How to Record on YouTube TV?

How to Record On YouTube TV How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV? – Overview

YouTube TV is one of the top streaming services thanks to its multiple channels and low price tag. Currently, you pay about $64.99 for the base plan and get 85+ live sports, movies, news and series channels in English and Spanish. 

YouTube also allows you to stream on virtually all devices laptops, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, etc. But that’s not everything that makes YouTube TV appealing to users; YouTube offers users the ability to buy a DVR to record content on the platform.

Not only can you record your favorite movie or series to watch later, but you can also configure the DVR to record a live game when it premieres and watch it later. This means you never have to miss anything, even if you’re at work for most of the week.

Therefore, how do you record on YouTube TV? This review will discuss how to record movies and live Sports on YouTube TV. We’ll also discuss how to watch your recorded content.

How to Record Movies and TV Shows

The process of recording movies and series on YouTube TV is as follows: 

  1. Launch the YouTube TV app on your device and sign in using your Google account.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Next, click on the magnifying glass in the upper-right corner of your screen.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Then enter the name of the movie or TV show you want to record in the search box. You can also use the discover feature on the page to find something interesting to record. 
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. If you searched for something or used the discovery feature to find a program, click on it. Click on the plus (+) sign in the next window to add it to your library.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Now the plus (+) sign will become a checkmark (✓) confirming you’ve added the movie or TV show to your YouTube TV library. 
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record Sporting Events

  1. Launch the YouTube TV app on your device and sign in using your Google account.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Next, click on the magnifying glass in the upper-right corner of your screen.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Enter the name of the sport or sports team you want to record.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Choose a sport and click on the plus (+) sign to add to your library in the next window.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Finally, pick the team whose live premieres you want to record. Note that if you choose a sport and not a specific team, YouTube TV will record all live premieres of the sport. 
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

Also, note that YouTube TV records live sports for an extra half an hour after the live event ends just in case there is added time played. In addition, if the game exceeds the half-hour allowance, YouTube TV can detect this and record the game until it ends. However, non-sporting events only have a one-minute allowance past their scheduled completion. 

How to Stream YouTube TV Recorded Content

  1. Launch the YouTube TV app on your device.
  2. Next, click on ‘Library’ on the home screen.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. Then head down and click on one of the categories; new in your library, most watched, scheduled, Movies, TV shows, Sports, etc.
  2. Next, click on the program or event you want to watch.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. If it’s a TV show that you want to stream, click on ‘Episodes.’
  2. Next, find the episode you want to stream and click on it. 
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. If you have recorded the show more than once, you’ll be presented with a list of options. Click on the episode you want to watch to start streaming. 
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

Keep in mind that content recorded on YouTube TV is stored on your device for 270 days or nine months. Therefore, you have a massive timeframe to stream them on the device you recorded the content on or any other device to which you’re signed into. 

Remove Recorded Content from YouTube TV

Since YouTube offers a massive timeframe to watch recorded content, you might want to delete it after you’re done watching. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Launch the YouTube TV app on your device.
  2. Next, click on ‘Library’ on the home screen.
  3. Then pick the movie, TV show or event you want to remove
  4. Click on the checkmark (✓) icon on the right side.
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

  1. The checkmark (✓) icon should turn into a plus (+) sign icon. In addition, you should see ‘Add to Library’ on what you’ve just deleted, but you can always re-download it. 
How to Record On YouTube TV

How to Record On YouTube TV

In conclusion, that’s how you record movies, series and live sports on YouTube TV. As you can see, it’s also relatively easy to remove content you’ve already watched from your library. Therefore, start recording content so you never have to miss anything. 

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