How to activate YouTube using Youtube.com/activate

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It is evident that YouTube is the best and most used global online video-sharing platform. YouTube has now started operating as one of the Google subsidiaries. This video hosting service; YouTube is running unbeatably since its release that is last 15 years ago in 2005.

YouTube is full of impeccable features and allows its users to not only upload videos and view it but also rate, share, make playlists, report, comment as well as subscribe to other users. YouTube offers a huge spectrum of user-generated and corporate media videos.

Most of the media available on YouTube are free to view but it also includes premium services like the YouTube Premium, YouTube Music, subscription-based channels and film rentals as well.

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YouTube’Step Video technology, Playback, uploading of content, quality and formats, picture quality cut, annotations, live streaming of media, displaying 3D videos, 360-degree videos, reels, community, content accessibility, platforms, localizations contribute to the brilliant features of YouTube and make it the most user-friendly service across the internet.

All these services appear to be more fruitful when it is subordinated by a big-screen like your TV screen. Now-a-days the market is full of Smart TVs and YouTube enables you to connect its service with your Smart TV giving you an amazing video binge-watching experience.

How to Activate YouTube using Youtube.com/activate

But if you don’t have a Smart TV there is no need to worry as YouTube can be connected to the normal TV using devices like Roku, Kodi, Xbox, One, PS3 and more. Activating your YouTube on these devices is not at all difficult.

This article will provide you terse methodologies to connect you YouTube to these devices. The article will enlist few external devices through which you can connect your YouTube to your TV set.

Method 1: How to Activate YouTube on Roku

it will only take a couple of minutes to activate YouTube on devices of Roku. After the YouTube is activated on Roku you easily access its content.

What you are only required to do is sign in into your YouTube account via youtube.com/activate and enter the password or digit that Roku must have provided you to connect to your very own YouTube. Implement the following steps in order to activate your YouTube on your any Roku device.

Step 1: Try to connect your Roku device to your TV set. Confirm whether you have an active Wi-Fi connection and sign in to your Roku account.

Step 2: Switch to the Home screen by pressing the Home button on your TV remote. (step to be followed only if you aren’t on the Home screen already).

Step 3: Choose the option Channel Store and press OK on your TV remote.

Step 4: Navigate to the Top Free option and select YouTube then again press OK on your TV remote.

Step 5: Now you will be able to view an option for Add Channel. Go to this option and click OK on your TV remote.

Step 6: Have some patience so that the YouTube channel will be added to your list of channels. In order to cross check this, click on the Home Screen button on your Tv remote and navigate to My Channels. Here you will be able to see the YouTube channel in your list of channels.

Step 7: Select the YouTube channel and press OK to open it.

Step 8: On the left-hand side panel of the YouTube channel you will see a gear like icon. Press this icon.

Step 9: Choose the sign-in option here and enter your account information. (google/ YouTube account).

Step 10: Roku will thereby provide you an 8-digit passcode. Note down this passcode.

Step 11: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 12: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 13: Enter the 8-digit passcode that Roku had previously provided you.

Step 14: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Hereby, your YouTube channel is activated on your Roku through the youtube.com/activate. Now you will be allowed to access you YouTube on the big screen without any trouble.

Method 2: How to Activate YouTube on Smart TVs

This task is pretty simple but you have to make sure that your model supports the YouTube App. You might not be able to view the YouTube App on your TV if by chance the TV software doesn’t support the YouTube pre-requisites. The steps to activate YouTube on your Smart TV is very much similar to the steps followed to activate on YouTube on Roku devices. After 2013, the Smart TV launched a brand-new YouTube app built-in structure. The Smart TVs manufactured during or after 2013 are most likely to have and support the YouTube app set-up.

Follow the given steps to activate YouTube on your Smart TV and have a marvellous experience.

Step 1: Navigate and open your YouTube app on your Smart TV.

Step 2: You will find a gear like icon on the left-hand side of the screen. Click on this icon and click on the option sign-in.

Step 3: Here, it will provide you an 8-digit passcode. Note it or keep the screen open.

Step 4: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 5: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 6: Enter the passcode that had been previously provided you.

Step 7: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Now for the smart Tv models that are older, they will mostly have the former version of YouTube app. But you can use this app to activate your YouTube account and watch your YouTube channels just you have to do is, follow the given steps.

Step 1: Navigate and open the YouTube app on your Smart Tv.

Step 2: From the menu situated on the left-hand side of the screen click on Sign-in.

Step 3: Here, it will provide you an 8-digit passcode. Note it or keep the screen open.

Step 4: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 5: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 6: Enter the passcode that had been previously provided you.

Step 7: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Hereby, you will find YouTube to be activated on your Smart Tv screen. You will now be able to access and browse the YouTube content from your Smart TV screen. Again, a gentle reminder, if you are unable to perform the steps as mentioned above through youtube.com/activate then check if your model supports the YouTube app software.

Method 3: How to Activate YouTube on PlayStation 3

Activating YouTube on your PlayStation 3 is simple, all you have to do is navigate and open your YouTube app on your PlayStation 3. And if you previously might not have signed-in your account then enter your Google account information and sign-in. once you are done you just have to enter the code by visiting the youtube.com/navigate site.

Here is the step-by-step information that will help you activate your YouTube account on your very own PlayStation 3.

Step 1: Download and install the YouTube app from your PlayStation store. If you already have it installed just open it.

Step 2: Click on the gear like icon which will take you to the Settings.

Step 3: Click on sign-in and press X.

Step 4: The app will now assign you a code. Note it or keep the screen open.

Step 5: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 6: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 7: Enter the passcode that PlayStation 3 had previously provided you.

Step 8: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Your YouTube will be activated and you will be now able to access all its features easily.

Method 4: How to Activate YouTube on Xbox One

Activating your YouTube account on Xbox One is same as the steps required to be followed for PlayStation 3. Here’Step a terse information about the account activation procedure. Navigate and open your YouTube app on your Xbox One. And if you previously might not have signed-in your account then enter your Google account information and sign-in. Once you are done you just have to enter the code by visiting the youtube.com/navigate site.

Here you will find the steps to activate your YouTube account on Xbox One and enjoy:

Step 1: Click on sign in.

Step 2: Click on the gear like icon which will take you to the Settings.

Step 3: Click on sign-in and press X.

Step 4: The app will now assign you a code. Note it or keep the screen open.

Step 5: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 6: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 7: Enter the passcode that Xbox One had previously provided you.

Step 8: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

This way you will now be able to access your YouTube account through the Xbox One.

Method 5: How to Activate YouTube on Kodi

Kodi is software that can be installed on your Smart TV and is basically used to play media. Activating YouTube on Kodi is a bit tricky procedure but if all the steps are followed properly, you can activate your account in no time. You have to use the same link that you used before, youtube.com/activate and follow some additional steps.

Here you go with the detailed steps to activate your YouTube account on Kodi:

Step 1: Navigate to the settings.

Step 2: Take the cursor and click on Add-ons.

Step 3: Choose install from get Add-ons/ Repository.

Step 4: Choose Kodi Add-on Repository

Step 5: Here, Choose Video Add-ons

Step 6: Navigate and choose YouTube

Step 7: Click on Install

Step 8: Once it gets installed, navigate to Videos and click on Add-ons

Step 9: Choose and open YouTube

Step 10: Click on Sign in

Step 11: The Add-on will provide you a code. Note it down or don’t close the screen

Step 12: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 13: If you are having trouble signing in from the above link, go here https://accounts.google.com/o/oauth2/device/usercode?enable_delegation&pageId=none and now enter your code.

Step 14: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 15: Enter the passcode that YouTube app had previously provided you and proceed.

Step 16: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Method 6: How to Activate YouTube on Apple Tv

The process of activating YouTube on your Apple TV is very similar to the process followed in the previous few devices. It is straight-forward process that expects you to visit the youtube.com/activate and enter the passcode.

Follow the given steps to activate your YouTube account on Apple TV:

Step 1: Click on sign in.

Step 2: Click on the gear like icon which will take you to the Settings.

Step 3: Click on sign-in.

Step 4: The app will now assign you a code. Note it or keep the screen open.

Step 5: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 6: Here, enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 7: You might get a pop-up selection screen. Choose your Google+ account or the page that is related to the YouTube channel.

Step 8: Enter the passcode that YouTube app had previously provided you and proceed.

Step 9: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Method 7: How to Activate YouTube on Samsung Tv

The steps again are same as other devices that are quite simple. You should take a note that some Samsung TV models do not have the YouTube app. So you can try and install it otherwise; you will be unable to perform and execute the youtube.com/activate steps. Follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Click on sign in.

Step 2: Click on the gear like icon which will take you to the Settings.

Step 3: Click on sign-in.

Step 4: The app will now assign you a code. Note it or keep the screen open.

Step 5: From your PC/ phone go to com/activate to activate your account.

Step 6: enter your Account information and click on sign-in.

Step 7: Enter the passcode that YouTube app had previously provided you and proceed.

Step 8: You might now see an option; Allow access, click on it.

Conclusion

This article will help you activate your YouTube account using the youtube.com/activate site.