System requirements & app availability for YouTube Kids on TV

YouTube Kids is moving: In July, the YouTube Kids app icon on your TV will be going away. But, you can still use YouTube Kids on your TV by going to your child’s profile in the YouTube app. 

To get started using this new experience, download the YouTube app on your smart TV, streaming device, or game console. Learn more about entering YouTube Kids through the YouTube app

You can enter YouTube Kids on your TV through the YouTube app or by downloading the YouTube Kids app. The system requirements and availability for each experience are:

Enter from the YouTube app

Supported devices

Note: You can’t enter YouTube Kids through the YouTube app on an Android TV device. To use YouTube Kids on your Android TV device, download the YouTube Kids app.

Supported countries and regions

To enter YouTube Kids from the YouTube app on smart TVs, streaming devices, and game consoles, you'll first need to have the YouTube app downloaded and installed. Check to see if the YouTube app is available in your country.

Enter from the YouTube Kids app

Supported TV devices

  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV - HD and Apple TV 4K (1st, 2nd, and 3rd generations)

Supported smart TVs

  • 2015-2017 LG webOS TVs via the LG content store.
  • 2013-2017 Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-Ray Players that have access to the Samsung App Store.
  • 2016-2017 Sony TVs. You may need a firmware update for the YouTube Kids app to run.

Google TV and other Android TV OS devices

If you have a Google TV or other Android TV OS device, you can install the YouTube Kids TV app from the Play Store.

Supported countries and regions

YouTube Kids on TV is currently available to users in:

Argentina, Aruba (Android TV only), Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh (Android TV only), Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada (excluding Quebec), Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ghana, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro (Apple TV and smart TVs only), Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.

We’re working to expand YouTube Kids to other countries and regions.

  • The availability of the YouTube Kids app in these countries depends on the individual television manufacturer.
  • Some countries and regions can only enter YouTube Kids on TV devices through the YouTube app. These countries and regions include:
    • Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

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