The vast content repository on YouTube, a widely used video-sharing network, spans billions of hours. You can watch YouTube videos on a larger screen by connecting your smart TV to your YouTube account using a unique TV code. You can use your computer, tablet, or phone to manage the YouTube experience.
This post will explain how to use a TV code to view YouTube on your TV and provide instructions on how to connect your device and enter the code.
How to Watch YouTube on TV with a TV Code?
The YouTube app must be able to function on your smart TV in order for you to watch YouTube on your TV using a TV code. Additionally, you will need a YouTube-capable computer, tablet, or phone. The steps to complete it are as follows:
- Here’s how you can do it:
- Find the Code
- Open the YouTube app on your smart TV.
In the app, go to Settings, and choose “Link with TV code.” A blue TV code will pop up on your TV screen. You’ll need this code to connect your device to your TV.
Enter the Code
On your personal device, open the YouTube app or visit [YouTube.com].
If you’re using the app, click on your profile picture, then select “Settings.” After that, tap on “Watch on TV” and enter the TV code.
If you’re using the website, go to [tv.youtube.com/start], and input the TV code.
You’ll receive a confirmation message on both your device and your TV screen.
If you’d like to remove a device that’s linked to your TV, you can do it either from your device or your TV. Here’s how:
- Removing Linked Devices
- On your personal device:
- Go to Settings.
- Tap “Watch on TV.”
- Choose “Linked TVs” and select the TV you want to remove.
- Finally, tap “Unlink.”
- On your TV:
- Go to Settings.
- Select “Linked Devices.”
Pick the device you want to remove and press OK.
Let’s now discuss connecting a device and entering the code. You will need to log into your Google account on your TV and device in order for this to occur. Your TV will be able to access your playlists, watch history, suggestions, and YouTube subscriptions in this manner. These are the detailed instructions:
How to Connect a Device and Enter the Code:
- Sign in to your Google account on your device.
- Sign in to your Google account on your TV.
- Follow the previous steps for finding and entering the TV code to link the two devices.
- Here’s how to get your Google Account set up for YouTube on your smart TV:
- Sign in to your Google Account
Open the YouTube app on your smart TV.
In the app, head to Settings and select “Sign in.” You’ll spot an 8-digit code on your TV screen – you’ll need this code for your device’s sign-in.
Enter the Code Displayed on Your TV
- On your personal device, open the YouTube app or visit youtube.com/activate.
- If you’re using the app, click on your profile picture and choose “Sign in.” Then, select “Sign in with a web browser” and enter the 8-digit code.
- If you’re using the website, simply input the 8-digit code.
- Both your device and your TV will show a confirmation message.
You’ve now successfully activated YouTube on your smart TV using a TV code. You’re all set to enjoy watching YouTube videos on a larger screen and take control of them with your device. Happy streaming!