Android TV is a featured pack operating system still, one thing which lacks is the web browsing experience on Android TV. We don’t have any inbuilt web browser to surf websites, as many streaming apps still lack their dedicated app support. Using a web browser on android tv helps us to access any website we want. There are many compatible android web browsers we can try on android tv. So let’s check out how we can install the most popular web browsers directly on Android TV.
If you are looking for a browser to surf websites, then one of the best options is to install a puffin browser. It can be directly installed from the android tv play store.
Jio Page Web Browser For Android TV
Recently Jio has released its own web browser jio page web browser on the android tv play store and trust me guys, this is the only browser you need for your android tv. It offers a lot of features and an amazing UI experience to surf websites directly on your tv. This is one of the best browsers for android tv with adblock support. Some of the highlighted features make it stand out from other web browsers for android tv.
- Inbuilt Cursor supports so you can use your android tv remote Dpad as a cursor to surf any website easily.
- Downloading files directly on android tv is much easier now you can directly download any files using Jio Page Web Browser.
- Sync your chrome browser bookmarks and password on jiopages browser which helps you to log in on any of your favourite websites easily.
- Regional Language Support jiopages is an Indian web browser, it supports regional languages like Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, and many more.
How to Install Jio Page Browser On Android TV
Time needed: 10 minutes.
Jio Page is one of the best web browsers for android tv which offers ad-block and google chrome sync support on android tv.
- Open Google Play Store On Android TV
- Search For Jio Page Web Browser
- Select Install Button To Install Jio Page Web Browser
- Open Jio Page
Now after installation, select accept on terms and agreements.
- Synch Chrome Password On JioPages
Now to sync all your chrome bookmarks and passwords on jiopages. Navigate to Settings on the top right side of the home screen.
- Enter Your Google Credentials
To synch your google account enter your Google credentials.
- Change Browser Language
If you want to use your jiopages web browser in the regional language, you can do that too. Navigate to settings and open Site Settings.
- It’s all Setup
Now you can use the Jio Page Web browser on android tv.
How To Install Puffin Browser On Android TV [ Paid App ]
Open Android TV Play Store on Android TV.
On the Android TV play store search for Puffin Browser.
Select the Install button and wait for the installation to get completed.
Once installation gest completed, go on the home screen and add the puffin browser on the android tv home screen.
One of the essential features of the puffin browser is TV remote compatibility like you can easily navigate any website from the TV remote. The major drawback of the Puffin browser is the app does not support file downloading on Android TV.
How To Install Google Chrome On Android TV
So, if you looking for a browser to download files directly on android TV. We need to install a Chrome browser where you can easily download files directly on android TV.
First, Google Search for Aptoide TV on Smartphone.
Aptoide TV is an alternative Play Store, where you get access to apps, which are not available on Android TV.
By selecting the web browser on the Aptoid TV website, we will be able to download the Aptoide TV app on a smartphone.
Now after downloading the Aptoide T.V on phone, we will use the Send Files to the TV app. This app helps you to easily share such apps on your TV.
So if you are not familiar with this app you can download and install Send Files TV directly from Android TV and Smartphone’s Play Store.
If you want to know more you can view the complete guide on it.
Now we will install the Aptoide TV app on android tv.
We will use Fx File Explorer to browse files on android tv.
In FX File Explorer, select the download folder and open Aptoid TV APK.
Select the Install button to install Aptoide TV apk on Android TV.
After installing the Aptoide app, we will add Aptoide tv on the home screen for easy access.
In Aptoide TV we can search for the google chrome app and select the install button.
After the installation of Google Chrome, we can’t access Google Chrome from the Android TV home screen. Sideloaded apps are not directly accessible from your Android TV home screen. We need to install a side launcher app that will help us to show the sideloaded app directly on the home screen.
To install the side launcher search for Sideload on the Android TV play store and select install.
Search for Sideload app on android TV play store.
After installation adds a sideload of the app on the home screen. With this app you can access all sideloaded apps directly from the home screen.
In this way, you can install google chrome on android tv. One issue with the google chrome app is, it is not compatible with tv remote support. So every time to browse the website we need to connect an external mouse on android tv. We won’t get a smooth browsing experience on android tv, so you can install the Firefox app.
How To Install Microsoft Edge On Android TV
Now you can install Microsoft Edge On Android TV, this browser works on the same chrome engine. So you can sync all your chrome bookmarks directly on the Microsoft Edge browser. Similar to a chrome browser, an Microsoft Edge browser also requires additional mouse support to work properly on android tv.
Open the Aptoid TV app on Android TV.
(If you are not familiar with aptoid tv, check out the above steps to install aptoid tv on android tv)
Search For Edge Browser on Aptoid TV
Select Install Button To Install Microsoft Edge Browser
Once App is downloaded Select Install on Edge Browser
It will take some time to install it on android tv.
Now to open the edge browser, use the side loader app here you will find the edge browser.
How To Install Firefox Browser On Android TV
To get a complete browsing experience, you can also install Firefox on Android TV. Firefox has some major advantages compared to the Google Chrome browser. Firefox has remote compatibility so that your TV remote can be used as a mouse. On the home screen, you can get directly add a firefox browser.
To install Firefox on android tv, search for the firefox app on Aptoide tv.
On Aptoid TV we can directly install the Firefox browser.
Once it’s installed we can add it to the home screen.
Step By Step Guide To Install Chrome Browser On Android TV
This browser is well optimized for the Android TV box as it’s compatible with Android TV remote and offers a smooth web browsing experience on TV. The web pages load much faster with ultra-low performance loss and occupying low memory on storage. The optimization works perfectly as a web browser is well adapted to all kinds of web pages. This browser can provide you with the same web browsing experience as your PC with minimum data consumption. If your Google TV or mi box comes with lower power specifications then this browser is well suited for your device.
How To Install Any Browser On Android TV
Out of the box, we don’t have a web browser on android tv although there is a couple of browsers available on the android tv play store which we can directly install on any android tv.
You can visit the android tv play store and download jio page web browsers. This browser works with the android tv remote and supports many features of the google chrome browser on android tv.
Yes, there are many web browsers available for android tv.
The best web browser you can find is Jio Page Web Browser, it works on a chrome engine. So you can use all your chrome bookmarks and passwords directly on android tv. Jio Page Browser also file downloading option, you can stream and download files directly on android tv.