Amazon Fire TV

You can watch YouTube and use Amazon Alexa to control the YouTube app on most Amazon Fire TV devices. You can download the official YouTube app from the Amazon app store.

Sign in to YouTube on your Amazon Fire TV

Step 1: Find the activation code and sign in

  1. Go to the Sign in screen in the YouTube app and stay on this screen until you've completed the remaining steps.
  2. Visit youtube.com/activate on your computer or mobile device.
  3. Sign in when you're asked to. If you have a few Google Accounts, select the account you use with YouTube. If you're already signed in, skip to the steps below.

Step 2: Complete the activation process

  1. Enter the activation code shown in the YouTube app on your TV.
  2. Select “Allow access” and wait for the confirmation screen in the app.

Step 3: Select your account

After signing in, you may notice a list of associated Google Accounts. Choose the one you want to use on the Amazon Fire TV. 

Some ways to use Amazon Alexa with YouTube

Amazon Alexa is supported in English, German, Japanese, and French Canadian.

Available Alexa voice commands

To play or resume media:
Alexa, play
Alexa, resume

To pause or stop media:
Alexa, pause
Alexa, stop

To fast-forward media:
Alexa, fast-forward 30 seconds (or given duration)
Alexa, fast-forward

To rewind media:
Alexa, rewind 30 seconds (or given duration)
Alexa, rewind

To go to the next media:
Alexa, next 

To go to the previous media:
Alexa, previous

To restart media:
Alexa, restart 

Available Alexa voice commands for Amazon Fire Cube

To navigate media:
Alexa, scroll left (or right, up, or down)
Alexa, page right (or left, up, or down)

Examples of Alexa voice commands

  • “Alexa, Open YouTube”
  • “Alexa, show me soccer highlights on YouTube”
  • “Alexa, find movie trailers on YouTube” 
  • “Alexa, watch music videos on YouTube”
  • “Alexa, play cooking videos on YouTube”
  • “Alexa, resume”, “Alexa, rewind 30 seconds”, “Alexa, next video”
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