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How to Download Apps on Sharp Smart TV [3 Ways]

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How to Download Apps on Sharp TV

Sharp TV is a budget-friendly Smart TV brand that runs on three different operating systems, namely Aquos Net+, RokuOS, and AndroidOS. Each operating system has its own App Store. You can download apps from the App Store on Sharp Smart TV. If the app you intend to download is unavailable in the App Store, you can sideload the APK file of the app through a USB drive.

How to Install Apps on Sharp Android TV

(1) Turn On your Sharp Smart TV and connect it to a stable Wi-Fi connection.

(2) Navigate to the Apps section on the home screen.

(3) Locate and select the Google Play Store app.

Launch Google Play Store on Sharp smart TV

(4) Click the search icon and search for the app you want to download.

Click the search icon

(5) Hit the app from the search results.

(6) Click the Install button to download the app on your Sharp Smart TV.

Sideload Apps on Sharp Android TV

In addition to direct installation, you can sideload the APK file of any app via a USB drive.

(1) Open a web browser on your PC and download the APK file of any app you wish to download.

(2) Connect a USB drive to your PC and copy the APK file to the USB drive.

(3) Once transferred, remove the USB drive from the PC and connect it to your Sharp TV.

Connect a USB drive to Sharp TV

(4) Navigate to Sharp TV Settings and click Security & Restrictions.

(5) Tap the option Unknown Sources and turn it ON.

(6) Install any File Manager app from the Play Store on Sharp Android TV.

(7) Launch the File Manager app after installation and navigate to the USB drive section.

(8) Tap the APK file and click Install on the pop-up menu.

(9) Follow the on-screen steps to install the app on your Sharp Android TV.

How to Add Apps on Sharp Roku TV

(1) Power ON your Sharp Roku TV and connect the Roku TV to a WiFi network.

(2) Hit the option Streaming Channels on the home screen.

Click Search Channels on Sharp smart TV

(3) Scroll down and select Search Channels.

Enter the name of the app

(4) Use the virtual keyboard to type the app’s name.

(5) Tap the app from the search suggestions.

(6) Click Add Channel on the app info page to install the app on your Roku-powered Sharp Smart TV.

Download Apps on Sharp Roku TV Via Roku Website

(1) Launch a browser on your mobile or PC.

(2) Go to the official Roku website and Sign in to your account.

Click Sign in

(3) Click the option Search channels box and search for the app.

Click Search channels

(4) Select the app from the search results and click Add Channel to install the app on your Sharp Smart TV.

(5) The app will be added to your Roku Channel list within 24 hours. If you want to add it immediately, update your Roku-powered Sharp TV

How to Download Apps on Sharp TV [AQUOS NET+]

If you have a Sharp Smart TV Aquos or older models, you can use the steps below. These models don’t have a dedicated App Store. To install new apps, you need to use the Vewd App Store. Vewd App Store is a cloud-based App Store pre-installed on Sharp Aquos TV and Android TV.

(1) Turn On your Sharp Smart TV and press the Apps button on your Sharp Aquos remote.

(2) Launch the VEWD Apps Store.

Launch VEWD Apps Store to download apps on Sharp smart TV

(3) Click the filter icon at the top left corner and search for the app.

(4) Select the app you intend to download and click OK on your remote to download the app.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I download third-party apps on my Sharp Smart TV?

You can sideload third-party apps on Sharp Smart TV using a USB drive.

2. How to update Sharp Aquos TV?

On the Sharp TV remote, press the Menu button >> Click Settings >> Tap Set Up >> Select Software Update (USB) or Software Update (NET) >> Follow the on-screen prompts to update Sharp Aquos TV.

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