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

You can explore a vast collection of video content of your favorite TV shows and the full episodes in 1080p format with truTV. In the truTV app, you can browse by genre on different categories like comedy, crime, entertainment, action, and much more. To unlock the full content, you can sign in to TV providers like Spectrum, Cox, Xfinity, DIRECTV, Optimum, Verizon, and much more. Apart from cable and satellite TV, you can stream Hulu Live TV, Fubo TV, Philo TV, AT&T TV, and Sling TV on Google TV. In addition, you get to watch the hit shows like Adam Ruins Everything, Big Tricks Energy, Fast Foodies, Impractical Joker, and so on. The truTV app is available on most devices but not on Google TV. As Google TV is new to the market, so you can’t find most of the app, but you can expect them in the future. Until then, you shall proceed with the alternative technique discussed here in this section to get truTV on Google TV.

How to Stream truTV on Google TV

As of now, truTV is not available on Google TV. The possible way to get the truTV is by sideloading it using Downloader. Use the following steps.

[1] Launch your Google TV home screen and make sure to connect it to the internet.

[2] Navigate to the Search section and then click the Search for Apps option.

Search bar

[3] Type Downloader in the field and search for the app.

[4] Tap Install to install the Downloader app.

truTV on Google TV- Install Downloader

[5] After installing, go to the Settings option and click Apps or Device preference.

[6] Then, select Security and Restrictions and followed by Unknown Source option.

[7] Now, toggle the Downloader to turn it on.

Turn on Downloader

[8] Open the Downloader, enter the truTV apk URL link in the respective field, and click the Go button.

Install truTV on Google TV

[9] The truTV apk file gets download. Tap Install to install the truTV.

[10] Upon installing, sign in with the TV provider and stream your truTV’s favorite shows on your Google TV.

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How to Chromecast truTV on Google TV

Rather than sideloading, you can even use the casting method to screencast the truTV to your Google TV. You can either rely on Android or iOS smartphones, as the app supports both.

[1] Connect the Google TV and your smartphone to the same Wi-Fi connection.

[2] Launch the App Store or Google Play Store and install the truTV on your smartphone.

[3] Launch the app and play the video.

[4] Click the Cast icon on the top of the screen.

Cast truTV on Google TV

[5] Select your Google TV device from the list.

[6] Now, both devices will get mirrored, and the video you’ve selected will play on the Google TV-connected TV screen.


1. Is the truTV app free?

Yes, the truTV app is completely free to use and download. You can get the app on the Google Play Store or App Store.

2. How can I watch truTV for free?

The Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV give 7 days free trial. You can watch truTV for free during the period.