How to Install and Watch YouTube TV on Firestick / Fire TV [2023]

YouTube TV on Firestick

YouTube TV is one of the best live TV apps for Firestick which can be installed from the Amazon App Store for free. With YouTube TV on Firestick, you can watch 100+ live TV channels like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, AMC, TNT, and more. If you are residing outside the US, you can use Downloader or ES File Explorer to sideload the YouTube TV apk on your Fire TV.

YouTube TV Supported Fire OS Devices

  • Fire TV Stick (2nd Generation)
  • Fire TV Stick (3rd Generation)
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
  • Fire TV Stick Lite
  • Fire TV Cube
  • Some Fire TV Edition Smart TVs

How to Install YouTube TV on Firestick

In December 2017, Google removed YouTube and its related apps from the Amazon store due to some conflicts with Amazon. Similarly, Amazon has removed the Chromecast support on the Prime Video app. After a few months of disagreement, both tech giants have come to good terms, and Google applications like YouTube are officially available for Firestick. Similarly, YouTube TV and YouTube Kids have been made available for Firestick/Fire TV.

1. On your Firestick Home screen, click Find and select the Search option.

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Click Find and Search.

2. Type Youtube TV and click Search.

Type Youtube TV.

3. From the results, click the original Youtube TV app to open its info page.

YouTube TV app  on Firestick

4. Click the Get or Download icon to install it on Firestick.

Download YouTube TV on Firestick

5. Finally, click Open to launch the app.

Cick Open, YouTube TV on Firestick

6. Click Sign in if you are a registered user. Else, click Try it Free and follow the on-screen instructions to create a new account.

Click Sign in.

How to Sideload Youtube TV on Firestick

If you cannot find Youtube TV on the Amazon App Store, it means that YouTube TV is geo-restricted in your region. Therefore, you can get YouTube TV on Firestick by sideloading it using third-party apps like Downloader or ES File Explorer.


Before sideloading, you need to tweak a few settings on your Firestick.

1. Go to the App Store to install the Downloader app or ES File Explorer on Firestick.

2. Go to Settings >> Choose My Fire TV >> Choose Developer options >> ADB Debugging and turn it ON.

ADB Debugging. YouTube TV on Firestick

3. Go back to Developer Options >> Select Install unknown apps >> Choose the Downloader app or ES File Explorer and turn it ON.

Choose the Downloader app or ES File Explorer

Steps to Sideload YouTube TV on Firestick using Downloader

1. Install Downloader on Firestick and open the app.

2. Click the Home tab, and tap the search bar on the home screen.

Select the search bar.

3. Enter the YouTube TV apk download link and click the Go button.

Click Go.

4. The URL will direct you to the downloading page of the third-party website.

5. Scroll down and click Download Apk.

6. Wait for the YouTube TV installer (.apk) file to download.

7. Once downloaded, click the INSTALL button at the bottom of the screen.

Click INSTALL. YouTube TV on Firestick

8. Wait for YouTube TV installed notification on the screen.

9. After installation, click DONE.

Click DONE. YouTube TV on Firestick

10. Select the Delete option in the following two prompts to delete the .apk file.

How to Sideload YouTube TV on Firestick using ES File Explorer

1. Go to the Apps section on Firestick and open ES File Explorer.

2. Click Tools >> Download Manager from the menu on the left-hand side.

Tools >> Download Manager. YouTube TV on Firestick

3. Click on the +New icon from the bottom tab.

 +New icon. YouTube TV on Firestick

4. In the Path field, enter the URL, and in the Name field, enter Youtube TV. Click Download Now.

Click Download Now.

5. After downloading the installer file, click Open file >> Install.

Click Open file >> Install.

6. Again, click INSTALL on the installer screen.

7. Wait for the YouTube TV app installed notification on the screen.

8. Once installed, click DONE.

How to Use YouTube TV on Firestick

1. Long press the Home button on the Firestick remote.

2. Click on Apps from the list of icons that appear.

Click on Apps

3. From the Your Apps & Channels section, highlight YouTube TV using the Firestick remote.

4. Press the Menu button on the remote and click Move to Front.

5. Open the YouTube TV app from the home screen.

6. Log in to your YouTube TV account with the appropriate credentials.

Start streaming live news and sports on your Amazon Firestick.

How to Watch YouTube TV on Firestick using Silk Browser

Instead of downloading the dedicated application, users can also use a web browser on their Firestick to access YouTube TV.

1. Open the Silk browser on Firestick.

Open the Silk browser.

2. On the URL box, type

3. Sign in with your YouTube TV account that has a valid subscription

From the list of TV channels, play any channel to watch it on your Firestick.

How to Cast YouTube TV on Firestick

Users can also directly cast Youtube TV from their smartphone to the Firestick

1. Download the Youtube TV app from the Google Play Store.

2. Make sure that your Firestick and smartphone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

3. On your Firestick, go to Settings >> Display & Sounds and select Enable Display Mirroring option.

Enable Display Mirroring option.

4. Now, open the YouTube TV app on your smartphone and log in to your account.

5. Click the Cast icon at the top of the app.

Select the cast option.

6. Select your Firestick from the list.

Now start watching any YouTube TV content via wireless casting.

YouTube TV Subscription Plans

YouTube TV is a subscription-based service with two different packages. Go to the YouTube TV website to sign up for a new account. It offers a limited free trial for new subscribers on the purchase of a base plan.

  • Base Plan: $72.99/month
    • Limited Period Offer: $62.99 for the first 3 months. New users only.
  • Spanish Plan: $34.99/month

If necessary, additional add-ons like AMC+ ($7/mo), SHOWTIME ($11/mo), Shudder ($6/mo), and STARZ ($9/mo) can also be purchased at extra cost.

Key Features

  • One of the best cord-cutting options to replace traditional cables.
  • It offers a cloud-based DVR service with unlimited storage to record your favorite media content.
  • Stream YouTube Premium original movies and shows on your Firestick with ease.
  • Just enter your zip code on the website to check out the channels available in your region.
  • 3 streams and 6 accounts to share with your household.
  • No long-term contracts or hidden fees, and they can be canceled anytime.
  • Users can get additional networks and channels through add-ons.
  • 4K Plus Add-On lets you stream 4K videos with unlimited streams including offline viewing.
  • 30+ Spanish networks of live sports, telenovelas shows, and more.


1. How to cancel a Youtube TV subscription?

Go to, and sign in to your account. Click on your profile in the top right corner. Select Settings >> Membership >> CANCEL membership from the drop-down menu.

2. Does Youtube TV have a free trial?

Youtube TV offers a limited free trial for 14 days. Remember that, the trial period duration may vary for each subscriber.

3. What are the best alternatives for Youtube TV?

fuboTV, Sling TV, and Philo TV are some best alternatives for YouTube TV.