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How to Install Vimeo on Google TV



Get Vimeo on Google TV.

If the ads on YouTube are disturbing you too much, you can switch to Vimeo. The Vimeo app is available for most of the smart devices, including the Chromecast with Google TV. You can install the app on Google TV directly from the Play Store. With the Vimeo app on your Google TV, you can watch ad-free videos in high quality. The best feature of Vimeo is that you can follow specific categories and you will get videos based on those chosen categories.

The Vimeo app is compatible with Cast support too. With that, you can cast the app to your Google TV using your smartphone. Let’s see all the possible ways to access the app.

Vimeo | Plans & Pricing

Vimeo offers three types of subscriptions with monthly or yearly payments. If you are new to Vimeo, you will get a 7-day free trial.

PlanVideos IncludedPrice per Seat per MonthBilling Frequency

How to Sign Up for Vimeo

1. Visit the official website of Vimeo from your PC browser.

Sign up Vimeo.

2. Select the Join option.

3. Provide the name, email ID, and password.

4. Accept the Terms and Conditions. Click Continue.

5. Select Join with an email to access Vimeo on your TV.

How to Install Vimeo on Google TV from Play Store

You will find the Vimeo on your Google TV Play Store officially, and to install it,

1. Press the Assistant button on the remote and say the Vimeo name. Make sure that the remote is paired with Google TV.

2. Select the Vimeo app from the search result.

Select the App.

3. Click Install to download the app on your Google TV.

How to Activate Vimeo Account []

1. Launch the Vimeo on your Chromecast with Google TV to get the activation code.

2. Visit the Vimeo activation website [] from a browser.

Activate Vimeo on Google TV.

3. Enter the login details and the activation code.

4. Select Activate and load the channel on your Google TV.

Can I Cast Vimeo to Googe TV?

Yes. Those who prefer not to install Vimeo on Google TV can use the built-in cast feature and watch the desired titles. You can cast to Google TV using both a smartphone and a PC.

Cast from Android Smartphone

1. Connect Google TV to home WIFI and use the same WIFI on Android/iOS smartphones.

2. Install the Vimeo app on your smartphone from Google Play Store/App Store.

3. Launch the Vimeo app on your device and log in.

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

Go to the Notification Panel of the Android phone and select the Screencast option.

Cast the Vimeo app.

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

If you are using iPhone or iPad, you can enable the AirPlay feature on your Google Smart TV to cast the media content.

  • To Cast from Google Browser:
    • Visit the official website of Vimeo 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 Vimeo 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 Vimeo

Yes. You can sideload Vimeo as an Apk file using the Downloader app 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 come with Google TV Operating System, and upon purchasing it, one can install/watch Vimeo on the TV.

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

Is Vimeo Geo-Restricted?

No. The Vimeo platform isn’t geo-restricted, and you can access it from anywhere without limitations. However, if you are looking for improved security or privacy while streaming Vimeo, you can rely on the best VPN for Google TV, such as ExpressVPN or NordVPN.


Can I Cancel my Vimeo Subscription/Free Trial

Yes. You can cancel the Vimeo subscription or the free trial at any time. Visit the Vimeo account page from a browser > Login > Go to the Account section > Select Cancel my Subscription > click Cancel Subscription.

If you still have a Vimeo trial or billing period remaining, then you can access the service until the end of the billing period. There is no refund or return policy available from Vimeo as of now.

Customer Support

In unfortunate cases, Vimeo may not work on Google 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 Vimeo customer support for general and technical help.

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


1. Is the Vimeo app available on Google TV?

Yes, you can download the app by navigating to Home ScreenApps Search iconVimeo Install.

2. Can I use Vimeo for free on Google TV?

Using Vimeo, viewers can enjoy ad-free and free access to content. However, video creators usually need to subscribe to a plan in order to access additional features and services.

3. Can I watch Vimeo videos on Google TV without an account?

Yes, you can watch videos without a Vimeo account.

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