Yes, you can cast YouTube to TV and then watch YouTube using your TV. This is an excellent experience. In this MiniTool post, we will show you how to cast YouTube to TV from your phone, tablet, and computer.

Do you know how to cast YouTube to TV? This post will be helpful if you need to perform a YouTube cast to TV.

Step 1: Set up Chromecast

Before casting YouTube to TV, you need to set up Chromecast. If you have set up your Chromecast on a mobile device or on desktop, you don't need to set it up again on a different device as long as all devices are on the same Wi-Fi network. And you need to make sure all the devices are using the same Wi-Fi network during the YouTube casting process.

However, if you don’t set it up, you can refer to this guide to do the job: Set Up Chromecast.

At the same time, there is something you need to note:

Note: Both Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra are available for casting YouTube to TV. You can also use Chromecast (1st gen). But, it might not be the best experience.

If Chromecast is not working, you can refer to this post to sovle the issue: 

5 Methods to Fix Chromecast Not Working on Windows 10

Step 2: Sign up for YouTube TV

If you want to cast YouTube to TV from your computer:

  1. Go to tv.youtube.com using a web browser.
  2. Click the TRY IT FREE button to begin the free trial.
  3. Sign in with your Google Account.
  4. Type your home zip code and press SUBMIT. You also need to confirm your location using the device location permissions to make sure that you can access to the correct local networks. If your home zip code shows incorrectly, you need to click I don't live here and then input your home zip code.
  5. Review the networks and see the membership price. Click Next to continue.
  6. Add the premium network to your membership via clicking the circle that is next to a network.
  7. Click Next to continue.
  8. Confirm the credit card information.
  9. Click Buy.

If you want to cast YouTube to TV from your Android device:

  1. Download the YouTube TV app.
  2. Start a free trial after opening the app.
  3. Sign in with your Google Account.
  4. Input your home zip code.
  5. Click Next to continue.
  6. Add the premium network to your membership via clicking the circle that is next to a network.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Confirm the credit card information.
  9. Click Buy.

If you want to cast YouTube to TV from your iOS device:

Unlike an Android device, you can view and use YouTube TV through the iOS app. After you buy your membership, you can just sign in to the iOS app using your YouTube TV login.

Step 3: Cast YouTube to Your TV

If you want to cast YouTube to TV from your computer:

Tip: You need to make sure that your computer is using the same Wi-Fi networks as Chromecast.
  1. Access YouTube TV using a web browser.
  2. Select a TV show or video you want to watch.
  3. Click Cast in the video player.
  4. Select the TV you want to cast to.

If you want to cast YouTube to TV from your Android/iOS device:

Tip: You need to make sure that your Android device is using the same Wi-Fi networks as Chromecast.
  1. Open the YouTube TV app.
  2. Tap Cast that is at the top of the app Home page.
  3. Select your TV you want to cast to.
  4. Select a TV show or video.
  5. Tap Play.

Step 4: Stop Casting

If you want to stop casting YouTube to TV, you just need to tap Cast and then select STOP CASTING.

Tip: Here is a comparison between Chromecast and Roku Premiere: Chromecast VS Roku Premiere: Which One Is Better.

Bottom Line

After reading this post, you should know how to cast YouTube to TV from your computer and how to stream YouTube from phone to TV. You can select a suitable guide according to your actual situation.

Should you have any related questions, you can let us know in the comment.

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