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How to Stream Starz on Android TV / Android TV Box

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How to Stream Starz on Android TV

Starz is an American premium cable and satellite television network operated by Lions Gate Entertainment. It generally offers exclusive original series and popular theatre-released movies. Black Sail, Power, Party Down, Hightown, American Gods are the top series available on Starz. You can even browse titles such as Just Added, Trending Now, Kids & Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Action, Documentary, and more. Starz app is not available for Android TV, but you can install it using a third-party app.


Starz presently provides special offers for every new subscription through its official website. Now, they are offering their service at $5 for three months for new users. This is the cheapest way to watch Starz on your Android TV. You can claim this best deal to watch thousands of movies and hit series by visiting this website starz.com/us/en/buy. You can alternately watch Starz by adding it as an add-on on the following streaming partners.

Note: Initially, you should subscribe to their base plan in order to get add-on packages.

Starz on Android TV

Starz is a popular entertainment channel to enjoy content on 1080p HD resolution. You can browse tv shows and movies in popular genres such as thriller, horror, romance, mystery, fantasy, gangster, adventure, and war.

Raising Kanan episodes on Starz
Starz original series
Download and watch starz series

Starz Supported Android TVs

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

Starz Supported Android TV Box

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • DIRECTV Stream Box
  • Mi Box 4K

How to Install Starz on Android TV

#1. Switch on your tv and connect it to the internet.

#2. Go to the Google Play store and tap on the search bar.

#3. Using the virtual keyboard, enter Starz and click on it.

Starz on Android TV

#4. Choose Starz from the suggestion list and tap the Install option.

#5. Launch the Starz app on your tv after the installation.

#6. Log in with your Starz account username and password.

#7. You will receive a code on your device.

#8. Visit activate.starz.com from a browser, log in with your credentials and then enter the code.

Activate Starz on Android TV

#9. Click Submit to activate. After a few seconds, the TV screen will refresh to load the Starz on-demand content. Enjoy binge-watching movies and favorite series.

Starz movies section on Android TV

How to Install and Stream Starz Outside the US

For users outside the US, the Starz app will not be available on the Google Play store. So you have to use a third open-source tool to download the application.

#1. Launch Google Play store on your tv.

#2. Navigate to the search bar and type Downloader.

#3. Click on Downloader by AFTVnews to install the app.

Downloader by AFTVnews

#4. Once installed, go back to the home screen and open Settings.

Settings > Device preferences

#5. Select Device Preferences > Security & restrictions.

Security & Restrictions option on Android TV

#6. Tap on unknown sources and click Downloader to enable access for unknown sources.

Enable Unknown sources for Downloader

#7. Launch Downloader app on Android TV.

#8. Enter the URL for Starz Android TV apk.

Enter Starz Android TV URL

#9. Tap on the Go option to download the apk file.

#10. Install the app and launch the Starz app to log in with valid credentials.

#11. You will receive a code on the screen.

#12. Activate the app and stream the required content with the help of a VPN.

Alternate Method: Cast Starz to Android TV

You can also stream Starz from your smartphone/tablet and cast the screen to tv.

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

#2. Download the Starz app from the Google Play store.

#3. Open the Starz app and log in with your credentials.

#4. Click on a movie/series to play on your smartphone.

#5. Drag down the notification panel and tap the Cast icon.

screen cast option

Note: You can also go to Settings > Connection Preferences > Cast to do the same.

#6. From the list of devices, Select your Android TV.

cast screen to device option

#7. Click Start Now to mirror your mobile screen to tv.

start now option for casting

#8. That’s all! Enjoy Starz entertainment programs on a big screen.

Library of Starz app

Other Supported Devices

  • iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod)
  • Android (Smartphone/Tablet)
  • Kindle Fire Tablet
  • Apple TV
  • Nexus Player
  • Razer Forge
  • Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick
  • Roku
  • Xbox One, Xbox One S & Xbox Series
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • LG Smart TV
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Browsers – Edge, Chrome, Firefox & Safari.


1) How can I watch Starz for free?

Sign-up with Hulu, Sling TV, or fuboTV and get free trial access for Starz.

2) What are the latest movies available on Starz?

The House Next Door: Meet The Blacks 2, Spiral: From The Book Of Saw, City of Lies and Caged.

3) Is closed captioning available on Starz?

Yes, it is available. You can turn it on or off by clicking on the cc icon.

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