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How to Install A&E on Android TV

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A&E on Android TV

The A&E app offers Live streaming of the A&E TV channel on compatible streaming devices. You can also watch TV shows on-demand through this app. The A&E app is available in the Google Play Store for free download on your Android TV. You can also get this app anywhere in the world through Downloader.

The A&E app has exclusive clips of its shows that you might have never seen. Shows to look forward to on A&E include Cold Case Files, 60 Days In, The First 40, Aftermath, and Leah Remini: Scientology. You can enjoy a huge library of A&E shows along with live TV. All the contents in the A&E app are for free, and you only need a TV provider subscription.

This article briefly discusses the various ways to stream A&E on your Android TV. In case you are residing in other countries, you can also access the A&E content on your Android TV.


To stream the content from A&E, you only need a TV provider subscription. By entering the credentials of your active provider network account, the app starts streaming on your TV. Popular Live TV options on Android TV include DIRECTV Stream, Xfinity, Hulu, and Dish.

How to Install A&E on Android TV from Play Store

1. Go to the home screen on your Android TV and click on Apps.

search A&E on Android TV

2. Open the Google Play Store and click the Search icon.

Select Play Store

3. Enter A&E in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select A&E from the suggested result.

5. Click Install to get the app on your Android TV.

6. Once the app is installed, click Open to launch the app.

How to Activate A&E on Android TV

1. As the download finishes, open the A&E app. With that, you will get the Activation Code on your screen.

2. Visit the A&E activation website (aetv.com/activate).

A&E on Android TV

3. Click on the Android TV button.

4. From the list that appears, click on your service provider.

A&E on Android TV

5. Enter the Activation Code and then click on Continue.

A&E on Android TV

6. Now, the A&E app on your Android TV will be activated, and you can start streaming your favorite shows.

How to Install A&E on Android TV Outside USA

If you can’t find the A&E app in the Play Store, it must be geo-restricted. Therefore, you need to use the Downloader app to sideload the APK file.

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

Install Downloader on Android TV

2. Click the Settings icon on your Android TV.

3. From the options, go to Device PreferencesSecurity & Restrictions.

Click Security & restrictions

4. Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the Downloader toggle.

5. Now, open the Downloader app on Android TV from the home screen.

6. Tap Allow to accept the storage permissions.

7. Choose Home from the left pane, and enter the download link of A&E APK in the URL field.

Enter JioCinema APK link to download on Android TV

8. Click Go to download the APK file on your Android TV.

9. Once the file is downloaded, open it and click Install.

10. Install any of the VPNs on your Android TV, like NordVPN or ExpressVPN, and connect to the US server.

How to Watch A&E Using Browser

In the Play Store, there are quite a number of web browsers available for Android TV. You can use any of those web browsers on your Android TV to access the A&E site.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Enter the URL [https://play.aetv.com/live] in the address bar and go to that website.

3. The website’s home screen will appear on the TV screen.

A&E website

4. Click the Sign In button and enter your TV Provider credentials.

5. Then, you can access your favorite content on your Android TV.

How to Cast A&E on Android TV

The A&E app is compatible with the built-in Cast support. With that, you can easily cast the app from your smartphone to Android TV.

1. Install the A&E app from the Google Play Store or App Store.

2. Connect your smartphone and Android TV to the same WiFi network.

3. Open the A&E app on your smartphone and log in with your account.

4. Click the Cast icon from the app and play the video content that you want.

5. From the list of devices, choose your Android TV.

6. Now, the content will appear on your Android TV.

Supported Android TVs

  • Sony Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • OnePlus Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Vu Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Xiaomi Mi Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • Airtel Xstream
  • MXQ Pro 4K
  • Mi Box 4K

Other Devices that support A&E

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • Chromecast
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • Android phones
  • Tablets


1. How do I get the A&E app on my smart TV?

The A&E app is available for download on Samsung Smart TVs and Android TVs in the respective App Store.

2. Is A&E available on Google TV?

The Google Play Store offers the A&E app for free download on the Chromecast with Google TV.

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