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[2020 Tutorial] How to Record on YouTube TV Easily

Melissa updated on Sep 27, 2020 to Screen Recording Utility | How-to Articles

YouTube TV offers the best overall TV streaming service for you. It has over 85 top channels of entertainment, news, live sports, and more. Watching a TV show on YouTube has become a daily entertainment for many people. What if you can't watch the show directly on YouTube TV? Maybe you don't have an internet connection during a specific period or what? Under this circumstance, recording the show down beforehand seems a feasible solution. In this tutorial, we will show you how to record YouTube TV step by step with effective programs.

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Part 1. How to Record YouTube TV on Your Phone

If you want to record a show on YouTube TV on your mobile phone, you don't even need to download any APPs. You can just make use of the inbuilt DVR function of YouTube TV. The operation is quite simple. All you need to do is to follow the steps below.

Step 1. Open YouTube TV on your phone and tap the search icon in the upper right corner.

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Step 2. Search the show you want to record in the search box and single-click to select the show.

Step 3. Tap the "+" icon to add the show to your DVR list. You can find the show in the "Library" after recording.

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Part 2. Effective Recorders to Record YouTube TV for You

If you can't or simply don't want to record a show with the built-in recorder, you can choose the screen recorders below to do it. The two programs can both record a YouTube TV show for you and save it to your device, but they are meant to be used on different systems. You may choose one of them based on compatibility.

Recorder 1. EaseUS RecExperts (For Windows)

When it comes to recording the screen, we must bring about EaseUS RecExperts. This screen recording software is very user-friendly, you can understand how to record zoom meeting very soon, even you are a beginner. Although it is quite easy to use, it is still a full-features utility.

With this software, you can record anything on your computer. For instance, you can record any area on your screen, record webcam, record audio, and even record gameplay as you like. Recording YouTube TV shows are just a piece of cake for EaseUS RecExperts. All you need to do is to follow the steps below.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. You can choose one of the four main functions on the main screen. Here you need to click "Record Screen".

mainscreen of EaseUS RecExperts

Step 2. Click "Custom" to select a screen area to record. You may choose "Full Screen", "Selected Region", "Fixed Region", "Locked Window" or to customize window size here. If you want to record the screen and webcam at the same time, make sure you connected a webcam to your computer.

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Step 3. Click "Microphone", and you may choose to record system sound only, record microphone only, record both, or record without audio.

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Step 4. Click "REC" to start recording. After recording completed, the videos will be shown on the "Video List".

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Step 5. Right-click the video recorded, you may preview, compress, edit, share the video, and do more.

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Recorder 2. QuickTime Player (For Mac)

QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc. It is capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. The latest Mac version, QuickTime X, is currently available on Mac OS X Snow Leopard and newer. This program can do almost any video editing on Mac. It can also record the screen on a Mac. Since it is quite useful, most Mac users are familiar with this software.

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Step 1. Open QuickTime Player then choose "File" > "New Screen Recording" from the menu bar. You will then see either the onscreen controls or the Screen Recording window.

Step 2. Before starting your recording, you can click the arrow next to the "Record" button to change the recording settings:

  • Record your voice or other audio with the screen recording, choose to record with a microphone or not.
  • To show a black circle around your pointer when you click, choose "Show Mouse Clicks" in "Recording".

Step 3. To start recording, click the "Record" button and then take one of these actions:

  • Click anywhere on the screen to begin recording the entire screen.
  • Drag to select an area to record, then click "Start Recording" within the area you selected.

Step 4. To stop recording, click the "Stop" button in the menu bar, or press Command-Control-Esc (Escape).

Step 5. After you stop recording, QuickTime Player automatically opens the recording. You can then play, edit, or share the recording.


In a nutshell, you can record a YouTube TV show in two ways. The first one is to use the inbuilt recorder within YouTube TV show; the other is to use some screen recorders recording the TV show you like. But for Windows users, EaseUS RecExperts is definitely the best choice. It is full-featured and lightweight in the meantime. You may download it by clicking the blue button below.

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