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Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Popcorn time is a free alternative to stream premium paid video streaming contents of Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go and much more. The interface of Popcorn time is similar to Netflix. You are allowed to search the media by genres or categories. If the user selects the movie name, it is downloaded as the BitTorrent protocol. Like BitTorrent clients, Popcorn time also starts sharing the downloaded content to other users who download the same video. Popcorn Time is available for Windows, Mac, Android mobile and Android Smart TV. Here are the steps on How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV:

How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV
How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Related: How to Use Popcorn Time for Chromecast?

Necessities to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Before installing the Popcorn Time APK, we have to follow a few procedures else the whole process of Installing Popcorn Time on Smart TV will fail. The steps are as follows:

Enable Unknown Sources

To get the Popcorn Time app on your Smart TV first you have to enable the Unkown Sources. Here we will show on how to enable the Unkown Sources on your Android TV, which is used to accept the apps which are installed outside of Google Play Store.

Step 1: To enable the Unkown Sources first you have to turn on your Android TV.

Enable Unknown Sources
Enable Unknown Sources

Step 2: In the home screen, you have to go to the Settings menu.

Step 3: Then in the Settings menu just scroll down and search for the Personal tab, where you can access the Security & restrictions.

Enable Unknown Sources
Enable Unknown Sources

Step 4: In that, you have to enable the Unknown sources.

Related: How to Install Popcorn Time for Linux

Install ES File Explorer

The Popcorn Time app is not available on the Google Play Store and hence you have to install it via ES File Explorer. ES File Explorer is available in Google Play Store. Just open the Google Play Store and search for ES File Explorer. You can click install which will automatically download and install it on your Smart TV.

Install ES File Explorer
Install ES File Explorer

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Install Sideload Launcher

Sideload Launcher is a dedicated launcher which is essential for Popcorn Time app on your device. Sideload launcher is used here for running the application. By default, Sideload Launcher is not installed on your Smart TV. You can download it from Google Play Store. To download Sideload Launcher, you can just open Google Play Store, Search for the launcher and install it on your Smart TV.

Install ES File Explorer
Install ES File Explorer

How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

To get the Popcorn Time app on your Android Smart TV, follow the below steps:

Step 1: Open the Popcorn time official website and download the appropriate version required for your Android Smart TV.

Step 2: Download the file and upload it to your Google drive or dropbox whichever you feel comfortable or easier.

How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV
How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Step 3: Now open your Android Smart Tv and open the installed ES File Explorer.

Step 4: In the ES File Explorer, you have to select the Action menu and navigate to the Network option and then select Cloud.

How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV
How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Step 5: Then on the page, you can see the New button which located on the top right corner of the screen.

Step 6: Using that option, you have to select the cloud service that you previously used to upload the Apk.

How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV
How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Step 7: After selecting the cloud, you have to enter the email ID and Password to get associated with that cloud account.

Step 8: Once the account gets synced, all the contents in the cloud will get appear in the ES File Explorer.

How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV
How to Install Popcorn Time on Smart TV

Step 9: In that, you have to select the Popcorn Time app and install it on your device.

Step 10: Once the application is installed, Use the Sideload Launcher to open Popcorn Time on your Android Smart TV.

Thank you for reading the post.

Related: How to Install Popcorn Time for Windows

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