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How to Install Popcorn Time on Android TV

Watch your favorite TV shows and movies on Android TV by sideloading the Popcorn Time app.

Popcorn Time is a free streaming application that allows you to stream movies, series, and TV shows. You can find different content in different categories like action, comedy, romance, adventure, drama, animation, sports, mystery, and much more. You can also download your favorite content for offline streaming. The dedicated Popcorn Time app can be installed on all Android-based devices. If you are an Android TV user, you can install Popcorn Time and stream all your favorite content on your TV screen. Though the Popcorn Time app is officially not available on Google Play Store, you can sideload the app using the Downloader.

How to Install Popcorn Time on Android TV

As mentioned earlier, there is no official Popcorn time app for Android T. To get it on your Android TV, you need to make few changes to the Android TV settings.

[1] Turn on your Android TV and connect to the standard internet connection.

[2] On your Android TV, go to the search bar and search for Downloader.

[3] Select the Downloader app and tap the Install button.

[4] Launch the Downloader app and go through the on-screen prompts.

Get Downloader to Sideload Popcorn Time

[5] Enter browser.aftvnews.com and click the Go button.

Plugin file

[6] A plugin file will start to download on your TV and once the apk file gets downloaded, click Install.

[7] Once installation is over, click Done.

Download Browser Plugin on Downloader

Now you need to enable Unknown sources for Downloader to sideload the apps from unknown sources.

[8] Click the Settings on the home screen.

Android TV home screen

[9] Select Device Preferences.

Device Preferences

[10] Scroll down and click the Security & restriction menu.

Security & restrictions

[11] Select the Unknown sources and slide the toggle located next to Downloader.

Enable Unknown Sources on Android TV to Sideload Popcorn Time

Now your TV is ready to sideload the apps using the Downloader app. By simply entering the Popcorn Time URL un the

[12] Launch the Downloader app and go to the URL bar.

[13] Enter the Popcorn Time apk URL and click the GO menu.

[14] Wait till the apk files get downloaded.

[15] Once downloaded, click Install.

Install Popcorn Time on Android TV

[16] Click Done after installing it.

Launch Popcorn Time on Android TV

[17] Now, get back to the home screen, and you can find the Popcorn Time app in the apps section.

[18] Finally, open the app and start streaming all your favorite content without any restriction.

Techowns Tips! Not interested in streaming Popcorn Time? Have a look at popular Popcorn Time alternatives to stream your favorite movies and shows for free.

That’s it. With the help of Downloader, you can easily sideload the Popcorn Time app and stream all your favorite video content for free. Sideloading apps will harm your device software, so don’t sideload apps on Android TV frequently.

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