How to Listen to YouTube Music on Firestick / Fire TV

YouTube is one of the best music streaming platforms like Amazon Music, Spotify, and Pandora. This app lets you listen to different types of music like Hip Hop, Country, Rock, Latin, and many more. Further, you can stream both video and audio songs. If you want to sing along with the song, you can also get the lyrics for the particular song. And it offers you almost 70 million official songs to listen to. With YouTube Premium, you can enjoy ad-free listening. The best feature of this app is offline support. With this feature, you can download the songs and listen even without the internet. However, the app is not available on Amazon App Store. So, let’s look at the alternative ways to listen to YouTube Music on Amazon Firestick.

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How to Download and Install YouTube Music on Firestick

The only way to get YouTube Music on your Fire TV is by sideloading the app. And you can use the Downloader on Firestick to do the same.


To install any apps from unknown sources, you need to tweak the settings on your Fire TV.

1. Select the Cog icon from the upper right corner of the Fire TVs home screen.

Select the Settings

2. Then, choose the My Fire TV tab.

Choose the My Fire TV

3. Next, choose the Developer options.

Select Developer options

4. Click on the Install Unknown Apps option.

Select Install Unknown Apps

5. Finally, choose the Downloader app and turn it on.

Turn on the Downloader to install YouTube Music on Firestick

Sideload YouTube Music on Firestick

1. After tweaking the Settings on your Fire TV, launch the Downloader app.

2. Then, from the Downloader app’s home screen, select the URL Box.

3. In the URL Box, enter the URL of the APK File of the YouTube Music app (

4. Next, select the Go button, and the YouTube Music app will start to download.

Download YouTube Music app on Firestick

5. After downloading the YouTube Music app, select the Install button.

6. Finally, the YouTube Music app will be installed on your Firestick.

7. After installing the YouTube Music app, select the Open button.

Alternative Method – Guidelines to Listen to YouTube Music on Firestick

As mentioned, YouTube Music is not available on Firestick, but YouTube is available. So, we can install the app and listen to YouTube Music.

1. First, connect your Firestick to your TV HDMI port and connect it to the wifi network.

2. On the Firestick home screen, click on the Find menu and select the Search option.

click the find menu to listen YouTube Music on Firestick

3. Type and search for the YouTube app using the on-screen keyboard.

search for YouTube app

4. Further, pick the same app from the search results.

5. Next, on the app information page, click on Get or Download to install the app.

click download to listen YouTube Music on Firestick

6. After the installation, click on Open to launch the app.

click open to launch YouTube to listen YouTube Music on Firestick

7. When the app is launched, click on the Music tab from the left side of the screen.

click the music tab to listen YouTube Music on Firestick

8. Finally, play and listen to the song that you like on your Firestick.

Guidelines to Cast YouTube Music from Smartphone on Firestick

Another method is casting. YouTube Music comes with in-built casting support, so you can cast the app from your Smartphone to Firestick and listen to the songs. Before that, we should enable the screen mirroring option o Firestick.

Configure Firestick

1. On your Firestick home screen, click on the Settings icon.

2. Under settings, click on Display & Audio.

click on display and audio under settings

3. Proceed to click on Enable Display Mirroring on the next screen.

Enable display mirroring mode for firestick

4. Now, the Firestick device will be in Display Mirroring Mode.

firestick is in display mirroring mode

5. Next, ensure that you have connected your Smartphone and Firestick under the same internet connection.

6. Then, on your smartphone, install the YouTube Music app from Play Store and App Store.

7. Once the app is installed, launch the app and Sign in with your Google account.

8. Further, select any song that you want to listen to from the app.

9. Next, tap the Cast icon from the top corner of the screen.

click the cast icon to listen YouTube Music on Firestick

10. Select your Firestick device from the devices available nearby.

11. Finally, the song will be played on your Firestick device.

YouTube Music is the best option to try if you love to listen to different types of songs. However, if you like to have ad-free listening, subscribe to the Premium service, which costs $4.99 and $9.99 per month for individual and family plans.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the YouTube Music app available for Firestick?

No, the YouTube Music app is unavailable in the Amazon App store.

2. Can you get the YouTube Music app on Firestick?

Yes, you can sideload the YouTube Music app on your Fire TV.

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