Set up a YouTube Premium family plan

Get a YouTube family plan to share a YouTube paid membership with up to 5 other members of your household.

How the family plan works

  • A YouTube family plan allows you to share your YouTube paid membership with up to 5 family members who live in the same household (residential address).
  • As the account holder, or family manager, you'll create a Google family group. You can invite family members to the group to share
    • YouTube Premium
    • YouTube Music Premium
    • YouTube TV membership
  • As a family member, you can use your own Google Account to access the YouTube paid membership. You'll continue to view your personal library, subscriptions, and recommendations. These preferences won't be shared across accounts.
  • Sharing your YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, or YouTube TV membership as part of a family group also lets you share other Google services. Learn more about family groups on Google.
Note: Family plans are currently not available in Belarus, Iceland, Israel, Slovenia, South Korea, or Venezuela.

Family group requirements

Family manager requirements

As the family manager, you're the only individual who can buy a YouTube family plan or make membership decisions for the family group. You'll set the household location, and can invite or remove family members.

To share your YouTube family plan with your family group, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older (or the appropriate age in your geography)
  • Have a Google Account
  • Live in a country where YouTube Premium or YouTube Music Premium is available (Note: Family plans are not available in Korea)
  • Not be part of another family group
  • Not have switched family groups in the last 12 months
  • Not be signing up with a Google Workspace account

Family member requirements

The family manager can invite up to 5 family members to join a family group.
To join a family group sharing a YouTube family plan, you must:
  • Have a Google Account that is not a Google Workspace account
  • Live in the same household (residential address) as the family manager
  • Not be part of another family group
  • Not have switched family groups in the last 12 months

Tip: Learn how to set up and manage your YouTube family plan. If you need help with your family plan, you can also get in touch with support at any time.

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