Google Drive is one of the choicest cloud storage apps designed by Google. With Google Drive, you can upload and save photos, audio, videos, documents, apk files, and more. You can access the file on any device from anywhere in the world. Even you can stream and watch content by casting Google Drive with other devices. It provides users up to 15 GB of free storage, including Gmail and Google Photos. The added advantage is that you can expand the storage by upgrading. The Google Drive subscription is cheaper when compared with other cloud storage apps. It has more features, and there is a problem that the app is not officially available on the Play Store of Google TV. Now, you might be thinking of how to get Google Drive on Google TV. Well, this tutorial will explain the ways to access the app on your Google TV.

How to Use Google Drive on Chromecast with Google TV

There are two alternative ways where you can access Google Drive on your Google TV. Just follow the below steps to access Google Drive.

Method 1: Chromecast Google Drive on Google TV

You can easily access the app on your Google TV by casting it. To cast, you need to install Google Drive on your Android or iOS smartphone using Google Play Store or App Store.

1. First, using the HDMI port, connect your Chromecast with Google TV to the TV.

2. Next, connect your Google TV and smartphone to the same Wifi network for casting.

3. On your smartphone, go to the Play Store or App Store and install the latest version of the Google Drive app.

4. Open the app and click on any media files.

5. Click on the Cast icon and select your Google TV from the list.

chromcast video in google drive on google tv

6. You can see the app casting on your Google TV.

7. Now, you can access Google Drive on Google TV.

Method 2: Sideloading Google Drive on Google TV

To sideload Google Drive, you need the Downloader app on Google TV. Also, note that you are going to sideload Google Drive based on the Android Mobile version.

1. On the home screen of your Google TV, click on the Search icon.

2. Type Downloader using the on-screen keyboard and then click on search.

3. From the search results, select the Downloader app.

4. Now, click on Install.

installing downloader

5. Once you have installed Downloader, you need to enable permission to download apps from unknown sources using Downloader. Go to Settings -> Device Preferences –> Security and Restrictions –> Unknown Sources –> Downloader.

enabling downloader to install unknown apps

6. After that, open the Downloader app.

7. Enter the Google Drive Apk URL and click on Go. The download process will begin.

entering google drive apk url

8. Then, click on Install.

9. Select Open to launch the app.

10. Finally, you can access Google Drive on your Google TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to access Google Drive on Chromecast with Google TV?

Yes, you can Google Drive on Chromecast with your Google TV.

How to access Google Drive on Chromecast?

You can cast Google Drive or sideload the app to Google TV. For the detailed procedure, check the methods mentioned above.