This is the era in which you can easily find those things which has a tag of Smart. You will have a smartphone, smart tablets, smart vehicles, and even you have smart people around yourself. Then, why should not we have a Smart TV? This is also an era of Smart TVs. The Smart TV is typically TV set which comes with the internet and web features. When the internet word comes, the YouTube will automatically relate it. Many Smart TV users have asked that how to Activate YouTube On Smart TV? To get to know about it what you need is just this guide.

Activate YouTube On Smart TV

YouTube is the largest video sharing platform for all the people around the world. It is the platform at which you can easily find the videos having many categories. To use it on the smartphone and tablet, you just need to install the app from the Play Store. Besides it, you can also add your Google Account or YouTube Account to Smart TV. To do so, you will need youtube.com/activate rather than YouTube app. By using the address, you can easily activate YouTube on Smart TV.

Here, we will mention the same for the various device like Smart TV, Samsung TV, Apple TV, Kodi, and PlayStation. So, let us go through the process one-by-one.

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How to Activate YouTube On Smart TV?

To activate YouTube On Smart TV, you just have to follow the below steps. Take a look at below.

  • First of all, check that your Smart TV is whether connected to Wi-Fi or not. If not, then make sure about the connection.
  • Open the YouTube on your Smart TV.
  • At the left side, you should see Settings option which is represented by the Gear icon.
  • In which, go to the Sign In. This option displays an eight digit code.
  • Now, go to the youtube.com/activate by using your PC, Laptop, or smartphone.
  • Here, you have to add your essential info related to Google account. After providing it, choose Sign In.
  • Then, in the next display, you will have to enter the 8 Digit Code that you have noted previously.
  • By doing so, now you can have access to YouTube. Always click on Allow access if you have asked for any prompts.

Now, you can easily enjoy the videos on YouTube with a bigger screen and high-quality.

How to Activate YouTube On Apple TV?

The YouTube activation process on your Apple TV is as easy as you have done it on your Smart TV. It also contains the same process to proceed except for the smartphone device. You must need smartphone manufactured by the Apple.

Let us check the steps to Activate YouTube On Apple TV.

  • On your Apple TV, head over to the Sign in & Settings option.
  • Here, go to the Sign in.
  • Then, you will have a code. Note it down or remember it.
  • Go to the youtube.com/activate on your iPhone smartphone.
  • Add your Google account information and proceed to sign in. 
  • On the next display, select the Google+ account.
  • Next, enter the code that you have got in the third step.
  • Allow Access if you are asked for any access, and you are done.

As you follow all above steps, you can easily have access to the YouTube on your Apple TV. Even, you can enjoy and play the videos on a massive screen. It also lets you play your playlists videos and many more.

But, what about the people who have Samsung TV rather than Apple TV? Is there any possibility of activating the YouTube on the Samsung TV too? For those users, an above-listed same process will let you enjoy the YouTube on Samsung TV also. So, just go and follow easy steps and you will easily be done to activate YouTube.

How to Activate YouTube On Kodi?

Here, you will have a small guide to activate YouTube On Kodi. But, have you any idea about Kodi like What is it? How does it work? For what it is used? To convert all these questions into the answers, here is what you need to know about Kodi.

Kodi is a free and open-source media player software, which was formerly known as XBMS. It will be compatible with many of the OS and platforms. It can be used with a TV set. The Kodi will let you play the videos, music, and more. You can also enjoy the YouTube videos with Kodi. For that, just follow the below steps.

  • First of all, go to the Settings menu of the Kodi.
  • Then, go to the Repository/Get Add-ons by going into Add-ons.
  • From there, select Install option.
  • Then, go ahead by selecting the Kodi Add-on Repository option.
  • Again, select Video Add-ons.
  • Now, install the YouTube after locating it there.
  • Wait until the installation of YouTube.
  • By coming back, select the Add-ons by going into Videos.
  • Click on the YouTube to open it, and tap on Sign in.
  • Here, you will get the code which will come in use after two or three steps.
  • Then, head over to the youtube.com/activate from your PC or smartphone device.
  • Add your Google account information and proceed to sign in. 
  • Next, enter the code that you have got.
  • Allow Access if you are asked for any access.

So, by this way, you can easily take YouTube on your Kodi device.

How to Activate YouTube On PlayStation?

Alongside the Smart TVs, you can also have the enjoyment of YouTube even on PlayStation. To have it, here is the process contains some easy steps. This process will be applicable for both, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4.

  • Firstly, make sure that the PlayStation 3/4 has the YouTube app.
  • If you do not find the YouTube in it, then you have to download it from the PlayStation Store.
  • After downloading it, go to the Sign in & Settings option.
  • Here, choose Sign in, and then, press X.
  • You will get an eight-digit code here.
  • Go to the youtube.com/activate from your laptop and mobile. 
  • Add your Google account information and proceed to sign in. 
  • Next, enter the code that you have got.
  • Allow Access if you are asked for any.

This is the process which lets you have a fun of YouTube on your PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

So, in the end, we hope that you will quickly get that how to Activate YouTube On Smart TV. If you genuinely observe all the processes, you can conclude that all the methods contain mostly same steps. However, it may vary depending on the different devices.

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Mukesh Chauhan
Mukesh Chauhan is an Engineering Student, who loves to write about technology and gadgets. Currently he is studying and working as an Editor on Theandroidportal.com