How to Install MovTV APK on Android TV

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MovTV is a streaming platform that offers live TV channels and interesting movies & series. You can access the content on MovTV by using the Movitel subscription. Unfortunately, the MovTV app is not unavailable on the Google Play Store of the Android Smart TV. So you must sideload the application to stream those live TV channels. Otherwise, you can use your browser to stream the content by visiting its official website. Moreover, you can also screen mirror the app from your smartphone to the TV. Learn the possible ways to stream MovTV content on your Android Smart TV using this guide.

How to Sideload MovTV APK on Android TV

As we mentioned earlier, the MovTV 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 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 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.

Download link of MovTV APK latest version:

Enter the MovTV 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 MovTV app and watch your desired media content.

How to Watch MovTV Using Browser

MovTV has a dedicated webpage that includes an extensive media library of numerous movies/series/live channels. As the simplest way, you can access the MovTV platform on your TV through its web version. For that, you have to use any of the best web browsers on your Android TV.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Enter the URL ( in the address bar and go to that website.

3. The website’s home screen will appear on the TV screen.

Go to the MovTV website

4. Click the Login button and enter your phone number.

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

How to Cast MovTV on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in sideloading the MovTV APK, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to your TV. Unfortunately, there is no built-in cast support available on MovTV, 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 MovTV APK on your Android smartphone.

3. Launch the app and log in with your phone number if needed.

4. Play the video content on the MovTV app.

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

Click the cast icon to steam MovTV content

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 MovTV APK Not Working on Android TV

Since we’ve installed the MovTV 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 MovTV, uninstall the current one and sideload the latest version.
  • Clear the app cache files for MovTV 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.

MovTV Alternatives

If you feel that MovTV isn’t for you or if you are unsatisfied with the service it provides, you can switch over to some other platform to stream live channels & on-demand content. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to MovTV.

Xumo PlayFree
HDTV UltimateFree


1. Is the MovTV APK available for Android TV?

Unfortunately, MovTV is not supported for Android TV. So you need to download this app from third-party app stores.

2. Can I use MovTV for free?

Yes, Mov TV is a free platform for Movitel subscribers. It allows you to watch tons of movies and live TV channels by just signing in with your phone number.

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