How Watch & Get YouTube TV App on PlayStation 5 (PS5) Gaming Console

Gamers and owners of the new PlayStation 5 (PS5) gaming console from Sony can now access and install the YouTube TV app on their devices. It is joining the PS4, and PS4 Pro consoles to stream live TV content from YouTube.

Sony’s next-generation console has been launched for months now, but it is only today that the platform got its support from YouTube TV. In comparison, Xbox Series X/S consoles have been supported and available when the Microsoft consoles were first introduced.

Other compatible YouTube TV streaming devices include Android TV, smart TVs from Samsung, LG, HiSense, Sharp, Vizio, and Sony as well as streaming media players such as Chromecast with Google TV, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Roku was previously supported but due to raucous created by the disagreement between Google and Roku, the platform has been removed recently.

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How to Install & Stream YouTube TV Shows with Live TV Content on PlayStation 5 Console

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Now, how do you get the YouTube TV app and stream live TV shows on your PS5 console? There are two methods available for you to follow, depending on how you are setting up your device.

Set up and Install YouTube TV App on New PlayStation 5 Device

With new stocks for PS5 coming in recently, you might have scored for yourself a brand-new next-gen console. If you are just setting up your Sony PlayStation 5 now and want to download the YouTube TV app, the following steps will help you get set up.

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On your PS5 console, follow the on-screen prompts to download media apps. Among the apps to download, select and include the YouTube TV app. Now, select Download.

Download and Install YouTube TV App on Existing PS5 Console from PlayStation Store

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If you had your PlayStation 5 console for some time now and you want to add YouTube TV to your list of streaming service apps, you can download and install the app using these steps:

On your PS5 gaming device, launch the PlayStation Store. Now, search for YouTube. Then, hit Download.

Now that you have the YouTube TV app installed on your PS5, you can now start watching any of the 85 plus live TV channels offered by the streaming service. If you don’t have an active subscription account yet, you can avail of the 7-day free trial plan to get started.


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