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How to Install BritBox on Android TV

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Britbox is one of the streaming services that is only available in selected countries like the US, UK, Finland, Canada, Australia, and much more. It lets you stream award-winning TV shows, movies, TV series, and much more. By subscribing to the service, you can enjoy the buffer streaming experience. The service is compatible with various devices like Android TV, Roku, Firestick, and considerably more. Since the Britbox application is officially available on the Google Play Store, you can install the watch the content without any hassle.

How to Install Britbox on Android TV from Play Store

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

Select Google Play Store

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

3. Enter Britbox in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select Britbox 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 Britbox on Android TV

1. Open the Britbox app on your Android TV.

2. You will get the activation code along with the activation link on the Britbox app.

3. Launch the browser on your smartphone or PC and visit the activation link shown in the Britbox app on your TV.

4. Enter the email address and click the Continue button.

Enter the email address and tap Continue

5. Next, enter the activation code and sign in with your Britbox account to finish the activation process.

6. Now, the Britbox app will be activated on your Android TV. You can access all the content.

How to Install Britbox App on Android TV Outside USA

If you can’t find Britbox 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.

Get Downloader to install Britbox on Android TV

2. Click the Settings icon on your Android TV.

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

Select 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 Britbox APK in the URL field.

Enter Britbox APK and install it on Android TV

8. Click Go to download the Britbox 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 your desired country server.

11. Then, click Open to launch the app and watch the content. You can also stream Britbox through ITV Hub on your Android TV.

How to Watch Britbox Using a 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 Britbox website.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Enter the URL [https://www.britbox.com] in the address bar and go to that website.

3. The home screen of the Britbox website will appear on the TV screen.

Britbox Website

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

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

How to Cast Britbox on Android TV

If you don’t want to sideload the app, you can screen mirror the Britbox app from your Android smartphone.

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

2. Install the Britbox app on your Android using Play Store.

3. Launch the app and log in with your Britbox account.

4. Play the video content on the Britbox app.

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

Tap Cast icon

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

Key Features of Britbox

  • Britbox subscription lets you stream 4-5 devices at the same time.
  • The channel comes with Parental Control support.
  • Get to use the Subtitle support on the channel to stream movies and TV shows easily.
  • You can add your favorite TV shows and movie content to the Wishlist section on the channel app.
  • New users can avail of the 7-day free trial with Britbox.

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 Britbox app available for Philips Android TV?

Yes, the Britbox app is compatible with Philips and other Android TV brands.

Is the Britbox app available on Google TV?

Yes, you can download the Britbox app on Google Smart TV.

Can I install Britbox on Vizio Android Smart TV?

The Britbox app is compatible to run on Vizio Smart TV.

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