How Do I Add YouTube TV to My Android Phone?

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In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to add YouTube TV to your Android phone. YouTube TV is a popular streaming service that allows you to watch live TV and on-demand content on your mobile device. By following these simple steps, you can enjoy your favorite shows and movies wherever you go.

Step 1: Open the Google Play Store

To begin, unlock your Android phone and locate the Google Play Store app. It is usually represented by a colorful triangle icon. Tap on it to open the Play Store.

Step 2: Search for YouTube TV

Once the Play Store is open, tap on the search bar at the top of the screen. Type “YouTube TV” using the keyboard and press Enter or tap on the magnifying glass icon to initiate the search.

Step 3: Select YouTube TV from the Search Results

A list of search results will appear on your screen. Look for “YouTube TV” in the search results and tap on it to open its app page.

Step 4: Install YouTube TV

On the YouTube TV app page, you will find an “Install” button. Tap on it to start downloading and installing YouTube TV on your Android phone.

Step 5: Launch YouTube TV

Once YouTube TV has finished installing, an “Open” button will replace the “Install” button. Tap on “Open” to launch YouTube TV for the first time.


If you don’t see an “Open” button, go back to your home screen and look for the YouTube TV app icon. Tap on it to launch the app manually.

Step 6: Sign In to Your Google Account

Upon launching YouTube TV, you will be prompted to sign in to your Google account. Enter the email address and password associated with your account, then tap “Next” to proceed.


If you don’t have a Google account, tap on the “Create account” option to set up a new one. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account creation process.

Step 7: Set Up Your Profile

After signing in, YouTube TV will ask you to select or create a profile. You can choose an existing profile or create a new one by tapping on the respective options.

Step 8: Start Exploring YouTube TV

Once you’ve completed the setup process, you can start exploring YouTube TV’s extensive library of live TV channels and on-demand content. Use the navigation menu at the bottom of the screen to browse different categories and discover new shows and movies.


You may need to subscribe to YouTube TV’s services in order to access certain channels or content. Follow the prompts within the app to learn more about subscription options and pricing.

  • Pro tip: To enhance your viewing experience, consider connecting your Android phone to a Wi-Fi network for smoother streaming and reduced data usage.
  • Pro tip: You can also use Chromecast or other casting devices to stream YouTube TV directly to your television for a larger screen experience.

Congratulations! You have successfully added YouTube TV to your Android phone. Now sit back, relax, and enjoy all of your favorite shows and movies wherever you go!

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in guiding you through the process of adding YouTube TV to your Android phone. If you have any further questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to our support team.