Can I use VirtualShield on my Smart TV?

Some TV manufacturers (such as Sony) support Android apps and others don't.
If you can access the Google Play Store and install other apps on your TV, then it is likely that you can install VirtualShield as well.

Manual Setup (Android TV)

You can install our Android TV app on your Smart TV, but you'll have to install it manually. Once it's installed, it will appear on your Home screen, alongside your other apps.

Note: This article only applies to Android TV/Android Box. If you're using an Amazon Fire Stick/Fire TV, please see this article.
First you may need to install the Downloader app on your device, before you can install VirtualShield:

  • Open the Google Play Store app, and select the Search icon.
  • Type in Downloader, then select the Downloader app in the list of search results.
  • Choose Download. When the installation is complete, select Open:

If you are asked to allow Downloader to access your media files, choose Allow:
Type the following URL into the search bar, then press Go.
When the download is complete, press Install:

If you are prompted to install apps from Unknown sources, make sure the Downloader app is Allowed:
That's it! You will now be able to log in to your account and connect to our secure network.

Tip: For more help logging in and connecting, see our Getting Started: Android App article.

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