How to Watch YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV

YouTube TV is a premium streaming service, and it can be accessed only in the United States. The streaming service offers 85+ live TV channels, including several local channels. It is compatible with Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV. You can download the YouTube TV on the TCL Smart TV and stream popular TV channels.

YouTube TV offers unlimited cloud DVR storage for recording live TV shows, and the recorded content will be available for 9 months. You can stream YouTube TV on 3 devices simultaneously and create 6 profiles for personalized streaming.

Pricing of YouTube TV

YouTube TV has only one subscription plan, and the price of the subscription plan is $64.99 per month. It provides a free trial for two weeks. The add-ons available on YouTube TV are HBO Mac, SHOWTIME, NFL Red Zone, and 19 more.

Stream YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV

TCL Smart TV is available in two operating systems, namely Android OS and Roku OS. You can install YouTube TV on both TCL Android TV and Roku TV for free.

How to Get YouTube TV on TCL Roku TV

(1). Turn on TCL Roku TV and press the home button on your remote.

(2). Scroll down and click Streaming Channels in the menu.

Select Streaming Channels

(3). Select Search Channels in the Roku Channel Store.

Click Search Channels - YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV

(4). Search for YouTube TV and select from the list below.

(5). Click Add Channel to install YouTube TV on Roku.

Select Add Channel to install YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV

(6). Tap OK in the prompt and select Go to Channel to open the YouTube TV on your TCL Roku TV.

(7). Go to the Settings and select Link TV with Code.

(8). It displays an activation code on the TV screen and visit the YouTube TV Activation website using any browser.

(9). Type the code and select Next. Log in with your YouTube TV credentials.

(10). Choose the TV channel on YouTube TV and watch the live streaming.

How to Install YouTube TV on TCL Android TV

(1). Launch TCL Android TV and connect to the internet.

(2). Click Apps and select Play Store to open.

Select Play Store - YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV

(3). Tap the Search icon from the Play Store.

Tap the Search icon

(4). Type YouTube TV in the search and choose it from the options.

(5). Select Install to download the app from Play Store.

(6). Click Open to launch YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV.

(7). Move to the Settings and click Link TV with code to get the activation code.

(8). Go to the YouTube TV Activation site using a smartphone or PC.

(9). Enter the Activation Code and click Next.

Enter the Activation code - YouTube TV on TCL Smart TV

(10). Sign in to your YouTube TV account and stream the TV channels live.

YouTube TV Not Working on TCL Roku TV

Some of the TCL Roku TV users are reporting that the YouTube TV app is not working and getting the loading screen. If you have the same issues, try the following fixes.

  • Close the YouTube TV app and try again later.
  • Restart the TCL Smart TV and try again.
  • Update the YouTube TV app from the Google Play Store or Roku Channel Store.
  • Update your TCL Smart TV.
  • Contact the YouTube TV support and resolve the issue.

Related: How to Watch YouTube TV on JVC Smart TV.

YouTube TV is a great streaming service for complete entertainment packages like News, Sports, Movies, and TV Shows. The TV guide helps in knowing about the favorite show timings and looking at the today’s schedule of the TV channel. Tell us your streaming experience in the comments section.


1. Can you get YouTube TV on TCL Roku TV?

Yes, you can get the YouTube TV on the TCL Roku TV from the Channel Store.

2. Can you download YouTube TV on a Smart TV?

Yes, the YouTube TV app is compatible with some Smart TVs. You can check the full list of supported devices here.

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