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How to Install Viber on Android TV

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Viber Android TV

Viber is a popular messaging app that lets you send text messages and make audio & video calls with your friends and family members. It uses end-to-end encryption to protect your conversation from third parties. On Viber, you can create a group chat with up to 250 people and make group calls with up to 20 people at a time. It is one of the most secure messaging apps you can use with no worries. With Viber, you can send disappearing messages in your 1-on-1 conversation by setting a timer for each message. It also has GIFs and Viber stickers so that you can send the messages in a better way. From this tutorial, you will learn to install and use Viber on Android TV.

Viber on Android TV

Viber is not available on the Android TV Play Store. So, we have to know the alternative ways to install and use Viber on your TV.

Supported Android TVs

  • Sharp Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • AirTV
  • AT&T TV
  • Epson
  • Mi Box and Mi Box S

How to Install Viber on Android TV

As Viber is not available in Android TV Play Store, you must sideload its apk file. You can use the Downloader app to install Viber on your TV.

Installing Downloader on Android TV

1. Switch on your Android TV and launch the Google Play Store from the home screen.

open play store on android tv

2. Tap the Search icon on the top-right corner.

3. Browse for the Downloader app and choose the Downloader by AFTV news app from the search results.

choose downloader app from the search results

4. On the app information page, tap the Install button to install Downloader on Android TV.

5. Wait for the app to get installed.

Enabling Unknown Sources

1. Go to Settings from your Android TV home screen.

2. Choose Device Preferences > Security & Restrictions.

3. Under that, click the Unknown Sources option.

4. Then, select the Downloader app from the menu and toggle the switch on to enable the unknown sources option.

Sideloading Viber Apk on Android TV

1. Launch the Downloader app and click Allow when prompted.

tap allow on the prompt that appears

2. Enter the Viber apk URL for Android TV in the https:// field.

3. Tap the Go button to download the Viber apk file.

enter the download link to download viber on android tv

4. After downloading the apk file, tap the Install button.

tap install to install viber on android tv

5. After the installation, tap Open to launch the Viber on your TV.

6. Sign in with your Viber account and start chatting with your friends.

Note – Connect a wireless headphone and camera to attend video calls directly on the TV.

Screen Mirror Viber on Android TV from Smartphone

1. Connect Android TV and Android phone to the same network connection.

2. Install the Viber app from the Play Store on your smartphone.

3. Go to the Notification Panel and choose the Cast option.

tap cast to use viber on android tv

4. Choose your Android TV name from the list of devices available.

5. Now, launch the Viber app and log in with your account.

6. Then, start chatting with your friends and view it on the larger TV screen.

Other Supported Devices

  • Android
  • Tablets
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux Fedora and Ubuntu
  • Android smartwatches

Frequently Asked Questions

How to get Viber on Android TV?

Viber is not available on Android TV. So, you have to install the app by sideloading the apk file.

What is the best video call app for Android TV?

Google Duo, Zoom, and Skype are the best video call apps for Android TV.

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