YouTube TV is a subscription-based streaming platform with 85+ live channels. It has channels from all the categories like ABC News, Cartoon Network, Discovery, ESPN, Motortrend, and much more. It is the only streaming platform that offers unlimited DVR storage. You can install the app on most smart devices. NVIDIA SHIELD TV runs on Google-made Android TV OS. This makes it easier to install YouTube TV on NVIDIA SHIELD TV.

YouTube TV Subscription

YouTube TV has only one monthly subscription plan. $49.99 per month. The free trial is available for two weeks. With one subscription, you can get 3 simultaneous streaming and access over 6 devices. The availability of the channels will vary based on your region. Check the channel availability with your ZIP code.

Note: YouTube TV is only available in the United States.

Procedure to Install YouTube TV on NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Since SHIELD TV is powered with Android TV OS, you can use the Play Store to install YouTube TV.

(1) Open the Play Store on your NVIDIA SHIELD TV and search for the YouTube TV app. You can also directly search for the app without opening the Play Store.

(2) Choose the YouTube TV app and click the Install button on the next screen.

(3) The app will be installed. Click the Open button to launch the app.


The installation process is similar to the installation process on Android smartphones.

Procedure to Setup YouTube TV on NVIDIA SHIELD TV

(1) Open the YouTube TV app.

(2) It will ask for username and password. Enter the account details that you used to buy the subscription.

(3) Based on your geo-location, you will get the channels list. Start watching the live channels on your NVIDIA SHIELD TV.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Does YouTube TV work with NVIDIA SHIELD TV?

Yes, YouTube TV will work on the SHIELD TV as it runs on Android TV OS.

2. How do I add apps to my NVIDIA SHIELD TV?

You can use the Play Store to install apps on NVIDIA SHIELD TV. You can also add apps using the apk file.

3. How do I get Google Play store on my NVIDIA SHIELD TV?

The Google Play Store app is pre-installed with the device.

Related: How to Stream Youtube TV on Xbox One

Final Words

Install the YouTube TV app on your smart TV and watch 85+ live channels without the cable connection. Get YouTube TV and record all the live shows without any limitations. If you have any queries on YouTube TV, tell us in the comments below.