How to Get IPTV On Chromecast With Google TV (2023) – Full Guide

Internet Protocol Television, commonly called IPTV, is your one-stop destination to get entertainment content such as movies, TV shows, documentaries, and more via your Internet.

Unlike others, you do not need a cable connection to stream TV channels. One can connect with a WIFI network using an IPTV player. This can not only be used on your smart TV but also on smartphones, tablets as well as Chromecast with Google TV.

IPTV is classified into two types – IPTV Player and IPTV Providers. IPTV Player allows one to load the content.

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IPTV Provider, on the other hand, provides the content. But before you install the IPTV on Google TV, you need to subscribe to it from an IPTV service provider.

On subscription, you will get M3U URL or Xtream Codes. All you need to do is just add the code on the IPTV player and start streaming content.

The best thing about the subscription price of IPTV services is it is extremely low compared to streaming services. The IPTV app can easily be downloaded from Google Play Store on Google TV.

How to Install IPTV on Chromecast With Google TV

Some IPTV players are currently supported by Google TV. If you don’t know how to install IPTV on Chromecast with Google TV then follow the steps written below:

  • First, click on your Google TV home screen
  • Next, click on Search.
  • Look for GSE Smart IPTV using Google Assistant
  • Click on Install
  • Tap on Open to launch the app
  • Give permission to access your local media file
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions 
  • Choose the Login method as per your IPTV provider
  • After configuring the login details, start streaming IPTV content on GSE Smart IPTV.
  • That’s it.

Windows and Mac users can use Google Chrome to Chromecast IPTV channels. 

Android & iOS users are required to download the IPTV app from Play Store.

How to Sideload IPTV App on Chromecast With Google TV

If the IPTV application you are looking for is not available then you can sideload it using the Downloader app.

To do so, you need to follow the steps written below:

  • From the home screen, click on Search.
  • Search for the Downloader using Google Assistant
  • Click on Install
  • Before launching the app, go to Settings, select Apps and then Security & Restrictions
  • Next, Install Unknown Apps
  • Turn on the toggle next to Downloader
  • Doing this will enable the Developer mode
  • Launch Downloader from Your Apps section
  • Enter the IPTV apk URL 
  • Click on download and install it
  • Next, click on Open to launch the app
  • You can watch IPTV content by configuring the login details

How to Cast IPTV on Google TV From Your Smartphone

To cast IPTV on Google TV from your phone, make sure your phone and Google TV are connected to the same Wifi network.

If they are connected to the same WiFi network, follow the steps written below:

  • Open Google Play Store on your Android device
  • Install the same IPTV player that you have on your Google TV on your Android device
  • Launch the GSE Smart IPTV player and add the login credentials of your IPTV provider
  • Enter the M3U link
  • Tap on the Cast icon
  • Select your Google TV to cast the content
  • Now, you can watch IPTV content on your TV without installing the app
  • That’s it.

Alternate Apps to Cast IPTV to TV

Some of the popular IPTV apps are as follows:

  • BubbleUPnP
  • GSE Smart IPTV
  • IPTV Smarters Pro
  • Lenox player
  • VLC Media Player

Currently, many developers are trying to add their IPTV streaming players to download directly from the Play Store.  

Now you must be wondering if IPTV is legal or illegal to use. 

IPTV is notorious for streaming copyrighted content from other platforms, it is better to use VPN service to protect your privacy. Also by using a VPN, you can access content from restricted regions across the world. 

If you are looking for an affordable streaming service that is easy to launch then give IPTV a try.

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