How to Install Vudu on Android TV

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Last Updated16-March-2024

Fandango at Home, formerly known as Vudu, is a popular streaming platform where you can buy or rent classic and latest movies on your Android TV. As this app is officially available on the Google Play Store, you can easily install the app on your Android TV. With the Vudu app on your TV, you can also stream thousands of movies for free with less commercial ads.

Since the application has built-in Chromecast support, you can share content from your smartphone to other Chromecast-compatible devices. Moreover, you can access the content directly from the browser by logging in to your account. This article explains the various methods to install and stream movies from the Vudu app on an Android TV.

How to Install Vudu on Android TV from Play Store

1. Go to the home screen on your Android TV and click on Apps.

2. Open the Google Play Store and click the Search icon.

Vudu on Android TV - Launch Play Store to download the Vudu app on Android TV

3. Enter Vudu in the search bar and locate the app.

4. Select Vudu from the suggested results.

5. Click Install to get the app on your Android TV.

6. Once the app is installed, click Open to launch the app.

7. When the home screen of the app appears, play your favorite content.

How to Activate Vudu on Android TV

After the installation process, you need to activate the app with a Vudu account to stream the videos.

1. Open the Vudu app on your Android TV.

2. You will get the activation code. If you are not getting the code, click the Login button to get the code.

3. Now, go to the Vudu’s activation website on your smartphone or PC.

4. Enter the code and click the Sign In button. Choose Android TV from the Devices drop-down menu.

Enter the Activation code on the website

5. After that, sign in with your account to complete the activation.

6. Now, the Vudu will be activated on your Android TV. You can access all the content from the app.

How to Install Vudu on Android TV Outside US

If you can’t find Vudu in the Play Store, it must be geo-restricted. Therefore, you need to sideload its APK file using the Downloader on Android TV.

1. Turn on your Android TV and connect it to a standard WiFi connection.

2. On the home screen, tap the Apps section to launch the Google Play Store.

3. Search for “Downloader for TV” and select the app that comes with the following logo.

Vudu on Android TV - Select Downloader

4. On the application information page, hit the Install button.

Vudu on Android TV - Click Install

5. Wait for a while to install the app on your device.

6. Once the app is installed successfully, press the home button on your remote.

7. Now, navigate to the Settings icon from the home page.

8. From the options, go to More SettingsSecurity.

Vudu on Android TV - Choose Security

9. Click Unknown Sources → Turn on the toggle for the “Downloader for TV” app.

Vudu on Android TV - Enable Downloader

10. Now, go back to the home screen and launch the “Downloader for TV” app.

11. Accept the storage and other permissions asked by the app on your TV.

12. Choose Home from the left pane, and type the below-mentioned URL in the required field.

Download link for the latest version of Vudu APK:

13. Click Download to download the APK file on your Android TV.

Vudu on Android TV - Search fot the Downloader

14. Once the file is downloaded, click Install from the popup.

Vudu on Android TV - Tap Install

15. After the downloading process, return to the homepage and navigate to the Apps section.

16. Now, you need to install any of the VPNs on your Android TV, like NordVPN or ExpressVPN, and connect to the US server.

17. Then, click Open to launch the Vudu app and watch your desired media content.

How to Watch Vudu Using Browser

Vudu has a dedicated webpage that includes an extensive media library of numerous movies/shows/series. As the simplest way, you can access the Vudu platform on your TV through its web version. For that, you have to use any of the best web browsers on your Android TV.

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Enter the URL ( in the address bar and go to that website.

3. The website’s home screen will appear on the TV screen.

4. Click the Sign In button and enter your credentials.

5. Then, you can access your favorite content on your Android TV.

How to Cast Vudu on Android TV

If you aren’t interested in sideloading the Vudu APK, you can cast the app from your Android smartphone to your TV. Fortunately, the Vudu is compatible with the built-in Cast support. With that, you can easily cast the Vudu from your smartphone to Android TV if you don’t want to sideload the app.

1. Install the Vudu from the Google Play Store.

2. Connect Android TV to a WiFi network. On the other hand, connect your smartphone to the same network.

3. Open the Vudu on your smartphone and log in with your account if needed.

4. Click the Cast icon from the app on your smartphone.

Select your TV to stream xxx on Android TV

5. Choose your Android TV from the list of available devices.

6. Now, the content will appear on your Android TV.

Supported Android TVs and Boxes

Smart TVsSmart TV Boxes
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
Nvidia Shield TV
MXQ Pro 4K
Mi Box 4K

How to Fix Vudu Not Working on Android TV

If the Vudu app is not working properly on your Android TV, you need to perform the troubleshooting fixes listed below to resolve those problems.

  • Make sure that your Android TV and the app get the proper internet speed.
  • Check the server outage of Vudu using the Downdetector platform.
  • Reboot your TV to resolve the temporary bugs associated with the device and app.
  • Clear the app cache files for Vudu accumulated on your device.
  • Update your Android TV firmware and the app to the latest version.
  • Reset your Android TV to solve the major problems for both the device and the app.
  • As a last solution, contact Vudu’s customer support to get help.

Vudu Alternatives

If you feel that Vudu isn’t for you or if you are unsatisfied with the service it provides, you can switch over to some other platform to stream movies. Here are the best options you can choose as an alternative solution to Vudu.

Netflix$6.99/ month
Prime Video$8.99/ month
Hulu$7.99/ month
Max$9.99/ month


1. Is the Vudu app available for Sony Android TV?

Yes, the Vudu app is available for Sony Android TV. You can easily install it from the Play Store.

2. Are Vudu and Fandango the same?

Yes, Vudu and Fandango are one and the same. Vudu has been renamed as Fandango at Home.

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