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How to Install & Watch Discovery Plus on Android TV

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Discovery Plus on Android TV

Discovery Plus or Discovery + is a media streaming channel from Discovery, Inc. It was first launched in 2020 in India and later introduced to other countries, including the United States, by 2021. Discovery Plus is a content-rich streaming service that streams show from 14 different networks. These networks include Discovery, Animal Planet, HGTV, TLC, ID, Lifetime, Food Network, A&E, and History TV. So, you can enjoy shows that extend into different genres like food, travel, reality, and lifestyle. This service streams over 55,000 episodes of mind-blowing shows of different themes from these networks. In this section, we shall discuss Discovery Plus on Android TV.

Discovery Plus on Android TV

Discovery + is the right choice for anyone who loves television shows, especially on the Disney network. It is one of the most affordable services with the biggest library. The contents in the app are categorized properly so that you can easily access them. You can also find 4K content on Discovery Plus. Furthermore, the app lets you have five profiles in the same plan, including four simultaneous streams.  

Discovery Plus Pricing

Discovery Plus is a lot inexpensive when you get to know its content library. You get to stream content from different networks, including DIY Network, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Cooking Channel, Discovery Life, Magnolia Network (Preview), Planet Earth, and Science.

Discovery Plus on Android TV
  • The Discovery+ ad-supported service costs you $4.99 per month.
  • At the same time, the ad-free tier costs you only $6.99 per month.

Disney Plus on Android TV

The Disney Plus app is available for download on many devices. Similarly, you can find and download Disney Plus on your Android TV. The app hosts a variety of content from different genres that will keep you entertained. You can find documentaries, travel shows, true crime and mysteries, historical titles, and dramas in the app.

Discovery Plus on Android TV

Discovery Plus Supported Android TV

  • Sony Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Philips

Discovery Plus Supported Android TV Box

  • Nvidia Shield TV and Shield TV Pro
  • Xiaomi Mi Box and Mi Box S
  • AirTV

How to Add and Install Discovery Plus on Android TV

If you own an Android TV and would love to add Discovery Plus to it. Follow these simple steps.

1. Press the Home button on your remote to view the home screen.

2. Go to the Apps section and click on the Google Play Store icon.

Discovery Plus on Android TV

3. Navigate to the search icon and search for the Discovery Plus application.

4. Choose the Discovery Plus app from the search results.

6. Click on the Install button, and the app will install on your TV immediately.

7. Wait for the download to complete and launch Discovery Plus app on your TV.

8. Log In to your account by following the prompts on the screen.

9. Start streaming the Discovery Plus Android TV app library on your TV screen.

Alternative Way: How to Watch Discovery Plus on Android TV Via Casting

If you can’t add the Discovery Plus app to your Android TV, you can go for the Casting feature. Make sure that you have the following things before getting started.

  • A Strong WiFi network
  • Discovery Plus subscription
  • Android or iOS Smartphone
  • Chromecast device

1. Connect your Android TV to the WiFi network as the Android phone or iPhone/iPad.

2. On your device, install Discovery Plus from Play Store or App Store as required.

3. When the Discovery Plus app download completes, you should wait for the app to get installing on your device.

4. Now, Sign in with Discovery Plus credentials.

5. Tap on the Cast icon on the top-right corner of the Discovery Plus app.

Cast the app

6. Choose your Android TV from the list of devices on your screen.

7. Finally, Discovery Plus starts to cast on your Android TV, and you can enjoy shows from the app.

Related: How to Watch HBO Max on Android TV

How to Get Discovery Plus Apk on Android TV Box

1. Navigate on the Android TV home to select the Apps icon and choose the Play Store tile.

Discovery Plus on Android TV - Select Play Store

2. On the search bar, type as Downloader using the on-screen keyboard and click Search.

3. From the search result, choose the Downloader app.

4. Select the Install button on the app information screen to download it.

Discovery Plus on Android TV

5. Now, navigate to Android TV Settings >> select Device Preferences >> Security & Restrictions >> Install Unknown Sources >> Downloader.

Install Unknown Apps

6. Go ahead to launch the Downloader app on your Android TV from the home screen or apps section.

7. Select the Home tab on the left pane and type in the Discovery Plus apk URL on the http:// field.

Downloader Home

8. Press the Go button to download the Disney Plus apk for Android TV box.

9. On the pop-up, select the Install button and then the Next button.

10. Finally, click on the Open button to launch the Discovery Plus apk.

11. Provide your login details and enjoy streaming the service on your TV.

Discovery Plus Exclusive Shows

Some of the most popular and favorite shows available on Discovery+ are listed down.

  • Gold Rush
  • Food Factory
  • Man vs Wild
  • Expedition
  • American Chopper
  • Fast N’ Loud
  • American Detective
  • Frozen in Time
  • Super Soul
  • Race Across the World
  • Pig Royalty
  • Chopped 240

Other Supported Devices

Other Supported Devices
  • Android Smartphones and tablets (Android 5 or newer)
  • iPhone (iOS 12 or newer)
  • iPad (Gen 3rd or newer, iOS 12 or newer)
  • Chromecast
  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • Apple TV Gen 4 (tvOS 12 or newer)
  • Roku
  • Fire TV
  • Xbox One
  • Web browsers
  • Xbox Series S and X
  • Samsung Smart TVs (2017 and newer)

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Discovery Plus available on Android TV?

Discover plus is available for download on Android TV in the Google Play store. You can add it like any other app on the device.

2. How to install Discovery Plus on Android TV?

It is easy to install Discovery Plus on Android TV. First, go to the Google Play store on your device and search for Discovery Plus. Further, install it on your Android TV and sign in with the necessary credentials.

3. Is Discovery Plus available in 4K?

No. It doesn’t provide content in 4K.

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