How to Get Popcorn Time on Chromecast with Google TV

Popcorn Time on Google TV

All the pre-installed streaming apps on Google TV need a monthly subscription. To stay away from the monthly billing, I was searching for a free streaming app. That’s when I found out about the Popcorn Time app. Unfortunately, the Popcorn Time app is not available for Chromecast with Google TV.

But, I have sideloaded the app on my Google TV using its APK file. If you want to get the Popcorn Time app, you can use this guide. Here, I have mentioned how to sideload and cast the Popcorn Time app on Google TV.

Note: This article is just for educational purposes, and we don’t encourage our viewers to stream any kind of entertainment on pirated applications.

How to Sideload Popcorn Time on Google TV

[1] Select the Search option from the home screen.

Select the Search option from the home screen.

[2] Enter Downloader using the Google TV remote. You can also use voice commands to search for the app.

Click Search and search for Downloader app

[3] Install the application from the Play Store.

Click Install to get Downloader Apk

[4] Then, go to the Settings menu on your Google TV.

Go to Settings on Google TV

[5] Choose the About option.

[6] Click the Android TV OS build option 7 or more times. You will get the Developer Mode activation pop-up.

[7] Now, go to SettingsApps Security & RestrictionsUnknown Sources DownloaderTurn On.

Turn on Install unknown apps to install Downloader on your Google TV

[8] Then, launch the Downloader app on Google TV.

[9] Enter the Popcorn Time APK URL ( and click the Go button.

Enter the URL to get Popcorn time on Google TV

[10] When the APK file is downloaded, tap the Install button to get the app.

[11] After installation, launch the app and stream all the movies for free on your Google TV.

How to Cast Popcorn Time on Google TV

If you are not willing to sideload the application on your Google TV device, then you cast Popcorn Time from your smartphone or PC to the Google TV.

[1] Connect your smartphone and Google TV with the same WiFi connection.

[2] Download and install the Popcorn Time APK using the URL (

[3] Open the Popcorn Time app and play any video content.

[4] Now, tap the Cast icon on the playback screen.

[5] Then, from the list of devices, choose your Google TV.

[6] Finally, the video from the smartphone will appear on your Google TV.


Is the Popcorn Time app legit and safe?

Yes, the Popcorn Time APK is completely safe to download. However, you can use trusted VPNs like NordVPN to protect yourself from getting hacked.