How to Download Apps on Your Hisense Smart TV

Buying a new smart TV is exciting. You’ve upgraded to a stunning display with the ability to stream all your favorite entertainment and access apps right from your couch. But for many new smart TV owners, learning how to find, download, and install new apps can be confusing.

Luckily, downloading apps on your Hisense smart TV is easy regardless of whether you have their VIDAA, Roku, Fire, Google or Android smart TV platform. This guide will walk you through the simple steps to access and download the top apps to enjoy on your new Hisense TV.

How to Download Apps on Hisense VIDAA TV?

Hisense VIDAA TVs feature an intuitive and customizable smart TV interface. To download apps on your VIDAA Hisense smart TV:

Download Apps From the Apps Section

Download Apps From the Apps Section
Download Apps From the Apps Section
  1. Using your Hisense remote, select the “VIDAA” button to access the home screen
  2. Navigate to the “Apps” section
  3. Browse apps by category or use the search function to find your desired app
  4. Select the app and choose “Install”

Download Apps From VEWD App Store

  • From the VIDAA home page, select the VEWD store application
  • Browse or search the VEWD catalog of entertainment, social media, music & gaming apps

Download Apps From VEWD App Store

  • Select your chosen app > InstallThe app will download automatically
  • Once installed, you can access your apps from the VIDAA home screen.

How to Install Apps on Hisense Roku TV?

Modern Hisense Roku TVs give you access to a vast library of streaming services and apps. To add apps on your Hisense Roku TV:

From the home screen, go to Streaming Channels and select Search Channels

From the home screen, go to Streaming Channels and select Search Channels
From the home screen, go to Streaming Channels and select Search Channels
  • Enter the name of the app you wish to download
  • Select the app icon > Add Channel
  • The app will instantly download to your Hisense Roku smart TV

You can also browse Roku’s Channel Store by category to find featured apps for news, kids shows, sports and more.

How to Get Apps on Hisense Fire TV?

Hisense Fire edition televisions operate on Amazon’s Fire TV platform. With access to Alexa voice controls and the Fire Appstore, adding new apps is simple:

  1.  From the Fire TV home screen select “Find” > Apps

How to Get Apps on Hisense Fire TV

    2. Browse for apps or use the search function

    3. Choose your desired app and select “Download”

Apps you download will instantly install onto the home screen. If you have the Alexa voice remote, you can also ask Alexa to open or download apps.

How to Download Apps on Hisense Google TV?

The Hisense Google TV platform is built on Android TV for fast streaming and app capability. To add apps:

  1. Press the Home button and select the Google Play Store icon
How to Download Apps on Hisense Google TV
How to Download Apps on Hisense Google TV

 

     2. Browse apps or use text search to find your chosen app

     3. Select the app and tap “Install” to download

Your installed Android apps will now show on the Hisense Google TV interface.

How to Download Apps on Hisense Android TV?

Android smart TVs make downloading apps easy with access to the Google Play store. To install apps on Android-based Hisense TVs:

  1. Access the Google Play Store application via the Home screen
How to Download Apps on Hisense Android TV
How to Download Apps on Hisense Android TV

2. Browse or search Google Play for your desired application

3. Select the app, then choose Download

4. The Android app will now install on your Hisense television

How to Install Apps on an Old Model Hisense TV?

Don’t worry if you have an older Hisense smart television without access to an app store. You can still enjoy top streaming services and apps through mobile screen mirroring:

  1. Connect your compatible smartphone or tablet to the same WiFi network as your Hisense TV
  2. Enable screen mirroring mode on your Hisense television from the Settings/Connections menu
  3. Mirror your mobile device screen to view and control any apps from your phone/tablet apps on your Hisense TV display

This allows you to install apps on your phone while benefitting from your Hisense screen.

How to Install Third-Party Apps on Hisense Smart TV?

Can’t find your desired app in your Hisense TV’s official app store? Consider sideloading third-party apps:

  1. Enable apps from unknown sources in your Hisense TV’s security settings menu
  2. Download and install your chosen Android APK app file onto a USB drive
  3. Plug the USB into your Hisense smart television

How to Install Third-Party Apps on Hisense Smart TV

     5. Keep in mind sideloaded apps lose automatic update functionality. But this method opens up countless entertainment and utility programs previously unavailable natively through your Hisense television.

How to Download Spectrum App on my Hisense Smart Tv

If you want to watch Spectrum on your Hisense Smart TV, you have three options:

  • Download the Spectrum app from the app store on your TV.
  • Use an external device like a Fire TV Stick or a Roku Stick to stream Spectrum.
  • Cast Spectrum from your Android or iOS device to your TV.

FAQ’s

How do I login to streaming apps on my Hisense smart TV?

A: Launch the app then look for a Sign In or Login option. Enter your account email and password credentials when prompted.

How to download apps on Hisense Smart TV with no app store?

If you are using an old Hisense Smart TV, it won’t have an app store. So, go to the Apps section on your TV and search for an app. When located, click the Green button and download the app.

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