How to Install and Watch YouTube TV on PS5 in 2022

YouTube TV at a glance

YouTube TV on PS5

YouTube TV is a live TV platform from Google, launched on 27th Feb 2017. The parent organization of YouTube TV is YouTube, which allows streaming live TV and on-demand videos.

It has more than 85 live TV channels including major broadcast and cable networks, like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, NFL Network, ESPN, AMC, Univision, HGTV, TNT, and more, including your local news and sports channels.

YouTube TV also offers DVR Cloud storage without any storage limits and the storage remains in the cloud for 9 months. YouTube TV is a paid service and with a single subscription, you will get 6 YouTube TV accounts per household and everyone gets their own login, recommendations, and DVR.

YouTube TV Subscription Plans

YouTube TV offers a subscription plan at a cost of $64.44/Month while the Add-ons are not included. For any Add-on, you will be charged separately. You can initially start with a free trial as well.

Is YouTube TV available on PS5?

The best part about YouTube TV is, that you can watch on your smartphone, tablet, computer, smart TV, or game console, and on your big screen via Google Chromecast, Roku player & TV, and Apple TV. Unfortunately, YouTube TV is not officially available on PlayStation 5 and you have to make use of some tweaks to install and watch YouTube TV on PS5.

How to get YouTube TV on PS5?

As said earlier, YouTube TV is not available in the PlayStation Store, so you need other methods to install and watch YouTube TV on PS5.

  • Connect your PlayStation to the TV.
  • Turn it on and then connect it to the internet.
  • Now on the PS5 controller, click on the PlayStation Button.
YouTube TV on PS5
  • After that, go to the “Game Base” option.
  • Select the option, and then choose Go to Game Base.
YouTube TV on PS5
  • Select any of your friends or even party to send them a message.
  • In the message body, write the following URL “”
  • Click on the send button.
  • Once the message is sent, click on the link.
  • Finally, write “” in the Google search on your PS5.
  • You will be taken to YouTube TV, now sign in using your credentials, and you are all set to watch the YouTube TV PS version on the browser.
YouTube TV on PS5

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How to install YouTube TV on PS5?

  • Connect your PS5 TV, turn it on and connect it to the internet.
  • Go to PlayStation Store on the main screen.
  • Click the search icon on the top of your screen.
  • Search for YouTube TV using the on-screen keyboard.
YouTube TV on PS5
  • Out of search results, select YouTube TV and then click on download.
  • After installation, close the tab and then go to the main screen.
  • From the home screen on your PS5, click on the media tab and search YouTube TV.
YouTube TV on PS5
  • Open YouTube TV and sign in using your credentials.
  • A unique activation code will appear on your screen.
  • Now visit the YouTube Activation website and enter the code to verify your authenticity.
YouTube TV on PS5

Note: Please note that this method is only applicable if you find the YouTube app on the PlayStation Store. Currently, it is not available but this year it is expected to be in the store this year. If you can’t find the YouTube TV app in the store, you can use the aforementioned method.

Final Words

YouTube TV is a binge-watching-based service which means that you don’t have to pay separately for cable and online services. PS5 is no more a gaming console, you can install multiple entertainment apps on your PS5. As said above, you can install and watch YouTube TV on PS5 using two different methods.

If you have any queries about how to install YouTube TV on PS5, you can contact us via the comment section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you get YouTube TV on PS5?

Yes, you can get YouTube TV on PS5. You can install it from the PlayStation Store or using the above-mentioned method.

How do you get YouTube TV on PS5?

The YouTube TV app is available on PlayStation 5. In the YouTube app, you can view your subscribed channels, search for content, and use your mobile device as a remote.

Is YouTube TV on PS5 4K?

Yes, the PS5 YouTube TV app now supports HDR for videos in up to 4K resolution and 60 frames per second, according to claims.

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