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Youtube pair your TV using the PC instead of mobile device


How to youtube pair your TV using the computer (PC) instead of a mobile device

First of all I really do not understand why youtube does not allow controlling your TV from your PC or I may not have searched enough.

Solution: Change your PC browser's user agent string to look like your are using a mobile device browser.

How to do it:

1)  Download/Install/Open Mozilla Firefox

2)  Go to Firefox -> Add-ons

User agent switcher for Mozilla

How to install the add-on in Mozilla Firefox

3)  Search and install the add-on called: User agent quick switch

4)  Once installed, RIGHT click on the icon on the bottom right corner that appeared in Mozilla.
You will be asked to enter a user agent string. Use this one:

Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; U; Android 4.0.3; ko-kr; LG-L160L Build/IML74K) AppleWebkit/534.30 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0 Mobile Safari/534.30
User Agent Switcher Icon

User Agent Switcher Icon

or go here and choose your favourite...

5)  Now,  normal click on the user agent switcher icon on the right, bottom in Mozilla to activate the user agent string.

6)  Go to: http://youtube.com/pair and pair your TV or whatever...

Enjoy it!