How to Install & Activate NBC on Android TV

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NBC is a popular TV channel in the US. On Android TV, you can install the NBC app from the Play Store and watch all the video content. The NBC app offers local news, series from different networks, and all the NBC originals. Since NBC does not have a standalone subscription plan, you need to stream its content only through the TV provider subscription. NBC offers a built-in Chromecast feature to cast its content to the big screen. In this article, you will the possible methods to stream NBC content on Android Smart TV.

How to Install NBC on Android TV from the Play Store

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 the Play Store to download the XXX app on Android TV

3. Enter NBC in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select NBC 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.

How to Activate NBC on Android TV

After the installation process, you need to activate the app with an NBC account to stream the videos.

1. Open the NBC app on your Android TV.

2. You will get the activation code. If you are not getting the code, click the Login button to get the code.

3. Now, go to NBC’s activation website [] on your smartphone or PC.

Activate NBC on Android TV

4. Enter the code displayed on the TV and click the Continue button.

5. Now, log in with your credentials and relaunch the app to stream it on your smart TV.

How to Sideload NBC on Android TV

If you can’t find NBC in the Play Store, you can sideload its APK file using the Downloader on Android TV.

1. Turn on your Android TV and connect it to a standard WiFi connection.

2. On the home screen, tap the Apps section to launch the Google Play Store.

3. Search for “Downloader for TV” and select the app that comes with the following logo.

Select the Downloader app

4. On the application information page, hit the Install button.

Click the Install button to download the Downloader for TV app on Android TV

5. Wait for a while to install the app on your device.

6. Once the 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 More SettingsSecurity.

Choose Security

9. Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the toggle for the “Downloader for TV” app.

Toggle the button to enable Downloader for TV to download the app

10. Now, go back to the home screen and launch the “Downloader for TV” 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 NBC APK:

13. Click Download to download the APK file on your Android TV.

Search for the Downloader for TV app

14. Once the file is downloaded, click Install from the popup.

Click Install

15. After the downloading process, return to the homepage and navigate to the Apps section.

16. Then, click Open to launch the NBC app and watch your desired content.

How to Watch NBC Using Browser

NBC has a dedicated webpage that includes an extensive media library of numerous movies/shows/series. As the simplest way, you can access the NBC 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.

Stream NBC from the NBC on Android TV

4. Click the TV Provider button and enter your credentials.

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

How to Cast NBC on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in sideloading the NBC APK, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to your TV. Fortunately, the NBC is compatible with the built-in Cast support. With that, you can easily cast the NBC from your smartphone to Android TV if you don’t want to sideload the app.

1. Install the NBC from the Google Play Store.

2. Connect Android TV to a WiFi network. On the other hand, connect your smartphone to the same network.

3. Open the NBC on your smartphone and log in with your account if needed.

4. Play the content you want and click the Cast icon from the app.

Select your TV to stream xxx on Android TV

5. Choose your Android TV from the list of available devices.

6. Now, the 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

NBC Alternatives

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

Sling TV$40/Month 
Peacock TV$5.99/Month 


1. Is NBC free to stream on Android TV?

No, you need to sign in with your TV Provider to access NBC on your TV.

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