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Tubi TV on Android TV

Tubi TV is one of the most popular free streaming services that offer movies and TV shows for free. As of July 2022, Tubi has more than 40,000 video titles on its platform. You will get video content from providers like MGM, Warner Bros, Paramount, and Lionsgate. Tubi has a dedicated app for all smart devices. For Android TV and Android TV Box, you can install the Tubi app from the Google Play Store. The most important thing about the service is that there is no sign-up or registration process to stream on Tubi TV. Just launch the app, and you can start streaming anytime on your TV.

Tubi TV on Android TV

Tubi TV is accessible everywhere across the globe. Still, some content on Tubi TV is restricted to some particular geo-location, and this can be overridden using a VPN on Android TV.

Supported Android TVs

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

Supported Android TV Box

How to Install Tubi TV on Android TV

[1] Launch Google Play Store from your Andriod TV home screen.

Google Play Store Tubi TV on Android TV

[2] Search and Install Tubi TV from the Play Store.

Search - Tubi TV on Android TV

[3] Once installed, click on Open to launch the app.

[4] You can also launch Tubi TV from the “Your Apps” section after installation.

How to Activate Tubi on Android TV

Tubi does not require any kind of sign-in or registration process to stream in its service. But still, you can sign-up to have some added advantages like keeping tabs on watch history, recently watched, continuing streaming, and more.

[1] Launch the Tubi app on your TV.

[2] From the home screen, press the left direction button on your TV remote until you view the menu.

[3] Click the Sign In button.

Sign in

[4] You’ll see a six-digit activation code on your screen.

[5] Note down the code and visit the Tubi activation website (https://tubitv.com/activate) from your smartphone or PC.

[6] You can also activate it via the Tubi TV smartphone app. Get the Tubi app from the Play Store or App Store and go to Account >> Activate Tubi on your TV >> Enter the Code >> Next).

[7] Enter the activation code in the specified box and click on the Activate button.

[8] Log in with your Tubi account if asked.

Activate your device

[9] Once logged in, the Tubi app on your Android TV will be activated.

[10] Now, you can start streaming Tubi TV on your TV.

Alternate Ways to Watch Tubi on Android TV

You can also cast the Tubi TV app on your TV using a smartphone. To do the casting, you have to connect your smartphone and Android TV to the same WiFi network.

[1] Install the Tubi TV app from the Play Store or App Store.

[2] Open the Tubi TV and play any video.

[3] On the playback screen, tap the Cast icon.

Cast Tubi to Android TV

[4] On the list of devices, choose your Android TV.

[5] Now, the video content will appear on your Android TV.

[6] To stop the casting, tap the Cast icon again and choose the Stop Casting or Disconnect button.

How to Stream Tubi TV on Android TV Via Browser

In Android TV, you can stream Tubi TV using a web browser. You can install a handful of web browsers on your Android TV from the Play Store or by sideloading.

[1] Open the web browser on your Android TV.

[2] Go to the Tubi website (https://tubitv.com/)

Tubi Website

[3] Sign in with your Tubi account if you want.

[4] Choose the video title that you want to watch and stream them on your Android TV.

If you are feeling any difficulties while navigating the website, you can install Mouse Toggle for Android TV for easy and quick navigation.

How to Sideload Tubi TV APK on Android TV

[1] Open Google Play Store on your Android TV.

[2] Search and install Downloader on Android TV from Play Store.

Search - Tubi TV on Android TV

[3] After installation, install the Sideload launcher on Android TV. Without the Sideload Launcher app on Android TV, you can’t access the APK files.

[4] Now, get back to the home screen and choose Settings.

[5] Click on Device Preferences and choose Security & restrictions.

Security & restrictions on Android TV

[6] Choose Unknown sources and click Downloader to enable the Install Unknown Apps toggle.

Downloader toggle

[7] Once done, launch Downloader on your Android TV.

[8] Enter browser.aftvnews.com to install the AFTVnews Plugin. Without the AFTVnews plugin, you can’t install apk files on Downloader.

[9] Now, enter the Tubi TV Android TV APK URL in the search bar.

Tubi TV Android TV APK

[10] Click on GO to download and install the Tubi app on your Android TV Box.

[11] Once installed, launch the Tubi app and start streaming movies & TV shows for free.

Other Supported Devices

  • Android
  • iOS (iPhone & iPad)
  • Web App
  • Roku
  • Apple TV
  • Amazon Fire TV, Stick, and Cube
  • Xbox One & Xbox Series X
  • Playstation 4 & Playstation 5
  • Chromecast
  • Chromecast with Google TV device
  • TiVO
  • Xfinity Box
  • Cox Contour


1. Is Tubi legal?

Yes, Tubi is completely a legal platform.

2. What company owns Tubi?

Till 2020, Tubi was an independent platform. In April 2020, Fox Corporation acquired the Tubi platform for $440 million.

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1 comment

Nathaniel Ejeta June 16, 2023 - 7:08 pm

Thanks for the information you shared about how to install and activate Tubi on My TV. I appreciate your efforts and taking the time and sharing this content.


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