Instagram is a popular social media platform apart from Facebook. Instagram is a place to share photos and videos, follow friends, and send direct messages. You can see the posts of the people you follow, like, and comment on them. Instagram has a lot of users in it and works on Android and iOS devices. The app is available on the AppStore and Play Store for free to install and use. You can sign into the Instagram app with an email address or existing Facebook account. If you had a Google TV, you could use it to watch Instagram videos on your TV screen.
Instagram doesn’t have its app on the Google TV store. However, you can sideload the Instagram Android version or screen mirror the Android & Windows/Mac device to watch the Instagram videos of Google TV.
- Sideload the Instagram Android app
- Cast Instagram videos from Android
- Cast Instagram videos from Windows/Mac
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Sideload Instagram on Google TV
Step1: Launch your Google TV and then install the Downloader app.
Step2: Enable unknown sources for the Downloader app (Settings > Apps > Unknown Sources > Downloader app > enable unknown sources).
Step3: Launch Downloader and enter the URL for the Instagram apk file: https://bit.ly/3f7n9Pa.
Step4: Click Go and then install the Instagram app.
Step5: Launch the Instagram app and configure your Instagram account credentials.
Step6: Now, watch your Instagram videos and pictures on the Google TV connected TV.
Cast Instagram Videos to Google TV from Android
Step1: Connect your Google TV and Android device to the same WiFi network. It will help you to cast your phone on Google TV.
Step2: On your android device, go to the Settings menu.
Step3: Select the Connected devices option.
Step4: Next, click on the Connection Preferences option.
Step5: Now, click on the ‘Cast” option.
Step6: It will show you a list of available devices to cast with. Here, choose your Google TV device.
Step7: Now, you can see a pop-up screen on your phone ensuring about casting. Here, click on the Start Now option. Now, you can see your phone screen mirroring on the TV.
Step8: Finally, open the Instagram app on your phone, and you can see it on a larger scale on your TV. With this, you can watch your Instagram photos and videos on your TV.
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Cast Instagram Videos to Google TV from Windows/Mac
We can access our Instagram accounts on PCs by using the web version. Let’s learn to cast the web version and enjoy it on Google TV.
Step1: Firstly, turn on your devices and connect to the same WiFi connection. Launch the Chrome browser and ensure that it was updated.
Step2: Visit instagram.com.
Step3: Now Log In to your Instagram account if you’re logged out.
Step4: Click on the ‘Customise’ icon with three dots one over the other.
Step5: Next, click on the ‘Cast’ option. It will show you all available devices to connect with.
Step6: Choose your Google TV and the PC screen will mirror on the TV immediately.
Step7: Open the Instagram video or picture that you want and watch it on your TV.
Instagram app has become one of the most common apps that everyone uses. However, Instagram doesn’t have cast support in it. However, the above methods will let you access Instagram on your Google TV.