How to Activate YouTube on a Smart TV with Phone

YouTube.com/activate

YouTube.com activate is a dedicated Google site to link Google account on mobile to YouTube on a smart TV. For as long as you are able to download and install the YouTube app on your smart TV you can activate the YouTube app with the YouTube activation code on your smart TV.

For the purpose of this article on YouTube.com activate via YouTube.com/activate, we will touch how to activate YouTube on all smart TVs including Samsung Smart TV, Apple Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and all other smart TVs and game consoles such as Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and PS5.

For YouTube.com activate Roku and other streaming devices we will need the YouTube activation code. Don’t worry, you can simply get the YouTube.com activate activation code when you open the YouTube app, select sign in, and tap sign in on phone.YouTube.com activate

Install the YouTube App on a Smart TV

The YouTube app is often a preinstalled app on most smart TV including Samsung smart TV powered by Tizen, LG Smart TV powered by LG WebOS. However, if the YouTube app isn’t preinstalled follow the proceedings below.

  1. Go to the app store on your smart TV.
  2. Sign in to your app store.
  3. Search and select YouTube” under the “TV and movies” section.
  4. Select and Press OK to “Add channel”.
  5. Install the YouTube app on your media player.

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YouTube.com Activate Roku

Here is a step-by-step procedure to activate YouTube on Roku media player.

  1. Power on the Roku device and connect it to a WiFi
  2. Sign in to your Roku account
  3. Press the home button on your remote control
  4. Navigate to the Roku channel store.
  5. Find and select YouTube.
  6. Open YouTube on your Roku TV.
  7. Click on the gear icon to the left side of the YouTube channel app
  8. Click on the drop-down menu and select the Google account to sign in using your Google login information.
  9. Take note of the YouTube 8 digit activation code on your TV screen.
  10. Go to www.youtube.com/activate on your computer or phone browser
  11. Enter the code on your TV screen.
  12. Sign in to your Google account
  13. Click on allow access when you are prompted to allow Roku to access your YouTube account.

Following the procedures above the Roku media player will start streaming all YouTube channels you subscribed to.

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YouTube.com Activate Kodi

Check the instruction below to activate YouTube on Kodi

  1. Find and select Add-ons and install from Repository/Get Add-ons.
  2. Click on Kodi Add-on Repository
  3. Select Video Add-ons
  4. Click on YouTube. 
  5. Click on install now and wait until the installation process is completed.
  6. Now, go to Kodi >> video >> Add-on >>YouTube
  7. Open YouTube on your device
  8. Kodi will generate an 8-digit verification code.
  9. Now, visit www.youtube.com/activate either on a computer or on a smartphone.
  10. Enter the YouTube activation code on your TV screen.
  11. Sign in to your Google account.
  12. Click on proceed button for YouTube to finish up activating Kodi on YouTube.

YouTube.com Activate Apple Smart TV

Here is how we activate YouTube channels on Apple TV.

  1. First, download and install the YouTube app on your Apple TV device
  2. Launch the video app.
  3. Navigate to settings.
  4. Go to sign in option
  5. Sign in to your Apple TV account with your login information.
  6. Note the 8 digit code on the TV screen.
  7. Open a new tab on your desktop browser or on your smartphone
  8. Visit www.youtube.com/activate on your TV
  9. Now, enter the code and tap on the “Next” button.
  10. Sign in with your Google account.
  11. Tap on the “Allow” button.
  12. Done

After a successful message, the YouTube.com activate activation code page will automatically refresh and you will be logged in to your YouTube account

YouTube.com Activate Xbox One and Xbox 360

Check the guide below to activate YouTube on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

  1. Firstly, download and install the YouTube app on your Xbox (One or 360) device.
  2. Navigate to settings and go to sign in.
  3. Now, press “X” on your Xbox console to generate the usual 6 digit code to link your Xbox and YouTube together.
  4. Launch a browser on your computer or smartphone and visit youtube.com/activate Xbox one
  5. Enter the 8 digit code into the column provided.
  6. Sign in to your Google account.
  7. Tap on the “Allow” button
  8. Done.

Wait for a couple of minutes for YouTube to finalize linking, and once done.

YouTube.com Activate Fire TV

  1. Press the home button on your Amazon Fire TV
  2. Navigate to the Amazon store
  3. Search for “YouTube” and install the app on your TV.
  4. Open YouTube on your device.
  5. Sign in to your YouTube account with your login information if prompted
  6. Take note of the YouTube activation code for Amazon Fire TV
  7. Go to www.youtube.com/activate on your computer or phone browser.
  8. Enter the YouTube activation code
  9. Sign in to your Google account
  10. Tap on the “Allow” button to the bottom right.

The YouTube.com activation page will be refreshed. And you will be signed in to your YouTube account on your Fire TV.

YouTube.com Activate Samsung Smart TV

  • Press the power button on your Samsung Smart TV.
  • Go to apps >> YouTube and press “OK.”
  • Select “Sign-in” to the left.
  • Select “Sign-in” again. Or sign out of the previous account and sign in with the direction in this post.
  • Select “Sign in” YouTube with your phone.”
  • Select “Try another way.”
  • You will be taken to YouTube.com activate page with the activation code and the instruction to activate your YouTube account from your phone.
  • Go to YouTube.com/activate on your smartphone or computer browser.
  • Enter the YouTube activate activation code on your Samsung smart TV screen.
  • Sign in to your Google account. This must be the Google account you want to sign in with on your Samsung smart TV.
  • Tap on the “Allow” button to the bottom right.
  • Done.

Now, the YouTube.com/activate, activation code, and instruction to activate YouTubthe YouTube app on your Samsung Smart TV ill be refreshed automatically and you will be taken to the YouTube app homepage as a signed-in user.

YouTube.com Activate Apple TV

  • Open the YouTube app from your Apple TV app store.
  • Select “Sign-in” and choose sign-in with your phone
  • You will be taken to YouTube. activation instruction page.
  • Open your browser either on iPhone or Android or computer [Windows or Mac].
  • Go to www.youtube.com/activate and enter the activation code on your Apple TV screen.
  • Sign in to your Google account and tap on the “Allow” button.
  • Done

Now, you should see the YouTube activation screen on your Apple TV refreshed. And you will be signed in to your YouTube account after the refresh.

YouTube.com Activate Firestick

  1. Press the home button on your Firestick
  2. Navigate to the search box and search for “Downloader”
  3. Select add-ons or “Downloader” under “Apps & Games”
  4. Click on the “Get” button to download and install the “Download” app
  5. Open the “Downloader” app
  6. Click on the “Settings” to the left sidebar
  7. Tick to enable JavaScript under the “Settings”
  8. Accept the “Pop up” warning by click on “Yes”
  9. Copy and paste the “YouTube” app download link for Firestick or Amazon Fire TV
  10. Click on the “Go” button
  11. Tap on the “Install” button
  12. Click on “Done” to open the “App”
  13. Sign in to your Google account if prompted
  14. Take note of the YouTube activate activation code for Firestick
  15. Go to Youtube.com/activate on your computer
  16. Enter the activation code
  17. Click on “Next” to allow access.

Follow the instruction on your TV computer screen to complete the YouTube activation on your Firestick.

How to Play YouTube Videos on PlayStation 3

Here is how to play YouTube videos on PlayStation 3.

  1. Return to your PlayStation 3 home screen
  2. Use your remote control to go to the search box and find the YouTube video to play
  3. Use the pause/resume button on the remote control to play, pause, and resume video
  4. Use the fast forward button to forward the video for 10 seconds (per press)
  5. Tap on the rewind button to go back (10 seconds)
  6. You can also view the video caption if it has a caption
  7. For inappropriate contents (or adult) select the flag option to report the video.

Find and Play YouTube videos on Xbox 360

Here are the steps to stream YouTube videos on Xbox 360 after activation.

  1. Go to the YouTube main menu
  2. Press the “Y” tab to search for your desired video
  3. When you search for the video you will see some suggestions related to your query.
  4. Use the Xbox 360 D-pad or left stick to select the desired result from the suggestions
  5. Press “A” to search for the highlighted search
  6. You can also use the D-pad or left stick to browsing for more videos if the suggested videos are not what you are searching for
  7. Once you have seen the desired video press “A” to select and start playing.

YouTube.com Activate PS3/PS4

The guide below explains how to activate YouTube on PS3/PS4.

  1. Firstly, download and install the YouTube app on your PS3 and  PS4 from the play store.
  2. Now, navigate to settings and click the sign to log into your account.
  3. Press “X” on your PS3 or PS4 to generate YouTube 8 digit activation code to link your PS and YouTube together.
  4. Launch a browser of your choice and visit www youtube com activate (youtube.com/activate )
  5. Type the 8 digit tone code on your PS3 or PS4 screen and click on proceed for YouTube to finalize linking within minutes.
  6. If it asks for permission click on Allow access and the linking will be successful.

In a nutshell, www.YouTube.com.activate makes it possible to have access to all YouTube videos including YouTube red and YouTube premium on the listed media players without your smartphone and laptop.

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