When it comes to the media player, VLC is the most preferred player that you can use to play all kinds of media files. VLC presents a simple interface that all users can use with ease. It is compatible with both smartphones and PC. Apart from that, you can also try Google TV on a bigger device like TV and streaming device. If you had the newly launched Chromecast with Google TV, then VLC will be the best addition to your app list. It will be very useful to watch all kinds of media, including IPTV on your Google TV device. Interested to know how to install VLC on Chromecast with Google TV? Here is your complete guide.

How to Install VLC Media Player on Google TV

[1] Turn on your Google TV device and click on the Search option from the home screen.

[2] Search or say Downloader using the Google Assistant remote.

VLC on Chromecast with Google TV

[3] Click on Install to start the installation process.

VLC on Chromecast with Google TV

[4] After installation, get back to home screen and open Settings.


[5] Click on Apps and then choose Security & Restrictions.

Security & restrictions

[6] Choose Unknown sources and select the Downloader app from the list.

Unknown sources

[7] Turn on the toggle near Downloader to enable Unknown sources.


[8] Once the unknown sources enabled, launch Downloader.

[9] Enter the following URL: https://bit.ly/2OI7R8F in the URL field.

[10] Click on Go to download and install the VLC media player.

[11] After installation, launch the app and stream your favorite video on Google TV.

If you aren’t interested in sideloading the VLC media player on Google TV, you can cast VLC from your Smartphone. All you have to do is connect your Google TV and VLC installed smartphone (Android or iPhone) to the same network. Look for the cast icon on the home screen and then tap it to start the casting. If you have any issues accessing the VLC media player, let us know in the comments section below. Check out the site for more Google TV updates.