- WhatsApp is unavailable for Android TV
- You can install the WhatsApp Apk through Downloader and screen mirror the app from Android Smartphones.
Are you looking for ways to connect WhatsApp to your Android TV? Though WhatsApp officially supports Android smartphones, iPhones, Windows, and Mac, there is still no official app for Android TV. Do not worry! We have a workaround to access WhatsApp on your Smart TV. You can easily use WhatsApp on your TV by sideloading it or using the WhatsApp Web Version.
WhatsApp is a top-rated communication app that allows users to send & receive text messages, images, videos, locations, documents, contacts, payment, and make audio & video calls with people worldwide via the internet. But while making video calls, it is better to watch video calls on bigger screens. So, follow this guide to view your video call screen on your TV.
How to Install WhatsApp on Android TV
Unlike smartphones, Android TV doesn’t have a standalone app for WhatsApp. Instead, you need to sideload the apk version with the help of the Downloader tool on Android TV.
 Turn on the Android TV and check the internet connection.
 Select the Apps tab on the home screen.
 Open Google Play Store and choose the Search icon.
 Type Downloader in the search box.
 Select the Downloader app from the search results.
 Click Install to install the Downloader app.
 Once installed, go back to the home screen and click Settings.
 Choose Device Preferences and select Security & Restrictions.
 Select Unknown sources >> Downloader app and turn on the toggle located next to it.
 Now, open the Downloader app and click Accept in the prompt.
 Enter the WhatsApp Android TV Apk URL in the required tab.
 Select Go to download the WhatsApp apk file.
Tip! In the same way, you can get Telegram on Android TV.
 After downloading the file, install the app on your TV and then launch it immediately.
 Log in with your mobile number and start using WhatsApp on your TV.
Apart from Downloader, you can install Apitode TV on your Android TV, a store for unavailable apps. Then you can access WhatsApp through Apitode on your Smart TV. You can follow the same procedure to install WhatsApp on your Android Sony TV or other brand TV with Android TV OS.
Alternative Way to Access WhatsApp on Android TV
Alternatively, you can also access WhatsApp through WhatsApp Web on your Android TV using the web browser.
 Download and install the Chrome browser on your Android TV.
 Launch the Chrome browser and visit the WhatsApp Web website.
 Scan the QR code with your smartphone.
 After scanning, the web version of WhatsApp will appear on the TV screen.
 Now, you can make video/audio calls and send messages/media/files with your friends from the TV.
 To sign out, tap the three-dotted icon and select Log Out.
The only disadvantage with the above methods is that you may need the help of a wireless mouse to access the required features.
How to Screen Mirror WhatsApp from Android Smartphone
In addition to the above-mentioned alternative method, you can also screen mirror WhatsApp on your TV from smartphones.
 Connect the Android device and the Android TV to the same WiFi network.
 Go to the WhatsApp Messenger app on your Android device. If you don’t have the app, you can get it from the Play Store.
 Now, move to the Notification Panel on the smartphone.
 Look for the screencast option and select the option for casting the smartphone screen.
 Choose the Android TV device to connect and view the Android smartphone screen mirrored on the TV.
 Now, access WhatsApp on your Smart TV.
How to AirPlay WhatsApp from iOS Devices
Android TV offers AirPlay support to cast or screen mirror the content from iOS or MacOS devices. First, you have to enable AirPlay on your Android TV and connect the iOS device and Android TV to the same network.
 Launch WhatsApp Messenger on your iOS device. Or you can access the app from App Store.
 Go to the Control Center and select Screen Mirroring.
 Choose the Android TV to connect and view your iOS screen on your TV.
 Now, go to WhatsApp and view the chats or media files on your TV.
You can get WhatsApp on Android TV by sideloading using Downloader. Also, you can cast your Android smartphone to your TV to access the Messenger app.
As of now, the Android Smart TV doesn’t support WhatsApp. But you can access the app through sideloading or casting.