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How to Download and Install nPlayer on Android TV

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nPlayer Android TV

Sometimes, you might have to convert files to MP4 before you can watch them on your phone. That is when nPlayer comes to your rescue. The app will help you play videos of different video formats and save you from converting files before playing them. Videos files supported on nPlayer include MP4, MOV, TP, FLV, RMVB, MKV, AVI, and more. Also, it supports audio files like MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, APE, and more. nPlayer supports different subtitle formats like SUB, SSA, IDX, SMI, SRT, SUP, MLP2, LTC, and more. In addition, nPlayer supports embedded subtitles, multi-track subtitles, external subtitle fonts, and SAMI(SMI) tags. Let’s see how to add and access nPlayer on Android TV.


nPlayer is completely free to download and access on your Android TV.

nPlayer on Android TV

The nPlayer app doesn’t have an official Android TV app. So you have to sideload the Android version of nPlayer with the help of the Downloader app.

Supported Android TVs

  • Sony Smart TV
  • Sharp Smart TV
  • TCL Smart TV
  • Hisense Smart TV
  • Philips Smart TV
  • Skyworth Smart TV
  • MI Smart TV

Supported Android TV Boxes

  • AirTV
  • DIRECTV Stream Box
  • AT&T TV
  • Epson
  • Mi Box and Mi Box S

How to Get nPlayer on Android TV

To access the nPlayer app on your Android TV, you must sideload it from a third-party site. This process includes the following three steps.

  • Installing Downloader on Android TV
  • Enabling Unknown Sources
  • Downloading nPlayer using Downloader

Installing Downloader on Android TV

1. Turn on your Android TV and launch the Google Play Store.

Google Play Store

2. Click on the Search icon and type in Downloader using the virtual on-screen keyboard.

3. Choose the Downloader app icon from the search suggestions and click on the Install button.

Install Downloader

4. Wait for a few minutes till the app is installed on your TV.

Enabling the Unknown Sources

1. Open the Android TV Settings menu from its home screen and click on Security & Restrictions.


2. Click on the Unknown Sources option and select the Downloader option from the menu.

3. Toggle the slider located next to the Downloader app name.

Sideload nPlayer Using Downloader

1. Open Downloader and click on the Allow option once prompted.

2. Type in the nPlayer Android TV apk URL in the URL field of the Downloader app.

3. Click on the Go option and download the apk file.

Download nPlayer on Android TV

4. Install the nPlayer app on your TV and wait for the same to complete.

5. Launch the nPlayer app on your TV and complete the sign-in process on the nPlayer app.

Alternative Method: Cast nPlayer on Android TV

 1. Connect your Android TV and Android/iOS device to the same Wi-Fi network.

2. Download the nPlayer from either the Play Store or the App Store as necessary.

3. Once the app installation is over, launch it on your device and play any video.

4. From the bottom-left part of your screen, tap on the Cast icon.

Chromecast nPlayer on Android TV

5. From the list of available devices, choose your Android TV.

6. Within a few seconds, the video will play on the TV screen.

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Other Supported Devices

  • Android Smartphone/Tablet
  • iPhone
  • iPad

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I get nPlayer on Android TV?

Yes, you can access nPlayer on your Android TV by sideloading from a third-party source.

2. Does nPlayer support subtitles?

Yes. nPlayer supports subtitle files like SUB, SSA, IDX, SMI, SRT, SUP, MLP2, LTC, and more.

3. Is nPlayer good to use?

Yes, nPlayer is good to use as it has a lot of features that will impress you.

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