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YouTube TV is a global online streaming platform from Google Inc. It is accessible on every device connected to the internet. YouTube TV is the home to more than 90 TV networks. It is the most viewed place for watching TV shows and movies and is suitable for family entertainment. You can find sports, TV shows, Movies, Educational content, Kid’s content, and much more. Mainly, users access it from the computer by using a web browser. But its high quality videos can be seen on big LED screens.

When it comes to using YouTube, most of the users try to access it with the help of a web browser such as Chrome, Mozilla, etc. Few people are aware of or know about the streaming service of YouTube for the smart TVs and media streaming providers. This is not a default option; you need to use the path to enable this option on third-party devices such as smart TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku, Kodi, and Amazon TV.

How to Watch YouTube TV on all Platforms?

Due to their goal of reaching everyone across the globe, YouTube is accessible on major streaming platforms, including but not limited to Roku, Kodi, iOS, Android TV, PlayStation, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV, and LG Smart TV. YouTube activation on these platforms is not a hard job; due to the cross-platform availability, you can activate YouTube on any device but with a slightly different method for each.

How to Activate YouTube by Using TV Code?

If you are trying to use YouTube TV and it is not allowing you or trying to activate YouTube but can’t find a solution or the activation code, stick to this guide. Some common problems that users face while activating YouTube com on Roku, they can’t find the Smart TV options where they can enter the code by using TV, Roku.

Have a look at the below mentioned solutions for the same purpose.

The process of YouTube com activation is simple on robust platforms, but for some users, YouTube activate is not working on the sign-in. Here are the guides for on Roku, Kodi, Smart TV, and other platforms to make things precise. We have explained detailed guides on each streaming platform.

How to Activate YouTube on Kodi

Kodi is one of the most famous platforms for media streaming. It can be installed on any platform such as Smart TV, PC, Macbook, iOS, Android, and Amazon TV. Activating YouTube on Kodi requires an additional installation of the YouTube Kodi Addon.

  1. From Home
  2. Select Addons
  3. Select Settings button
  4. Click on Addons
  5. Install from repository
  6. Select Kodi Repository
  7. Select Video addons
  8. Click on YouTube
  9. Select Install
  10. Again wait for addon enabled notification
  11. Go back home
  12. Navigate to Videos
  13. Video Addons
  14. You will find the newly installed YouTube Kodi addon
  15. The addon is now installed and is ready to use on Kodi
  16. You can access it from home> Addons > YouTube

After installing YouTube on Kodi, from addons, open it and click on “Sign in” a code will be displayed on your Kodi screen. Save it, and now open from any other device and enter the code.

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Click on next and complete the YouTube activation process on Kodi. Roku Activation Method

Unlikely Kodi, it is simple to activate YouTube on Roku intelligent TV devices. You can spend a couple of minutes for activation. Once it is activated, you can enjoy endless YouTube content on Roku using the big TV screen.

Follow the step-by-step guide for YouTube com Roku TV activation.

  1. Open the home screen of Roku with the Home button of the remote control.
  2. Search for YouTube by using the search field through remote control
  3. Select YouTube TV
  4. Click on Add Channel
  5. Wait for some time to complete the installation
  6. Now click on “Go to Channel” Click on “Sign in.”
  7. Enter Google account information (if required). It will display the activation code, save it anywhere.

Now open a computer or mobile device and type enter the code in the text field, and click on next to complete the activation of YouTube on Roku TV.

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How to Activate YouTube on Xbox

YouTube com activation on Xbox devices is not complicated. You can use the below-given steps for this purpose.

  1. Open Microsfot App Store
  2. Search for YouTube, Install it and then launch it.
  3. After opening YouTube on Xbox, navigate to “Sign in” and tap on it. It will generate a code; save it somewhere.

Now move to your computer or mobile phone, enter, and enter the code you just saved in the previous stage. In this way, you can activate YouTube on the Xbox console.

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Activate Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S / X

The activation of YouTube on Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S / X is the same. You can use the above steps of Xbox YouTube activation for this purpose. Activation on Apple TV

YouTube activation on Apple smart TV is a simple task. If you have activated YouTube on Roku, then it is identical to that.

Follow the below-given steps to install and activate YouTube on any Apple TV.

  1. From the Apple TV home screen, navigate to the App store
  2. Search for YouTube and install it
  3. Now click on Sign in. It will ask for Google login information if you are doing it for the first time.
  4. Enter the required information for login
  5. It will generate a code, save it somewhere on a notebook

Now go to your computer or any other device and enter and insert the code.

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Once you enter the code in the above stage, you will see the YouTube app in the apps section of Apple TV.

How to Activate YouTube on Chromecast

It is not required for Chromecast devices to activate YouTube as it can be handled from the mobile device from where you have cast it.

Unlikely other streaming devices, on Chromecast, you don’t need anything extra to activate YouTube. All you need is to confirm that your mobile and the connected device are on the same wireless network. After this confirmation, open YouTube and click on the cast button from the right top. Please choose your device from the list and select it. Youtube will start streaming your desired content without even asking for the activation.

Activate YouTube on Android TV

Google owns Android TV, so there is no need to activate youtube on Android TV with the help of a code. Just follow the below-given steps for the complete process.

  1. From home screen
  2. Search for YouTube Launch YouTube
  3. Go to settings Click on “Add Account” complete the Sign in process
  4. Start watching content on Android TV

Activate YouTube on Samsung Smart TV

The original Samsung Smart TV comes with the built-in YOuTube app. Usually, you will find the YouTube app on the home screen of Samsung TV. Just follow the below given steps to get the code and activate youtube on Samsung TV.

  1. From the Samsung TV home screen, open the YouTube app
  2. Navigate to “Sign in” and complete the process

It will generate a code Now, move to a computer or mobile device and enter Now write the code in the text field and complete the process by clicking “next” In this way, youtube will be activated on your Samsung smart tv.

Activate YouTube on Amazon Fire TV

On Amazon Fire TV, you will need to install the YouTube app. For the complete process of YouTube activation on Amazon Fire TV, follow the below given steps.

  1. Open Fire TV From home, open Google Play store.
  2. Search for YouTube
  3. Download it and then install the app
  4. Launch the YouTube app and click on “Sign in with a browser” a code will appear on your screen access on a computer or mobile and enter the code.

Now you are all good to stream YouTube TV on Amazon TV without a web browser.

Final Words

We have covered the YouTube activation process on the major streaming platforms/devices. Don’t worry if your device is not covered in this guide, as the process is almost the same for all streaming devices.

If you have followed the above guides for significant streaming devices, you can follow the same process for any other device. More or less, it is the same. You have to install the YouTube app on your desired device and then follow the instructions for signing. After the Sign in process, note the generated eight digit code and open on your computer or mobile phone.

Masri serves as the Chief Content Editor at BestKodiTips. With three years of experience, she excels in creating technical content, focusing on how-to guides, Android and Kodi tutorials, app reviews, and addressing common technological challenges. She ensures to stay abreast of the latest tech updates. Outside of work, Masir finds pleasure in reading books, watching documentaries, and engaging in table tennis.

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