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How to Sideload Microsoft Teams on Android TV



Microsoft Teams Android TV

Microsoft Teams is the most used communication app among business people and employers. It is used for 1-on-1 or group video meetings. Unfortunately, the Microsoft Teams app is not available for Android TV. The app is available only for Android smartphones & tablets, iPhones & iPads, and PCs.

If you want to use the Microsoft Teams app on your Android TV, you need to sideload its APK file using any third-party installers. We are using the Downloader app on Android TV to install the app. Let’s see how you can sideload the Microsoft Teams on your TV in detailed steps.

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  • Using the Microsoft Teams app, set up and schedule a meeting within seconds.
  • You can add up to 100 participants per meeting.
  • The app also offers a Chat box to send messages, GIFs, emojis, and more.
  • Apart from video calls, you can also make audio calls in the app.
  • By syncing with your Microsoft account, you can access your cloud storage in the app.

How to Sideload Microsoft Teams on Android TV

As mentioned above, you can’t install Microsoft Teams on your TV from the Play Store. You need to use the Downloader app.

1. Install the Downloader app on your Android TV from the Play Store.

2. Then, open the Settings menu on your TV.

Microsoft Teams Android TV

3. On the Settings menu, choose the Device Preferences menu.

Click the Device Preferences option

4. Tap the Security & Restrictions option on the next screen.

Security & Restrictions on Android TV

5. Now, click the Unknown Sources option and choose the Install Unknown Apps feature.

6. You will get a list of apps. Select the Downloader app and enable the Install Unknown Apps toggle.

Enable the Downloader toggle

7. Now, open the Downloader app and click Allow if any prompts appear.

Downloader on Android TV

8. In the Search bar, enter the Microsoft Teams Android TV APK link ( and click the GO button.

Microsoft Teams Android TV APK URL

9. Download the APK file and click the Install button.

10. Then, tap the Open button to launch the app on your TV.

How to Use Microsoft Teams

1. If you want to host a meeting, click the Plus icon and choose the people that you want to add. Then, start the meeting.

2. If you want to join an existing meeting, go to the Calendar menu and click the Join button.

3. In the app, you can do customizations like changing the background, audio controls, and video controls.

4. If you are done with the meeting, you can click the Leave Meeting button.


Is Microsoft Teams available for Apple TV?

No, the Microsoft Teams application is not available for Apple TVs. You need to screen mirror the Microsoft Teams app on Apple TV using an iPhone or iPad.

Can I cast Microsoft Teams on Android TV?

Yes, you can cast Microsoft Teams on your TV using your smartphone.

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