YouTube is one of the most popular platforms to share videos online. This platform allows users to upload, view and even share their videos, even it offers a great array of content to keep you entertained. However, you will get the best viewing experience when watching videos present within the Youtube platform on the television instead of the laptop screen.
In order to watch Youtube on your television, you will have to activate it using the youtube.com/activate link, the information about which is given here.
How to activate YouTube for different devices using the www.youtube.com/activate Link?
1: Enable YouTube on Smart Television
Here, you will get steps to activate the YouTube application present within the smart television using the link youtube.com/activate smart tv. The steps on how can do it are as follows.
- First, launch the YouTube application on smart television.
- Next, locate the ‘Gear’ icon on the left edge of the screen, to open the ‘Settings’ page.
- After that, choose the Sign-in option. As soon as you do that, then the eight-digit code will appear. Do not close the window that is showing the code.
- Now, from the laptop or phone go to the following link “youtube.com/activate”.
- Then, input the eight-digit code that the YouTube app has provided and go on. If the website asks for any permission, then tap on the ‘Allow access’ button.
- Finally, go to the YouTube application of the smart tv and check if you can see the videos or not.
2: YouTube Activation for the Apple TV
You will get information here to activate YouTube on Apple TV. For that, follow the steps given below.
- First, open the YouTube application on the Apple TV.
- After that, navigate to the ‘Sign in’ screen of that application.
- Next, visit the youtube.com/activate site either on the laptop or mobile device.
- When you get a prompt to Sign in, then do it by choosing the correct account that you use with Youtube.
- After you have signed into the YouTube account, then choose your channel.
- Now, enter the activation code that the YouTube application within the television is showing.
- At last, choose the ‘Allow access’ button then go to the television and wait for the confirmation message to appear in the YouTube app.
3: Activate YouTube on Roku Device
Roku is a device used to make any television smart. To perform “youtube.com/activate roku” all you need is to follow the steps below.
- First, insert the Roku device into the television. Then, sign in to the Roku account.
- Now, press the ‘Home’ button on the remote of the Roku device to go to the home screen. Next, choose the ‘Channel Store’ option and then to confirm it tap the ‘OK’ button on the remote.
- Navigate to the ‘Top Free’ option then choose the ‘YouTube’ and hit the ‘OK’ button from the remote.
- Now. choose the ‘Add Channel’ option and then click on the ‘OK’ button, to confirm that selection.
- As soon as you click the option, present on the above step, then the YouTube channel will be added on the list. To access or open the You/Tube channel tap on the ‘Home’ button and navigate to My Channels section.
- Once the YouTube channel is open, next, choose the ‘Gear’ icon present on the left-hand side. After that, choose the ‘Sign in’ button and input the login credentials of the YouTube or Google account if it prompts.
- As soon as you have done that, then Roku device will provide you with the 8-digit code on the screen. Since there is a need for this code so keep it open.
- From your laptop navigate to the link “youtube.com/activate” and sign in to the Google account. If you are asked to provide the 8 digit code that the Roku device gave, then enter the same.
- Finally, if you see the option ‘Allow access’ on the laptop then click on it to complete the activation process.
4: YouTube Activation Process for Samsung TV
Here, there will be steps regarding how to activate YouTube account on the Samsung TV. To do that, follow the steps below.
- First, tap on the button ‘Smart Hub’ present on the Samsung TV.
- Next, navigate to the ‘Sign-in & settings’ option. After that, choose the ‘Sign in’ button.
- As soon as you do that, then a code will appear on the television screen. Take note of that code.
- Now, go to the first method and follow the fourth, fifth and sixth steps to access YouTube from the television.
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5: A procedure to activate YouTube for Kodi Devices
In order, to perform “youtube.com/activate kodi”, follow these steps below.
- First, navigate to the ‘Settings’. Then, from the new page choose the ‘Add-ons’ option.
- Next, within the ‘Add-ons’ page, go to the ‘Get Add-ons/Repository’ and then choose the ‘Install’ button.
- Now, choose the ‘Kodi Add-on Repository’ option and then select the other one that is ‘Video Add-ons’.
- Once you have chosen that ‘Video Add-ons’ option, next, find and select the ‘YouTube’. After that, click on the ‘Install’ button.
- When the ‘YouTube’ extension has been installed, next, go to the ‘Videos’ section and then choose the ‘Add-ons’ option.
- From the list of extensions locate and choose the YouTube add-on to open the same. Next, within the Youtube add-on choose the ‘Sign in’ button.
- At last, go to the third method and then follow the seventh, eighth and ninth steps to allow access to the YouTube add-on of the Kodu device.