There are several streaming services officially available on the new Chromecast with Google TV device, except Apple TV. What is Apple TV? Apple TV is one of the popular subscription-based streaming service owned by Apple Inc. It streams popular shows, movies, and originals like See, The Morning Show, Defending Jacob, Greyhound, Ted Lasso, etc. Google says that the service is on its way, and it will be launched officially on Google TV very soon. Until the official launch, you can watch Apple TV on your Google TV by either sideloading it or casting from your iPhone.

Apple TV Plus costs about $4.99 per month, with seven days of free trial for first-time users. If you have bought a new Apple device, you can get one year Apple TV Plus subscription for free. This offer should be claimed within 90 days of the purchase of your device. You can also get Apple One, an all-in-one subscription that bundles with six Apple services at $14.95 per month.

How to Sideload Apple TV on Google TV

Running on Android OS, Google TV supports sideloading Android apps by using the Downloader app.

[1] Turn on your Google TV device and click on the Search option.

Apple TV on Chromecast with Google TV

[2] Type or say Downloader by pressing the Google Assistant button on the voice remote.

[3] Before launching the app, click on the Profile icon.

[4] Click on Settings from the control center.


[5] Choose About and go to Android TV OS build.

[6] Tap on it repeatedly until you see the “You are now a developer” message.

Apple TV on Chromecast with Google TV

[7] Again, get back to settings and choose Apps.


[8] Select Security & Restrictions and choose Unknown sources.

Apple TV on Chromecast with Google TV

[9] Turn on the toggle next to Downloader.


[10] Now, launch the Downloader and allow access to Photos, media, and File on your device.


[11] Enter the following URL: in the URL box.

[12] Click on Go to start downloading the Apple TV apk.

[13] Install the apk and click on Open to launch the app.

Note: You can also launch the app from the Your Apps section on the home screen.

[14] Log in with your subscribed Apple TV Account (Apple ID & password).

[15] Start streaming all your favorite shows and movies from your Google TV.

Apple TV on Chromecast with Google TV

In order to stream the Apple Originals and Channels, you need to purchase Apple TV Plus subscription. Otherwise, you can only rent or purchase the movie/tv show available on Apple TV.

Chromecast Apple TV from iPhone

Apple TV apk is not available on Android devices. Hence you cast only from your iPhone. However, the Apple TV app on the iPhone doesn’t have built-in support to cast. Hence, you need to mirror your screen before casting. If you had Windows or Mac PC, you could also use the Chrome browser to cast the web version of Apple TV contents.

Check our dedicated guide to cast Apple TV to Chromecast from iPhone and PC.

As of now (January 2021), these are the only possible ways to watch Apple TV on your Google TV device. We will update you once the Apple TV support was launched for the Google TV platform. Mention your queries and feedback in the comments section.