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Offical YouTube app available to install now for Amazon FireTV and Firesticks

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Offical YouTube app available to install now for Amazon FireTV and Firesticks

Finally, you can now get an official Youtube app for the FireTV instead of using the clunky web version.

Does not get automatically installed with FireOS update, you need to go Get it.

I had it just installed on my 4K Firestick today. Register the device and signed onto Google account and working great.

EDIT: Has a really annoying bug - voice navigation is on all the time and I'm not able to turn if off. Hope it gets fixed soon.
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Or just install smart youtube and get rid of the ads.

Nice to have an official app none the less as a backup.
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Assuming you can sideload, why not Vanced?
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Does this include the YouTube kids app?
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JonSnow wrote: Or just install smart youtube and get rid of the ads.

Nice to have an official app none the less as a backup.
Link?
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death_hawk wrote: Assuming you can sideload, why not Vanced?
Tried running Youtube Vanced and it's layout didn't work well for me on Android TV. If someone else made it work efficiently, I am all ears. IMO it was designed more for phones.
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Didn't realize there was a smart youtube kids apk! Gonna have to check that out tonight. I actually prefer that the smart YT app is not tied to my account when the kids are just watch the random toy stuff they like on the TVs.
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Gutty96 wrote: Didn't realize there was a smart youtube kids apk! Gonna have to check that out tonight. I actually prefer that the smart YT app is not tied to my account when the kids are just watch the random toy stuff they like on the TVs.
So this app doesn't sync with the youtube account that we have? I use that feature a lot.
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Zero1 wrote: So this app doesn't sync with the youtube account that we have? I use that feature a lot.
it might..... But I don't think it has too. I prefer this for when the Kids are watching random stuff I don't want on my account.
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Gutty96 wrote: it might..... But I don't think it has too. I prefer this for when the Kids are watching random stuff I don't want on my account.
Sign up a google account for the kids and register that with the official YouTube App you give to the kids and use Smart YouTube for yourself.

Will keep the 2 watch history separate.

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