How to Install Flex IPTV APK on Android Smart TV

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Flex IPTV is the premium IPTV Player that can handle the M3U Playlist. It lets you stream the vast collection of live TV channels and VOD content in high streaming quality. Sadly, the Flex IPTV app is unavailable in your Android TV’s Google Play Store. So, you must sideload the APK on your Android TV to stream the IPTV provider’s content on your TV. Apart from that, you can also use the cast method to stream the IPTV content without installing the Flex IPTV on your TV. This article explained the detailed process of sideloading and casting methods for Flex IPTV with step-by-step instructions.

How to Sideload Flex IPTV APK on Android TV

As we mentioned earlier, the Flex IPTV app is not available for Android TV. So, you need to sideload its APK file with the help of Downloader on Android TV to stream its content.

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 the 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 PreferencesSecurity & Restrictions.

Select the Security & restrictions option

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.

The latest version of the Flex IPTV APK:

Enter the Flex IPTV APK URL on the field

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. Then, click Open to launch the Flex IPTV app and add the M3U URL to watch your desired media content.

How to Cast Flex IPTV on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in sideloading the Flex IPTV APK, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to your TV. Unfortunately, there is no built-in cast support available on this provider, so you need to screen mirror the app using the casting feature of your mobile.

1. Connect the Android TV to a WiFi network in which your smartphone is connected.

2. Sideload the Flex IPTV APK on your Android smartphone.

3. Launch the app and log in with your M3U URL credentials.

4. Play the video content on the Flex IPTV app.

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

Click the Cast icon to stream the Flex IPTV

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
MXQ Pro 4K
Mi Box 4K

How to Fix Flex IPTV Not Working on Android TV

Since we’ve installed the Flex IPTV app on Android TV by getting it from third-party sources, you will face many issues with the app while streaming on your TV. In such cases, you need to perform the troubleshooting fixes listed below to resolve those problems.

  • Make sure that your Android TV and the app get the proper internet speed.
  • Restart your Android TV to resolve the temporary bugs associated with the device and app.
  • If there is a new version available for Flex IPTV, uninstall the current one and sideload the latest version.
  • Clear the app cache files for Flex IPTV accumulated on your Smart TV.
  • Update your Android TV firmware.
  • Reset your Android TV to solve the major problems, then set up your Smart TV to install the app again.

Flex IPTV Alternatives

If you feel that Flex IPTV 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 IPTV content. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Flex IPTV.

Smart IPTV Player$6.10
IBO PlayerFree
IPTV SmartersFree
GSE Smart IPTV$ 2.49


1. Can I AirPlay Flex IPTV on Android TV?

If your TV is compatible with the AirPlay feature, you can AirPlay Flex IPTV on your Android TV.

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