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 provides access to Discovery+ Originals. Along with that, you can also stream award-winning shows, documentaries, short videos, and more. The following section will show the steps to access Discovery Plus on Google TV.
Discovery Plus Subscription
Discovery Plus is a subscription-based streaming service, and you need to pay money for streaming content. There are two plans available in Discovery+:
- $4.99/month (with ads)
- $6.99/month (without ads)
Before downloading the app, ensure to sign up for Discovery Plus.
How to Download and Watch Discovery Plus on Google TV
Quick Start Guide: On Google TV, select Apps > search and browse Discovery Plus > Select Install > Click Open to launch > Sign In with your account.
Unlike the older versions of Chromecast, Google TV has an Android-based TV store to install the apps.
1: Open your Google TV and click on the Apps section on the top.
2: Select the Search for apps menu.
3: In the search bar, type Discovery Plus and search for it. You can also use the Google Assistant-enabled remote to search for the app.
4: Select the Discovery+ app and click the Install button on its description page.
5: Once installed, press the Open button to launch Discovery+ on your Google TV.
6: Click Sign in and enter your Discovery account details.
7: Upon signing in, you can watch content without any limitations.
Alternate Way to Add 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.
1: Open the Discovery+ app on your Android or iPhone. If you haven’t installed it yet, get it from the respective app store.
2: Launch the app and configure your login credentials.
3: Tap the Cast icon that you can view in the top right corner.
4: Select your Google TV device.
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.
Related: How to Chromecast Discovery Plus Using Android, iPhone & PC
Yes, you can install the Discovery Plus app from the Smart Hub on your Samsung Smart TV.
Currently, the app does not support downloads on Disovery+.
Dicovery+ offers a free trial period for seven days. However, you need to subscribe to it after the trial period.
Force close the app and restart it. Make sure to connect with a strong internet connection and restart the device. You can contact customer support to get more help.