Get started with YouTube Kids on your TV

You can sign into the YouTube Kids app on your TV using a Google account.

Download the app

Samsung Smart TVs

  1. Open Smart Hub.
  2. Go to the Apps panel.
  3. Navigate to and select Samsung Apps.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Search for “YouTube Kids.”
  6. Select the YouTube Kids app.
  7. Select Enter to begin downloading the app.
  8. Once the app downloads and installs, select Run to launch the app immediately.

LG Smart TVs

  1. Select LG Content Store from the main menu.
  2. Select Search.
  3. Search for “YouTube Kids.”
  4. Select the YouTube Kids app.
  5. Select Enter and Install to begin downloading the app.
  6. Once the app downloads and installs, select the YouTube Kids app from the main menu to launch the app.

Note: Once the YouTube Kids app is downloaded, it will appear in the My Apps section or the More Apps page on your Samsung Smart TV. In the More Apps section, you can select Tools and then Edit to rearrange your apps.

Android TV Devices

Go to the Play Store on your device or from your computer.
Play Store on an Android TV Device:
  1. Go to the Search bar.
  2. Search for “YouTube Kids.”
  3. Select the YouTube Kids app.
  4. Select Enter to begin downloading the app.
  5. Once the app downloads and installs, select Run to launch the app immediately.

Play Store from your computer:

  1. Go to the Play Store. On the page, click Install.
  2. Choose your Android TV device.
  3. Click Install again, and the app will be pushed to your device.
  4. Once the app downloads and installs, select the YouTube Kids app from the Apps menu to launch the app.

Get started in the app

  1. Open the YouTube Kids app on your TV.
  2. Enter the year you were born to verify your age. 
  3. Choose whether or not to sign in.
  4. If you choose to sign in, follow the prompts to sign in on a phone or computer.
  5. Select from existing profiles or go to the YouTube Kids mobile app or youtubekids.com to set up a new profile.

YouTube Kids app on mobile vs. YouTube Kids app on TV

While the YouTube Kids app on TV is very similar to the YouTube Kids mobile app, a few options in the mobile app are not available in the app on your TV:

  • Offline mode
  • Voice Search
  • Setting a timer

Learn more about the YouTube Kids mobile app in the YouTube Kids Parental Guide.

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