SOPlayer is a well-known and unique media player available on various platforms. It is different from other media players as it receives the channels from cable TVs via the internet and lets you stream the media content on your device. And so, you need an IPTV service provider account to watch the content from the player. SOPlayer has a simple and user-friendly interface, and it provides a huge catalog of video-on-demand content to watch. Further, it also gives you an EPG guide with a complete description and schedule of your favorite movies and TV shows. The player is available across many platforms and devices. For Google TV, you can install the SOPlayer using the Downloader app.

install and use SOPlayer on Google TV

How to Add SOPlayer on Chromecast with Google TV

1. First, connect your Google TV to your TV HDMI port.

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2. Connect the device to a strong internet connection.

3. From the Google TV home screen, tap the Search menu.

tap search from the home screen

4. Type and search for the Downloader app using the on-screen keyboard.

5. Further, choose the app from the search results.

6. Next, tap on the Install button to get the app on your Google TV.

tap install to install downloader app

7.Now, go to Settings >> Apps >> Security & Restrictions >> Unknown Sources >> Downloader >> Turn on the toggle for the Downloader app.

enable unknown source access for downloader app

8. Proceed to launch the Downloader app from the home screen.

9. Now, enter the download link of SOPlayer in the URL field and click the Go button.

enter the download link to install SOPlayer on Google TV

10. After downloading the file, click Install to get SOPlayer on Google TV.

11. Now, you can use SOPlayer on Google TV to stream the media content.

start using SOPlayer on Google TV

Related: How to stream IPTV on Chromecast with Google TV

Alternative Way

If you are not interested in sideloading SOPlayer using any third-party app, you can screen mirror the SOPlayer app from your Android smartphone. For this, you need to connect your Android smartphone and Google TV to the same network connection.

1. Install the SOPlayer app on your Android phone from Play Store.

2. Navigate to the Notification Panel and choose the Screen Cast option.

tap cast to use SOPlayer on Google TV

3. Then, select your Chromecast with Google TV device name to screen mirror the device.

4. Wait for both devices to connect and establish a connection.

5. Upon successful connection, launch the SOPlayer app and watch the media content on your Google TV.

start streaming from SOPlayer on Google TV

You can follow either method to stream SOPlayer on Chromecast with Google TV. It is a great option because instead of spending more money on each streaming app, you can use SOPlayer to watch media content from different channels like YouTube TV, ESPN+, Hulu and, more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is SOPlayer available on Google TV?

Currently, SOPlayer is not available for Google TV. So, you can sideload the app’s apk file on the device using the Downloader app.

What is SOPlayer?

SOPlayer is a media player that lets you stream your favorite cable TV channels via the internet.

What do I need to stream from SOPlayer?

You need IPTV service provider credentials to stream the channels from the app.