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How to Install Astro GO on Android TV

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Astro Go on Android TV

Astro GO is one of the leading streaming platforms that lets users watch on-demand content, such as live sports, TV shows, series, movies, originals, and more exclusively. The Astro GO app can be accessed only in Malaysia and it is supported only on specific Android TV brands, such as Sony TV and Sharp TV. If you have these Android TV brands, you can download the app directly from the Google Play Store.

Having an Astro subscription account, can access the Astro GO content on the application for free. For a premium streaming experience, you should purchase the paid plan. The app comes with cool features, such as multi-user profiles, smart search, cloud DVR, and more. If you like to watch Astro GO temporarily on your Smart TV, you can screen mirror the app from your smartphone.

How to Install Astro GO on Android TV from Play Store

1. Power on your Android TV and click on Apps.

Android TV home screen

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

Play Store on Android TV

3. Enter Astro GO in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select Astro GO 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.

7. When the home screen appears, play your favorite content.

How to Sideload Astro GO APK on Android TV Outside Malaysia

If you can’t find Astro GO in the Play Store, it must be geo-restricted. Astro GO is geo-restricted and it is accessible within Malaysia. Therefore, you need to use the Downloader app to sideload the APK file.

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

Install Downloader

2. Click the Settings icon on your Android TV.

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

Select Device Preferences

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 Astro GO APK in the URL field.

Enter the Astro GO APK URL

8. Click Go to download the Astro GO APK 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 Malaysian server.

11. Then, click Open to launch the app and watch the content.

How to Watch Astro GO 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 Astro GO.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Enter the URL https://astrogo.astro.com.my/ in the address bar and go to that website.

3. The home screen of Astro GO will appear on the TV screen.

4. Enter your credentials and click the Log In button.

Login to your Astro GO account

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

How to Cast Astro GO on Android TV

Unfortunately, the Astro GO mobile app doesn’t support the Cast feature. Hence, you need to use the built-in cast on your smartphone to mirror the app.

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

2. Install the Astro GO app from the Play Store.

3. Log in to your Astro GO account using the credentials.

4. Play the video content on the app.

5. Go to the Notification Panel and tap the Cast icon.

Cast Astro GO account to Android TV

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

Astro GO Plans and Pricing

Astro GO offers two subscription plans to users. The paid plan is based on the monthly billing cycle.

Astro GOFree2200
Astro GO+RM 5.9941500

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


Is the Astro GO app available for Sony Android TV?

Yes. The Astro GO app is available for Sony Android TV.

Does Astro GO offer a free trial?

No. Unfortunately, Astro GO doesn’t offer a free trial to users.

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