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How to Watch Vimeo on Android TV

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How to Watch Vimeo on Android TV

Vimeo is an independent platform to share and watch videos. Unfortunately, Vimeo ended its support for TV apps and some other popular streaming devices. So, you can’t get the Vimeo app from any official app store on your Android TV. However, users have multiple options to use Vimeo on TV. If you want to access the Vimeo app on your TV, here are the possible ways.

Though Vimeo has removed its app version on Android TV, users can still access the official website of Vimeo using a web browser on their TV. On the other hand, you can screen mirror the Vimeo content from your smartphone to Android TV as it has casting support. Besides these legal ways, Vimeo is also accessible as an application format with the help of sideloading method using a Downloader app. On this app, users can use either a free account or choose from various subscription plans tabulated below.

How to Watch Vimeo Using a Browser

In the Play Store, there are quite a number of web browsers available for Android TV. You can use any of those web browsers on your Android TV to access Vimeo.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Enter the URL (https://vimeo.com) in the address bar and go to that website.

3. The home screen of the Vimeo website will appear on the TV screen.

Home screen of Vimeo webpage.

4. Click the Login button and enter your credentials.

5. Then, you can access video editing tools and enjoy amazing video creations on your Android TV.

How to Cast Vimeo on Android TV

The Vimeo is compatible with the built-in Cast support. With that, you can cast the app on your Android TV from your smartphone.

1. Install the Vimeo app from the Google Play Store.

2. Connect your smartphone and Android TV to the same WiFi network.

3. Open the Vimeo app on your smartphone and log in with your account.

4. Click the Cast icon from the app.

Cast Vimeo on Android TV

5. From the list of devices, choose your Android TV.

6. Play the video content on the app. Now, the media content of Vimeo will appear on your Android TV.

How to Sideload Vimeo on Android TV

As we mentioned earlier, you can’t find the Vimeo app on the Play Store of Android TV. Instead, you can install the app through sideloading technique with the help of the Downloader app as a sideloading tool.

1. Install the Downloader app on your Android TV from the Play Store.

Install Downloader on Android TV

2. Click the Settings icon on your Android TV.

3. From the options, go to Device PreferencesSecurity & Restrictions.

Click Security & Restrictions

4. Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the Downloader toggle.

5. Now, open the Downloader app on Android TV from the home screen.

6. Tap Allow to accept the storage permissions.

7. Choose Home from the left panel, and enter the download link of Vimeo APK in the URL field.

Enter the Vimeo apk link to download it on Android TV

8. Click Go to download the Vimeo APK on your Android TV.

9. Once the file is downloaded, open it and click Install.

10. Install any VPNs on your Android TV and connect to the US server.

11. Then, click Open to launch the app and enjoy the different genres of videos on Vimeo.

Also, check how to stream Metacafe on Android TV to watch local creator videos.

Supported Android TVs

  • 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

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • MXQ Pro 4K
  • Mi Box 4K


Is Vimeo available on Android TV?

No, Vimeo is not available on the Android TV platform. However, you have various ways, like casting or sideloading methods to install the app on your TV.

Can I watch Vimeo without an account?

Yes, you can watch videos without registration. But you must sign-up for a free basic plan to upload a video.

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