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To sign into the YouTube app

iPhone/iPad/Android

  • Open the YouTube app
  • Click the silhouette in the upper-right corner
  • Click Sign-In
    • To use an account already on the device, select it from the list, or
    • To add a new account, select "Add Account"
      • Click Continue to be redirected to the Google sign-in page
      • Follow the instructions to sign in to your GMail account
  • You are done!

Apple TV

  • Open the YouTube app
  • Click Settings
  • Click Sign in
    • You will be presented with a code. From any web browser, Go to youtube.com/activate and enter the code from your AppleTV
  • Sign in to the Gmail (YouTube) account you would like to use on your TV
  • Click “Allow” to give your AppleTV permission to access your Gmail account. You will receive a security alert from Gmail that a device has been given access to your account.
  • You are done!

Chromecast

  • Open the YouTube app
  • Click "Sign In" from the sidebar on the left
  • Select "Sign In" again
    • Recommended:  Select "Sign In with a web browser" 
      • Write down the code that appears
      • From any web browser, go to youtube.com/activate and enter the code
      • Sign in to the GMail (YouTube) account you would like to use on your TV
      • Click “Allow” to give your AppleTV permission to access your Gmail account. You will receive a security alert from Gmail that a device has been given access to your account.
      • You are done!  OR
    • Not as easy:  Select "Sign in on TV" to enter your Gmail address and password using the TV's on-screen keyboard

Roku

  • Open the YouTube app
  • Click "Sign In" from the sidebar on the left
  • Click "Sign In" again 
    • If you are signed in to the Youtube app on your Smartphone or tablet, and it is on the same WiFi network as your Roku , YouTube should automatically sign you in
    • You are done!  OR
    • Click "Try another way"
      • Write down the code that appears
      • From any web browser, go to youtube.com/activate and enter the code
      • Sign in to the GMail (YouTube) account you would like to use on your TV
      • Click “Allow” to give your AppleTV permission to access your Gmail account. You will receive a security alert from Gmail that a device has been given access to your account.
      • You are done! 

 

 

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