How to Install Smart IPTV Player on Android TV / Android TV Box

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Smart IPTV is one of the best players you can install on Android TV to watch the content offered by your IPTV provider. Luckily, the Smart IPTV app is available on the Play Store, so you can download it directly to your Android TV. If you can’t find the Smart IPTV app on your Android TV, you can use the sideload method to stream the IPTV provider’s content. Otherwise, you can simply cast the Smart IPTV app from the built-in cast option on the smartphone to your TV.

In this article, we have mentioned all the possible methods to use the Smart IPTV app on your TV. Also, we have specified the steps to activate the Smart IPTV.

How to Install Smart IPTV on Android TV From the Play Store

1. Go to the home screen on your Android TV and click on Apps.

Open the Play Store app

2. Open the Google Play Store and click the Search icon.

Click the Search icon

3. Enter Smart IPTV in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select Smart IPTV 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.

7. When the home screen of the app appears, play your favorite cont

How to Sideload Smart IPTV on Android TV

 As we mentioned earlier, the Smart IPTV 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 the IPTV provider’s content.

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.

Click 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.

Enable the Security and restrictions

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 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 Smart IPTV APK:

Enter the Smart IPTV APK URL on the field

13. Click 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. Then, click Open to launch the Smart IPTV app and watch your desired media content.

How to Activate Smart IPTV on Android TV

After the installation process, you need to activate the app with a Smart IPTV account to stream the videos.

1. Launch the Smart IPTV app on your Android TV.

2. Your Android TV’s Mac address will appear on the screen.

Activate Smart IPTV on Android TV

3. Visit the Smart IPTV activation webpage ( from a web browser.

4. Enter your MAC address and input the payment details to activate Smart IPTV.

Enter MAC address of Smart IPTV

5. After the activation, go to the Smart IPTV My List tab ( from a web browser.

6. Upload the file to the playlist or enter the external playlist link.

Activate Smart IPTV on Android TV

7. Now, reopen the Smart IPTV on your Smart TV, and the channel list will appear on your TV screen.

Activate Smart IPTV on Android TV

How to Cast Smart IPTV Content to Android TV

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

1. Connect the Android TV to a WiFi network in which your smartphone is connected.

2. Sideload the Smart IPTV APK on your Android smartphone.

3. Launch the app and log in with your credentials if needed.

4. Play the video content on the Smart IPTV app.

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

Select Cast

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
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

How to Fix Smart IPTV Not Working on Android TV

If the Smart IPTV app is not working properly on your Android TV due to issues like black screen, buffering, and lagging, you need to perform the troubleshooting fixes listed below to resolve those problems.

  • Make sure that your Android TV and the app get the proper internet speed.
  • Check the server outage of Smart IPTV 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 Smart IPTV accumulated on your device.
  • 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 the Smart IPTV’s customer support (ext link) to get the help (if the app has its official webpage)

Smart IPTV Alternatives

If you feel that Smart IPTV 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 IPTV content. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Smart IPTV.

GSE Smart IPTV$4.99
IPTV SmartersFree
Lazy IPTVFree
TiviMate IPTV Player$14.97


1. Is the Smart IPTV available for Android TV?

Yes. You can install the Smart IPTV app directly from the Play Store of your Android TV.

2. Is Smart IPTV illegal?

No. The Smart IPTV is completely safe and legal. But you have to check the authenticity of the IPTV provider that offers the content.

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