Amazon as we know one of the most famous shopping platforms and amazon prime videos is one of the most amazing videos streaming platforms over the world. Amazon has its streaming device also which we know as a fire stick. To activate youtube on firestick amazon added new web browses that are a silk browser in their fire tv. This provides complete web experience to the viewers and it can also be accessible on Fire OS tablet gadgets. However, Amazon makes this browser as an open-source browser and also accessible to other eligible television screens.
Steps to activate youtube on firestick on tv.youtube.com
While amazon fire TV is capable to find out automatically that which applications or third party devices are accessible with it, so those who are new to amazon fire tv don’t need to check the eligibility. In this article, we will explain how you can access youtube on your fire tv by following a few quick and easy steps.
- Install Silk BrowserYou cannot activate youtube on fire tv if you dint have a silk browser on your device. So, initially, you need to download and install the “Silk Browser”. The fastest method to do the same is to use the Alexa voice button available on the fire tv remote. Press the button and speck “Silk Browser”. This will take you to the fire tv application store and wait here to load all the applications. Now find and click on the “Silk browser” option. Here you will find the install option. Click on the option to install the browser. In case your voice remote doesn’t give you the right result anyhow then you can go to the AppStore manually with the help of the app store button available on the remote.
- Change the setting to enable sites
Now you need to change the settings of the Silk browser. Once you setup the Silk Browser then you are ready to use the silk browser. To do the same go to the Menu button on the remote. This will navigate you to the Search bar where you can see other websites as well. You need to click on the “Desktop Site” option available on the right corner. Without enabling this option you will not be able to watch youtube and any other applications. Now you can use the Goole Play store interface on your fire tv.
- Go to Youtube and activate it
Now to perform this step you need a menu button or voice button once again. You need to enter the URL tv.youtube.com on the silk browser. When you enter the URL you will be redirected to a new screen where you need to log in with your Google account. If you don’t have a Google account then create one first. This is similar as you use a web browser on some other device. Enter the username and password and click on the nest button. Once you log in your tube will appear in front of you.
Hurrah! You can now watch your Youtube favorite videos on your fire tv easily. You can adjust the screen size as per your requirement. The process stated above is one of the quickest and easiest methods to watch youtube on your fire tv. In case you find any difficulty while performing these steps then you can contact us or contact amazon fire tv customer care for technical as well as non-technical help.