How to Stream OWN on Google TV [2 Alternative Ways]

OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) is a great app that delivers tons of entertainment and lifestyle programs. It is on the best live TV channel to stream the full episodes of series like Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, and Ava DuVernay, Fix my Life, Love Goals, and much more. The OWN app is compatible on various devices, and this tutorial is all about installing and streaming OWN on Google TV. The OWN app features everything from classics to recent seasons of popular shows, live TV, and more. You can stream OWN shows after they air on TV on the same day. It has a resume watching option, and you can binge-watch from where you left off.

As Google TV is new to the market, yet many apps might not be available officially. Similarly, OWN is not available, so you need to use the Download app to install the OWN. In other words, you can even stream it through the service provider without using the Satellite or Cable TV provider.

How to Stream OWN on Google TV

[1] Connect your Google TV to your TV’s port and to the Wi-Fi connection.

[2] Select the Search bar from the home page and search for the Downloader app.

Search bar

[3] Choose the Downloader app from the result and click Install to download.

Install Downloader

[4] After installing the Downloader, return back to the home screen and select the Settings menu.

[5] Followed to that, click Device Preference > Security and Restrictions > Unknown source > Downloader > Turn On the toggle.

Turn on- OWN on Google TV

[6] Now, open and launch the Downloader app on your Google TV.

[7] You will get the URL search field. Tap and enter the OWN APK Download link and click on the Go button.

Download OWN on Google TV

[8] The OWN app will start to download. Wait until it gets finish.

[9] Once done, click Open, and the OWN app will successfully get launch on your device.

How to Activate OWN on Google TV

[1] Open the OWN app, and you will get your activation code.

[2] With that, go to the OWN Activation website and enter the code in the given box.

[3] Then, click Activate button.

Activate OWN on Google TV

[4] Next, choose your TV cable provider and sign in to the account for the verification process.

[5] Now, the OWN app will get activated, and you can choose your favorite content and stream it on your TV screen.

Related: How to Stream CMT on Chromecast with Google TV

Alternative Way to Stream OWN on Google TV

[1] On your smartphone (Android or iOS), install the Watch OWN app. You can find it on their respective store (Google Play Store or Apple App Store).

[2] Then, to the same Wi-Fi connection, connect both the Google TV and smartphone.

[3] Complete the on-screen prompt and get into the OWN app.

[4] Select your favorite video content and click the Cast option.

Select Cast icon

[5] Then, choose your Google TV device name, and you can see both your devices to get connected to each other.

[6] Upon connecting successfully, you will see the video that you’ve chosen will play on your TV screen.


1. Is OWN TV free?

The OWN app is free on streaming service platforms like Philo, YouTube TV, Hulu, and fuboTV.

2. Where can I watch OWN?

OWN app supports all major devices like Roku, Amazon Firestick, Android device, iOS, etc. You can install the app even from the Google play store and App Store.