.
Step 4: The app will ask you to confirm your current US location because the availability of channels depends upon your home location.
Step 5: When you had verified your location, you will receive the list of available channels. If you want, you can add extra channels by paying an additional fee.
Step 6: After doing all the preliminary things, go to tv.youtube.com/start using any web browser on your iPhone or PC.
Step 7: On your TV, the activation code will be displayed. Your activation code will look similar to this ABAB-CDCD.
Step 8: Enter the activation code on the webpage.
On the successful activation, you will get to stream YouTube TV on your Apple TV. You can install and activate YouTube TV on your Apple TV 4K and Apple TV 4th Generation.
YouTube TV has gained a lot of subscribers by its parent name YouTube. Until now, YouTube TV has never disappointed its subscribers. It is the only streaming service that is available with unlimited DVR storage. Install YouTube TV on your Apple TV and stream all the 70+ live TV channels.