It is already difficult to keep up with all your favorite series while you are at home, when travel is added to it, things could get really frustrating. Or maybe you wish to share the experience at your friend’s house.
Any which way, whether you are heading somewhere with no cable subscription or you are traveling on a road trip, you can still enjoy your favorite series with YouTube TV from wherever you are.
A YouTube TV subscription comes with a cloud DVR with unrestricted storage, which can be accessed all over America. Meaning, it is available wherever you go, just make sure you have a cellular signal or Wi-Fi. Channels like The CW, TBS, Disney, Cartoon Network, ESPN e.t.c are included as well. In this article, you will learn how to watch Youtube on any screen.
You will be able to stream series on televisions with applications built for streaming sticks like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire TV. Watching on an Xbox One, Android TV via a Google Chromecast and so on is also possible. And, when you download a show on one device, you can enjoy it across all your devices.
1. Bring your streaming stick with you
Are you going to a friend’s house who has no cable subscription? If this person has a television with applications built for Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV or anything identical, you can watch YouTube TV.
Just take your streaming stick along and plug it into the television with the HDMI port which will be seen on the side or back of the TV.
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After plugging it in, use your streaming stick by pressing “Home” on your streaming remote to go to the home screen.
Right there, you will see the applications. Choose the YouTube TV application, and because everything is already stored on your streaming stick, you will not need to log in again.
2. Use the YouTube TV app on a smart TV
If your friend owns a smart TV, your preferred series can be watched on it. If they do not have the YouTube TV application, you have to download it.
Downloading it will vary, depending on the kind of smart TV you are working with. Typically, you can just search for the application and choose “download.” After installation of the app, you will have to log in with the Google account you used to register.
3. Cast your series to a Television
It does not matter if you are an Android or iOS user, it is possible to cast from that device to a supported Television.
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The Cast icon resembles a box with a Wi-Fi signal in the lower-left corner. For iPhone or Mac users, AirPlay will be used instead of Chromecast to play your selection.
On An Android Or iPhone:
- Ensure your device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as Chromecast.
- Launch the YouTube TV application on your mobile device.
- Click “Cast,” seen at the top right of the home screen.
- Choose the device you wish to cast to.
- Choose the series or film you wish to watch.
- Click “Play.”
More Information On Youtube TV:
YouTube TV is an American over-the-top internet television service that offers live TV, on-demand video and cloud-based DVR from more than 70 television networks. It is owned by YouTube, a subsidiary of Google. YouTube TV’s line up includes major U.S. networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, Fox, FX, AMC, CNN, Fox News, TBS, Discovery, and ESPN.
YouTube TV began streaming in April 2017 in five U.S. markets – New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco, In addition to national U.S. networks, YouTube TV broadcasts channels owned by those networks, their corporate owners and other media companies.
Other channels include CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, BBC World News, The Smithsonian Channel (a venture by ViacomCBS-owned Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution);
Sundance TV (owned by AMC Networks); numerous sports channels; Disney Channel (owned by The Walt Disney Company); and BBC America (jointly owned by AMC Networks and BBC Studios). YouTube TV members also have access to YouTube Premium original movies and shows (although a YouTube Premium subscription is not included with YouTube TV).
Also in 2017, YouTube added MLB Network and regional deals with the Seattle Sounders and Los Angeles FC of Major League Soccer.
On April 10, 2019, YouTube TV added nine networks owned by Discovery, Inc. (which include Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, HGTV and Food Network). This brought YouTube TV to more than 70 channels.
Google also announced that they would be adding the Oprah Winfrey Network. The monthly price for all customers increased by about 42% compared to the launch price, and 25% compared to the March 2018 price, with no grandfathering available.
There you have it – a comprehensive tutorial on how to watch Youtube from any screen. If you have any questions as regards this tutorial, feel free to drop them in the comment section below.