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How to Use Reddit on Android TV / Android TV Box

by Natalie
Reddit on Android TV

Reddit is a one-of-a-kind platform where you can get news, discussions, and a personalized social feed. Reddit has its own app for smartphones and streaming devices. In the Reddit app, you can share content in the form of images, videos, links, and text. As of now, the Reddit app is not available for Android TV and Android TV Box.

The unique feature of Reddit is the Karma points. If you use Reddit regularly, your Karma points will increase. When you post an update or a comment, you will gain Karma points. Similarly, for upvotes and receiving awards, you will get Karma points.


You can use the Reddit platform for free, but with ads. To get ad-free content, you can opt for a Reddit subscription. There are two types of subscriptions available.

  • $5.99 per month.
  • $49.99 per year.

With Reddit Premium, you will get custom app icons, gears for your avatar, an exclusive members lounge, awards, and 700 monthly coins.

Supported Android TV

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

Supported Android TV Box

  • AirTV
  • AT&T TV
  • Epson
  • Mi Box and Mi Box S

How to Get Reddit on Android TV

The only way to get the Reddit app is by sideloading the APK on Android TV. If you don’t want to sideload apps, you can also screen mirror the Reddit app to your TV.

1. Launch the Google Play Store on your TV.

Reddit on Android TV

2. Select the Search icon and search for the Downloader by AFTV news app.

3. Pick up the Downloader app from the search list.

4. Click on the Install button to get the Downloader app on Android TV.

5. Now, go to the Android TV Settings from its home screen.

6. Choose the Device Preferences option.

Device Preferences

7. Click on Security & Restrictions and choose the Unknown Sources option.

Unknown Sources

8. Select the Downloader app and turn on the toggle.

Enable Downloader toggle to install Reddit APK on Android TV

9. Now, launch the new Downloader app on your Android TV.

10. Next, click on the Allow option when a prompt appears on your TV screen.

11. Enter the AFTVnews Plugin URL (browser.aftvnews.com) and download the plugin. Without the plugin, you can’t add APK files.

12. Then, enter the Reddit Android TV APK URL and click the Go button.

Reddit on Android TV

13. Download the APK file and tap on the Install button.

14. Then, open the Reddit app and use it on your Android TV.

How to Screen Mirror Reddit on Android TV

1. Make sure to connect your Android smartphone and Android TV to the same WiFi connection.

2. Launch the Reddit app on your Android smartphone. If you don’t have the app, install it from the Google Play Store.

3. Complete the sign-up process.

4. Go to the Notification panel and tap on the Screen Cast or Smart Mirroring option.

Reddit on Android TV

5. Choose your Android TV from the available devices.

6. Once the connection is made, your Reddit screen will be mirrored to your Android TV.

Other Supported Devices

If you have one or more of these devices, you can download and access the Reddit app.

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Android
  • Web browsers

Access the Reddit app in any of these two ways and get your personalized feed on your Android TV. Reddit apps bring a lot of new features to the app. So, we can expect the standalone Android TV app soon. Until then, you have to follow any of these workarounds.

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