YouTube is a video streaming platform with one of the largest video library in the world. It has more than billions of viewers and millions of creators from all around the world. Also, it has the largest number of active users than any other video streaming application. It was available on almost all OS like Android, iOS, Web (PCs), Roku, Smart TV, Apple TV, FireTv stick, Nintendo switch, and many more. In this article, let us see how to install and stream YouTube on the Nintendo switch.

YouTube pricing

YouTube is completely free for all its users with ads. To upgrade to an ad-free version you need to pay a subscription cost of $11.99 per month. With an active subscription, you can have access to YouTube Music and YouTube originals.

How to Install YouTube on Nintendo Switch?

[1] Turn on your Ninetendo switch.

[2] Naviagate to Nintendo eShop in your Nintendo switch.

nintendo eshop - YouTube on Nintendo Switch

[3] Click on search from the left panel.


[4] Type YouTube in the search bar.

Search for youtube

[5] Now click on the Free download button.

[6] Confirm the item to purchase by clicking again on Free download.

[7] Wait until the app gets downloaded and installed on your Nintendo switch.

[8] Now open the YouTube App from your Home screen.

YouTube on Nintendo Switch

[9] Start watching all your favorite videos on YouTube.

YouTube on Nintendo Switch

How to Watch YouTube in Nintendo switch via a Hidden Browser in Nintendo?

[1] Open Settings in your Ninetendo switch

system settings

[2] Select Users in the system settings

[3] Now click on your profile icon


[4] Select Posting to social media.

posting on social media

[5] Now click Link near Facebook.


[6] Now at the bottom of the login page, you can see many linked text, select pages in it.


[7] Search for Gmail and open the Gmail page.


[8] Now click on Use app at the Gmail page.

use appp - YouTube on Nintendo Switch

[9] You will be directed to Gmail page.

[10] Now go to the very bottom of the page where you can find Google linked text, click on it.


[11] Now a Google browser page will open.

[12] Search for YouTube in the google search bar and click on search.

Google search

[13] Open the first page in the tab.

[14] You will be launched to Web YouTube and you can watch all your favorite video from here

YouTube on Nintendo Switch

Related: Netflix on Nintendo Switch

This is more of a complex process, and it is not necessary to use this process unless you have a low storage problem or if you are not able to download YouTube in your Nintendo switch. If you have enough storage, you can download it from the eShop directly. Comment your queries in the below section.