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How to Watch Nickelodeon on Android TV

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Nickelodeon on Android TV

Nickelodeon, or simply Nick, is a very popular American channel that aims at children and teens from ages 2 to 17. Nickelodeon is the very first kids’ channel on the cable network. If you are an Android TV user, you can install the Nickelodeon app from the Play Store and watch all the cartoons. Apart from installing the app, you can cast the app from your smartphone or sideload the app using its APK file.

Nickelodeon on Android TV

With the passage of years, the library of Nick became richer and richer. Nickelodeon has two sister channels for kids, Nick Jr. and Nicktoons. You can search for your favorite shows and start watching them. Some of the popular shows on Nick include SpongeBob SquarePants, Power Rangers, Game Shakers, Cousins for Life, Bureau of Magical Things, and The Loud House.


The Nickelodeon app is free to download on your TV. All you need is a TV provider subscription. You can unlock the Nickelodeon library by simply providing your TV provider credentials. Popular Live TV options that stream Nick are Philo, Vidgo, Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, DIRECTV Stream, and YouTube TV.

How to Install and Watch Nickelodeon on Android TV

1. Launch the Android TV home screen.

2. Next, click on the Apps tab and choose the Play Store icon on the screen.

Play Store

3. Further, click on the Search icon on your screen.

Search icon on the Play Store

4. Search for the Nickelodeon app.

5. Choose the Nickelodeon app from your search results.

6. Further, click on the Install button and then start downloading the app.

How to Activate Nickelodeon on Android TV

As Nickelodeon is not offering a standalone subscription, you need to activate the app using the TV provider account.

1. As the download completes, open the Nickelodeon app.

2. You will get the activation code. Note the Activation Code that appears on your screen.

3. Visit the Nickelodeon activation website (nick.com/activate) on your smartphone or PC.

Activate Nickelodeon on Android TV

4. Enter your Activation Code in the box and then click on Continue.

5. Sign in with your TV provider account to complete the activation.

6. Now, the Nick app on your Android TV will be activated. You will get all the video content.

7. Play your favorite show and watch them on your Android TV.

Alternative Way to Get Nickelodeon on Android TV

If you simply don’t want to add the Nick app on your TV and still want to stream its contents, then you need to cast it on your TV. But the Nick app doesn’t support casting. Therefore, you need to screen mirror your smartphone on your TV to stream Nick.

From Android Smartphones

1. Initially, connect your smartphone to the same WiFi network as the Android TV.

2. If you don’t have the Nickelodeon app, install it from the Google Play Store.

3. Launch the Nickelodeon app and then Sign in to your account.

4. Click on the Cast icon on your Notification panel.

Nickelodeon on Android TV

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

6. Now, your Android smartphone is cast on your TV.

7. Play any content from the app on your TV by playing it on your phone.

From iOS Devices

1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to the same WiFi network as the Android TV.

2. If you don’t have the Nickelodeon app, install it from the App Store.

3. Launch the Nickelodeon app and then Sign in to your account.

4. Similarly, install the Replica app on your device if you don’t have it.

Replica app

5. Open the Replica app and tap the Screen Mirror icon.

6. Choose your Android TV from the list.

7. Click on the Start Broadcast option, and this will mirror your iPhone on your TV.

Click the Start Broadcast button

8. Open the Nick app and play any video content. It will appear on your Android Tv.

9. To stop the mirroring, just close the Replica app from the background.

How to Sideload Nickelodeon on Android TV

If you want, you can sideload the Nick app on your Android TV using the Downloader app. With sideloading, you can install the Android smartphone’s Nick app on your TV.

1. Install the Downloader app on Android TV from the Play Store.

2. Go to the Settings menu and choose the Device Preferences option.

Tap the Device Preferences on Android TV

3. Select the Security & Restrictions feature and tap the Install Unknown Apps option.

Open the Security & Restrictions

4. Choose the Downloader app and enable the toggle.

5. Now, open the Downloader app and click the Allow button if any popup appears.

6. Go to the Search bar and enter the Nickelodeon APK for Android TV URL (https://rb.gy/m4o5e)

Nickelodeon Android TV APK URL

7. Click the Go button to download the APK file.

8. Then, tap the Install button to get the app on your TV.

9. Open the app and watch all the cartoons on your Android TV.

Supported Android TVs

You can access Nickelodeon on a range of Android TV models. Here is a list of Nickelodeon-supported Android TVs.

  • TLC Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV

Supported Android TV Box

  • AT&T TV
  • Nvidia Shield
  • Mi Box
  • Air TV

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Nick and Nickelodeon the same?

Yes, both Nick and Nickelodeon are the same apps. The TV channel name is Nickelodeon and the app name is Nick. Both offer the same video content.

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