How To Sideload Apps On Android TV

The best thing about android is the flexibility of using any app on android tv and android tv box. It doesn’t matter the app is made for smartphones or tablets, it can work on android tv without any issue. You can install any android app on android tv with this simple method. On android tv, we do have a google play store but the app collection still feels limited. We will sideload apps that are not available on the android tv play store. Here is a simple trick you can use to install apps on any third party android app on android tv. So, let’s find out the best ways to install any app on android tv.


Sideload Apps On Android TV Using Send Files To TV

Send files to TV is a popular app on the android tv play store, with this app you can transfer any file from your smartphone to android tv in 3 simple steps.

Time needed: 15 minutes.

Install Apps On Android TV Using Send Files To T.V App

  1. Open Google Play Store On Android TV

    Send Files To TV

  2. Search For Send Files To T.V App

    Install Send Files To TV app on android TVSend Files To TV Android App

  3. Now Download Apk File On Android Smartphone

    Download any android app which you want to install on android tv.

  4. Install Send Files To T.V App On Android Smartphone

    We will install the same app on both platforms android tv and android smartphone.how to send files to smart tv

  5. Now you can easily send any app on android tv

    Select Send To Send File On Android TVsend files on android tv

  6. Share Apk On Android TV

    Open Send Files To T.V app on Android TV to receive files from your phone.How to install apps on firestick

  7. Open App On Android T.V

    Select Receive on Android T.V, to recive fileShare Files On Android TV

  8. Select T.V Name To Send File On T.V

    share files to android tv

  9. File Transfer

    Once you select T.V Name it will initiate file transfer on Android TVsend file to smart tv

  10. Open File

    After the app is received open the app to install it on Android TV

Send Files To TV app is available on every platform, you can send files from your Windows and Mac P.C too. Check out here to download app on windows & mac.

Install Apps On Andorid TV Using Downloader

Downloader is another amazing app to install apps on android tv. This app comes with a built browser, so we can directly download any android app on tv.

Open Google Play Store On Android TV

how to sideload apps on android tv

Search for Downloader App on Google Play Store on Android TV.

Downloader app for play store

Select Install On Downloader App From Play Store

Downloader App For Android TV

Open Downloader App

To download files from downloader app, grant media and files access on Downloader App.

android tv app side load

Install Browser On Downloader App

To install the browser enter http://aftv.browser.com it will start downloading apk file. Once browser apk is downloaded, for the first time we need to grant storage permission to install apk from the downloader app.

install any app on android tv

Select Install Button To Install Browser Plugin

Downloader App For Android TV

We need to grant unknown source access, navigate to settings.

Grant Access For Downloader App

Select downloader app and press ok on TV remote to grant access.

Share it on android tv

Go back to downloader app home screen and select install app, it will start installing browser in Downloader App.

Downloader App For Android TV

Search For Android App

Now you can search for any android app which you want to install on android tv. let’s take aptoid tv example to install.

Aptoid TV on Android TV

Visit Website

Navigate to website to any popular website to download app. There are many website available to download android apps directly.

Select an apk it will start Downloading

Download App On Android TV

Select Install On Android App

Install app on android tv

It will take some time to install app on android tv

Aptoid TV On Google TV

Now Finally App is Installed

Some sideloaded app are also compatible on android tv, that can add be added home screen.

Aptoid TV On Android TV

Install App On Any Android TV

Install Aurora App Store On Android TV

Aurora App store is an alternative play store to install any android app on an android device. It features huge library of app and games collection, which can be directly installed from aurora store. This app features App Updates, Dark Mode, and Anonymous Login in the play store.

To install the aurora app on Android TV, we need need to sideload it for the first time. To sideload the app on android tv we will use the downloader app to install the aurora app on android tv.

Open Downloader App
Refer to the above steps to Install Downloader App On Android TV.

Downloader App On Android TV

Enter code 76964 on URL

Aurora Store For Android TV

Navigate To Download Button.
Click On Download Button, it will start Downloading app on android tv.

Aurora store for android tv
Download Aurora Store For Android TV

Select Install

After app is downloaded, select install button to install it on android tv.

Install App On Android TV

Select Install On Aurora Store, it will start installing on android tv.

install any app on andorid tv

Add Aurora App On Home Screen

Aurora App On Android TV

Select Aurora Store to add it on Android TV Home Screen.

Install any android app on tv

Sideload Any App On Android TV (Wireless Transfer)

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