Are you searching for a streaming service to watch all your favorite Discovery networks content on Google TV? Discovery Plus or Discovery+ is the first service you have to look for. It streams shows from various channels like Food Network, HGTV, OWN, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, A&E, TLC, Discovery, Lifetime, DIY Network, Magnolia Network, History, Science Channel, and The Dodo. It also streams provides access to Discovery+ Originals. The following section will show the steps to access Discovery Plus on Google TV.
Discovery Plus is a subscription based streaming service and you need to pay money for streaming contents. There are two plans available in Discovery+:
- $4.99/month (with ads)
- $6.99/month (without ads)
Before downloading the app, make sure to sign up for Discovery Plus.
How to Install Discovery Plus on Google TV
Unlike the older versions of Chromecast, Google TV has an Android based TV store to install the apps.
Step 1: Open your Google TV and click on Apps section on the top.
Step 2: Select the Search for apps menu.
Step 3: In search bar, type Discovery Plus and search for it. You can also use the Google Assistant enabled remote to search for the app.
Step 4: Select the Discovery+ app and click the Install button on its description page.
Step 5: Once installed, press the Open button to launch the Discovery+ on your Google TV.
Step 6: Click Sign in and enter your Discovery account details.
Step 7: Upon signing in, you can watch content without any limitations.
Cast Discovery Plus to Chromecast with Google TV
You can also watch Discovery Plus on Google TV by casting it from your smartphone (Android or iPhone). All you have to do is connect both the devices (Android/iPhone and Google TV) to the same network.
Step 1: Open the Discovery+ app on your Android or iPhone. If you haven’t installed it yet, get it from the respective app store.
Step 2: Launch the app and configure your login credentials.
Step 3: Tap the Cast icon that you can view on the top right corner.
Step 4: Select your Google TV device.
Step 5: Now, play the desired content and watch it on your Google TV connected TV screen.
If you want, you can also sideload the Android version of Discovery Plus on your Google TV. But, it is not recommendable as it was available officially on the TV store. However, the media library and price of Discovery+ may vary depending on the country you’re living in. For more Google TV tutorials, visit chromecastappstips.com.