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How to Get YouTube TV on Firestick / Fire TV



YouTube TV on Firestick

Are you wondering how to stream live TV channels on your Amazon Fire TV Stick device? YouTube TV might be the best solution for you. Just like the YouTube app, the YouTube TV app is also available on the Amazon App Store to install the app on your Firestick streaming device. On the YouTube app, you can watch over 100 live TV channels that stream live news, sports events, reality TV shows, and more. Users can also explore the vast collection of on-demand content which includes top-hit movies and popular TV series.

Based on your watching habits, YouTube TV will suggest content that you may like. With a single subscription, you can create multiple profiles for each of your family members to have a separate watchlist. YouTube TV also provides unlimited DVR storage which lets you record your favourite content and watch it anytime you want.


Here are the subscription plans available on YouTube TV. If you’re subscribing for the first time, you will get a free trial to try out the service.

PlansPrice per month

How to Sign Up for YouTube TV

1. Head to the official website of YouTube TV.

YouTube TV website

2. Click on the Try It Free option.

3. Sign in with your Google account.

4. Select a subscription plan.

5. Enter your payment details to complete the signup process.

How to Watch YouTube TV on Firestick / Fire TV

1. Click the Home button on the remote to get the home screen. Tap the Find icon on the home screen.

2. Scroll down to the Search bar.

Firestick Home screen

3. Search for the YouTube TV app and select the app from the search results.

4. On the next screen, tap the Get or Download button to install the app.

5. Then, click the Open button to launch the app on your Firestick.

How to Install YouTube TV from Amazon Website

Using the Amazon App Store website, you can download apps on your Firestick remotely.

1. On your PC, go to the Amazon website.

2. Sign in with your Amazon account that you are using on your Firestick or Fire TV.

3. Go to the Search bar and search for the YouTube TV app.

Install YouTube TV from Amazon website

4. Select the app from the results.

5. On the next screen, click the Get App button and choose your Firestick device.

6. Within a minute or two, the app will be installed on your Firestick.

7. Open the app and sign in with your YouTube TV account.

How to Sideload YouTube TV on Fire TV Stick

Downloader is the best tool to sideload apps on Firestick. It is completely free to download and use.

1. On the Fire TV / Stick home screen, go to Find > Search.

2. Type Downloader and select it from the suggestions.

3. Click Get or Download to download the Downloader on Firestick.

4. Go to Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options.

5. Enable Install unknown apps and turn on the option for Downloader.

Enable Downloader

6. Open Downloader from the home screen or the Your Apps & Channels section.

7. Allow the app the necessary permissions and enable JavaScript in Downloader’s settings.

8. Enter the YouTube TV APK file URL in the input/text box and select Go.

9. Click Install and choose Open to start using the YouTube TV app immediately.

How to Activate YouTube TV on Firestick []

1. After installation, launch the YouTube TV app and select Sign In.

2. You will get the activation code.

3. Open any browser on your smartphone or PC and visit the YouTube TV activation

4. Provide the Activation Code and select Continue.

YouTube TV activation

5. Sign in to your YouTube TV account.

6. Set up YouTube TV on your Firestick device and stream the live TV channels.

How to Screen Mirror YouTube TV from Android Smartphone

Using the Display Mirroring feature on Fire Stick, you can mirror your Android smartphone screen. With that, you can easily screen mirror the YouTube TV to your Firestick.

1. Initially, enable the Screen Mirroring feature on your Firestick. Go to SettingsDisplay & SoundsEnable Display Mirroring.

Select Enable Display Mirroring

2. Now, connect your Android smartphone to the Firestick’s home WiFi network.

3. Open the YouTube TV app on your Android smartphone. If you don’t have the app, install it from the Play Store.

4. Login with your account and play any video content on the app.

5. Go to the Notification Panel on your smartphone and tap the Cast icon.

Screen Cast YouTube TV to Firestick

6. From the list of devices, choose the Firestick device.

7. Now, the video content from your smartphone will appear on your Firestick device.

8. To stop the mirroring, tap the Cast icon from the Notification Panel and click the Disconnect button.

How to AirPlay YouTube TV on Fire TV

If you are a Fire TV user, you can AirPlay media content from your iPhone or iPad. Unfortunately, the AirPlay feature is not available for Firestick streaming devices. Turn on the AirPlay feature on Fire Stick to mirror the YouTube TV app from your iPhone.

1. Turn on the AirPlay feature on your Fire TV. Go to SettingsDisplay & SoundsApple AirPlay & HomeKit → Turn on AirPlay.

Enable AirPlay on Firestick

2. Then, connect your iOS device to the Firestick’s home WiFi network.

3. Open the YouTube TV app on your iPhone. If you don’t have the app, install it from the App Store.

4. Login with your subscribed account if needed and play any video content.

5. Now, go to the Control Center and tap the Screen Mirroring icon.

6. From the list of AirPlay-compatible devices, choose your Fire TV.

7. The video content from your iPhone will appear on your Fire TV.

8. To stop the mirroring, tap the AirPlay icon and choose iPhone from the Devices list.

How to Stream YouTube TV on Firestick Outside the US

YouTube TV is available only in the US.

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1. Is YouTube TV available on Amazon Fire Stick?

Yes, the YouTube TV app is available for Amazon Fire Stick.

2. What to do when the YouTube TV app is not working on my Firestick?

If the YouTube TV app is not working on your Firestick, you can follow the below troubleshooting steps to fix the issue.
[1] Check the internet connection.
[2] Restart the YouTube TV app.
[3] Reboot your Firestick / Fire TV.
[4] Upgrade the YouTube TV app on Fire TV.
[5] Update Fire TV Stick to the latest firmware.

3. How to record YouTube TV shows on Fire TV Stick?

Select the content to record and choose Add. The Add icon changes to the recording icon. To access the recorded content, head to Library to find the recorded shows using DVR.

4. How to enable closed captioning on YouTube TV on Firestick?

To enable CC on YouTube TV, tap the Menu button on the Fire TV remote → Subtitles → Choose OFF → Enable it.

5. Can you enable PIP in YouTube TV on Firestick?

Yes, you can enable the PIP feature on YouTube TV. Select the Profile pictureSettings → Select Picture in Picture.

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