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How to Install PotPlayer on Android TV

by Natalie
Potplayer on Android TV
Download Linkbit.ly/4b2BZkw
CategoryEntertainment (Video Player)
 Size6 MB
Latest Versionv2.1

PotPlayer is one of the popular video players that handles multiple video file formats. With the recent update, the Potplayer is available as an APK file. However, it is not available on the Play Store and you can’t install it officially for Android TV devices. Instead, you need to use streaming ways like sideloading and screen mirroring to get this player on the TV platform.

This curated guide will walk you through the possible methods to stream PotPlayer on Android TV.

How to Sideload Potplayer APK on Android TV

As we mentioned earlier, the Potplayer 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 on the Search icon and type Downloader in the required field.

4. Locate the Downloader app developed by AFTVnews and hit the Install button or visit its official website to download it.

Install Downloader on Android TV

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 Preferences → Security & Restrictions.

Click Security & restrictions

9. Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the Downloader toggle.

10. Now, get 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 for the latest version of Potplayer APK: bit.ly/4b2BZkw

Enter PotPlayer APK link to download on Android TV

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

14. Once the file is downloaded, open it and click Install.

15. Then, click Open to launch the app and watch your desired media content.

How to Cast Potplayer on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in sideloading the Potplayer APK, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to the TV. Unfortunately, there is no built-in cast support on this platform, so you need to screen mirror the app using the casting feature of your mobile.

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

2. Sideload the Potplayer APK on your Android smartphone.

3. After installing, launch the app and log in with your credentials.

4. Play the video content on the Potplayer app.

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

Tap the Cast icon

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
JVC Smart TV
Philips Smart TV
Hisense Smart TV
Panasonic Smart TV
TCL Smart TV
NVIDIA Shield TV Box
Mecool Android TV Box
Mi Box

Potplayer Alternatives

If you feel that Potplayer isn’t for you or if you are unsatisfied with the service it provides, you can switch over to some other players to stream the media content. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Potplayer.

YTV PlayerFree
VLC on Android TVFree
KM PlayerFree


1. Can I install PotPlayer on Android TV?

No. Since there is no official app available for PotPlayer on the Google Play Store, you can’t install it on Android TV.

2. Which is the best video player for Android TV?

The best video player will differ based on the user’s requirements. Check our guide on the best video players for Android TV to get a basic understanding.

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