How to Activate Youtube TV on Firestick

In case you want to watch certain online videos or stream the latest movies and series today, then you might consider installing and using YouTube TV. In order to access the latest streaming services, you must think of how to activate YouTube TV on Firestick and some of the requirements you need to match when subscribing to this streaming platform. 

What Is YouTube TV? 

YouTube TV simply means YouTube television. There are so many different methods that you can watch YouTube TV without any problem. One of the ways to watch TV is that you can download the app on streaming devices such as Firestick and Roku. 

Many people tend to confuse YouTube TV and other video sharing platforms. YouTube TV features not like the other video sharing platforms, where one can watch gaming videos, unboxing videos, or vlogs, to begin with. 

In accordance to other live programs shown by major broadcasting channels all over the world, YouTube on screen is similar in the case that it offers its customers free and unlimited DVR storage device space together with access to family subscription accounts whereby 6 accounts is an option in case you want your whole family to have access to YouTube TV. 

YouTube TV consists of at least not less than 70 broadcasting channels such as ESPN, ABC, FOX, MSNBC, CBS, and NBC. More than 90% of households in the United States have access to YouTube TV, whereby network coverage per house is excellent. 

In case you are bored with a normal YouTube TV subscription, you can opt to upgrade with other premium streaming platforms such as Showtime and Starz. 

The payment for a YouTube TV subscription in a month is $49.99 for each household. 

One of the main benefits about YouTube TV that makes a lot of households lean towards it is that the YouTube TV subscription can be canceled at any given time or if you are in the mood to watch YouTube TV and you don’t want to cancel it, you can push it for up to six months without being charged for it. 

How to Register and Activate a YouTube TV Subscription 

YouTube TV streaming platform has provided its users with a free trial that lasts for a short time. The following steps on how to activate YouTube TV on Firestick can also apply to Amazon fire TV and Amazon fire cube. 

In order to watch YouTube TV on Firestick, one has to complete the registration of which entails the user’s details and other necessary information such as the payment information. It’s only after this that you will be allowed to stream your best content on YouTube TV using a Firestick. 

In case you have opted for a free trial, you will have to pay a small amount as a fee to show authorization so as to ensure that the credit card you are using is valid. Once you have already confirmed that your credit card is active, you can continue with your free trial, but the small amount you load will not be shown on your account balance. 

Kindly note that using a prepaid credit card is not the best option as you are not allowed to register for the YouTube app on the Firestick. The following are the steps you can follow on how to activate YouTube on Firestick: 

  • Open the YouTube TV site on your browser. 
  • Click on try it for free 
  • After that, sign in to your Google profile 
  • After successful login into your Google account, please make sure of your zip code and if you don’t live in the United States, there is the I don’t live here option that you can click on and fill in the correct details of your resident address. Click on let’s go and move on to the next step. 
  • On the next step, you can click on got it, where you can start browsing your TV on Firestick before finishing the sign-up process if you wish to. The only problem is that no permission is granted to stream movies and series till you finish the signup process. At this stage, you can search for your best movies and series to watch without any problem. 
  • On the next step, kindly click on begin free trial in order to resume. On this page, a list of different network and broadcasting channels will pop up of which are located or shown in your location. Click continue. 
  • On the next step, for any premium channels to watch such as Showtime and Starz, you can tick on the checkboxes of the premium channels you want to subscribe to and click continue. 

Kindly note that, before adding certain premium channels to your YouTube screen subscription, read the channel details as some of the channels have access to free services while the other channels need immediate payment in order to enjoy their streaming services. 

  • After the addition of premium channels, the next step is to confirm the payment of your YouTube screen subscription. In case you have not saved any payment methods on Google, you can choose alternative methods of payment such as PayPal and debit or credit card and fill in your payment details  
  • The last step is to select the buy option, after already filling in your payment and confirmed payment. You can now watch after knowing how to activate YouTube TV on Firestick without any distractions. 

How to Activate YouTube TV on Firestick – Installation Process

After signing up for a free trial or after a subscription to your YouTube screen, you can opt to add YouTube TV and install it on Firestick. This is how to activate YouTube TV on Firestick. The following steps include; 

  • Select search on the home page using the Firestick remote. 
  • On the check prompt, search for YouTube TV and click on YouTube TV results. 
  • After clicking on the TV app, Click download and relax till the YouTube TV download finished on the Firestick. 
  • After downloading the app successfully, go to the home screen where you will find the YouTube TV app on the list of the Firestick installed apps. 
  • Click on the app to run and install the application. 
  • Click on sign in where the activation password for your YouTube screen will appear. 
  • Move to the YouTube TV site and log in to the activation passcode sent to you on your mobile device so as to connect your device to the account. Click next after completing this step. 
  • Now you can stream any type of content you want, watch the best series and movies you always want to watch, and watch live events on the TV app on the Firestick.