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How do I install apps on a Google TV or Android TV

    You can only download apps compatible with your TV, which may differ from mobile device apps.

    Find out which apps are supported

    Google Play on the Android TV™ or Search for apps on the Google TV™ only displays apps that are supported by the TV. To see if apps are or can be installed on the TV, refer to the following:

    How to install

    Select your TV type:

    Google TV

    Android TV


    • An Internet connection and Google™ Account are required to install apps.
    • If you don't have a Google Account or want to create a shared account, create a new account by accessing the Google homepage. We recommend creating a Google Account on a computer or mobile device.
    • If you can't install any applications, refer to the article I cannot download, install, or update any applications from the Google Play Store.
    • If you want to remove any applications on the TV, refer to the article How do I uninstall applications on the Google TV or Android TV?
    • About paid apps: There are free apps and paid apps. Purchasing a paid app requires a prepaid Google Play gift card code or credit card information. You can purchase a Google Play gift card from various retailers.

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