How to Watch Youtube on Amazon Fire TV

Tech giants Amazon and Google are in competitive heat as the smart home and virtual assistant market is growing. The two firms have waged an incompatibility war on each other with one of the main withdrawals by Google being Youtubes availability on Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick. This irritating action came into effect on January 1st 2018.

Do not worry as there are ways to sidestep this to still enjoy the worlds largest video-based social media platform on your Amazon Fire devices.

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Watch Youtube on Amazon Fire with Firefox

Despite the Youtube app not being available it is possible to access it through the internet browser Firefox. The step by step process to achieve this is simple:

  1. Search for “Firefox” on Fire TV
  2. Download “Firefox” on Fire TV
  3. Launch “Firefox for Fire TV”

You could also achieve this through voice control by holding down the microphone and saying “Firefox”.

Right at the top of the application is blatantly placed Youtube bookmark which will take you to the website version of the site.  Using the application will require you to sign in to your Youtube/ Google account using a verification code.

Now you are good to go! All that is required in the future is for you to launch the Youtube app through Firefox and you can sidestep this withdrawal by Google.

Rupert Pople

Rupert is the founder of this website and a smart home tech enthusiast fascinated by the power of connected devices. Within his Business Management (BSc) degree at the University of Nottingham, he studied the technological impact of the Internet of Things.

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