- To install third party apps you need to enable unknown external sources to install apps on Philips smart tv.
- Go to settings -> Security -> Enable allow unknown resources -> download APK file and copy it on your USB and run apk file. Third party apps will be installed on Philips smart tv successfully.
If you are wondering how to install apps which are not on Philips playstore then you need to install any app on the Philips smart tv by downloading the APK file and install the app on your Philips smart tv.
Installing third party apps on Philips smart TV, is difficult compared to directly installing them. Here in this article I will be showing you how to install third party applications on Philips Smart TV.
How to Install Third Party Apps on Philips Smart TV
Follow the procedure below to install third party apps on philips smart tv and you can sideload apps on philips tv.
Method 1: Install Third Party Apps on Philips Smart tv using APK File
Step 1: First you need to Enable allow install third party apps by enabling to install unknown sources.
Step 2: Go to settings on your philips home screen (gear icon).
Step 3: Go to security
Step 4: From here, by toggling you need to enable unknown sources to install third party apps.
Once you enable unknown sources and allow you to install third party by using APK file.
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Method 2: Installing via Google Play Store
In the android OS Phillips TV. You can have the built in play store application following the below steps you can install the third party apps.
Step 1: Go to the play store application and click on it.
Step 2: In the search bar type the name of the application that you want to install.
Step 3: Click on it and there you can see the install button below the app.
Step 4: Click on install and wait for a few minutes to get it installed.
Step 5: Download apk file from google which app (third party app) you want to install and copy it on your USB and insert usb on the back of your philips smart tv.
Step 6: Open downloaded apk file on your philips tv and run apk file and allow or trust allow to install unknown external resources to install on philips tv.
Step 7: Now third party apps will be installed on your smart tv using the apk file.
That’s it, this is how you install third party apps on Philips smart tv.
Method 3 : Using a Streaming Device
The second method to install third party applications is using a streaming device like fire stick, roku, Vudu, MI TV box, apple tv, Roku Player etc.