Connect your devices to watch YouTube on TV

Connecting to your TV on web using a code will be going away soon. To connect to your TV on web, you'll need to connect over Wi-Fi. Use the Computer instructions below to learn how.

You can connect your phone, tablet, or computer to your Smart TV or other streaming device to watch YouTube on your TV.

If you're connecting with your phone or tablet, make sure you have the YouTube app downloaded. Casting from in a mobile web browser is not currently supported.

  • Cast  works with any TV device that can support YouTube on TV, not just Chromecast.
  • If you're a YouTube TV member looking to watch YouTube TV on your television, check out the YouTube TV Help Center for more info.

How to watch YouTube on TV with Chromecast, Cast, and Airplay

  1. Make sure your smart TV or streaming device is set up.
  2. Make sure your computer is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your smart TV or streaming device.
  3. Select the video you want to watch and click the Cast  icon.
  4. Select the device you want to cast to and wait for it to connect. Once connected, the video will play on your TV.
  5. To disconnect, click Cast , then click Stop casting to disconnect.
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