What channels you can watch on Android TV? (Explained)

What channels do you get on the Android TV box? Read on to find out all about using your android box smart tv, to watch local channels.

How to find Channels on a DStv Chan...

If you have a smart Android TV in your home you can watch unlimited channels without cable! But are these channels local or international?

And how many channels can you access at a time? Well, all of these questions are discussed down below! 

Names of channels available by default on Android TV

Jio TV app - What channels you can watch on Android TV? (Explained)

Android TV has the advantage of both free and subscription-based channels. So it’s possible for your to watch and enjoy these channels at any time without the cable!

The channels available on Android TV are:

The listed channels will offer you a variety of content to watch on your Android Smart TV; including, news, sports, movies, cartoons, and a lot more.

  1. Pluto TV
  2. NBC
  3. Bloomberg TV
  4. JioTV
  5. Plex
  6. TVPlayer
  7. BBC iPlayer
  8. Tivimate

The aforementioned channels might not work in some regions, but a good VPN can help you to solve the issue.

But if you want to install more channels as per your preference? Well, no worries because we got you!

Can I download more channels on my Android TV?

Yes, you can add more channels to your Android TV. All need to do is, download some apps from the Google play store.

There are hundreds of live TV apps available for the type of content you want to watch.

The TV app has all the relevant channels but in case you need to add more you can install it from the web or simply from the App store. 

Will I get local channels on my Android TV?

Local channels on Android TV are not present by default. But you can always install new channels as you wish to watch your favorite content.

However, there is no such app available on Android TV so you’ll have to watch these channels through another app which will either be provided by your local channels provider or you’ll have to buy a subscription to that specific channel. 

Is there a limit to the number of channels on Android TV

Android TV Box has more than 600 channels!

In addition to this you can also add more so yes there is no limit to the number of channels but of course, if it exceeds the storage capacity the system will slow down.

Moreover, as there is an option to add and remove shows it won’t be a problem for you! 

How to download more channels on my Android TV

There isn’t any way to “install” new channels on your Android TV.

Yes, you can add/remove channels and you can also install apps that will give you access to more channels

To install more apps on Android TV follow this tutorial:

  1. Make sure that your TV has a stable internet connection.
  2. Go to Google App Store (it will be there on the homescreen).
  3. Search for the app you want to install.
  4. Once you find it click on “Install”.

However, due to system differences, Android TV may not support all the apps which can easily run on mobile phones. 

How to add or remove Android TV channels

Follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your TV.
  2. On the homescreen find “Apps
  3. Go to Live Channels app
  4. Click on Select button
  5. Then under “TV Options” you’ll find Channel setup click on it.
  6. Next press on Customize channel list.
  7. Now it is up to you to choose whichever channel you want to keep, remove or add.

If your Android TV does not have a TV App you can still watch channels!

This happens quite rarely but if you’re facing this issue there is nothing to worry about because you can download the Live Channels App which will fulfill the same purpose.

The following tutorial will teach you how to set the Live Channels app:

  1. Go to your homescreen.
  2. In “Apps” you’ll find Live Channels app. Click on it.
  3. But you can also install it from Google Play store.
  4. Now whichever source deems suitable choose that one. 
  5. Once all the channels are loaded, click on “Done”. 

There is no subscription fee for Android TV Box but if you’re willing to watch more TV channels that require a monthly fee then yes you’ll have to pay.

But Android TV does not require any monthly fee to work. In fact, almost all of its built-in apps are free to use. Some require subscriptions that can be range from $2 to $4 per month.