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How to use ProtonVPN on Android TV

With ProtonVPN, you can stream and watch video content on any Android TV by installing the app directly on your TV set. 

The app allows you to watch content from more than 50 countries if you have a paid plan. Users with free accounts can select from three countries.

To stream content from media platforms including Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime, you need a ProtonVPN Plus plan and an account with the service you would like to use. If you are new to using a VPN to access video content, read our guide on streaming.

Android TV is built into some TVs and also comes installed on a selection of streaming sticks and boxes that can plug into any TV with a spare HDMI port.

The ProtonVPN app for Android TV works on Chromecast with Google TV stick, and on any TVs that use the (Android-based) Google TV interface. Users of Chromecast-only devices (Chromecast 1st Gen, 2nd Gen, Ultra, and 3rd Gen) will instead need a VPN router to use their device with our VPN service. Our Android TV app can also be sideloaded onto an Amazon Fire TV/Firestick device.

Note: Fire OS v5 and earlier are no longer supported.

How to set up ProtonVPN on Android TV

To install ProtonVPN on your Android TV, follow these steps:

1. Download the application from your TV’s app store. Alternatively, you can install the app using your desktop browser from the Google Play Store. Choose your Android TV as the device to install to automatically start the installation on your TV.

Download ProtonVPN for Android TV

2. Follow the instructions on your TV screen:

When you open the app for the first time, a code will be displayed.

ProtonVPN for Android TV

Go to https://protonvpn.com/tv, enter your ProtonVPN username and password at the login screen, then enter the code displayed on your TV when prompted. If you don’t yet have a Proton account, you can sign up for a Free plan for Android.

Once you have verified the code, you can start using Android TV ProtonVPN to watch your favorite content.

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Use your remote to navigate between countries and connect to a server by selecting Connect

connected to android tv france server

ProtonVPN also allows you to select your favorite country, which will always show up in the Recents section at the top of the list.

recent servers protonvpn android tv

Once you have selected the country you want to connect to, you can also choose a specific server from those available.

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You can now enjoy watching your favorite content through your Android TV device.

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