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How to Install Sofa TV APK on Android TV

by Natalie

Sofa TV APK is a streaming app that is mostly used on Android-based devices. With the Sofa TV APK, you can stream movies and TV shows for free. It supports various Android TVs and Android TV boxes too. One of the major advantages of the Sofa TV is that the app will work on the lowest internet speed. As of now, there is no official app available for Sofa TV. So, you need to use any of the third-party installers like Downloader on Android TV to get the Sofa TV app.


  • You can watch all video content on the Sofa TV app.
  • All the movies are streamed only in HD quality.
  • In the Sofa TV app, you can download videos to watch offline.
  • You can have an ad-free experience while streaming the videos.
  • It supports multiple media players, like VLC and MX Player on Android TV.

How to Sideload Sofa TV APK on Android TV

1. On your Android TV home screen, open the Google Play Store app.

Sideload Sofa TV apk on Android TV

2. Using the search icon, search for the Downloader app.

Downloader app

3. Click on the Install button to get the app on your Android Smart TV.

4. From the Play Store, install the Sideload Launcher on Android TV to access the APK files.

5. After installing the app, you have to change some of your Android TV settings.

6. Open the Settings page and select the Device Preference option.

7. Then, click on Security and Restriction and open the Unknown Sources menu.

8. Enable the Downloader app’s toggle.

Enable Downloader to install unknown apps like Sofa TV apk  on your Android Smart TV

9. Now, open the Downloader app and enter the AFTVnews Plugin download URL (browser.aftvnews.com). Without the URL, you can’t install the APK file on Downloader.

10. Then, enter the Sofa TV Android TV APK URL on the search box and click on Go.

Enter the URL of Sofa TV apk on the Downloader app

11. Click on Install to download the app on your Android TV.

12. Then, go to the Sideload Launcher app and open the Sofa TV app.

13. Watch all the movies or TV shows on your Android TV.

Install VPN on Android TV

Since all third-party apps are considered illegal, it is recommended to install a VPN on Android TV to have a better and safe surfing experience. VPN provides the user a private network, so no other people can see your online status. One of the safest VPNs for Android TV is ExpressVPN.

Sofa TV APK Alternatives

If you have any streaming issues with the Sofa TV APK, you can try any of these alternatives.


Catmouse APK

If you are a user of Terrarium TV, then you will love to use Catmouse. Install the newest version of this app to get new movies and TV shows. It is an ad-free streaming app with multiple streaming links to avoid buffering issues. CatMouse APK has an in-build video player that supports hundreds of video formats.


CyberFlix APK

You can watch thousands of movies and TV shows on Cyberflix. Cyberflix is completely safe to use and the contents are updated regularly. You can have an ad-free experience so that you will not get distracted while watching an interesting movie. You have to sideload the CyberFlix APK on your Android TV.

Cinema HD

Cinema HD APK

Cinema HD is one of the best free streaming platforms that offers plenty of video content. You can stream your favorite movies and TV shows in high quality. You have to update the app frequently to get new content. Similar to the CyberFlix app, you need to sideoad the app on your Android TV.


1. Why is Sofa TV not working?

It may not work if you have downloaded the wrong version of the app. Get the latest version of the app. Also, try to restart your Android TV to fix the issue.

2. Do I need to pay for Sofa TV?

No, Sofa TV is completely free.

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