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How to Watch Dailymotion on Android Smart TV/ Android TV Box

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Dailymotion on Android TV

Dailymotion is a video streaming app that you can use as an alternative to YouTube on your Android TV. Unfortunately, you cannot download the app on your Android TV since the Play Store doesn’t support Dailymotion. Therefore, you can sideload the Dailymotion app on your Android TV using Downloader or access the Dailymotion website through the Web browser on your Android TV.

Dailymotion app offers a wide range of videos for streaming on your smartphone, PC, and Smart TV. You can follow the creators on this app to get instant updates on their videos posted on Dailymotion. It has a download option to watch videos offline on your TV. As a creator, you can manage all your videos on the Dailymotion website, including the comments section.

This article brings the complete installation of Dailymotion through sideloading. You can also cast the Dailymotion app from your Smartphone to your Android TV.

How to Sideload Dailymotion on Android TV

Dailymotion is yet to be available for Android TV. To use the Dailymotion app, you need to sideload it using the Downloader app.

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 Dailymotion APK [https://bit.ly/3Pag0hn] in the URL field.

Enter Dailymotion APK link to download on Android TV

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

9. Once the file is downloaded, open it and click Install to download the Dailymotion app.

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

How to Watch Dailymotion 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 Dailymotion.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

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

3. The home screen of Dailymotion will appear on the TV screen.

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

Dailymotion home page

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

How to Cast Dailymotion on Android TV

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

1. Install the Dailymotion app from the Google Play Store.

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

3. Open the Dailymotion app on your smartphone and log in with your account.

4. Play the video content that you want and click the Cast icon.

Cast Dailymotion

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

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

How to AirPlay Dailymotion on Android TV

Like casting, you can AirPlay Dailymotion on Android TV to mirror the content to the Smart TV from your Apple devices (iPhone/iPad).

1. First, connect your iPhone/iPad and Android TV to the same WiFi connection.

2. Download the Dailymotion app from the App Store.

3. Enable AirPlay on your Android TV.

4. Head to the Dailymotion app and sign in to your account.

5. Stream the video you like to watch and tap the AirPlay icon.

6. Select your Android TV from the nearby devices.

7. Once paired, you can start watching the videos on your TV.

Dailymotion Pricing

Dailymotion does not offer any subscription plans, but it is supported with ads. It is a perfect platform for both creators and users to explore the latest stories on your favorite topics. This app has more than 300 million users worldwide and partnered with Xiaomi in September 2020 in order to offer its services in Mi Video. You can stream entertainment, sports, music, and news of Dailymotion with the help of the Mi Video app.

How to Fix Dailymotion Not working on Android TV

Dailymotion might stop working on your Android TV due to technical glitches, app crashes, compatibility, etc. You can easily fix issues like freezing, buffering, and video not loading by following the troubleshooting methods below.

1. Check the internet speed, as streaming videos in high quality requires stable internet. If the internet speed is sluggish, change the connection.

2. Try restarting the app if it freezes.

3. Uninstall and reinstall the app on your TV.

4. Reboot your Android TV and try again.

5. Try updating your Android TV to the latest firmware.

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
  • MXQ Pro 4K
  • Mi Box 4K

Other Supported Devices

  • Android & iOS (Smartphone/Tablet)
  • Windows Tablet Version 8.1 or above.
  • Browsers
    • Opera
    • Google Chrome
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Safari
  • Chromecast
  • Apple TV
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • PS4 & PS4 Pro
  • Xbox One & Xbox Series


1. Is Dailymotion available on Google TV?

The Dailymotion app is unavailable for Google TV. But you can still watch it on your Google TV by casting the content.

2. Does Dailymotion support 360-degree videos?

Yes. You can watch 360-degree videos on Dailymotion using ChromeFirefox, Microsoft Edge, and Opera browser on your Android TV.

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