You’ll be able to watch YouTube TV from any display. Tips on how to get began


It is arduous sufficient to maintain up with all your favourite exhibits whenever you’re at residence, however add journey into the combo and it is simple to fall behind. Or perhaps you wish to share the enjoyable at a pal’s home. Both means — whether or not you are going someplace that does not have a cable subscription or occurring a highway journey — you may nonetheless keep caught up along with your favourite exhibits utilizing YouTube TV from wherever you’re. 

Your YouTube TV subscription ($50 per thirty days) features a cloud DVR with limitless storage, which you’ll be able to entry throughout the US. This implies it is out there wherever, from the airport to your nice aunt’s home within the mountains — so long as you could have mobile sign or Wi-Fi. It additionally contains channels akin to The CW, TBS, Disney, Cartoon Community, ESPN, native channels and extra.

You’ll be able to stream exhibits on TVs with apps constructed for streaming sticks like Roku, Apple TV ($110 at eBay) and Fireplace TV. You can even watch on an Xbox One, Android TV, by a Google Chromecast ($24 at Walmart) and extra. And if you happen to obtain a present on one gadget, will probably be out there throughout all of your units. Here is methods to keep related to your favourite exhibits whilst you’re on the go.


Watch channels like Disney, FX, TBS and extra.

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Deliver your streaming keep on with you

Headed to a relative’s home who would not have a cable subscription? So long as they’ve a TV with apps constructed for Roku, Apple TV, Fireplace TV or one thing related, you can watch YouTube TV. Merely convey your streaming keep on with you and plug it into the TV utilizing the HDMI port (normally positioned on the aspect or again of the TV).

As soon as it is plugged in, use your streaming stick as typical by urgent the Dwelling button in your streaming distant to go to the house display — from right here, apps can be seen. You will then choose the YouTube TV app, and since all the things is already saved in your streaming stick, you will not should log in once more.


Plug your streaming stick right into a suitable TV to look at YouTube TV from wherever.

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Use the YouTube TV app on a wise TV

If the resort or a relative’s home you are staying at has a wise TV, you may atone for your favourite TV exhibits. If they do not have the YouTube TV app, you will have to obtain it — the method might differ, relying on the kind of sensible TV they personal, however sometimes you may seek for the app and choose the obtain icon. After the app is put in, you will have to log in with the Google account you used to enroll. 


YouTube TV enables you to save motion pictures and exhibits in your library.

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Watch YouTube TV on a PlayStation 4

YouTube introduced earlier this week you could now watch its stay streaming service on a PS4. To take action, you will have to sign up to your PlayStation Retailer account and seek for YouTube TV. Then click on Add to Cart. Now you will have entry to stay exhibits in your PS4.

Forged your present to a TV

Whether or not you are utilizing an Android, iPhone ($500 at Finest Purchase) or pc, you may forged from that gadget to a supported TV. The Forged icon seems to be like a field with a Wi-Fi sign within the lower-left nook. Observe that if you happen to’re utilizing an iPhone or Mac, you will use AirPlay as a substitute of Chromecast to play your choice.

On an Android or iPhone

1. Be certain your telephone is related to the identical Wi-Fi community as Chromecast.

2. Open the YouTube TV app in your telephone.

3. Faucet the Forged icon, positioned on the high proper of the house display.

4. Choose the gadget you wish to forged to.

5. Choose the present or film you wish to watch.

6. Faucet Play.

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On a Computer

1. Make sure your computer is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as Chromecast.

2. Go to in your preferred browser.

3. Select the show or movie you want to watch.

4. Once the video opens, click the Cast icon. If you’re on a Mac, you’ll select the AirPlay button on your Mac’s menu bar.


Cast a movie or show to a TV.

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Watch your movie or show from your phone, computer or tablet

When you’re somewhere without a TV, like riding in a car or on your lunch break at work, you can stream YouTube TV from your phone, computer or tablet. 

If you’re using a computer, just go to and log in. If you’re using a phone or tablet, just open the YouTube TV app to start streaming. Note that you do need to be connected to Wi-Fi or using cellular data to use the YouTube TV app.

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Originally published earlier this month.


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