How to Add and Stream Slacker Radio on Android TV

by Natalie

LiveXLive is a music streaming app, previously called Slacker Radio. It allows you to stream your favorite music and enjoy live streaming videos for free in the US and Canada. LiveXLive has hundreds of interactive music stations, exclusive video streaming of festivals and concerts, and more. You can also stay updated with sports and news programs. Slacker Radio (LiveXLive) app is available for all major devices, including Android Smart TV.

Pricing

LiveXLive (Slacker Radio) offers both free and premium plans. You can upgrade to premium if you need unlimited skips, offline listening, high-quality audio, and much more. If you wish to create a new account, get the LiveXLive subscription by visiting livexlive.com

  • Basic – Free
    • Personalize your own stations
    • Festival and concert live streams
    • Handpicked interactive radio stations
    • Enjoy original shows and podcasts
  • Plus – $3.99/month
    • Ad-free streaming
    • Unlimited skips
    • Listen to high-quality audio
    • Concert and festival live streaming
    • Watch original shows & podcasts
    • Personalized recommendations
    • Handpicked audio stations
  • Premium – $9.99/month
    • All the features of the basic free and plus package
    • Offline listening access
    • Unlimited on-demand contents

Slacker Radio on Android TV

LiveXLive enables users to create their own playlists and discover top charts every week on their favorite genres. This app also features live events such as The Sports Illustrated Awards, Writer’s Block, The LiveOne Breakout Awards, and more. You can download this app on your Android TV to enjoy millions of songs and albums.

Best Music & Video on Slacker Radio
Personalized recommendations
Original shows on Slacker Radio

Supported Android TVs

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

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • EPSON TV
  • AT&T TV
  • AIR TV
  • Xiaomi Mi Box

How to Stream Slacker Radio on Android TV With Browser

Slacker Radio or LiveXLive offers a web player which can be streamed with a browser. Those who had a browser on Android TV can access that web player easily to stream their favorite music.

#1. Launch a browser on your TV.

#2. Go to the URL bar and visit https://www.liveone.com/.

#3. Click the Login option on the right corner of the page.

#4. Enter the necessary credentials and sign in to your account.

#5. After logging in, stream the required music content on your TV.

How to Install and Activate Slacker Radio on Android TV

The following are the steps to install LiveXLive (Slacker Radio) on your smart tv.

#1. Click on the Apps tab on your Android TV home screen.

Android TV Home screen

#2. Launch Google Play Store and click on the Search bar.

#3. Enter LiveXLive on the search bar using the on-screen keyboard and find it.

#4. From the search results, click on the LiveXLive icon.

LiveXlive icon on Google Play Store

#5. After that, tap on the Install option.

#6. Once the app gets installed, click on Open to launch LiveXLive.

#7. Follow the on-screen prompts to sign in with your account.

#8. You will get an activation code for your device.

Activate LiveXLive with your device by entering the code

#9. Visit livexlive.com/activate using your PC or smartphone browser and log in to your account.

#10. Enter the code, and the TV screen will refresh automatically to display the audio content.

live events on LiveXLive app

LiveXLive is now activated on your Android TV. Start streaming live events and artists’ special collections. You can also get TuneIn Radio for Android TV to listen to 1000+ radio stations.

Alternate Method – Cast Slacker to Android TV

#1. Connect your smartphone and Android TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

#2. Install LiveXLive from the Google Play store.

#3. Open the LiveXLive app and sign in with your username and password.

#4. Play any song and click the Cast icon on the top right.

Screen cast icon on Slacker Radio app

#5. From the list of devices, select your Android TV.

#6. It will start casting LiveXLive on your tv screen. Now, listen to favorite songs on different genres, expert-curated playlists, podcasts, and stream live radio.

How to Stream Slacker Radio Outside the US

LiveXLive (Slacker Radio) is available only in the US and Canada. So the users from other countries won’t be able to download it from the Google Play Store. In this case, you have to follow two important methods to stream LiveXLive from anywhere.

  • Sideload LiveXLive using a Downloader
  • Establish a VPN connection

#1. Launch Google Play Store.

#2. Tap on the search bar, type Downloader, and search for it.

#3. From the search list, select Downloader and click on the Install option.

Downloader by AFTVnews

#4. After the installation, go back to the home screen and open Settings.

Device preferences on settings

#5. Choose Device Preferences > Security & restrictions.

Security & restrictions

#6. Select unknown sources and slide the toggle next to the Downloader.

Install unknown apps

#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 the Slacker Radio Android TV apk. Click the Go button to download the apk file.

#9. Open the file that you have downloaded. Click Install to start installing it.

#10. After the installation, it will display a pop-up to delete the downloaded file.

#11. Click Delete to remove the apk.

#12. Launch the VPN that you installed on your TV (recommended – ExpressVPN or NordVPN).

#13. Connect to the US server and then launch the Slacker Radio app to stream favorite music and playlists

MONSTA X LIVE show on LiveXLive app

LiveXLive – Other Supported Devices

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Apple TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Roku
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Alexa & Sonos devices.

FAQs

1) What is LiveXLive app?

It is a totally reimagined music streaming app to listen to songs and watch live performances by artists.

2) Can I watch LiveXLive on my Android TV?

Yes, you can stream LiveXLive by downloading it from the Google Play Store.

3) Is Slacker Radio Free?

It offers a free basic tier to listen to songs that are supported with ads.

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