It’s good news for avid YouTube users if you have an Amazon Fire TV device in your home. The official YouTube app is now available on Amazon Fire TV devices, including Fire TV Stick (2nd Gen), Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick Basic Edition, and all Fire TV Edition smart TVs.
Users can say “Alexa, Open YouTube” on their voice remote or go to ‘Your Apps and Channels’- select the app, download and install. Signing in to YouTube will give access to all your personalised recommendations, subscriptions. If you’ve got a 4K TV with a 4K Fire TV device, you can also play videos in 4K HDR at 60 fps.
Not to forget, Fire TV devices in India now come with full Alexa functionality that allows interacting with Amazon’s virtual assistant, control smart home gadgets and more.
Meanwhile, Amazon’s Prime Video is also compatible with Google’s cast service. If you use an Android TV or a Google Chromecast, the Prime Video app now allows you to cast videos on the large screen.