Supported devices

YouTube TV is available on various devices and platforms. 

Mobile devices & computers
  • You can watch YouTube TV on your mobile device, including certain smartphones and tablets.
  • YouTube TV also works in a web browser on your computer. 
  • Check out System requirements below to see specific requirements by platform.
Streaming media players, smart TVs & game consoles

You can stream YouTube TV to your TV using:

  • Chromecast devices. Note: If you're using a first generation Chromecast  , you may experience a higher rate of errors. It may also take up to 30 seconds to open. 
  • TVs with Chromecast built-in
  • AirPlay for Apple TV 
  • Google Smart Displays

You can also download the YouTube TV app on select devices to watch YouTube TV on your TV:

  • Android TV 
  • All Vizio SmartCast TVs
  • Samsung & LG smart TVs (2016 models and newer)
  • HiSense TVs (models: MTK5658, MTK5659, MSD6586)
  • Apple TV (4th generation) and Apple TV 4K
  • Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, all-new Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Cube (1st Gen), and all Toshiba, Insignia, Element, and Westinghouse Fire TV Edition smart TVs
  • Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X
  • Roku: All Roku TVs, Roku Ultra, Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku Streaming Stick (3800x, 3600x), Roku Express/Express+ (3910x, 3900x, 3710x, 3700x), Roku Premiere+, Roku Premiere, Roku 4, Roku 3 (4200x, 4230x), and Roku 2 (4210x).

Notes for members using a Roku:

  • If you run into an HDCP error on your Roku player, turn on the HDMI Ultra HD Color setting on your TV.
  • If you experience choppy playback on your Roku device, turn off HDR on your "Display type" settings on Roku. Go to Settings and then Display type and then choose 4K 30Hz TV, 4K 60Hz TV, or 4K HDR 60Hz.

System requirements

System requirements for Android devices

  • YouTube TV works on most Android L devices and above, including on both phones and tablets. Note: YouTube TV is not currently available on Pixel C devices, but this is coming soon.
  • To confirm that your device is supported, download the YouTube TV app from the Play Store. If your device is not supported, the app cannot be downloaded and you'll see an alert, "This item is not compatible with your device." 

Update your device

For the best video playback experience, make sure to update your device to the latest version of Android:

  1. Go to your device's Settings.
  2. Select System updates.
  3. If an update is available, tap Download and install.
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