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How to Install Sling TV on Google TV



Sling TV on Google TV

Are you looking for affordable cord-cutters to pair with your Google TV? Sling TV might be the right fit for you. The Sling TV app is available on the Google TV Play Store, making it easy for you to install and start streaming live TV and video-on-demand content. Sling TV includes over 51 live TV channels and 120,000+ VOD content in its subscription package. With access to live channels, you can watch all news and sports events happening around the world.

You can also enjoy watching entertaining lifestyle, kids’, international channels, and VOD content all in just one app. All Sling TV subscription includes 50 hours of DVR storage which you can use to record your favorite show and re-watch it anytime. You can even cast to Google TV, as Sling TV also has a built-in Chromecast ability, and watch all content on your TV that is being played on your smartphone/PC.

Sling TV Plans & Pricing

Sling TV is a premium streaming service that offers different plans with different channels count.

Subscription PlansPricing Per Month
Orange & Blue$55

How to Sign Up for Sling TV

1. Visit the official website of Sling TV from your PC browser.

2. Select the subscription plan to continue.

3. Enter your email address, set a password, and click Create an account.

4. Choose the addons and select Checkout.

5. Provide the card details and click Finish & Submit.

6. Start streaming the content on Sling TV.

How to Add Sling TV on Google TV

1. Press the Assistant button on the remote and say Sling.

searching apps

2. Select the Sling app from the search result.

3. Click Install to download the Sling TV app.

How to Activate Sling TV Account []

1. Launch Sling TV on your Chromecast with Google TV.

2. Select Sign In to get the activation code.

3. Visit the Sling TV activation website [] from a browser.

4. Enter the activation code and the necessary login details if prompted.

5. Start streaming the content on the Sling app on your TV.

Sling TV activation

Can I Cast Sling TV to Google TV?

Yes. Those who prefer not to install the app can use the built-in cast feature to screen mirror the app to Google TV.

Cast from Android Smartphone

1. Make sure to connect your Google TV to WIFI.

2. Connect your Android/iOS smartphones to the same WIFI as Google TV.

3. Install the Sling TV app on your smartphone from Play Store or App Store.

4. Launch the Sling TV app on your device and log in.

5. Choose to play a title and click on the Cast icon.

Cast Sling TV to Google TV

6. Select your Google TV name and watch the content on your TV.

  • To Cast from Google Browser:
    • Visit the official website of Sling from the Chrome browser on your PC. Log in and choose content to play.
    • Select the Cast icon from the media playback screen.
    • Choose your Google TV and watch the same content on TV.
  • To Cast from Microsoft Edge Browser:
    • Those watching Sling on PC via the Microsoft Edge browser can select Three vertical dot icons → Choose More Tools → Select Cast media to device → Tap on your Google TV.

Can I Sideload Sling TV on Google TV

Yes. You can sideload Sling as an APK file using the Downloader on Google TV. For this to work, you have to enable Unknown Sources on the TV Settings as the pre-requisite.

Compatible TVs

The following are the TV brands that manufacture Google TV, and upon purchasing it, one can watch the service on the TV.

  • TCL Google TV
  • Hisense Google TV
  • Sony Google TV
  • Philips Google TV

Is Sling TV Geo-Restricted?

Yes. Sling TV is available only to US residents. Users from outside the USA can rely on the best VPN for Google TV, such as ExpressVPN or NordVPN, to unblock the geo-restrictions of Sling TV.


Can I Cancel Sling TV Subscription/Free Trial

Yes. You can cancel the Sling TV subscription at any time. Visit the Sling TV account page from a browser → Sign In → Click Profile → Select My Account → click Subscription and Billing → Select Cancel Subscription.

If you still have a Sling TV billing period remaining, then you can access the service until the end of the billing period. Sling TV offers refunds to users under certain circumstances.

Customer Support

In unfortunate cases, Sling TV may not work on your TV. The cause may vary, and it can be fixed upon performing basic troubleshooting. However, when they don’t give you a hand, you may reach out to Sling TV customer support or Live Chat for general and technical help.

Upon following the instructions, you may be able to stream Sling TV on Chromecast with Google TV without issues.


1. Is the Sling TV app available on Google TV?

Yes. The Sling TV is available on the Play Store of Google TV for you to download.

2. Is Sling TV free to use?

With Sling Free, you can watch limited live TV channels and On Demand TV content for free.

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