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How to Watch Astro GO on Android TV

by Natalie
Astro GO on Android TV
Download Linkbit.ly/470kVcz
Official Webpagehttps://astrogo.astro.com.my/
CategoryEntertainment
 Size19 MB
PriceThe base plan starts at RM41.99/Month
Latest Versionv2.234.4/AC23.4.4/c57be074b7

Astro GO is a streaming platform that lets users watch on-demand content, and live sports, TV shows, series, movies, and more. 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 TV brands, you can install the app directly from the Play Store. For others, streaming Astro Go on TV is only possible by visiting its official webpage, and sideloading the app.

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. In this guide, we will explain different ways to stream Astro GO on Android TV.

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 the Google Play Store and click the Search icon.

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 Watch Astro GO Using Browser

Astro GO has a dedicated webpage with an extensive media library of numerous media content. You can access the Astro GO website using any of the best browsers on your Android TV.

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 Sideload Astro GO APK on Android TV Outside Malaysia

If you can’t find Astro GO in the Play Store in your country other than Bangladesh, it must be geo-restricted. Therefore, you need to sideload its APK file using the Downloader on Android TV.

1. Turn on your Android TV and head to the Apps section.

2. Locate the Google Play Store and launch it.

3. Click on the Search icon and type Downloader in the required field.

4. Locate the Downloader app developed by AFTVnews and hit the Install button.

Install Downloader

5. Wait for a while to download and install the Downloader app on your device.

6. Once the Downloader app is installed successfully, press the home button on your remote.

7. Now, navigate to the Settings icon from the home page.

8. From the options, go to Device Preferences → Security & Restrictions.

Click Security & restrictions

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

10. Now. go back to the home screen and launch the Downloader app.

11. Accept the storage and other permissions asked by the app on your TV.

12. Choose Home from the left pane, and type the below-mentioned URL in the required field.

Download link for the latest version of Astro GO APK: bit.ly/470kVcz

Enter the Astro GO APK URL

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

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

15. After the downloading process, return to the homepage and navigate to the Apps section.

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

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

How to Cast Astro GO on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in installing/sideloading the Astro Go APK, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to your TV. Fortunately, there is no built-in cast support on this platform, so you easily cast the Astro Go from your smartphone to Android TV.

1. Connect Android TV to a WiFi network. At the same time, connect your smartphone to the same WIFI.

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.

Supported Android TVs and Boxes

Smart TVsSmart TV Boxes
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
Nvidia Shield TV
Airtel Xstream
MXQ Pro 4K
Mi Box 4K

How to Fix Not Working Issues of Astro GO on Android TV

If the Astro GO app is not working properly on your Android TV due to issues like a black screen, app freezing, and more, then you need to perform the troubleshooting fixes listed below to resolve those problems.

  • Ensure your Android TV is connected to an internet connection with higher bandwidth.
  • Reboot your Android TV to resolve the temporary bugs associated with the device and app.
  • Close and relaunch the Astro GO application on your device.
  • If there is a new version available for Astro Go, uninstall the current one and sideload the latest version.
  • Update your Android TV firmware.
  • Clear the app cache files for the Astro GO app.
  • Reset your Android TV to solve the major problems, then set up your Smart TV to install the app again.

Astro GO Alternatives

If you feel that Astro GO isn’t for you or if you are unsatisfied with the service it provides, you can switch over to some other platform to stream the media content from Malaysia. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Astro GO.

AppsPrice
iQIYI$11.99/Month
Tubi TVFree
ViuFree

FAQ

1. Is the Astro GO app available for Sony Android TV?

Yes. The Astro GO has its dedicated application on the Play Store of Sony Android TV.

2. Does Astro GO offer a free trial?

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

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