Article ID : 00149821 / Last Modified : 08/04/2022Print

How do I install apps on an Android TV or Google TV?

    You can only download apps compatible with your TV, and they may differ from apps for mobile devices.

    Find out which apps are supported

    Google Play on the Android TV™ or Search for apps on the Google TV™, only display 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 do not have a Google Account or want to create a shared account, create a new account by accessing the Google homepage. We recommend that you create a Google Account on a computer or mobile device.
    • 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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