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How to Install MX Player for Android TV / Android TV Box

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MX Player for Android TV

MX Player is one of the most popular video player applications. However, MX Player has rebranded itself into an online streaming service. You can find a lot of shows streaming on-demand on the MX Player app. The on-demand titles on MX Player extend to different genres and include movies, TV shows, and web series. In recent times, MX Player has extended its support to multiple devices, including Android TV and Samsung Smart TV.

MX Player on Android TV

MX Player on Android TV

The MX Player has made its app available on Android TVs. However, if you are in the US, you need to sideload the app from an unknown source.

Supported Android TVs

  • Sony Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • Panasonic Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • JVC Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • AirTV
  • AT&T TV
  • DIRECT STREAM
  • Epson
  • NVIDIA
  • Mi Box

How to Install MX Player on Android TV

1. First, select the Home or Menu button of your remote.

2. Select the Apps tab on the screen and then the Google Play Store.

Google Play Store on Android TV

3. Click on the Search icon on your screen.

4. Type down MX Player on the search bar.

Search for MX Player

5. Choose the MX Player app from the search results.

6. Click on the Install button.

7. Open the MX Player app on your Android TV.

8. Sign in to the MX Player app.

9. Start streaming the titles from the MX Player app on your TV.

How to Add MX Player on Android TV in the US

MX Player app is available in India. In other countries, you have to bypass the geo-restrictions. For that, we need to sideload MX Player on Android TV.

1. Installing Downloader on Android TV

2. Enable Unknown Sources

3. Download MX Player using Downloader

Installing Downloader on Android TV

1. Firstly, turn on your Android TV and launch the Google Play Store.

2. Click on the Search icon to search for the app.

3. Type and search for Downloader by AFTV news in the search bar.

4. Select the Downloader app icon from the app search suggestions.

5. Further, click on the Install button to download the Downloader app.

6. Within a few minutes, the Downloader app will be installed on your TV.

Tap the Open button

Enable Unknown Sources

1. First, launch the Settings app from your home screen.

2. Click on the Security & Restrictions option.

Security & Restrictions

3. Next, click on the Unknown Sources option.

4. Finally, choose the Downloader option and turn on the Unknown Sources toggle.

Enable unknown sources to sideload MX Player on Android TV

How to Sideload MX Player using Downloader

1. First, open the Downloader app on your TV.

2. Further, follow the prompts on your screen and then click on the Allow option.

3. Enter the MX Player Android TV APK URL in the search box.

Downloader

4. Select the Go option and download the APK file for the MX Player app.

5. Next, install the MX Player APK on your TV.

6. Then, launch the new MX Player app on your TV.

How to Cast MX Player on Android TV

1. Turn on your Android TV and connect to the same Wi-Fi as your smartphone.

2. Install the MX Player on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store.

3. Open the MX Player app on your smartphone

4. Now, play any video from the MX Player app. From the Playback screen, tap the Cast icon.

Cast the MX Player app to Android TV

5. Choose your Android TV.

6. The video content will appear on your Android TV.

Frequently Asked Question

1. Is the MX player available for TV?

Yes, MX Player has its own standalone app for Android TVs.

2. How do I install MX Player on my Sony Smart TV?

Since Sony Smart TV has an Android OS, you can download the MX Player app from the Play Store.

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