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How to watch YouTube videos on Amazon Echo Show smart displays

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Without a doubt, one of the great doubts that exists when buying an Amazon smart screen is whether it offers options that are commonly used, such as playing videos from the cloud platform. If you access Youtube is important to you, we show you what you have to do to access with the echo show.

You should know that it is completely possible, despite the fact that YouTube is a Google platform -Amazon’s great competitor when it comes to smart screens-. Therefore, if you buy any of the Echo Shows in Spain, you will be able to see the content catalog of the Mountain View company’s streaming service directly on the device you have at home. And, this, you can do both by accessing Handbook as giving exclusive use to the voice.

That’s how easy it is to use YouTube on the Amazon Echo Show

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So that you can use the option that fits each moment, we are going to explain the steps to take so that you can access YouTube manually by using icons that run with the touch screen as if, instead, you want to use the Alexa voice assistant.

Use the manual option

  • Check that the display’s Internet connection is adequate and that you have the latest operating system update for your Echo Show installed.
  • Now drag to bring up the start menu and among the options you will see there is one called Videos. Click on it to access the management of this type of content with the Amazon device.
  • You will see that there are different services that you can access, click on YouTube to open the service page on your computer.
  • Now you simply have to select what you want to play (you will have to use the keyboard that appears on the screen to do so). Everything is that simple in this form of access.

Play content using voice

Check that you do not have the microphone of the smart screen. Otherwise, you must change the situation with the specific button that is included for it.

  • What you need to do next is use the “Alexa, open YouTube” command. This takes you to the page with the Echo Show.
  • You can now search for what you want to see, also using your voice for it if you wish.
  • This done, you are done.


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