How to watch Youtube Red if not available in your country



Chris, a UK-born media connoisseur, is an expert in watching international TV. Known as "The Global Screen Wanderer", he has travelled extensively across the globe with long stints away from home. With over 10 years of experience he has become the go-to guru for streaming content from home and abroad.

In this guide you’ll learn how you can watch YouTube Red in any country in the world even if when you visit it tells you it’s not available in your country.

YouTube Red is the premium subscription service from the popular video site YouTube.

There are no ads, you can continue to play videos in the background on your mobile and most importantly of all there is exclusive content such as Burn the Stage from BTS and more.

Unfortunately though YouTube Red is restricted to viewing from only a few countries. At the time of writing that’s the United States, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico and South Korea.

Below we’ll show you in just 6 steps how you can watch YouTube Red in any country in the world.

How to watch Youtube Red

When you visit the YouTube Red website it’ll check to see what country you’re in. When it sees you’re not in one of the 6 countries that it’s officially available in then you’ll see a message like this:

YouTube Red Blocked

We tried to access in Thailand but it’s also blocked in other countries like the UK, Canada and in fact the majority of countries worldwide.

To watch YouTube Red if it’s not available in your country you’ll need to get yourself a VPN app. A VPN app allows you to disguise your online location and appear somewhere else. In the case of watching YouTube Red, appear in one of the countries it is available.

A VPN will cost a couple of US Dollars per month and you can sign up for just 1 month or an entire year depending on how long you want to watch YouTube Red.

Follow the simple instructions below to get started.

How to watch YouTube Red Step-by-Step:

  1. Visit the VPN provider IPVanish by clicking here and sign-up. There’s a 7-day risk-free money back guarantee.
  2. Go the APPS area of the IPVanish website and download the correct app for your device.
  3. Install the app, run it and login with your account details.
  4. Select the United States or one of the other countries where YouTube Red IS available.
  5. Press Connect. Wait until the app connects.
  6. Visit the YouTube Red website and sign-up.

Now you’re connected to the IPVanish VPN the website thinks you’re in the United States (or one of the other countries where YouTube Red is available).

Instead of being blocked from signing up for YouTube Red you’re now able to sign up.

You can also take advantage of a free 1-month trial of YouTube Red so if you only want to watch a few specific things you won’t even need to pay for the YouTube Red service.

You can of course keep it for longer if you wish. You may need to enter a US Billing address and can use a site like FakeAddressGenerator. Just pop in your real card details to get a free trial or to sign up long term.

Help! I’m stuck connecting on the VPN

If you’re struggling to connect on the VPN service from IPVanish then we’ve put together a few example screenshots below.

Don’t worry though, it’s really simple and even if you’re not technically minded you’ll still be able to do this.

Below is an example of how to connect on a computer such as a Windows PC or Mac to watch YouTube Red.

IPVanish v3 US

If you’re using a mobile device such as an Android, iPhone or iPad take a look at the example below.

IPVanish Android US

Once it’s connected simply visit YouTube Red and you’ll be no longer blocked.

What is YouTube Red

YouTube Red is the premium service from the famous video streaming site YouTube.

One of the best features of YouTube Red is it offers exclusive content also known as YouTube Red Originals that isn’t available elsewhere.

Shows such as Burn The State, Cobra Kai, Mind Field & Rhett and Link’s Buddy System are all original shows that you won’t find outside of YouTube Red. There’s also a whole host of other extra content, movies, TV shows and music that you can’t find elsewhere.

YouTube Red costs US $9.99 per month and you can get a completely free first month on sign-up. If you search around you can often even find 2 or 3 month free trials too.

How to watch YouTube Red anywhere recap

You can watch YouTube Red in any country in the world but you’ll need the help of a VPN app.

We recommend using IPVanish and you can check out their service by clicking the orange link below. Download their app and connect to the United States.

Once you’ve got a VPN it’s simply a case of visiting the YouTube Red website and signing up either for a free trial or paying for a subscription.

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