Activate YouTube on Your Devices for More Videos at www.youtube.com/activate

Those fabulous videos on YouTube should not be locked in your PC. With the YouTube app, you are now able to watch YouTube on your game console, smart TV, streaming-media box, or cable/satellite set-top box…Your fun time can continue on the go. If you have a Google account, then everything is set to sign in to the YouTube app on your devices.

Sign in to the YouTube App Instructions
Before you get to the following instructions, make sure you have your own Google account and you’ve downloaded the YouTube app on your device (Refer to the download link in Reference Links). You can start the sign-in process now.

  1. Launch the YouTube app on your device. Go to the sign-in page and stay on this screen
  2. Visit www.youtube.com/activate on your computer or other devices and sign in with your Google account. If you have multiple Google accounts, please select the account you use with YouTube.
  3. After you sign in, an activation code will appear in the YouTube app on your device. Enter that code in the text box on your browser and click “Continue”. You will have a chance to approve or deny the connection request.
  4. You will then see a confirmation screen in the app. You are now able to watch YouTube on your device.

If you encounter issues when signing in with a channel that you’ve recently linked with a Google+ page, your device may not support channel management. To sign in to a linked channel, try adjusting YouTube advanced account settings.  Make sure you use the most up-to-date version of your app.

If you feel that the incorrect YouTube account is linked to your device, sign out of the YouTube app and YouTube on your browser, and complete the sign-in process again.

You can use your mobile device as a remote control by pairing your device to YouTube on TV. Watch YouTube videos now in whichever way you want.

Reference Links

  1. YouTube Homepage – www.youtube.com
  2. YouTube Device Activation Page – www.youtube.com/activate
  3. YouTube Help Center – support.google.com/youtube
  4. YouTube App Page – www.youtube.com/yt/devices