youtube.com/activate

YouTube is a fantastic platform that allows you to watch almost anything you want. There is a variety of content you can choose from – entertainment, educational content, etc. However, YouTube gets even better if you are watching it on your TV screen.

There are many Smart TVs currently on the market, and you can connect them to your YouTube account without too much hassle. Furthermore, you can also use media players like Kodi and Roku to watch YouTube on your standard TV. However, you will need to activate it by using the youtube.com/activate method.

You can find your preferred device here and follow the instructions to set up YouTube.


Activate On Roku

You can activate YouTube on Roku in just a couple of minutes. Here are the instructions:

  1. Connect the device to your TV, and remember to connect it to WI-Fi. Sign in to your Roku account.
  2. Find the “Home” button on your remote and press it. It will lead you to the Home Screen.
  3. Go to “Channel Store” and click OK on your remote.
  4. Find the “Top Free” option. Pick YouTube and press OK.
  5. Select “Add Channel” and confirm it by pressing OK again.
  6. You can then find YouTube in “My Channels”. Open it and pick the “Gear” icon.
  7. If it asks, sign in to your Google or YouTube account. Roku will then provide you with an 8-digit code. Keep the screen on or note it down on a piece of paper.
  8. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate. Sign in to your Google account.
  9. Input the code and follow the steps until the end. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

Activate On Smart TVs

If your Smart TV model supports the YouTube app, you can easily activate it. You can use the youtube.com/activate method for this as well.

The newer versions from 2013, 2014 and later already have the new built-in YouTube App. Follow these steps to activate it:

  1. Turn on your Smart TV. Find the YouTube app and open it.
  2. Select “Gear” icon. Sign in to your account.
  3. You will get the 8-digit code. Keep the screen open.
  4. Navigate to youtube.com/activate from your phone or laptop.
  5. Sign in to your Google account and enter the code.
  6. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

If you have an older model, you should follow these steps:

  1. Find the app and open it.
  2. Sign in to your account. You will then receive an 8-digit code. Keep the screen open.
  3. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate
  4. Sign in to your Google account and enter the code.
  5. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

If you are unable to perform these steps, then your Smart TV doesn’t support the YouTube app.


Activate On PlayStation 3

  1. Turn on your PlayStation 3 and find the YouTube app. If you cannot find it, go to PlayStation Store and download it.
  2. Navigate to “Sign in & settings”.
  3. Click “Sign in” and then X. You will get a code. Keep the screen on.
  4. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate
  5. Sign in to your Google account and input the code.
  6. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

Activate On Xbox One

  1. Turn on your Xbox One and navigate to “Sign in & settings”.
  2. Click “Sign in” and then X. You will get a code, so keep the screen on.
  3. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate
  4. Sign in to your Google account and input the code.
  5. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

Activate On Kodi

Kodi YouTube activation has a few extra steps. Nevertheless, you will use the youtube.com/activate link.

  1. Navigate to “Settings” and click “Add-ons”.
  2. Click on “Install from Repository/Get Add-ons” and choose “Kodi Add-on Repository”.
  3. Choose “Video Add-ons” and find the YouTube app. Install it.
  4. Navigate to “Videos” and choose “Add-ons”.
  5. Open YouTube and sign in to your account. You will get a code. Write it on a piece of paper or keep the screen on.
  6. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate. If you are not able to sign in, use https://accounts.google.com/o/oauth2/device/usercode?enable_delegation&pageId=none and input the code there.
  7. Sign in to your Google account and input the code. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

Activate On Apple TV

The youtube.com/activate method will also allow you to connect your Apple TV to your YouTube account. Here are the instructions:

  1. Navigate to “Sign in & settings”. Sign in to your account.
  2. You will get a code. Write it on a piece of paper or keep the screen on.
  3. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate
  4. Find your Google+ account or input the information required for the sign in.
  5. Enter the code. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

Activate On Samsung TV

The activation process for a Samsung TV is similar to the Apple TV method. However, some models do not come with the activation option.

If your Samsung TV has the YouTube app, then follow these steps to activate it:

  1. Navigate to “Sign in & settings”. Sign in to your account.
  2. You will get a code. Write it on a piece of paper or keep the screen on.
  3. Use your phone or your laptop and navigate to youtube.com/activate
  4. Sign in to your Google account and enter the code. If there is an “Allow access” option, click on it.

Conclusion

Some of these methods have a few additional steps, and the instructions will depend on the device you are using. However, you can easily connect them to YouTube by following these steps.

Don’t forget to download the app if you cannot find it on your device. Also, before following the steps, verify that your device supports YouTube.