HOW TO DOWNLOAD YOUTUBE TV APP ON VIZIO SMART TV?[UPDATED]

The users of YouTube TV have the major query on how to use it on the Vizio Smart TV ?. For that, the users can follow the given steps for completing the process more easily and fastly. Here the user will be able to know how to add the YouTube TV app on Vizio Smart TV. Before starting up we must know what is this YouTube TV app.

WHAT IS YOUTUBE TV APP?

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The YouTube TV app is an online streaming app. The users can access various channels without the help of the cable subscription. The users of the YouTube TV app find it more special. Further, the users can avail of almost seventy networks that are available on the YouTube TV app. In addition, users can watch numerous live channels without the help of cable connections. Youtube TV offers 85+ live TV channels at the cost of $64.99/mo.

The users can use it in any device for instance the smartphones, Apple devices, PC, and so on. The user should be aware that it is not a YouTube service, the YouTube TV app is a separate one. The users need not agree to any contracts. And so, the users can cancel it anytime. Then, the users can simultaneously stream over three screens. Further, the users can access this app on Android TV, Roku, Fire TV, lg TVs, Samsung TVs, Vizio Smart TVs, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4 and 4 pro, etc… The users can get high definition videos. Also, the users can find this app providing content for the kids. Now, let us see some of the additional features of the YouTube TV app.

FEATURES OF YOUTUBE TV APP

#1. The users are provided with the Ultimate Cloud DVR. And so, the users can save lots of files on the YouTube TV app.

#2. In addition, users can record and save files for up to 9 months. So, the users need not worry about the storage functions of the app.

#3. Further, users can use multiple screens at once.

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#4. Obviously, users can add up to 6 sub-accounts. The users can access three at the same time.

#5. To add up, the YouTube TV App accesses Google accounts.

#6. Further, users can access content on-demand.

#7. Finally, users can access the voice control facility. The users can access this facility over Google home speakers.

#8. Users cannot download videos offline. Above all, the users find this as the only drawback of the YouTube TV app.

METHODS TO USE YOUTUBE TV APP ON VIZIO SMART TV

There are numerous methods available for using apps on Vizio Smart TV. The users can select the apt method for using the app on the Vizio Smart TV. The Vizio Smart TV has an easier user interface. In addition, users can install apps from other third-party devices. But, the user should on the unknown sources. Here, the users are provided with three methods to add YouTube TV on Vizio Smart TV.

  • APP STORE
  • USB FLASH DRIVE
  • SMART CAST

HOW TO INSTALL YOUTUBE TV APP  ON VIZIO SMART TV USING APP STORE ?.

The users normally make use of the app stores to download and install applications. Moreover, the users of the Vizio Smart TV can also install apps from the app store, but the availability varies on models. Let us see how to install a YouTube TV app on Vizio Smart TV using the app store.

#1. The user should initially turn on the Vizio Smart TV.

#2. Then the user should connect the Vizio Smart TV to the WiFi connection.

YouTube TV on Vizio TV
WiFi Connection

#3. Now the user should click on the “V” button on the remote…

YouTube TV on Vizio TV
V Button

#4. Then the user should navigate to the Yahoo TV Store or the available store from the access bar.

YouTube TV on Vizio TV
Yahoo TV Store

#5. The user should then select the YouTube TV app from the available apps

#6. Then the user must click on “install”.

#7. Then the user should press “OK” to complete the installation.

HOW TO INSTALL YOUTUBE TV APP ON VIZIO SMART TV USING USB FLASH DRIVE?.

The users can also install a YouTube TV app on Vizio Smart TV using a USB. This method is already in use. The users can make use of the APK  file and install it on the Vizio Smart TV. Let us see how to install a YouTube TV app on the Vizio Smart TV using USB.

STEP1: The user should search the APK file of the YouTube TV app from a safe and secure source.

STEP2: Then the user should download the APK file of the YouTube TV app.

STEP3: Now the user should copy the APK file of the YouTube TV app in the USB drive.

STEP4: Then the user should connect the USB to the Vizio Smart TV.

YouTube TV on Vizio Smart TV
Connect USB

STEP5: The user must open the “My files app” on the Vizio Smart TV.

STEP6: Now the user should find the copied APK file and then press “install”.

STEP7: Finally the user should launch the app to use it.

HOW TO USE YOUTUBE TV APP ON THE VIZIO SMART TV USING SMART CAST ?.

The users of Vizio Smart TV are provided with the Smartcast feature. The Smartcast is the inbuilt Chromecast service accessible on the Vizio Smart TV. So let us see how to use the YouTube TV app on the Vizio Smart TV using Smartcast.

#1. The user should take up an Android or iOS device.

#2. Then the user should install the YouTube TV app on the Android or the iOS device.

#3. In addition, the user should also install the Vizio Smartcast App on it.

YouTube TV on Vizio Smart TV
Install Vizio Smart Cast

#4. Now the user should open up the YouTube TV app on the Android or the iOS device.

YouTube TV on Vizio Smart TV
YouTube TV App

#5. Then the user should click on the “cast icon” seen on the top of the screen.

YouTube TV on Vizio TV
Cast YouTube TV to Vizio TV

#6. The user should select the name of the Vizio Smart TV from the list.

Therefore the user will be able to see the app screen on the Vizio Smart TV.

TROUBLESHOOT YOUTUBE TV APP ON VIZIO TV

The users will find the YOUTUBE TV app not working properly. At times, the users can see the stuck on the screen.  Also, users will also find blank or black screens. Often, the users may also find various error codes. Sometimes, the users find the app not loading and will have a fault in loading the app. Sometimes, the content may not play right. Anyhow, the users can follow the given steps to rectify all these problems.

#1. The users can close the YouTube TV app once and open it up again. And also the user should close all the programs running in the background.

#2. In addition, the users can also try restarting the device.

#3. Moreover, users can perform the power cycle. For that, the user should turn off the TV and plug off. then the user should hold and press the power button for over 15 seconds. After that, the user should turn on the TV.

#4. The users can try clearing the caches and residual data.

#5. Users can opt to reset the network settings.

#6. In addition, the users can factory reset the Vizio Smart TV.

#7. The users can also change the DNS settings. For this, the user should go to the menu and select “network”. Then the user should click on the “network settings”. The users should enter the “IP setting” and change the DNS server to 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4.

#8. The users can also try removing the app and reinstalling it.

TO CONCLUDE

And so the users can access easily the YouTube TV app on the Vizio Smart TV. In addition, they can also use airplay to cast it from the Apple devices. Here the users can install and use the YouTube TV app on the Vizio Smart TV. Firstly, users can make use of the App Store. Secondly, users can use the USB device to install the YouTube TV App. Thirdly, the users can access the YouTube TV App using the Smartcast. So it is much easier than pretensions. Let us enjoy the rich experience of using the YouTube TV app on the big screen of Vizio Smart TV.

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