If you love watching movies/TV shows, you would know the importance of the Popcorn Time app. It is a free alternative to the subscription-based video streaming services and it hosts a huge amount of media’s to stream. The added advantage on Popcorn Time compatibility is that you can use Popcorn Time app on a bigger screen for an amazing cinematic experience. Are you trying to figure out how to use Popcorn Time on Smart TVs? If so, then read this detailed article on how to install Popcorn Time on Smart TVs.
To know more about Popcorn Time, read What is Popcorn Time?
How to install Popcorn Time on Samsung Smart TV?
Since Samsung Smart TVs are based on Tizen OS, they can’t load Android apps until you install ACL app. After installing the ACL app, you can load .apk files which are approved by Tizen. You can visit download and install the Popcorn Time app manually.
Another way to install Popcorn Time on Smart TV is by using the casting feature. Just download and install Popcorn Time app on your preferred platform (Android, iOS, Mac and Windows) from the official website. After the installation, launch the app and select your favorite movies or TV shows. Before tapping Watch Now button, make sure that both devices (Samsung Smart TV and Popcorn Time installed device) are connected to the same network. Now play your media and tap the cast icon and select the Samsung Smart TV device. Now, your Popcorn Time media will be mirrored on the Smart TV.
How to install Popcorn Time on LG Smart TV?
Since LG Smart TVs uses WebOS, you can’t install the Popcorn Time easily. Hence you can use the above-mentioned casting feature to access the Popcorn Time on LG smart TV.
Related: How to install Popcorn Time on Apple TV?
LG Smart TV users can access Popcorn Time directly from the built-in browser. Open your browser and enter the address https://popcorntime-online.tv/ to access Popcorn Time without installing any applications. Play your favorite movie or TV shows and enjoy watching on LG TV.
How to install Popcorn Time on Sony Smart TV?
Since most of the Sony Smart TVs use the Android-based operating system, you can install Popcorn Time easily. But you need either an Android phone or tablet alongside Sony Smart TV to install the Popcorn Time. Before installing Popcorn Time, make sure that both the devices (Android device and Sony Smart TV) are connected to the same network.
#1: Download Popcorn Time installer file from the official website.
#2: Open ES File Explorer and navigate to the downloaded installer file.
#3: Long press the apk file and tap the More option.
#4: Then tap the Send option and the ES File Explorer app will search for the other devices that are connected to the same network.
#5: Select the Sony Smart TV -> tap Send -> tap OK to send the file.
#6: Now select the download location on the Sony Smart TV and tap OK to confirm.
#7: Once the transfer is completed, tap Open -> click Install to start the installation process.
#8: Within a few minutes, Popcorn Time will be installed on the TV. Launch the application and enjoy watching your favorite movie or TV shows.
How to install Popcorn Time on Vizio Smart TV?
Since Vizio Smart TVs has a
How to install Popcorn Time on other Android Smart TVs?
Nowadays, most of the Android Smart TVs come with pre-installed Google Play Store app. Installing Popcorn Time on these Smart TVs is very easy as you can download it from the Google Play Store app within a few minutes.
#1: Launch the TV and navigate to the apps section.
#2: Open Google Play Store and log in to your Google Account.
#3: Search for Popcorn Time on the search bar.
#4: From the search results, open the Popcorn Time app and tap Install to start the installation process.
#5: After installing the app, enjoy streaming your favorite TV shows or movies.
How to install Popcorn Time on Smart TV Boxes?
You can also install Popcorn Time on Smart TV boxes that run on Android OS. All you have to do is follow the installation procedure that we mentioned for Sony Smart TV. You can use similar ES File Explorer method to install the Popcorn Time on Smart TV boxes.
Why You Need a VPN?
Whenever you want to stream anything on Popcorn Time, you will receive a notification stating that you must need VPN service to safeguard your identity. Select any one of the services from the best Popcorn Time VPNs list and use it on your Smart TV to safeguard your Privacy and identity from ISPs and online hackers. We recommend you to use ExpressVPN to protect your identity.
In this article, we have discussed some of the easiest ways to install Popcorn Time on various Smart TV brands including Samsung, LG, Vizio, Sony, and more. Popcorn Time for Smart TV is the best way to stream latest Movies and TV Shows with your family members and friends.
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