How to Watch Apple TV on Chromecast with Google TV

Apple TV on Google TV

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 services owned by Apple Inc. It streams popular shows, movies, and originals like See, The Morning Show, Defending Jacob, Greyhound, Ted Lasso, etc. Google has recently launched the Apple TV app for Google TV. So you can easily install them from the official store in a few minutes. Apart from direct installation, you can also try sideloading method or casting from the smartphone or PC.

Apple TV Features

  • It allows you to stream over 1,00,000+ movies, TV shows, documentaries, series, etc.
  • Most of the content in Apple TV is in 4K HDR streaming quality.
  • You can get content from popular streaing applications like  Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Prime Video, Peacock, etc.
  • Some popular Apple TV channels are Paramount+, SHOWTIME, Noggin, Starz, etc.
  • You can stream national, international, and local sports on Apple TV.
  • You can add the titles you wish to watch to the watchlist for easy access.

Apple TV Subscription

It costs about $6.99 monthly, with a seven-day 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 six Apple services at $14.95 per month.

How to Sign Up for an Apple TV Account for Free

[1] Using any browser on your PC, go to the Apple TV website.

[2] Select the Start Free Trial option.

Select Start a free trials option

[3] Tap the Sign Up button and provide the information required.

Click Sign Up button
provide your account credentials

[4] Tap Agree to Terms & Conditions and click Continue.

accept to terms and conditions and click continue

[5] Then, enter the payment details.

[6] Once done, you can start accessing Apple TV content.

stream Apple TV

How to Install Apple TV on Google TV

[1] Turn on your Google TV and connect it to a stable internet connection.

[2] Go to the Apps section and click click on the Search option.

Turn on Google TV and click Search

[3] Type and browse for the Apple TV app using the on-screen keyboard.

type and search for Apple TV

[4] Select the app from the list and click Install.

[5] Wait till the app gets installed and click Open to launch the app.

[6] Tap Sign In and sign in with your account details.

[7] Then, select any content and start streaming it on your Google TV.

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

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.

How to Cast Apple TV on Google TV

Apple TV apk is available on Android and iOS devices. So you can easily install the Apple TV app on your phone from the App Store or Google Play Store. However, the Apple TV app on Android or iPhone doesn’t have built-in support to cast. Hence, you need to mirror your screen before casting. If you had a Windows or Mac PC, you could use the Chrome browser to cast the web version of Apple TV content.

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


How to get Apple TV for free on Chromecast with Google TV?

You can get Apple TV for free with a seven-day free trial.