AppleTV won't log in to YouTube

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by mapllfe82, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. mapllfe82, Aug 5, 2014
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2014

    mapllfe82 macrumors newbie

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    For anyone having trouble logging in to Youtube on ATV. Apparently google requires a youtube channel and G+ activated on the account, then ATV logs in no problem.
     
  2. mapllfe82 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I can log in no problem on other devices. Only the Apple TV fails to Log in to Youtube account.
     
  3. catskinsox macrumors member

    catskinsox

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    I believe you have to go to your google account. Go to security and click on apps and websites under account permissions. Then you create a password for the apple TV. I think having to do this has to do with not being able to do 2 step authentication with the apple TV.

    Anyway, this is what worked for me. I'm obviously not 100% certain it will work for you. You may have a different issue than I did.

    Give it a try.
     

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