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How to Install and Watch Vimeo on Android TV

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How to Watch Vimeo on Android TV

Vimeo is an independent video streaming platform located in New York City. You can discover innovative ideas and videos from popular creators across the world, or you can upload your own. It features content on travel, documentary, drama, comedy, music, and Vimeo staff picked greatest collections. Vimeo enables you to stream up to 1080p HD. The best thing is you can access all the contents ad-free. Vimeo dedicated app is available on the Google Play Store for your Android TV.

Features of Vimeo

The following are the best features of the Vimeo application applicable for all devices.

  • Download videos to view offline.
  • Follow creators, categories and add favorite topics to your feed.
  • Binge human-curated titles on documentary, nature and animation.
  • Share videos securely with private links or passwords.
  • Enjoy videos in 360 degree.
Vimeo categories


It is possible to stream Vimeo for free with a certain limit. Vimeo also offers premium plans to deliver additional services for users. These plans are highly recommended for creators to expose their talent to the world. If you want to purchase the premium plans, upgrade your account by visiting vimeo.com/upgrade.

  • Plus – $7/month
  • Pro – $20/month
  • Business – $50/month
  • Premium – $75/month
Vimeo subscription plans

Vimeo on Android TV

Vimeo application is natively available on the Google Play Store, which is free to download and use. In a free basic plan, you will get an upload limit of 500MB per week and 5GB for total storage. You can watch videos in several languages like English, Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Portuguese, and Korean. Vimeo Android TV app is only supported if your TV runs on Android 7.0 or later.

Vimeo home page
Upload video option on Vimeo
360 degree video

Vimeo Supported Android TVs

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

Vimeo Supported Android Box

  • Nvidia Shield TV
  • DIRECTV Stream Box
  • Xiaomi Mi Box

How to Install Vimeo on Android TV

#1. Connect your Android TV to a strong Internet connection.

#2. Open the Google Play Store and type Vimeo in the search bar.

Vimeo icon on google play store

#3. Tap on Vimeo > Install option to start downloading.

#4. Once it is done, launch the app.

Install Vimeo on Android TV

#5. You will get an activation code for your Android TV.

#6. Visit vimeo.com/activate from any web browser on your PC or smartphone.

#7. Log in with your valid credentials and enter the activation code.

#8. Select Connect device to activate.

#9. After a few seconds, the TV screen will reload to display the content on tv.

#10. That’s it! Discover all the videos of Vimeo on your TV screen.

Activate Vimeo on Android TV

Alternate Method – Cast Vimeo to Android TV

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

#2. Install the Vimeo app on your Android mobile from the Play Store.

#3. Open the Vimeo app and log in with your registered account.

#4. Tap the Cast icon, which appears on the screen while playing a video.

Cast Vimeo to Android TV

#5. From the list, select your TV.

#6. Now, play the video you want and watch it on TV.

Cast Vimeo to Android TV

RelatedInstall Dailymotion on Android TV to stream the latest news, music, entertainment, and sports videos on your TV.

Vimeo – Other Supported Apps

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Chromecast
  • Xbox
  • Samsung Smart TV


1) Can I watch Vimeo without an account?

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

2) What is the upload limit for Plus, Pro, Business, and Premium?

Plus – 5GB, Pro – 20GB, Business – 5TB and Premium – 7TB.

3) Is Vimeo available on Android?

Vimeo app is compatible with smartphone/tablet runs on Android 7.0 or above.

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