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How Do I Get fuboTV on My VIZIO Smart TV?

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Are you a sports enthusiast and want to watch your favorite sports channels all in one place? You can do this by getting fuboTV on your VIZIO Smart TV.

Quick Answer

To get fuboTV on the VIZIO Smart TV, press the “Home” button on the remote, open “Connected TV Store”, choose “All Apps”, search the fuboTV app and select “Add to Home”.

To simplify things, we took the time to write a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to get fuboTV on your VIZIO Smart TV. 

What Is fuboTV?

fuboTV is a live-streaming service mainly focusing on sports channels and other networks. They offer a picture-in-picture multiview feature that allows you to watch 4 streams simultaneously.

fuboTV also has a free DVR cloud storage service for 250 hours to record your favorite shows, which can be upgraded in the Pro and Elite subscriptions.

The fubo-compatible devices include Android or iOS, Android TVs, smart TVs, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV.

Getting fuboTV on Your VIZIO Smart TV

Are you wondering, “how do I get fuboTV on my VIZIO Smart TV?” Then our following 3 step-by-step methods will help you do this task without much trouble.

Method #1: Using the Built-In TV Store

With these steps, the best way to get fuboTV is by installing it on your VIZIO Smart TV through the TV store.

  1. Press the “Home” button on the supplied VIZIO remote.
  2. Open “Connected TV Store”.
  3. Go to “All Apps”.
  4. Search the fuboTV app.
  5. Choose “Add to Home” to install fuboTV on VIZIO Smart TV.
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Method #2: Casting fuboTV on Your VIZIO Smart TV

With these steps, a simple way to get fuboTV on VIZIO Smart TV is by casting it from an Android device.

  1. Your phone and VIZIO Smart TV should be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Open the Play Store.
  3. Search and download the fuboTV app.
  4. Sign up or enter your fuboTV account credentials to log in.
  5. Play a video.
  6. Tap “Cast”.
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  7. Select the VIZIO Smart TV, and that’s about it.

Method #3: Getting fuboTV on Your VIZIO Smart TV via AirPlay

Another way of getting fuboTV on your VIZIO Smart TV is by using AirPlay with these steps.

  1. Ensure that your iPhone and VIZIO Smart TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi internet connection.
  2. Open the App Store.
  3. Search and download the fuboTV app.
  4. Sign up or enter your fuboTV account credentials to log in.
  5. Play a video.
  6. Tap the AirPlay icon.
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  7. Select VIZIO Smart TV, and you can watch the content on the big screen.

How To Sign In to fuboTV on Your VIZIO Smart TV

If you want to sign in to the fuboTV app after getting it on your VIZIO Smart TV, follow these steps.

  1. Press the “Menu” button on the supplied VIZIO Smart TV.
  2. Open Connected TV Store.
  3. Launch the fuboTV app.
  4. Select “Sign In” and note the code on the screen. The activation code works only for 5 minutes, after which it will expire, and you will have to generate a new code.
  5. Launch a browser on a device & access fubo.tv/Connect.
  6. Enter the code and click “Submit”.
  7. The TV screen will refresh, and you’re ready to stream fuboTV content on your VIZIO Smart TV.
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Troubleshooting fuboTV Issues on Your VIZIO Smart TV

If you cannot stream fuboTV on your VIZIO Smart TV, try our following quick troubleshooting methods to fix this issue.

Fix #1: Power Cycling Your VIZIO Smart TV

The best way to fix the malfunctioning fuboTV app is to power cycle your VIZIO Smart TV with these steps.

  1. Switch off the VIZIO Smart TV.
  2. Plug out all the cables.
  3. Press the power button for 3 to 5 seconds.
  4. Plug in all the cables.
  5. Switch on the TV and launch the fuboTV app to check if your issue is resolved.

Fix #2: Clearing the fuboTV App Cache

You can also clear the cache of the fuboTV app to fix a whole lot of issues on your VIZIO Smart TV.

  1. Press the “Home” button on the supplied VIZIO remote.
  2. Open “Settings”.
  3. Choose “Apps”.
  4. Select “System Apps”.
  5. Select the fuboTV app.
  6. Choose “Clear Cache”, and you’re done.

Fix #3: Checking Your Internet Speed

Sometimes, poor network connection leads to the fuboTV app crashing or not working on a VIZIO Smart TV. To fix this issue, open a browser on your computer or phone and perform an internet speed test. Contact your service provider or restart the router if the network speed is slow.

Summary

In this guide, we’ve discussed how to get fuboTV on your VIZIO Smart TV. We’ve also discussed a way to sign in to your fuboTV account on the TV.

Moreover, we’ve shared a few quick troubleshooting methods to fix the malfunctioning fuboTV app.

Hopefully, your problem is resolved, and now you can quickly stream your favorite sports or entertainment channels on the VIZIO Smart TV.

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