YouTube TV is a popular platform where you can watch over 60+ live TV channels, cloud DVR storage, and more. Some of the live TV channels you can watch are ABC, NFL Network, ESPN, HGTV, TNT, and more. Moreover, you can watch your favorite entertainment in categories like Sports, entertainment, news, kids, & Spanish language. Additionally, the YouTube TV app is compatible with Firestick. So, you can easily install the YouTube TV app from the Amazon App Store.
The following are the features of YouTube TV:
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- Get up to 6 accounts per household.
- Stream over 100+ live TV channels.
- You have the option to cancel the YouTube TV channel anytime you want.
- Get unlimited cloud DVR storage.
The subscription to YouTube TV will cost you $72.99/month. In case you are to get a subscription for the very first time, you can get a free trial of up to 3-25 days. This offer is applicable only to new subscribers. In case this is the first time you are to get a subscription to YouTube TV, you can get the subscription only for $64.99/month for the next three months.
How to Install & Activate YouTube TV on Firestick
#1. Launch your Fire TV home page and select Find → Search.
#2. Tap on the Search icon and search for the YouTube TV app using the virtual keyboard.
#3. Pick up the YouTube TV app from the search result and hit the Download or Get button.
#4. Once the app is installed completely, launch the YouTube TV app on Fire TV.
#5. Note down the activation code displayed on the screen.
#6. Note it down and visit YouTube TV’s activation website [https://tv.youtube.com/activate].
#7. Follow the on-screen prompts to activate the YouTube TV app.
#8. After activating the YouTube TV app, launch it back and start to stream your favorite movies and TV shows.
How to Sideload YouTube TV Apk on Firestick Using Downloader
To make the process easier, we have divided the sideloading process into three parts. They are:
- Installing the Downloader app on Firestick
- Enabling unknown sources setting for Firestick
- Sideloading YouTube TV apk on Firestick
1. Installing Downloader on Firestick
#1. On the Firestick home screen, move to the Find tab and tap on the Search tile.
#2. With the help of the keyboard displayed on the TV screen, type and search for Downloader.
#3. Select the Downloader app and tap on the Get menu. If you have installed the app previously but deleted it, tap on the Download option.
#4. Wait for the Downloader to install and then launch it by tapping on the Open button.
2. Enabling Unknown Source Settings for Firestick
Since you’re installing the app from an external source, you need to enable a setting for sideloading process.
#1. After installing the Downloader app, move to the home page of Firestick and tap on the Settings menu.
#2. Choose the My Fire TV option on the next page.
#3. Choose Developer Options → Install Unknown Apps option on the consecutive screens.
#4. The list of apps will appear on the screen. Choose the Downloader app and turn on the setting.
Now, you can sideload the YouTube TV apk file on Firestick via Downloader.
3. Sideload YouTube TV Apk on Firestick
#1. After enabling the setting, return to the main screen and launch the Downloader app from the Apps section.
#2. Allow the necessary permissions and go to the URL bar on the home screen of the app.
#3. Enter the YouTube TV apk link (https://bit.ly/446eGlz) and tap on the GO button. You can get the YouTube TV apk link from the internet.
#4. The YouTube TV apk will download on your Firestick. After downloading it, tap on the Install button.
#5. Wait for the YouTube TV app to install.
#6. Once the YouTube TV app is installed, launch it and follow the on-screen prompts to activate the app.
#7. Once the activation process is complete, start streaming your favorite music.
How to Screen Mirror YouTube TV on Firestick
#1. Initially, connect your Smartphone and Firestick to the same wifi network.
#2. Launch the YouTube TV app on your Smartphone. If you don’t have one, install it from the Google Play Store.
#3. Access the Notification Pane and select Smart View or Screen Mirror, or Screen Cast option. On the other hand, enable the display mirroring option on Firestick by navigating to Settings → Display & Sounds → Enable Wireless Display.
#4. Select your Firestick device’s name on the Android smartphone and allow the necessary permission to screen mirror the smartphone.
#5. Now, launch the YouTube TV app and play the required content to watch it on the TV screen.
Check your internet connectivity and update the YouTube TV app to the latest version to fix if the app is not working on Firestick.