YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is a streaming television service that offers live TV. It also offers on-demand video, as well as cloud-based DVR (from more than 85 television networks). As its name suggests, it is owned by YouTube and there is a mobile app, as well as a web browser extension. In this article, we discuss some of YouTube TV’s main features and some additional information.

Key Features

Here are some of YouTube TV’s main features:

  • Cable free: a great advantage of this streaming service is that there are no cables - and this also means, no installation fees.
  • Broadcast: enjoy your favourite sources of information and entertainment. To quote only a few of YouTube TV channels: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CBS Sports Network, NBC Sports RSN (regional), ESPN, Animal Planet, BBC America, Discovery, Disney Channel.
  • Record: with YouTube TV you can also record, with no storage limitations.
  • Save money: because of the no hidden fees policy, you will save an important amount of money through the year - you can cancel YouTube TV anytime because there are no contracts. You can also share it with up to 6 family accounts.

How Does YouTube Work?

The procedure is quite simple: you have to install the app or the web browser extension and connect with your account. You will have to enter your credit or debit card number. If you ever experience difficulties with the procedure, don’t hesitate to go through the official guide. Also, we recommend reading the terms and conditions before paying anything. For the moment, YouTube TV is available only in the United States.

Is YouTube TV Safe?

YouTube TV has no history of security issues. It seems as safe as any other streaming services.

Is YouTube TV Free?

You can try the YouTube TV free trial of 30 days. For the YouTube TV cost, subscription plans start from $64.99 a month and you can choose between YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, and Traditional Services.

How to Cancel YouTube TV

To cancel your subscription, just go to Settings, then choose Membership and select Cancel. You can also only pause your membership.

System Requirements

The download link to this page is for the YouTube TV app for Android and the required version to run the app varies with devices. For the Apple version, you need iOS/iPadOS/tvOS 12.0 or later.

You can also try the web browser extension.

YouTube TV is compatible with the following devices, among others:

Further Reading

If you are trying to choose between different subscriptions, you may be interested in our article on how to share streaming services subscriptions. Images: YouTube/Apple Store