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How to Install Xplayer on Android TV

by Natalie

Xplayer is a video player that supports more video formats on your Android TV. With the Xplayer app on Android TV, you can play videos in any format. Unfortunately, the Xplayer is not available for Android TVs in the Play Store. You have to sideload the app on your Android TV using third-party installers. The Xplayer is also compatible with the Cast support. Using that, you can cast the app to Android TV.

How to Sideload Xplayer on Android TV

1. Open Google Play Store on your Android TV.

2. Using the Search icon, search for the Downloader app.

3. Pick up Downloader by AFTVnews application from the search results.

4. Click the Install button to get the Downloader app on your Android TV.

5. Wait until the app gets installed on your TV.

6. After that, open the Settings page on your Android TV.

7. Choose the Device Preference option.

Device Preference option on Android TV settings page.

8. Click on Security and Restriction and select Unknown Sources.

Enable the Downloader app in Unknown Sources.

9. Turn on the Downloader toggle.

10. Now, open the Downloader app on your Android TV.

11. Install the AFTVnews Plugin using the URL browser.aftvnews.com. This plugin enables the Downloader app to install APK files on your Android TV.

Sideload Xplayer app.

12. Now, enter the URL of the Xplayer APK Android TV app on the search box and hit Go.

13. Click on the Install button.

14. Open the app and play any of your favorite videos.

How to Cast Xplayer to Android TV

1. Install Xplayer on your smartphone from the Play Store.

2. Then, connect your Android TV and your smartphone to the same WiFi network connection.

3. Next, open the Xplayer app on your smartphone.

4. Play any video and click on the Cast icon.

Cast Xplayer on Android TV

5. Within a few seconds, all the active devices will appear in the list.

6. From the list, choose the name of your Android TV.

7. You can see the content that you are playing on your smartphone on the Android TV screen.

Supported Android TVs

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

Supported Android TV Boxes


1. Where is the subtitles option on the Xplayer app?

Click the CC button to enable the subtitles on the Xplayer app.

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