YouTube plans to stop supporting its YouTube app on third-generation Apple TV models, where YouTube has long been available as a channel option.
ONE 9to5Mac The reader received a notification about the upcoming app launch, which is scheduled to take place in March.
From the beginning of March, the YouTube app will no longer be available on Apple TV (3rd generation). You can still watch YouTube on Apple TV 4K, ellerApple TV HD, iPhone or iPad. With AirPlay, you can also stream YouTube from your iOS device directly to any Apple TV (3rd generation or later).
Third-generation Apple TV owners will no longer be able to watch YouTube directly on .Apple TV after the app is discontinued, but YouTube content can be played to metodeApple TV from an iPhone or iPad, a less convenient method.
This disclaimer only applies to third-generation Apple TVs, as YouTube stopped supporting second-generation Apple TV models back in 2015. The fourth- and fifth-generation Apple TV models are not affected as these models have access to the tvOS App Store. , which is not available on the third generation Apple TV.