How to Watch Disney Plus on Android TV

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Disney Plus APK
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Having watched Disney+ on Android TV, users will get a complete streaming experience with all Disney’s content such as the latest releases, classic shows, and all Marvel movies & series. Fortunately, the Disney Plus app is natively available in the Play Store so you can download it on Android TV with ease. However, people from outside the US need to sideload this app on their TVs as Disney+ is a geo-restricted platform.

If you don’t want to install or sideload the app on your TV, then you can either visit its official website using a browser or cast the app from your smartphone. This write-up pens down all possible ways to stream Disney Plus on Android TV with step-by-step guidelines.

Subscription Packages for Disney Plus

Disney Plus provides three different subscription packages: standalone Disney+, Duo (Disney+ with Hulu), and Trio (Disney+ with Hulu & ESPN+). You can select any of them from the subscription page of Disney+ to stream its content on Android TV.

Standalone Disney+

  • Basic: $7.99/month
  • Premium: $13.99/month


  • Basic: $9.99/month
  • Premium: $19.99/month


  • Basic: $14.99/month
  • Premium: $24.99/month

How to Stream Disney Plus on Android TV

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

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

Launch Google Play Store

3. Enter Disney Plus in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select Disney Plus from the suggested result.

5. Click Install to get the app on your 4k Android TV/ Android TV Box.

6. Once the app is installed, you need to activate the app by navigating the following section.

How to Activate Disney Plus on Android TV

1. Open Disney Plus on your Android TV.

2. You will get the activation code. If you are not getting the code, click the Login option to enter the valid credentials, and sign in to your account.

3. Now, go to the activation website [] on your smartphone or PC.

4. Enter the code and click the Continue button.

Provide the activation code

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

Disney Plus on Android TV

How to Install Disney Plus on Android TV Outside the US

If you can’t find the Disney Plus app in the Play Store in your country other than the US, 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.

Get Downloader app

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 Disney Plus APK:

Enter Disney Plus APK link to install it on Android TV

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. Now, you need to install any of the VPNs on your Android TV, like NordVPN or ExpressVPN, and connect to the US server.

17. Then, click Open to launch the Disney Plus app and watch your desired media content.

How to Watch Disney Plus Using a TV Browser

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

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Visit the official website of Disney Plus on your TV.

3. The home screen of Disney Plus will appear on the TV screen.

Disney Plus home page

4. Click the Login button and enter your subscribed account credentials.

5. Once the home page appears, you can select and play your favorite content on your Android TV.

How to Cast Disney Plus on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in installing/sideloading the Disney Plus app, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to your TV. Fortunately, there is built-in cast support available on this platform, so you easily cast the Disney+ from your smartphone to Android TV.

1. Install Disney Plus on your smartphone from the Google Play Store and App Store.

2. Connect Android TV to a WiFi network. On the other hand, connect the Disney Plus-installed smartphone to the same network.

3. Open Disney Plus on your smartphone and log in with your account.

4. Click the Cast icon from the app.

Tap cast icon

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

6. Play the video content on the app and it 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
TiVo Stream 4K
MXQ Pro 4K
Mi Box 4K

How to Fix Not Working Issues of Disney Plus on Android TV

Your Disney Plus app may not work on your Android TV Box due to poor internet connection, corrupted cache, outdated firmware of Android TV and Disney Plus app, and many more reasons. You can fix those by following the below troubleshooting techniques.

  • Force close the Disney Plus app and relaunch it after a few seconds.
  • Clear the cache of the Disney Plus app.
  • If there is a new version available for Disney Plus, uninstall the current one and sideload the latest version.
  • Update your Android TV firmware and the app as well.
  • Uninstall and re-install the Disney+ app.
  • Reset your Android TV to solve the major problems, then set up your Smart TV to install the app again.

Disney Plus Alternatives

If you feel that Disney Plus 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. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Disney+.

AppsMonthly Price
HBO Max$9.99
Paramount Plus$5.99


1. Is Disney Plus available on Android TV?

Yes, you can get the Disney Plus app on your Android TV directly from the Google Play Store.

2. Why Disney Plus is buffering on Android TV?

Due to a poor internet connection, you may encounter buffering issues on the Disney Plus app. Disney Plus requires a minimum internet speed of 5 Mbps for streaming content in 720p and 25 Mbps for 4K Ultra HD.

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