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How to Listen to Pandora on Android TV

by Natalie

Pandora is a subscription-based music streaming service in the United States. It is accessible on several devices such as smartphones, tablets, computers, android tv, car stereo system, Blu-ray players, and gaming consoles. You can easily create personalized radio stations from an artist or song you like the most. In addition, it is possible to discover new music based on your frequent playlists. Pandora gives you more detail about a song, including lyrics. You can download Pandora from the app store for free on your Android TV.

Subscription Plans

Pandora offers free and paid subscription plans depending on the user’s requirements.

Pandora Plans
  • Pandora Free
    • This plan is supported by pop-up web and audio ads.
    • Ads will repeat for every 3-4 songs.
    • Unlimited access to music library.
  • Pandora Plus – $4.99 / month
    • Personalize radio stations of your wish without ads.
    • Ability to skip or play songs in a loop.
    • Download and listen to the songs offline.
    • Unlimited access to music library without annoying ads.
    • Better song quality with higher bit rate.
    • 30 days free trial.
  • Pandora Premium – $9.99 / month (or) $109.89 / year
    • Complete benefits of Pandora Plus.
    • Listen to favorite podcasts.
    • Unlimited skips and offline listening.
    • You can select and share your favorite playlists.
    • Search and play songs on-demand.
    • 60 days free trial.

Pandora on Android TV

Pandora features different genres such as New Music, Pop, Hip Hop & Rap, R&B, Country, Latin, Dance & Electronic, and Rock. Sign-up for a new account and get a valid subscription to enjoy premium benefits on your Android TV.


Pandora Supported Android TVs

Android Televisions that are compatible with the Pandora app

  • Sony Smart TV
  • MI Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV

Pandora Supported Android TV Boxes

Android TV boxes also support installing the Pandora application.

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • Mi Box
  • DIRECTV Stream

How to Listen Pandora Music on Android TV

You can easily install the Pandora application on your Smart TV, just like downloading on your mobile. Here is a quick guide to download and stream Pandora on your Android TV.

#1. Launch the Google Play Store on your Android TV.

#2. Navigate to the search bar to type Pandora and tap the search icon.

#3. From the suggestions list, click on the Pandora icon and install it on your TV.

#4. Open the Pandora app and Log in using your valid credentials.

#5. The Pandora home screen will appear on the screen with various stations.

Pandora on Android TV

#6. Select My Station > Create a station for creating a personalized station.

Pandora on Android TV

#7. By using the search tab, you can find your favorite songs easily.

Pandora on Android TV

#8. Select the title you want and listen to it on your Android TV.

Pandora on Android TV

Alternate Method – Using Google Cast

Google Cast is a feature to cast your smartphone content to the TV. Let’s take a look at how to cast Pandora on your Android TV.

#1. Install Pandora on your mobile.

Cast Pandora to Android TV

#2. Make sure both your mobile and Android TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

#3. Open the Pandora app and select a station to play.

Cast Pandora to Android TV

#4. On the bottom screen, click on the cast button.

Cast Pandora to Android TV

#5. It will prompt you to search for available devices. Select your Android TV.

Cast Pandora to Android TV

#6. Now, it will cast the songs on your Android TV.

How to Install Pandora Outside the US

Pandora is available only in the US. Therefore you cannot download the Pandora app outside the US due to geo-restriction. In that situation, you have to sideload it using a third-party app called Downloader.

#1. Open Google Play Store.

#2. Click on the search bar, enter Downloader in the field and locate it.

#3. Select Downloader from the suggestions and click on Install.

Install Downloader

#4. Once installed, navigate to the home screen and open Settings.

Enable Unknown Sources for Downloader

#5. Tap on Device Preferences and click Security & restrictions.

Enable Unknown Sources for Downloader

#6. Select unknown sources and enable the feature for the Downloader app.

Enable Unknown Sources for Downloader

#7. Open the Downloader app and click on Allow if the pop-up appears to access your files.

#8. Tap on the url field and enter the URL for Pandora Android TV Apk. Click on the Go menu to download the installer file.

Enter Pandora Apk URL

#9. Once downloaded, install the Pandora app on your Android TV.

#10. After it gets installed, you will see a pop-up to delete the installation file.

#11. Click Delete to remove the apk.

#12. Go back to the home screen and launch a VPN service that you installed on the TV.

Recommended VPNs to use on Android TV:

#13. Connect to the US server.

#14. Now open the Pandora app and listen to your favorite podcast/station.

Other Supported Devices

  • Android/iOS
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Kindle
  • Roku
  • Xbox One
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • LG Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
  • Sonos Devices
  • Cox Contour 2 devices

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: What are the best Pandora stations?

Classic Soul BBQ Radio, Cool Jazz, Frank Sinatra Radio, French Cooking Music are the most popular stations of Pandora.

Q2: Does Pandora have a yacht rock radio?

Yacht Rock Music station is free on Pandora Radio.

Q3: What is the recommended Internet speed for Pandora?

You need an average internet speed of 0.13-0.38 Mbps to stream perfectly.

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