install youtube on fire tv or fire tv stick

The following step-by-step tutorial will show you how to install YouTube on Fire TV or Fire TV Stick.

This app was removed from the Amazon App Store in January of 2018 and is now again available for installation.

Users will have the ability to sign in to their account and stay signed in with with the user-friendly YouTube app.

For those who would like to learn how to sign in to YouTube on Firestick, use instructions below installation guide.

The following steps will show you How To Install YouTube on Firestick, Fire TV, and Fire TV Cube.

How To Install YouTube on Firestick/Fire TV/Fire TV Cube

1. From your device home-screen move cursor to the left to hover over Search icon

hover over search

2. Search for and select YouTube

select youtube

3. Click on YouTube

click on youtube

4. Click Get

click get

5. Wait for file to finish downloading

file downloading

6. You will then see YouTube Ready to Launch message. Click Launch now or Open

click launch now or open

That’s it! Installation is now complete. To learn how to sign in to Youtube, follow instructions below:

How To Sign in to Youtube on Firestick

1. Launch YouTube app and click Sign In (Or open from Settings)

click sign in

2. Write down or remember provided code

remember provided code

3. Open Browser and enter provided authorization code. Click Next

enter authorization code

4. Choose your Account

choose your account

5. Click Allow

click allow

6. Sign in is complete!

sign in is complete!

How to Access YouTube via Browser on Firestick or Fire TV

If you don’t want to install the YouTube app, you can always access the website from the Silk browser as well.

Follow instructions below to access YouTube via Browser:

Step 1 
From device main menu, scroll to the left to hover over search icon and type “Silk”. Then click Silk from the suggested list by pressing the Select button Amazon Firestick Navigation Button on your remote.

type silk

Step 2
Scroll down to select the Silk Browser icon.

select silk browser icon

Step 3
Click Download.

click download

Step 4
Click Open.

click open

Step 5
You will now access the Silk interface. Click the YouTube Bookmark or enter “YouTube” in the Search the web or enter URL search field.

silk interface

Step 6
YouTube is now available for use and you can start streaming!

access youtube

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