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How to Install and Watch Stremio on Google TV



Stremio is a media center application that is completely free to use. Like Kodi, it lets you watch live and on-demand content via add-ons. Stremio is compatible with Chromecast with Google TV. Google TV users can directly install the Stremio app from the Play Store. Apart from direct installation, you can get Stremio on Google TV using the sideloading or casting method.

How to Get Stremio on Google TV

[1] Turn On your Google TV and connect it a WiFi.

[2] On the home screen, click the Search option in the menu bar.

[3] Type Stremio on the search box using the virtual keyboard.

[4] Select the Stremio app from the search results.

Press the Search icon on Google TV

[5] Tap the Install button to download the app.

How to Sideload Stremio on Google TV using Downloader

If you can’t find the Stremio app on Chromecast with Google TV or If you have trouble installing the app from the Play Store, use the Downloader app to sideload the app.

Before going into the steps, enable the Developer Mode on Google TV. To do it, refer to the steps below.

  • Tap the Profile icon on the home screen.
  • Select the option Settings.
  • Locate and tap the option System.
  • Click About and hit the option Android TV OS build up to 7-8 times to enable the developer mode on Google TV.
  • Once enabled, you will see a message, ” You are now a developer!

[1] On the Google TV home screen, hit the Search tab and search for the Downloader app.

[2] Install the Downloader app on your Google TV.

Press Install to install Downloader on Google TV

[3] After installation, navigate to the Home page and tap the Profile icon.

[4] Select Settings → Click Apps → Tap Security & Restrictions → Select Unknown Sources → Enable Downloader.

Enable Unknown sources for Downloader

[5] Launch the Downloader app and enter the Stremio APK link in the URL box.

Enter Stremio apk file in the URL text box of Downloader

[6] Tap Go and click Install on the pop-up menu.

Click Install to watch Stremio on Google TV

[7] Once installed, launch the app and install any Stremio addon to watch your favorite content on Google TV.

How to Use Stremio on Google TV

[1] Launch the Stremio app on your TV.

[2] Hit the Sign in button and type your account credentials.

[3] After signing in, grant access to the necessary permissions.

[4] Hit the Puzzle-shaped icon on the home screen.

Hit the puzzle shaped icon from Stremio Home page

[5] Tap the option Official Addons or Community Addons and search for the addon you want to install.

[6] Now, tap the Install button near the addon.

[7] Once installed, launch the addon on Stremio and watch your desired content on your TV.

Title playing in the Stremio media player screen

How to Cast Stremio on Chromecast with Google TV

Before moving further, connect the Android Phone and Google TV to the same WiFi.

[1] Install and launch the Stremio app on your Android Phone.

[2] Log in to your Stremio account.

[3] Play your desired content on the Stremio app.

[4] Select the Cast icon on the media player screen.

[5] Choose your Google TV name from the pop-up menu.

Select Cast icon on Stremio app to watch Stremio on Google TV

[6] The video playing on the Stremio mobile app will be displayed on your TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Stremio free to watch?

Yes. Stremio is an entirely free platform to watch movies, series, and much more.

2. Can you install Stremio on Android TV?

Yes. You can download the Stremio app on Android TV from the Play Store.

3. Is Stremio legal?

Yes. Stremio is legal. You can officially install the app from both Play Store and App Store.

4. Why is Stremio not working on Google TV?

This problem is caused due to the outdated app version or poor Internet connectivity. To fix it, connect the Google TV to a strong WiFi. Then, update the Stremio app to solve the not working issue.

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