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How to Set Up the YouTube App on a Vizio TV


The YouTube app for Vizio can expand your TV’s usefulness in your office, turning it into a streaming media player. Once installed, you can retrieve videos, slideshows and commercials to display at meetings or impress clients. Your Vizio TV can connect to the Internet wirelessly, through a USB dongle or built-in wireless device, or by connecting your directly to an Ethernet cable routed to your router or modem. Vizio Apps are stored on the VIA dock, and can be accessed by with your TV’s remote control.

Download YouTube App

  1. Press the “VIA” button on your remote and navigate with the cursor arrow buttons to the “Widget Gallery.” Press “OK” to confirm.
  2. Use the “Up” and “Down” cursor buttons on the remote to browse through the available apps. Apps with a green check mark next to them have been downloaded and installed onto your VIA Dock already.
  3. Select the “YouTube” app and press “OK” on the remote. Select the option to “Add Widget to My Profile” and press “OK” to confirm. Let the app download and install.
  4. Log in with your YouTube or Google account information to access your play lists and favorite videos.