How To Watch YouTube on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

Google has pulled its YouTube TV app from Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and other products. But, you can still play YouTube on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Here’s the full procedure to do it quickly.

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How To Play YouTube on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

Ever since Google has blocked YouTube on Amazon’s streaming product at the end of 2017, it has become a nightmare for users to play YouTube on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Well, there was a still option to watch YouTube from the Silk web browser. But, Google briefly broke YouTube on the Silk web browser from showing the TV-optimized interface normally on the screen. Happily, we still have a trick to use original YouTube app on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.

Well, you can simply install web browser on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and then visit YouTube desktop version to watch videos. But, in this guide, you don’t have to this. You can simply install the older version of YouTube on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and enjoy watching with the original interface. Let’s find out how to do it!

 

 

How To Play YouTube on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

 

 

First of all, you will have to turn off Automatic Updates for the app on your Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. To do that, go to Settings →Applications →Appstore and turn of Automatic Updates.

 

Step #1: Go to SettingApplicationsManage Installed ApplicationsYouTubeUninstall the current YouTube app.

Step #2: Next, enable “Apps from Unknown Sources” option by heading to Settings > Device > Developer options

Step #3: Now go to the Amazon Appstore and install Downloader app.

Step #4: Open the Downloader app and enter the following URL and hit the Go button.

bit.ly/oldfiretvyoutube

Step #5: Tap on the Download button to get the older YouTube app.

Step #6: Once it downloaded, open the file and select Install button at right bottom corner.

Step #7: Once the YouTube app installed on your Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, you get a prompt message that tells the app will no longer be available from 1/1/2018. Don’t worry, you can still use the app.

You’re done!

This is how you can install the older YouTube app on your Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and play YouTube without any restriction. Well, it was the Google’s most aggressive step and the biggest punch on Amazon’s face. And, Google claimed that Amazon is declining to sell their products such as Google Cromecast is not available on the Amazon.

Final Words

Well, we hope the war between Google and Amazon will end as soon as possible. Until that, you can get unofficial watch YouTube app on your Fire TV and Fire TV Stick by following the above procedure. Like the post? Do share with your other Fire TV and Fire TV Stick users. Have feedback? Drop comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

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