About YouTube on TV

The YouTube TV experience is an optimized version of YouTube that makes it easy to find and watch high-quality YouTube videos on your television. Learn more about YouTube on TV.


YouTube is available on many different television devices, including Smart TVs, media streaming boxes, and Google TV devices.

Your experience watching YouTube on TV will differ based on the YouTube app that's running on your Smart TV or media streaming device. To figure out which YouTube app you're using, check out the images and example links below to see which app resembles your experience.

YouTube on TV (Newer devices)

2013 and select 2012 models.
See example

YouTube on TV (Older devices)

Most 2012 and older models.
See example


YouTube on Google TV

Learn about support for
Google TV

Other YouTube app

Apps that do not match the other examples

Other YouTube app

If your viewing experience falls under 'Other YouTube app' or isn't shown above, please contact your device manufacturer for further support.

For more information about the YouTube TV experience, visit youtube.com/yt/devices.