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How to Get Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android TV

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Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android TV

Xbox Cloud Gaming, previously known as Project xCloud has a Beta version and you can get it to play a host of Xbox Game Pass games on various devices. For Android TV, you should sideload the Xbox Game Pass app to explore a cloud gaming experience. As an alternative way, you can visit the official webpage of Xbox on web browsers like Microsoft Edge, and Google Chrome to get Cloud Games.

To play Xbox Cloud games, you need an Xbox controller with stable internet and Bluetooth connectivity. Also, you must purchase the game pass base subscription or ultimate membership that costs $9.99/month and $16.99/month respectively. With cloud gaming access, you can play hundreds of console games seamlessly on any of the supported devices.

In this curated guide, take a look at the sideloading and web surfing instructions to get Xbox Cloud games on Android TV.

How to Get Cloud Games Via Xbox Game Pass on Android TV

As we mentioned earlier, the Xbox Game Pass app is not available for Android TV. So, you need to sideload its APK file with the help of Downloader on Android TV to stream its content.

1. Turn on your Android TV and head to the Apps section.

2. Locate the Google Play Store and launch it.

3. Click on the Search icon and type Downloader in the required field.

4. Locate the Downloader app developed by AFTVnews and hit the Install button.

Install Downloader on Android TV

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

6. Once the Downloader 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 Device Preferences → Security & Restrictions.

Click Security & restrictions

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

10. Now, get back to the home screen and launch the Downloader 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 the Xbox Game Pass APK: bit.ly/3Rs7s7V

Enter Xbox Game Pass APK link to download on Android TV

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

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

15. Then, click Open to launch the app and watch your favorite media content.

14. Once the app is installed, play all the available cloud games on your Android TV.

How to Play Xbox Cloud Games via Website

1. Open a web browser on your Android TV.

2. Go to the Xbox official website.

Get Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android TV via Website

2. Click on the Profile icon that is available at the top right corner of the page.

3. Sign in with your Microsoft account.

Sign in with the Microsoft account

4. After that, click on any games that are displayed on the screen.

5. After that, start playing the game on your Android TV.

6. For some games, you need to use the gamepad on your Android TV.

Supported Android TVs and Boxes

Smart TVsSmart TV Boxes
Philips Smart TV
Hisense Smart TV
Sony Smart TV
Panasonic Smart TV
JVC Smart TV
Sharp Smart TV
TCL Smart TV
NVIDIA Shield TV Box
Mi Box
Mecool Android TV Box
Epson
AT&T TV Box

Troubleshoot problems with Cloud Gaming on Android TV

Since we’ve installed the Xbox Game Pass app on Android TV by getting it from third-party sources, you will face many issues with the app while streaming on your TV. In such cases, 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.
  • Restart your Android TV to resolve the temporary bugs associated with the device and app.
  • Clear the app cache files for Xbox Game Pass 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.

FAQs

1. Does Xbox Cloud Gaming have its app on Android TV?

No. There is no app available for Xbox Cloud Gaming for Android TV. Instead, you need to use the Xbox Game Pass app to play cloud games on your TV.

2. Can I play Xbox games on Android TV?

Yes. As of now, you can only sideload the Xbox Game Pass app to play Xbox games on Android TV. But Microsoft is working on the Xbox for TV app. The app will be launched soon.

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