If you are a binge-watcher and looking for all kinds of entertainment in one spot, then IPTV is the best choice. It offers Live TV, Movies, TV shows, series, sports, news, and many more with a single subscription. IPTV is available to stream on Android, iOS, TV, and several other devices. Some players may even support streaming devices and Smart TV platforms. It’s time to stop streaming media content on smaller screens as you can access the IPTV of bigger screens by connecting a Google TV device to your TV. If you are wondering how to watch IPTV on Google TV, then continue reading the article.
How to Install IPTV on Chromecast with Google TV
Right now, there are only limited IPTV players available on the Google TV store to install. GSE Smart IPTV is one of the popular players that are widely accessible on different platforms.
Quick Start Guide: On Google TV home, 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 – Contact your IPTV provider to get the login data.
 After configuring the login details, you can start streaming IPTV content on GSE Smart IPTV.
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How to Sideload IPTV app on Chromecast with Google TV
If the IPTV application you are looking for is not available on Google TV, 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 contents by configuring the required login details.
Apart from Downloader, you can also prefer applications like Filelinked and Aptoide TV on your Google TV device.
Cast IPTV Contents
If the app is not available on Google TV or you can’t sideload the app, then you should screen-mirror or cast IPTV contents from your smartphone. Some of the popular IPTV apps with Chromecast enabled are
- IPTV BubbleUPnP UPnP/DLNA
- GSE Smart IPTV
- IPTV Smarters Pro
- Lenox player
- VLC Media Player
These are some of the possible ways to watch IPTV content on a TV connected with a “Chromecast with a Google TV” device. Several developers are trying to add their IPTV streaming player to download directly from the store. Hope we will get more IPTV players very soon.
Related: How to Chromecast GSE SMART IPTV to TV
No, IPTV is legal to use if the service provider has the license for streaming. 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.