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How to Install Jellyfin on Android TV / Android TV Box

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Jellyfin on Android TV
Official Link To DownloadGoogle Play Store
Download Linkhttps://urlsrt.io/Jellyfin-APK
Official Webpagehttps://jellyfin.org
CategoryVideo Players & Editors
 Size7.5 MB
PriceFree
Latest Version2.6.0

Jellyfin is a free application that allows you to store or play media files from a Jellyfin server. Since the application is officially available on the Google Play Store of the Android Smart TV, you can download the app with ease. Apart from the direct installation, you can stream Jellyfin on Android TV by casting the content from your smartphone to the TV. If you’re new to Android TV and looking to install the Jellyfin app? Then, make use of this guide and learn the complete process to install the Jellyfin app on an Android Smart TV.

How to Install Jellyfin on Android TV from Play Store

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

google play store on android tv

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

Watch Jellyfin on Android TV

3. Enter Jellyfin for Android TV in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select Jellyfin for Android TV from the suggested results.

5. Click Install to get the app on your Android TV.

6. Once the app is installed, click Open to launch the app.

7. When the home screen of the app appears, play your favorite content from a server.

How to Sideload Jellyfin APK on Android TV

If you can’t find Jellyfin in the Play Store, you can 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 the Search icon and type Downloader in the required field.

4. Locate the Downloader app developed by AFTVnews and hit the Install button.

downloader app

5. Wait 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 and 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.

Latest version of Jellyfin APK: https://urlsrt.io/Jellyfin-APK

Enter JioCinema APK link to download 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. Then, click Open to launch the latest version of the app and watch your desired media content.

How to Cast Jellyfin on Android TV

1. First, ensure that your Android TV and smartphone are connected to the same WIFI network.

2. Open the Play Store/App Store on your smartphone, search for Jellyfin, and install the app.

3. After installing the app, open Jellyfin on your smartphone.

4. Now, click on Add Server.

5. Enter the host address and click on Connect to establish a connection to the server.

jellyfin server connection

7. Sign in using the server name and password.

jellyfin sign in screen.

8. You can see the media once you are connected.

9. Click on the Cast icon at the top of the screen.

Chromecast Jellyfin
Tap the Cast icon

10. Select your Android TV from the list.

selecting device to chromecast

11. Once connected, you will be able to cast all media from your smartphone to 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

Jellyfin Alternatives

If you feel that Jellyfin isn’t for you or if you are unsatisfied with the service it provides, you can switch over to some other platform. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Jellyfin.

AppsPrice
EmbyFree
PlexFree
KodiFree
StremioFree

FAQ

1. Can I AirPlay Jellyfin on Android TV?

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

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