YouTube TV is a live TV streaming service from Google. With the help of YouTube TV, you can watch more than 85 channels without subscribing to a cable TV provider. You can find channels in different categories like Lifestyle, Sports, Shows, Movies, etc. If you have an Nvidia Shield device in your home, you can install YouTube TV and stream all the shows. Live Channels on your TV easily. Since the Nvidia Shield device runs on Android tvOS, you can install the YouTube TV app directly from the Google Play Store.
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Before installing the app, here are a few things you need to know about YouTube TV.
- YouTube TV subscription cost $64.99/month. You can try YouTube TV for free for 14 days to check out its lineup and features (new users only).
- You can share your YouTube TV subscription with 5 members.
- It allows you to play live channels on three devices at the same time.
- YouTube TV is one of the few services that offers unlimited cloud DVR at no extra cost. You can use it to record your favorite shows and the recordings will be available for 9 months.
- You can stream channels up to 1080p.
- Users can cancel their YouTube TV subscription at any time with no cancellation fees.
How to install and activate YouTube TV on Nvidia Shield
Step 1: Plugins Nvidia Shield on your TV HDMI port and connect to the internet.
Step 2: Go to the Nvidia Shield Home screen and open the Google Play Store.
Step 3: Enter YouTube TV in the search bar and click the search icon.
Step 4: Select YouTube TV from the search results and click Install.
Step 5: It will start the installation process. Once the app is installed, click Open to launch YouTube TV on the Nvidia Shield.
Step 6: Click Sign In and note the activation code.
Step 7: Now, access it using your smartphone or computer web browser.
Step 8: Enter the activation code displayed on the TV screen and click next.
Step 9: Select the Google account you used to sign up for YouTube TV.
Step 10: Enable permissions and watch live channels on your Nvidia Shield connected TV.
Cast YouTube TV from Smartphone to Nvidia Shield TV
The Nvidia Shield TV also includes Chromecast technology. Therefore, you can use it to cast YouTube TV from Android or iOS devices.
Step 1: Connect the Nvidia Shield and your smartphone to the same WiFi network.
Step 2: On your Android or iPhone, launch YouTube TV. If you don’t have it installed, download it from the Google Play Store or the App Store.
Step 3: Sign in to your Google Account.
Step 4: Click Cast in the top right corner of the YouTube TV app.
Step 5: Select your Nvidia Shield TV.
Step 6: Wait for the YouTube TV logo to appear on the Nvidia Shield.
Step 7: Now, play the channel you want and watch it on TV.
If you have a web browser on your Nvidia Sheild TV, you can stream the web version of YouTube TV. However, compared to the above methods, streaming the web version is not very reliable.
frequently asked Questions
Can’t find YouTube TV on Nvidia Shield TV?
Since YouTube TV is a US-based streaming service, people outside the US cannot find it on their Nvidia Shield.