Purchase process

To purchase YouTube paid content, you'll need a YouTube account with Google Wallet activated. If necessary, create a YouTube account, and set up Google Wallet.

On your computer

Sign into your YouTube account and follow these steps to make a purchase:

  1. Visit the video you'd like to purchase and click the button displaying the purchase price.
  2. For some videos, the rental and HD options will be listed. (Note that HD might only be available for certain devices.) For movie rentals, your movie will be available for the duration of the rental period after you start watching it for the first time. Purchases will be available to watch as many times as you like and don't expire.
  3. If you have a coupon to redeem, click Enter promotional code to show the promotional code field. Enter your code and click the arrow, then click the appropriate purchase button to continue.
  4. Select the payment method you wish to use from Google Wallet, or add a new payment method, then click Buy to finish the transaction.
  5. Once your payment has gone through, you'll receive a purchase confirmation.
  6. You can find all the videos you've purchased by visiting youtube.com/purchases while signed into your account.
On your Android phone or tablet

There is a known issue affecting redemption of coupon and promotional codes on Android.

Sign into your YouTube account and follow these steps to make a purchase:

  1. Visit the video you'd like to purchase and touch the button displaying the purchase price.
  2. For some videos, the rental and HD options will be listed. (Note that HD might only be available for certain devices.) For movie rentals, your movie will be available for the duration of the rental period after you start watching it for the first time. Purchases will be available to watch as many times as you like and don't expire.
  3. If you have a coupon to redeem, touch Enter promotional code to show the promotional code dialog. Enter your code and touch Done, then touch the appropriate purchase button to continue.
  4. Select the payment method you wish to use from Google Wallet, or add a new payment method, then touch Buy to finish the transaction.
  5. Once your payment has gone through, you'll receive a purchase confirmation.
  6. You can find all the videos you've purchased by touching the Purchases tab in the menu.

Sit back and enjoy!

If you have additional questions about Google Wallet, please visit the Google Wallet Help Center.

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