Purchase process

To purchase YouTube paid content, you'll need a Google account with a valid payment method. If necessary, create a Google account, and add a payment method.

On your computer

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

  1. Visit the video you'd like to purchase and tap 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, tap Enter promotional code to show the promotional code dialog. Enter your code and tap Done, then tap the appropriate purchase button to continue.
  4. Select the payment method you wish to use or add a new payment method, then tap 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 tapping the Purchases tab in the menu.

Sit back and enjoy!

If you have additional questions about paying with your Google account, please visit the Google Payments Help Center.
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