Find answers to frequently asked questions about watchingYouTube on Ignite TV (formerly BlueCurve TV). Learn about items such as streaming, troubleshooting and accessibility tips for accessing the YouTube app on Ignite TV.
Here are some frequently asked questions about streaming YouTube content on Ignite TV (formerly BlueCurve TV).
Will streaming YouTube content on Ignite TV count towards my monthly Internet data usage?
Yes. YouTube is delivered over your Internet service to your Ignite Entertainment Box or TV Player; therefore, YouTube usage will count toward your monthly Internet usage.
How does YouTube flag age-restricted videos?
YouTube has Community Guidelines; to ensure all YouTube content follows those guidelines, YouTube monitors its content 24/7. If a video violates the Community Guidelines, that video will be removed by YouTube. Videos that are Age-restricted are also flagged.
The following message will be displayed for age-restricted videos:
Does it cost anything to use the YouTube app on Ignite TV?
There are no additional charges for accessing YouTube through Ignite TV; however, YouTube usage on Ignite TV counts towards any monthly Internet service data usage plans that may apply
Can I watch my YouTube or Google Play purchased content on Ignite TV?
YouTube-purchased content is not playable when accessing the app on Ignite TV.
YouTube Premium (formerly called YouTube Red) is a paid service available from YouTube, and is now available in Canada. This optional service offers a few extra features and benefits such as no ads, YouTube Music and YouTube Originals.
YouTube Premium features are available in the YouTube app on Ignite TV, if you choose to subscribe to Premium through YouTube.
Rogers does not handle billing or support any account-related services for YouTube or YouTube Premium
The YouTube app on Ignite TV does not support 4K playback. Videos that are available in 4K will work, but will playback in 1080p (or the next best available) resolution. For more information on 4K content, visit 4K TV Service Explained.
Use the frequently asked questions to help troubleshoot issues when trying to watch YouTube on Ignite TV.
Having trouble with using the YouTube app on Ignite TV?
What accessibility features are available with YouTube and how do I use them?
YouTube includes Closed Captioning. Videos that are viewed via the YouTube app will display accessibility features you have set up in your YouTube account. Please note that your Ignite TV accessibility user preferences do not apply within the YouTube app.