System requirements

In order to watch YouTube videos, make sure you have the following:

Movies, TV shows and live events requirements

Some premium content on YouTube – like movies, TV shows and live events – require a faster connection and greater processing power to ensure optimal streaming speeds.

Make sure to close other tabs, browsers and programmes while streaming your content. It may also help to hardwire your Internet connection, instead of using a wireless network connection.

Chrome for Ubuntu or other Linux operating systems are not supported. If you receive an error message when attempting to use a supported browser, you may need to install a HAL module.