How to Install Optus Sport on Android TV

by Natalie

Optus Sport is a sports streaming platform where you can watch live sports matches, results, and better coverage of popular sports events. It is compatible with most devices, including Android TV. You can directly install the Optus Sport application on your Android TV from the Play Store. If you are in the geo-restriction region, you can sideload the Optus Sport APK on your TV using APK installers.

Optus Sports is a subscription-based platform where you can watch various sports content for an affordable cost. Further, you can stream the sports content in high-definition quality. It mainly focuses on streaming various football matches like EPL, Women’s Super League, FPL, J-League, K-league, etc. In addition, it provides classic matches, 24/7 live channels, full match replays, Optus Sport originals, and much more.

This tutorial covers the installation and activation of the Optus Sport application on your Android TV. Besides, we have also included a few troubleshooting steps to fix the Optus Sport application not working issue.

How to Download Optus Sport App on Android TV

1. Navigate to your Android TV home screen and click Apps.

Go to the Apps section on Android TV

2. Open the Play Store and tap the Search icon.

Tap the Search icon

3. Enter Optus Sport in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select the Optus Sport app 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 Optus Sport on Android TV

After the installation process, you need to activate the Optus Sport app on your TV.

1. Open the Optus Sport 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 the Optus Sports activation website (sport.optus.com.au/connect) from a browser on your smartphone or PC.

4. Complete the login process using the credentials and enter the activation code shown on your Android TV.

Complete the login process using Optus Sports account credentials

5. The Optus Sport app will be activated on your Android TV. Now, you can access all the sports content.

How to Install Optus Sport APK on Android TV [Outside Australia]

If you can’t find Optus Sport in the Play Store, it must be geo-restricted. Therefore, you need to 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.

Tap on the Install button

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. Go back to the home screen and launch the Downloader app.

11. Accept the storage and other permissions shown on the app.

12. Choose Home from the left pane, and type the below-mentioned URL in the required field.

Download link of Optus Sport APK latest version: https://bit.ly/3EWVTyA

Enter the Optus Sport download link

13. Select 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. Now, you need to install any VPN on your Android TV, like NordVPN or ExpressVPN, and connect it to the Australian server.

17. Then, click Open to launch the Optus Sport app and watch your desired sports content.

How to Watch Optus Sport Using Browser

Optus Sport has a dedicated webpage that includes various sports events. As the simplest way, you can access the Optus Sport 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 (https://sport.optus.com.au/) in the address bar and go to that website.

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

Click on the Login button on Optus Sport website

4. Click the Login button and enter your credentials.

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

How to Cast Optus Sport on Android TV

The Optus Sport has in-built Cast support. With that, you can easily cast the Optus Sport content from your smartphone to Android TV.

1. Install the Optus Sport from the Play Store.

2. Connect Android TV to a WiFi network. And connect your smartphone to the same network.

3. Open the Optus Sport on your smartphone and log in to your account.

4. Hit the Cast icon on the app.

Click on the cast icon on the top-right

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

6. Now, your favorite sports 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

Optus Sport APK Not Working on Android TV: How to Fix

If the Optus Sport app is not working properly on your Android TV, you need to perform the troubleshooting fixes listed below to resolve those problems.

  • Ensure that your Android TV has a stable network connection.
  • Check the server outage of Optus Sport using the Downdetector platform.
  • Reboot your Android TV to resolve the temporary bugs associated with the device and app.
  • Clear the app cache files for Optus Sport.
  • Update your Android TV firmware and the app to the latest version.
  • Reset your Android TV to solve the major problems for both the device and the app.
  • As a last solution, contact Optus Sport’s customer support (www.optus.com.au/support) to get help,

Optus Sport APK Alternatives

If you feel that Optus Sport 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 sports content. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Optus Sport.

FAQ

1. Can I get Optus Sport for free?

No, Optus Sport is a premium streaming service that costs $24.99 per month and $199 per year. But you can access some of the content, like highlights, news, and scores, for free.

2. Is Optus Sport legal?

Yes. Optus Sport is legal as it is available on the Play Store.

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