Unsure how to record on YouTube TV? YouTube TV allows the use of its Digital Video Recorder (DVR) feature to record an unlimited number of movies, shows, live sports events, and more.
YouTube TV is a great US-based streaming platform, specially tailored for those transitioning from traditional cable networks. Plus, you can Share Your YouTube TV Account with Family Members Across Various US Locations.
Why Record on YouTube TV? It allows you to save your favorite TV shows, movies, NFL Sunday ticket games and enables you to record future shows on YouTube TV as well.
Discover a comprehensive guide below on how to record, and watch recorded shows, delete them after viewing, and everything else you need to know about YouTube TV.
Benefits of YouTube TV Recording:
- Enjoy your live shows anytime, anywhere
- Recorded shows don’t take up space on your DVR
- Store unlimited videos without additional YouTube TV Payments
- Recordings are stored for 9 months
- Schedule set for live shows
How Does YouTube TV DVR Work
YouTube TV’s DVR operates on cloud-based services, allowing you to record live and on-demand content for later viewing.
YouTube TV DVR records your shows in the cloud, and you can access them from any device that supports YouTube TV, such as your iPhone, computer, or iPad. However, you will need a stable internet connection. Note that the DVR feature is termed “Library” in the YouTube TV app.
How to Record on YouTube TV
While you can’t record single episodes and must record full shows, the unlimited storage ensures this isn’t a hassle. Here’s how to record on YouTube TV in the USA:
How to Record Shows on YouTube TV:
- Visit YouTube TV’s official website tv.youtube.com/start and log in with your credentials.
- Click on the Search icon and find your content.
- Select your shows and click on the “Add to Library” button.
YouTube TV will start recording shows in the background – a high-speed internet connection is needed.
How to Record Live Sports Events on YouTube TV (Sunday Ticket Games):
Recording live shows on YouTube TV is slightly different; follow the steps below:
- Open the YouTube TV app and click on the “Live” section.
- Choose your show and play it.
- Pause the video and select the “+” symbol to start recording.
Your current live show and future shows on YouTube TV will be recorded until you stop it
How to Watch Recorded Shows on YouTube TV
If you’ve recorded a show and want to watch it on YouTube TV, follow these steps:
- Open the YouTube TV app on your device and Go to “Library.”
- Scroll to the last and go to the recording section.
- Choose your show or event to watch
Note: All your recorded videos will be available on your device and will be stored for 9 months before disappearing.
How to Stop Recording on YouTube TV
To stop recording on YouTube TV, follow these steps:
- Open YouTube TV and Go to the “Library.”
- Select the show you want to delete or stop recording.
- Click on the checkmark “Added to library” icon; your recording will stop.
While new shows will not be recorded in the future, older recorded videos will remain in your account. These old recordings will automatically be removed after nine months.
We hope this simple guide assists you in recording shows on YouTube TV. Execute these steps from various devices, like Apple TV and Roku. If you encounter any issues while recording, please contact the YouTube TV support team or drop your query for swift assistance from our team.