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How to Watch IPTV on Google TV in Three Ways

Watch your favorite movie, TV shows, sports, and live events by configuring IPTV.

Are you looking forward to installing IPTV players on your Google TV? If so, then you’ve landed at the right place. Even though Google TV doesn’t have so many IPTV players in its store, it supports a few IPTV players for convenient streaming. Similar to Android and Fire TVs, Google TV also allows users to sideload IPTVs with the help of the Downloader tool. Moreover, you’ll also be provided with an option to cast IPTV players from your smartphone to Chromecast with Google TV with ease.

IPTV or Internet Protocol Television is the best and most convenient way to get media content on your Television without using a cable service. You can stream both on-demand and Live TV content with or without subscription plans depending on the provider.

Best IPTVs for Google TV

There are numerous IPTVs available to download on your Google TV. Among all, here are some best IPTVs for Google TV that you can install or sideload.

  • GSE Smart IPTV
  • IPTV Player
  • IPTV Smarters Player
  • Kodi
  • Pluto TV
  • Metropol IPTV
  • Flash IPTV

How to Install IPTV on Google TV

[1] Turn on your Google TV and connect it to a stable WiFi network.

[2] Navigate to the Search section on the home screen.

Click Search

[3] Enter the IPTV player’s name [ex: GSE Smart IPTV] on the search field using the on-screen virtual keyboard.

Enter the name of IPTV in the search field

[4] Select the IPTV app and hit the Install icon on its information screen to download the app.

[5] Once installed, click Open to launch the player

[6] Upon opening, follow the prompts and Allow permission for the required things.

IPTV on Google TV

[7] On the left-side pane, choose Remote Playlists or the applicable option to configure the M3U URL you received from the IPTV provider.

IPTV on Google TV

[8] If you have a username & password, click the Xtream-Codes API menu and then configure the URL.

[9] After configuring the login data, the media contents will load on the screen.

How to Sidelaod IPTV on Google TV

If your favorite IPTV player isn’t compatible with Google TV, you can get the app through Sideloading. You can enable the Developer Mode option from the settings menu to sideload the app on your Google TV.

[1] Launch your Google TV and click the Profile icon at the top right.

[2] After that, select Settings.

[3] Scroll down and select System → About → Android TV OS build.

[4] Tap the option until you see the “You are now a developer” popup.

Tap the Android TV OS build option

[5] After that, navigate back to the Home screen and select Install to install the Downloader app on your Google TV.

Enable access for Downloader

[6] Then, navigate to SettingsApps and choose Security and Restrictions.

[7] Further, select Install Unknown Sources and toggle on the Downloader option.

Allow access for Downloader

[8] Now, launch the Downloader app on your Google TV and enter the URL for the IPTV player in the required field and tap Go.

Enter the URL and click Go

[9] Click the Install button to download the app and launch the app on Google TV.

[10] Finally, provide the necessary login credentials to stream IPTV content on your Google TV.

How to Cast IPTV to Google TV

Another easiest way to watch IPTV content on Google TV is by using a Chromecast-compatible IPTV player on your iPhone or Android device.

[1] Launch your iPhone or Android and install the IPTV player via App Store or Play Store, which is compatible with Chromecast.

[2] Here are some IPTV players, who have built-in Chromecast features.

[3] Once installed, launch the app and configure the login credentials.

[4] Now, play your favorite content on the IPTV player by configuring the M3U URL.

[5] Hit the Cast icon that you can find on the app and choose your Google TV from the list of available devices.

Click the Cast icon at the top right

[6] Finally, the IPTV media content on your smartphone will be cast on your TV screen.

When a player is not compatible with cast support, you can screen mirror your smartphone to cast the media contents on Google TV.


1. What are the free IPTVs available on Google TV?

Some of the free IPTVs that are available on Google TV are Tubi, Pluto TV, GSE Smart IPTV, IPTV Blink Player, and IPTV Smarters Pro.

2. Should I use VPN while streaming content on IPTV?

In recent days, there have been many illegal IPTV services available on the web. If you face difficulties in filtering them, install and use VPN services like NordVPN and ExpressVPN for safe streaming.

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