We all know about YouTube and its videos. In recent times, YouTube is extending its services to streaming devices and smartwatches. In addition to that, YouTube also introducing a lot of new services like YouTube Music, YouTube Podcasts, YouTube Originals, and more. For Apple Watch, YouTube launched the YouTube Music app. With the Music app on your Apple Watch, you can get to listen to more than 70 million songs right from your wrist.

YouTube Music

YouTube Music on Apple Watch

Like YouTube, YouTube Music is available for free with ads. For ad-free streaming, you have to buy the YouTube Music Premium worth $9.99 per month. With YouTube Music Premium, you will get ad-free streaming, background play, and offline download. You can also use the YouTube Premium in the Music app to get the premium features. For Apple Watch, you can get to access both the YouTube Music free and premium versions.

How to Install YouTube Music on Apple Watch

(1) From the watch face, tap the App Store icon.

App Store

(2) Click on the Search button.

YouTube Music on Apple Watch

(3) In Apple Watch, you can use Dictation or Scribble to enter a search query.

YouTube Music on Apple Watch

(4) If you choose Dictation, you have to say the app name, YouTube Music.

Dictation on Apple Watch

(5) If you choose Scribble, you have to track the app name.


(6) Use the Digital Crown button to scroll up or down. Select the YouTube Music app.

(7) On the next screen, tap the Get button.

(8) After the installation, tap the Side button two times.

(9) Now, the YouTube Music app will be installed on your watch.

Alternate Way to Get YouTube Music on Apple Watch

If you have YouTube Music on your iPhone, you can add the app just by pairing iPhone and Apple Watch.

(1) Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone.

(2) Tap the My Watch icon on the bottom of the screen.

(3) Scroll down and choose the Available Apps option.

(4) All the apps installed on your iPhone will appear.

(5) Choose the YouTube Music app and click the Install button next to it.

(6) After a while, the app will be installed on your Apple Watch.


YouTube Music is only available on watchOS 6 or above (Apple Watch 3 and above). In the Apple Watch, you can’t download music files to the offline library. Though the app is available on Apple Watch, you can’t use the app without the iPhone.

These are the possible ways to get the YouTube Music app on your watch. If you have any issues with the YouTube Watch app, ping us in the comments below.