Different YouTube app versions on TV

The YouTube on TV experience is an improved 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 and media streaming devices. YouTube is also available on Google TV, Android TV, and some Apple TVs.  

Your experience watching YouTube on TV will differ based on the YouTube app that's running on your smart TV or media streaming device.

YouTube on newer smart TVs & media devices
The latest version of the YouTube app is available on 2013 and later device models, and some 2012 device models.
YouTube on Android TV

If you have a device running Android TV, the YouTube app will be available in your apps list by default.

YouTube app version 1.0 for Android TV is no longer supported.

YouTube on Apple TV
If you own a 4th generation Apple TV or newer, the YouTube app will be available for install from the App store.

Third generation and older Apple TVs no longer have a supported YouTube app
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