How to Get YouTube Music on Apple TV [Easy Ways]

YouTube Music on Apple TV

YouTube Music is one of the best music streaming app that contains nearly 70 million songs and podcasts. You can listen to the latest hits, discover new music, and stay connected with your favorite artists. You can download the music to listen to them later offline. YouTube Music can be streamed with or without a premium subscription that costs $9.99 a month. You can listen to YouTube Music on Smartphones, Chromecast, and Smart TV. For Apple devices, YouTube Music is available for iPad, iPhone and not for Apple TV.

You can use the YouTube app to stream YouTube Music or can cast the YouTube Music from iPhone or iPad to your TV. YouTube is available for free to download and stream. For additional features like ad-free service with a background playing option, you can purchase YouTube Premium.

How to Stream YouTube Music on Apple TV

[1] Connect your Apple TV to the HDMI Port and to the stable internet connection.

[2] Go to the App Store.

Select App Store.

[3] Tap the Search bar and type YouTube using the virtual keypad.

Search YouTube

[4] Choose the YouTube app and select the Install button.

[5] Launch the YouTube app on your TV.

[6] The activation code will appear on your TV screen. Make a note of it.

[7] On your mobile or PC, open the web browser and visit the YouTube Activation website.

[8] In the respective box, enter the displayed code, and then click Next.

Enter activation code

[9] The YouTube app will be activated on your Apple TV

[10] Now, open the YouTube app and choose the Music option.

[11] Here, you can access and listen to your favorite music.

Listen YouTube Music on Apple TV

How to Cast YouTube Music on Apple TV

As we said earlier, the YouTube Music app is available for iPhones and iPads only. You can download the YouTube Music on your iOS device and cast the music to your Apple TV.

[1]  Install and launch the YouTube Music app on your iOS smartphone from the App Store.

[2] Connect your smartphone and Apple TV to the same WiFi network.

[3] Play any of your favorite music from the YouTube Music app.

[4] Click the Cast icon.

 Cast YouTube Music on Apple TV

[5] Select your Apple TV from the list of available devices.

[6] Now, the select music will play on your TV connected to Apple TV.

Related: How to Listen to YouTube Music on Google TV.


1. Is YouTube Music available on Apple TV?

No, YouTube Music is only available for iPhone and iPad. For Apple TV, either you need to cast the content from the iOS device or use the YouTube app.

2. Is there a free version of YouTube Music?

YouTube Music is a free app. YouTube Music Premium subscribers can get ad-free songs and can download music to listen to later offline.