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How to Install Mozilla Firefox on Google TV



Firefox on Google TV

Firefox is an open-source and free browser that allows you to access information in the form of text, audio, images, videos, and more. It provides you with a user-friendly interface and faster download speeds. Mozilla Firefox is available as a standalone browser for Android, iOS, and computers. What about Google TV? Is Firefox available for Chromecast with Google TV? The answer is no. Since Google TV is developed for streaming purposes, it doesn’t support Firefox or any web browsers. However, you can sideload the Android version of Firefox to browse web pages on Google TV.

How to Sideload Mozilla Firefox on Chromecast with Google TV

To sideload the Android version of Firefox, you need to install the Downloader app. You can get this officially on the TV store.

{1} Plugin to your Chromecast with Google TV and click Search on the top left corner of the home screen.

{2} Type and search for the Downloader app on the search bar.

Install Downloader on your Google TV device

{3} From the search list, select the Downloader app offered by AFTV news.

{4} Click on the Install button to get the downloader app on Google TV.

Install Downloader to Install Firefox on Google TV

After installing the downloader app, you need to allow permission to install apps from third-party sources through Downloader.

{5} Get back to your home screen and click your profile icon on the top right corner. Choose the Settings option.

{6} Scroll down and click the Device Preferences option.

{7} On the next screen, click on the Security & Restrictions option.

{8} Click Unknown sources and then select Downloader.

Now, turn on the toggle located next to Downloader.

Allow Unknown Sources and select Downloader

{9} Return to the main screen and launch the Downloader app.

{10} Go through a few on-screen prompts and click Allow.

{11} Enter Firefox apk URL in the URL section.

Enter Firefox URL and click Go

{12} Click on the GO option to download the Firefox apk file.

{13} After downloading the apk file, click the Install menu and wait for the app to install.

{14} Once completed, click the Open menu to launch the app.

{15} Finally, the Firefox home page will appear on the TV screen.

View Firefox on Google TV

Related Guide: How to Install Firefox on Amazon Firestick

How to Cast Mozilla Firefox on Google TV

As an alternative method, you can cast Mozilla Firefox to your TV using your Android phone.

{1} Go to the Play Store on your Android Device.

{2} Download and install the Mozilla Firefox app on your device.

{3} Now, go to the Notification center on your mobile.

cast Firefox on Google TV

{4} Click on the Cast icon from the list of options.

{5} Select your Google TV device to connect.

{6} Then start browsing on the app and access it from your TV screen.

Firefox is the best browser for Google TV to browse your favorite web page content. Since you sideloaded the mobile version, you may need to install the Mouse toggle to navigate inside the Firefox app.


Does Google TV have an inbuilt browser?

Google TV has an inbuilt web browser which is Google Chrome Browser.

What are the other best web browsers for Google TV?

Puffin, TVWeb Browser, TV Bro, Kiwi Browser, and JioPages are some of the alternative browsers for Google TV.

Why is Firefox not browsing on my Google TV?

Check whether you have connected with the stable Wi-Fi network and update the application to fix it.

How to download Firefox for Android without Google Play?

You can use Firefox Updater to install and update the app without Google Play.

Is Mozilla Firefox available on Android TV?

No, Firefox is not natively available on Android TV, but you can sideload it using third-party apps.

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