You need to activate your device to access YouTube on your device. For this, you need to enter the activation code of the device at youtube.com/activate. Also, you need to create an account at Gmail.com to link it with your YouTube account. In this article, we will figure out how to create an account and activate YouTube in your device.
Step to create an account on YouTube
As YouTube is proprietary of Google you don’t need to create an additional account for YouTube. If you have a Gmail account then you can link the same account with your account. If you don’t have a Gmail account then follow the below-stated steps:
Go to gmail.com
Click on the “Create an account” option available on the screen.
Fill the sign-up form and click on continue.
Complete the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
Once you are done with your Gmail account creation follow the below-stated steps to link it with YouTube:
Go to tv.youtube tv/start
Click on the sign-in button
Choose login with Gmail
Enter your Gmail username and password
Click on the “Continue” button
Click on “Allow Access” and you are logged in to your YouTube account.
Steps to activate YouTube on your device using youtube.com/activate
Go to the app store of the device and install the “YouTube” application
Launch the application and go to sign in by navigating settings >> sign in
Sign in with your Gmail account details linked with YouTube
After that, an activation code will appear on the screen.
Save the code for further use
Go to youtube.com/activate and login with your account details
Enter the activation code in the space available on the screen
Click on the “Continue” button.
At the opened dialog box, click on the “Allow Access” option.
Your device is ready to use the YouTube application on it.