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IPTV on Google TV

IPTV is one of the best choices for streaming live TV channels and on-demand content without any cable or satellite TV subscriptions. In other words, it is the most affordable streaming option. If you are a Google TV user, you can directly download the IPTV Player from the Play Store. If the IPTV Player you intend to download is not available on the Play Store, you can use the sideloading method or screen mirroring method to get the IPTV app on Google TV.

Make sure to have an active subscription from any IPTV Provider before installing the app. Unfortunately, the IPTV services aren’t reliable. So, using a VPN on Chromecast with Google TV is highly recommended before streaming IPTV content. This article will teach you several ways to install and stream IPTV on Google TV.

How to Install IPTV on Google TV

Let us take the GSE Smart TV app as an instance and install the app from the Play Store.

1). Turn On your Google TV and connect it to the internet.

Tap Apps on Google TV

2). From the home screen, click the Apps tab at the menu bar.

3). Select Search for Apps on the next screen.

4). On the Search field, type Purple IPTV with the help of an on-screen keyboard. Or you can use voice commands to search for the app.

5). Select the GSE app from the search results.

6). On the app information screen, click the Install button.

7). The GSE IPTV app will be installed on your Google TV.

8). Launch the app and tap Login.

9) Click Add Playlist and select any of the options below.

  • Load Playlist From URL
  • Login with Xstream URL

10) Now, enter the M3U link or Xtream Codes credentials of your IPTV Provider based on your selected option.

11) Once the content is loaded, watch IPTV content on your Google TV.

How to Sideload IPTV on Google TV

If the IPTV app isn’t available on the Play Store, sideload the application on Google TV with the help of a third-party application like Downloader. We have used the GSE Smart IPTV app to explain the sideloading procedure.

1). Install the Downloader app on Google TV.

2). Enable Developer Mode: Settings > System > About. Click continuously on Android TV OS Builder until you see a message stating, “You are now a developer.”

You are now a developer

3). Then, go to Settings > Apps > Security and Restrictions > Unknown Source. Click on it to enable the unknown sources for the Downloader app.

Enable Unknown sources to sideload IPTV

4). Launch the Downloader app and click on the URL field to type the APK link of the GSE Smart IPTV player you want to download.

Enter GSE Smart IPTV APK link

5). Now, click the Go button.

6). Wait until the app is downloaded and hit Install to complete the installation process.

Open GSE Smart IPTV on Google TV

7). Click Open to launch the app.

For instance, the GSE Smart IPTV app is used here to add the M3U URL link on IPTV.

1). Download the GSE Smart IPTV on your Google TV and open it.

2). Click Agree after reading the EULA Terms and Agreements.

Click Agree, after reading the EULA Terms and Agreements

3). On the left side panel, select Remote Playlists to add the M3U link of the IPTV Provider.

select Remote Playlists to add the M3U link

4). Tap the Add M3U URL option and enter the M3U link. Hit the Xtream Codes API option if you have the Xtream Codes of your provider.

5). Now, you can access thousands of local radio stations, movies, TV series, and TV channels on a big screen.

How to Cast IPTV on Chromecast with Google TV

You can also cast GSE Smart IPTV on your TV as it has built-in cast support. Not all IPTV apps support casting, but a few apps do. If the app supports casting, you can cast its contents from your smartphone to Google TV.

1). Connect your smartphone and Google TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

2). Install the IPTV app on your Android Phone.

3). Now, launch the app and play any content you want to stream.

4). Tap the Cast icon on the screen. Then, select your Google TV from the list of available devices.

Cast IPTV to Google TV

5). Now, the content will be cast to Google TV.

Best IPTV Players for Google TV

Other than Purple Player and GSE Smart IPTV mentioned above, there are other players available for Google TV with advanced features. Some of them are listed below.

1. Smarters Player

Smarters Player

IPTV Smarters Player is the best IPTV app for Google TV. This IPTV app supports both M3U links and Xtream Codes. You can sideload the IPTV Smarters Pro app on your Google TV using APK installers like Downloader. It lets you add EPG and has parental control support.

2. OttPlayer

Ott Player

You can install OttPlayer on your Chromecast with Google TV from the Play Store. It supports protocols such as HLS, RTSP, RTMP, TS by UDP, and many more. The app supports the M3U8 file format. You can manage the playlists, and it is an ad-free IPTV app.

3. TiviMate


TiviMate allows you to add multiple playlists. This IPTV player supports Xtream Codes and M3U Playlists links. You can download the TiviMate IPTV Player from the Play Store on your Google TV. This app also has the option to add the EPG as well.


1. Can I cast IPTV on Chromecast?

Yes, most of the IPTV apps have Chromecast support.

2. Is IPTV illegal?

Yes. Most IPTV offer copyrighted content without any legal license. So, using these IPTV services is illegal and against the law.