How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

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One of the main differences between the Android version of a phone and the one we use on televisions is the number of applications available. There are more and more but too many times we want to use an app, which we know works, but it is not available.

This is when we want to install an APK directly, although in the case of Chromecast with Google TV It is not so immediate, although it is easy. We have to perform two actions.

Activate developer permissions

How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

Before choosing which apps we want to use to install APKs, we must activate the development permissions. For this we go to Settings, section that is just below our avatar in the upper right corner of the interface.

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There we go to the option of System.

How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

Within that section we go to the second option, Information.

How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

There we have to go to the option of Android TV OS build and press several times until we get the message that we are developers.

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Once this step is finished we go to another section of Settings.

Give access to each application separately

How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

Once that is done, we have to give each application permission to install apps. For this we return to the Settings and we select the option Privacy.

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There we go Security and restrictions, where we will click on the Unknown sources option.

How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

That is where we have to mark the application that we want to use to install APKs, in our case, the X-plore file manager.

How to install APKs on Chromecast with Google TV

As you can see, once we know the procedure is something simple, a few minutes, but aimlessly navigating the system options can be much more tedious.

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