How to Install Kodi 19.4 on Google TV

Kodi on Google TV

Kodi is the most popular and open-source media center that you can use to play all kinds of media. It supports all kinds of audio and video file formats. Without adding add-ons, Kodi is a simple media player which you can use to play local files. Add-ons are the backbone of Kodi software. By adding the add-ons from the official and unofficial sources, you will get access to various movies, TV shows, music, documentaries, originals, and much more. When it comes to compatibility, Kodi supports Windows, Android, and Linux. What about the newly launched Google TV? Is Kodi accessible with Google TV? The answer is Yes. Google TV officially supports installing the latest version of the Kodi app from the Google Play Store.

How to Download Kodi 19.4 on Chromecast with Google TV

Quick Start Guide: On Google TV Home, click Search > Search for Kodi > Select Kodi > Click Install > Tap Open > Hit Allow to access.

{1} Launch the Google TV device and navigate to the Search menu on the home screen.

Search Menu on your Google TV

{2} Type Kodi and search for it.

Search for Kodi on your Google TV

{3} Select the app and tap the Install menu on its information screen.

Install the app

{4} After installation, hit the Open menu to launch Kodi v19.0 on Google TV.

Launch the Kodi app on Google TV

{5} While launching the app for the first time, hit the CONTINUE menu on the popup.

Click Continue when you launch first time

{6} Click Allow to access your local files.

Allow Permission to access kodi

{7} The Kodi app will take a few seconds to load.

{8} The home screen of the Kodi app will appear on the screen.

access Kodi on Google TV

{9} Now, you can install add-ons to access the media files.

Related: How to uninstall Kodi Addons?

How to Sideload Kodi v19.4 Google TV Using Downloader

You can download Kodi’s latest version on Google TV by jailbreaking your Firestick with the help of the Downloader app. Access this method when you have a problem with the official method.

{1} Go to the Search menu.

Click Search on the Google TV home

{2} Type Downloader and search for it.

{3} Select the Downloader app offered by AFTVnews.

Select the Downloader app from the search result

{4} Click Install.

Click Install to get the Downloader app

{5} Click Open after installing the tool.

{6} Get back to the main screen and enable unknown sources for Downloader.

  • Settings >> System >> About >> select Android TV OS build for 7 times to enable the developer options.
  • Get back to the settings page >> Apps >> Security & Restrictions >> Unknown sources >> Downloader >> turn on the feature.
Enable Install Unknown Apps

{7} Launch the Downloader app and allow permission to read your files.

Click Allow to access

{8} Go through on-screen prompts.

Click OK on the prompt

{9} Enter the Kodi v19 apk URL ( and click the Go menu.

Enter the URL and click Go

{10} The Kodi apk will download on your Google TV.

Wait till the file gets downloaded

{11} Click the INSTALL menu after downloading it.

Click Install to get Kodi on Google TV

{12} Click OPEN after installing the Kodi v19 app on Google TV.

{13} Now, add add-ons to stream the content that you want.

Apart from installing the app, you can also cast Kodi to your streaming device from your smartphone or PC. While accessing the media content with the help of third-party add-ons, it is essential to use a VPN service to safeguard your privacy. Third-party add-ons are known for streaming copyrighted content. So a valid VPN service like IPVanish, ExpressVPN, or NordVPN is essential to hide your IP address.

Related: How to install Kodi on Firestick?


What are the best add-ons for Kodi?

Some of the best add-ons for Kodi include XUMO TV, Crackle, Gaia, Tubi, Funimation, and The Oath.

Does Kodi work on Chromebook?

Yes, you can install the app on Kodi from the Google Play Store.

Is Kodi legal and safe to use?

The Kodi app is completely legal to use. However, you will need a VPN service to keep yourself protected from Phishing sites.

How to fix Kodi not working issue on Chromecast?

Connect with a stable internet connection and restart the device. If it doesn’t fix, clear the cache files and reset the app.

What devices can I use Kodi on?

Kodi is compatible with Android phones, iPhones, smart TV, Android TV, Firesticks, Windows PC macOS, RasberryPi, and Linux.

How to jailbreak Chromecast with Google TV?

Installing any application using a third-party application like ES File Explorer or Downloader will jailbreak your Google TV.