How to Install and Watch YouTube TV on Firestick / Fire TV

YouTube TV on Firestick

YouTube TV is a well-known online live TV streaming service. With YouTube TV on Firestick, you can watch 100+ live channels and record them with unlimited cloud DVR storage support. Apart from downloading the app on your Firestick, you can stream YouTube TV content using the Amazon Silk browser.

Since YouTube TV is geo-restricted, you cannot access this service across the world. However, you can sideload YouTube TV APK by installing the Downloader app on Fire TV Stick. In this article, you will learn all possible ways to access YouTube TV on Firestick.

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How to Install YouTube TV on Firestick

Since YouTube TV is a premium streaming platform, you must subscribe to the service to access its content library. YouTube TV subscription plan starts from $72.99 per month. You can visit its official website to sign up and explore more plans.

1. Turn On your Fire TV/Stick and move on to its home page.

2. Connect the Firestick to WIFI and select the Find icon.

3. Select the Search bar and enter YouTube TV using the on-screen virtual keyboard.

4. Locate and open the official YouTube TV app from the search result.

YouTube TV app  on Firestick

5. Hit the Get/Download button to include the app on your Firestick app’s list.

6. After installing, click Open to launch the app on Firestick.

Cick Open, YouTube TV on Firestick

How to Activate YouTube TV on Firestick

You cannot stream YouTube TV content directly after downloading the app. You need to activate the app to stream its content on your Firestick.

1. Open the YouTube TV app on your Firestick and hit the Sign in button.

2. Note down the activation code that appears on your Firestick screen.

3. Launch any of your desired browsers from the smartphone or PC.

4. Visit the YouTube TV activation website [] and enter the code displayed on the Fire TV screen.

5. Hit the Continue button and log in with your YouTube TV account credentials to complete the activation process.

Enter YouTube TV activation code

Finally, relaunch the app on Fire TV/Stick to stream your favourite content from the YouTube TV app.

How to Sideload YouTube TV APK on Firestick [Outside US]

If you reside outside the US, you cannot download the YouTube TV app directly from the Amazon App Store. You can sideload it using the Downloader.

1. Run the Downloader app on Firestick and click the Home tab from the left pane.

FYI: Enable the Install Unknown Apps option to sideload the app on Firestick. To enable it, go to Settings → My Fire TV → Developer Options → Install Unknown Apps → Downloader.

2. Input the APK URL of the YouTube TV (  app and click the Go button to download the APK file.

Select the search bar.

3. Open the APK file and click the Install button to add the app to your Fire TV/Stick.

4. Now, open a VPN on your Firestick and connect to the US server.

5. After connecting to the US server, go to the Apps section on your Fire TV/Stick and launch the YouTube TV app.

6. Finally, log in with YouTube TV credentials and stream your desired content.

How to Stream YouTube TV on Fire TV Stick Using Silk Browser

If you can’t install the YouTube TV app on your Firestick due to storage issues, you can access any browser on your Firestick to stream the content online.

1. Download the Silk Browser on Firestick and tap the search bar.

Open the Silk browser.

2. Enter using the on-screen keyboard and log in with your account.

3. Locate and select your desired VOD/live TV channel.

4. Hit the Play button to watch YouTube TV content on Firestick using the Silk browser.


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. Click the Membership option under the Settings menu and choose Cancel membership from the dropdown.

2. Does YouTube TV have a free trial?

Yes. YouTube TV offers a free trial for 7 days.