YouTube TV is a cable-free Live TV service developed and owned by YouTube. The Youtube TV app is available only in the United States as of now. By using YouTube TV, you can watch more than 70+ live channels including local sports & news channels. This application is available on all major streaming devices including Apple TV, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Android, iOS, Amazon Fire TV Stick, and many more devices as well. YouTube TV is also available on the most famous American streaming device Roku. You can easily install YouTube TV on Roku as the app is available on Roku’s channel store.

Features of YouTube TV

Here are the features of Youtube TV:

  • 70+ Live TV Channels
  • Subscription doesn’t contain any hidden charges
  • Recording option available with unlimited storage space
  • 6 accounts can be created with a subscription plan
  • Compatible with almost all streaming devices

How to install YouTube TV on Roku?

As mentioned earlier, Youtube TV is available on the Roku channel store and hence, you can easily add it to your streaming device.

#1: Connect Roku to the HDMI port of your TV and turn it on.

#2: On the homepage of Roku, click on the “Streaming Channels” button.

Streaming CHannels

#3: Under Streaming Channels, you will find different options. To search for a specific app, click on the “Search Channels” button.

Youtube TV on Roku

#4: Enter the key term “YouTube TV” and click on the suggestions shown on the side.

Youtube TV on Roku

#5: The YouTube TV app page will open. Under “Channel details“, click on the Add Channel option.

YouTube TV app is now added to your Roku. Click on the YouTube TV channel and start watching Live TVs on your device.

#6: After launching the application, follow the instructions on your Roku screen and log in to the app.

General F.A.Q

Q1: How to watch Youtube tv on Roku?

A1: You can just add the YouTube TV app on your device and start streaming Live TV channels right away.

Q2: How to get Youtube tv on Roku?

A2: Read the above guide and get the application on your Roku streaming devices.

Q3: Does Roku have youtube tv?

A3: Yes. YouTube TV is available on it. You can easily add it from the official streaming channel list on your device.

Q4: Can’t find youtube tv on Roku?

A4: YouTube TV is based on the United States only. If you are accessing Youtube TV outside the US, then you will not find the application on the streaming channels list available.

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Troubleshooting F.A.Qs

T1: Youtube tv not working on Roku?

S1: YouTube TV will work perfectly on any streaming device within the United States. If you are in the United States and if you are facing issues, then you have to reinstall the app on your device and start using it. Check your internet connectivity and speed before reinstalling the app.

T2: Youtube tv playback error Roku

S2: Playback error might occur if your internet is slow. You might also face this error if your device is continuously running for a few hours. Try giving a break for the device and start using it again.


YouTube TV app is now added to your device. By following the above method, you can install this app on all Roku devices like Roku Express, Express+, Premiere, Premiere +, Streaming devices and Roku TV as well. If you are a premium member, then you can watch all Live TVs available on YouTube TV on your TV using this streaming device. YouTube TV offers a free trial for new users and hence, you can sign up and start watching for free if you are new.

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