IPTV is a one-stop destination to get live TV channels and other entertainment content. Unlike traditional cable or satellite TV services, you don’t need a cable or separate set-top box to stream TV channels. Instead, you can connect with a WIFI network for streaming media files online using an IPTV player. You can use IPTV on smartphones, tablets, and smart TVs, including streaming devices like Chromecast with Google TV.
How to Install IPTV on Chromecast with Google TV
Luckily, some IPTV players are natively supported by Google TV. GSE Smart IPTV is one of the popular players that are widely accessible on different platforms.
Quick Start Guide: Go to the Google TV home screen, click Search > Type, and browse for GSE Smart IPTV > Click Install > Click Open > Allow Permission to launch.
 On your Google TV home screen, click on Search.
 Search for GSE Smart IPTV using Google Assistant or a virtual keyboard.
 Click on Install and tap Open to launch the app.
 Allow permission to access your local media file.
 Then agree to EULA terms and conditions to proceed further.
 Based on the IPTV provider, choose the login method you want.
- Remote playlist to stream M3U URLs
- Xtream Codes API for username & password.
Note: You should contact your IPTV provider to get the login data.
 After configuring the login details, you can start streaming IPTV content on GSE Smart IPTV.
Note: You can install Kodi 19.4 on Google TV to get IPTV services in the form of add-ons.
How to Sideload IPTV app on Chromecast with Google TV
If the IPTV application you are looking for is not available officially, you can sideload it using the Downloader app.
 Click on Search from the home screen.
 Search for the Downloader using Google Assistant or a virtual keyboard.
 Click on Install to start the installation.
 Before launching the app, go to Settings >> Apps >> Security & restrictions >> Unknown sources >> Install Unknown Apps >> Turn on the toggle next to Downloader to enable Developer mode.
Note: Enabling unknown sources is very important to install any third-party apk.
 Now, launch Downloader from the Your Apps section.
 Enter the IPTV apk URL for the app you need to add.
For instance, type https://bit.ly/3auS5VL for GSE Smart IPTV.
 Click on Go to download and install the apk.
 Click on Open to launch the app.
 Now you can stream IPTV content by configuring the required login details.
Pro Tip: Apart from Downloader, you can also install apps from unknown sources using Filelinked and Aptoide TV on your Google TV device.
How to Cast IPTV on Chromecast with Google TV from Android
1. Connect your Android smartphone and your Google TV device to the same WIFI network.
2. Open the Play Store on your Android device.
3. Search for GSE Smart IPTV and install the corresponding app.
4. Open GSE Smart IPTV and log in with your IPTV account credentials.
5. Once the homepage appears, tap the Cast icon.
6. Select your Google TV from the available devices.
Start watching your favorite movies, web series, or TV channels on your TV via casting.
Alternate Apps to Cast IPTV to TV
If the app is not available on Google TV or you can’t sideload the app, then you should screen-mirror or cast IPTV content from your smartphone. Some of the popular IPTV apps with Chromecast enabled are
- GSE Smart IPTV
- IPTV Smarters Pro
- Lenox player
- VLC Media Player
These are the ways to watch IPTV content on your TV via Chromecast with Google TV. Several developers are trying to add their IPTV streaming player to download directly from the store. Hope we will get more IPTV players shortly on the Play Store itself.
No, IPTV is legal to use if the service provider has a license for streaming. Else, you must use a trusted VPN service to stream copyrighted content.
No, Most IPTV player requires a subscription to stream their content.
Yes, most IPTV has an in-built cast feature. If not, you can screen mirror your smartphone to a Chromecast device.
Yes, you can get the IPTV apps from the respective app store. Alternatively, you can opt for casting from your PC/ mobile device.