How to Watch YouTube TV on Xbox
You can stream YouTube TV on Xbox. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming YouTube TV using your Xbox. Learn how to get the most out of your Xbox while using YouTube TV.
YouTube TV is a live TV streaming service with more than 60 channels for $72.99/month. This plan includes local channels, 32 of the top 35 cable channels, and regional sports networks (RSNs) in select markets. The service includes an unlimited DVR.
With the recent addition of Viacom channels (BET, MTV, Comedy Central, etc.) to the service, they are only without Hallmark and A+E Networks (Lifetime, History, A&E).
They recently added NFL Network and new Sports Plus add-on which include channels like NFL RedZone for $11 a month.
YouTube TV offers select 4K content, including some live sports and on-demand shows, as part of their 4K Plus add-on. The 4K Plus add-on is $9.99 a month and also includes offline downloads and unlimited streams on your home network.
If you want a cheaper service with many of the entertainment channels on YouTube TV, you can subscribe to Philo which includes A+E, Discovery, Viacom, Hallmark, and other channels for just $20 a month after a 7-Day Free Trial.
Xbox is a video game console that can be used to watch Live TV Streaming Services and On Demand Streaming Services.
Can you stream YouTube TV on Xbox?
How to Sign Up and Download YouTube TV on Xbox
- Click here to sign up for YouTube TV.
- Once you’ve signed up, go to the Home Screen on your Xbox.
- Launch the app store and search for “YouTube TV” on your Xbox. Alternatively, Click here to install the app.
- Select “Install” to install the app.
- Once installed, log in using your YouTube TV credentials.
- You can now stream YouTube TV on Xbox.
How to Sign Up for YouTube TV on Other Streaming Devices
If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use YouTube TV on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
What features are available on YouTube TV?
Unlimited Cloud DVR
YouTube TV has DVR storage, allowing you to keep shows for up to . You cannot record individual episodes, only entire series, sports teams, or major events.
If you start recording after you tune into a channel, the recording will start from when you first started watching. You can watch the recording from the beginning while it is still recording.
YouTube TV is the only service that offers offline downloads of content on your DVR. To enable that feature, you have to upgrade to their 4K Plus add-on, which will allow you to download shows and movies from your DVR for up to 30 days. You won’t be able to watch content on your streaming player, while it is downloaded offline.
Up to 3 Devices
This service allows for three simultaneous streams (among smartphones, tablets, and computers). You can add their 4K Plus add-on ($9.99 a month) to stream on Unlimited Devices on your home network.
36 TV Everywhere Apps
Similar to traditional cable and satellite subscriptions, YouTube TV includes “TV Everywhere” logins for various channels’ apps (including Watch ABC, AMC App, Bravo Now, DisneyNow, and Watch ESPN).
List of Compatible Apps
- AMC App
- BBC America App
- Bravo Now
- CBS App
- CBS Sports App
- CNBC App
- E! Now
- FOX Business App
- FOX News App
- FOX Now
- Fox Sports Go
- Freeform App
- FX Now
- Golf Live Extra
- IFC App
- MLB At Bat
- MSNBC Now
- Nat Geo TV App
- NBC App
- NBC Sports App
- Oxygen Now
- POP TV App
- Showtime Anytime
- SundanceTV App
- Syfy Now
- Telemundo Now
- Universal Kids App
- Universo Now
- USA Now
- Watch ABC
- Watch ESPN
- Watch TCM
- WE tv App
A majority of channels offer on demand content, but you cannot skip or fast-forward through the content.
No Parental Controls
There are no parental controls for YouTube TV.
Only DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, and Sling TV have parental control features.
Family Sharing Feature
Family Sharing allows you to create profiles for up to 5 additional people at no cost, allowing family members to log in with their own Google account to access live TV.
4K Plus Add-On Feature
YouTube TV offers a premium “4K Plus” add-on that includes select 4K content, offline downloads, and unlimited simultaneous streams on your home network. The add-on costs $9.99 a month, after a 30-Day Free Trial. Read our most recent review of YouTube TV 4k Cost and Channels here.