- Via Google TV Play Store: Go to Apps >> Search for Apps >> type GSE Smart IPTV >> Install >> Sign in >> Start streaming.
- Via Downloader: Get Downloader >> Enable Developer Mode >> Enable Unknown Sources >> Open Downloader >> Enter IPTV URL >> Go >> Install >> Open >> Sign in >> Watch IPTV on Google TV.
- Via Casting: Install IPTV app >> Open >> Cast icon >> Select Video >> Enjoy watching.
IPTV is one of the best choices to stream all live TV channels without any cable or satellite TV subscriptions. In other words, it is the most affordable streaming option out there. If you are a Chromecast user, you can upgrade to Chromecast with Google TV to watch IPTV. Like in any other streaming device, you can add apps and stream them with an interactive UI. Few IPTV apps are available on the Play Store of Google TV, and a few can be sideloaded with a third-party application. In addition, some IPTV apps support casting, and you can directly cast the content to your Google TV from your smartphone.
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.
2). From the home screen, click on the Apps section at the top menu bar.
3). Select Search for Apps on the next screen.
4). Click on the Search field, and type GSE Smart IPTV with the help of an on-screen keyboard. Or you can use voice command with Google Assistant to search for the apps.
5). Select the app from the search result.
6). On the app information screen, click on the Install button.
7). The IPTV app will be downloaded and installed on your Google TV.
8). Launch the app, sign in with your credentials, and follow the on-screen instructions to proceed with the initial setup.
How to Sideload IPTV on Google TV
If the app isn’t available on the Play Store, you can sideload the app with the help of a third-party application like Downloader. Follow the below steps to sideload an IPTV app.
1). Install Downloader on Google TV from the Play Store.
2). Enable Developer Mode: Settings > System > About. Click continuously on Android TV OS Builder until you see a message states, “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.
4). Launch the Downloader app and click on the URL field to type the URL of the IPTV player you want to download.
5). Now, click on the Go button.
6). Wait till the app gets downloaded, and then click on the Install option to complete the installation process.
7). Click Open to launch the app and sign in with your credentials. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the setup.
How to Add M3U URL Link on GSE Smart IPTV
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.
3). On the left side panel, select Remote Playlists to add the M3U link of your provider.
4). Tap on the Add M3U URL option and then enter the M3U link.
5). Hit the Xtream Codes API option to add the Xtream Codes of your provider.
6). Click on the EPG Program Guide to add it to the GSE Smart IPTV. Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the process.
By adding the M3U link on IPTV, you can access thousands of local Radio stations, Movie lists, and TV channels.
How to Cast IPTV to Chromecast with Google TV
Not all IPTV apps support casting, but a few apps do. If the app support 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 or iOS smartphone.
3). Now, launch the app and play any of the content you want to stream.
4). Tap the Cast icon on the screen. Then, select your Google TV from the list of available devices.
5). Now, the content will be cast to Google TV.
FYI: It is possible to cast GSE Smart IPTV to Chromecast TV with the help of the smartphone or from the PC.
What’s on IPTV
The features of Internet Protocol Television are listed below.
- You can access IPTV as a Pay-Per-View option.
- It has an option to download the video based on the VOD service.
- It also allows access to third-party content services.
- IPTV provides both Portal and Hybrid services.
- Most of the IPTV support Electronic Program Guide (EPG) and Electronic Content Guide (ECG).
- T-information, T-commerce, T-Learning, T-entertainment, and T-communication are supported in IPTV.
Best IPTV for Google TV
You can use the best IPTV service on your Google TV to watch your favorite titles.
1. Smarters Player
Smarters Player is the best IPTV app on Google TV. You can stream on-demand titles like Live TV shows, VOD, Series, local audio and videos, and many more. It is inbuilt with its native player and supports EPG. Parental control feature is also available in this app.
2. Ott Player
You can access Ott Player on your Chromecast with Google TV. It supports many protocols such as HLS, RTSP, RTMP, TS by UDP, and many more. The app also supports the M3U8 file format. You can manage the playlists, and it is an ad-free IPTV app.
TiviMate allows you to watch live TV channels from your Android set-top boxes or your IPTV provider. It supports multiple playlists, but you must create your playlist with your favorite channels.
4. GSE Smart IPTV
GSE Smart IPTV is the best IPTV used by people across the world. You need to add a playlist to watch the live TV channels. There is no need to download third-party apps to access the GSE Smart IPTV app. It is completely legal to use.
You can also use the Google Chrome browser on your laptop to cast the IPTV content. Unfortunately, the IPTV sites aren’t reliable. So, using a VPN on Google TV is recommended.
Yes, most of the IPTV apps provide native support to Chromecast. But still, you may need a screen mirroring option to stream the IPTV on Google Chromecast.
No, not all IPTVs are illegal, but a few are. The content you stream with an IPTV may be copyrighted, so it is recommended to use a VPN for your privacy concerns and to avoid any issues with copyright infringements.
Yes. You can sideload the app on Google TV with the help of the Downloader app.