How to Watch YouTube Videos on the iPhone

YouTube has an enormous collection of videos that can entertain, educate and inform. A growing amount of content on the Internet can be found in video form, so you might wonder how to watch YouTube videos on your iPhone.

There are a couple of different options when it comes to viewing video on the iPhone. One uses the dedicated YouTube app, and the other uses the Safari browser. Whichever option you elect to use is up to you, but you can find out how to watch YouTube videos in either location with our guide below.


Watch YouTube on the iPhone With the YouTube App

Step 1: Open the App Store.

open the app store



Step 2: Touch the Search option at the bottom of the screen.

search in the app store



Step 3: Type “youtube” into the search field, then select the “youtube” search result.

select the youtube search result



Step 4: Touch the Free option to the right of the YouTube app, touch Install, then enter your Apple ID password.

install the youtube app



Step 5: Touch the Open button to launch the YouTube app.

open the youtube app



Step 6: Sign into your Google account, then browse to a video and select it to start viewing.

select the video to watch



Watch YouTube in Safari on the iPhone

Step 1: Open the Safari app.

open the safari app



Step 2: Type “” into the address bar, then tap the blue Go button or select the YouTube search result.

browse to the youtube site



Step 3: Browse to the video you want to watch, then tap the video thumbnail to start watching it.

select the video to watch



You can watch YouTube on your TV with a Google Chromecast. This article will show you how.

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