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How To Download Sling TV on a Smart TV

Sling Television

Sling TV is an excellent choice for users looking for a budgeted streaming service to watch on-demand TV shows, sports, and news. However, quite a few users face issues installing the streaming app on their smart TVs. 

Quick Answer

To download the Sling TV on a smart TV, turn the TV on and connect it to the internet. Head to the main menu by pressing the “Home” or “Menu” button on the remote, and select “Apps” or “App Store”. Search “Sling TV”, then tap “Install”

To make things easier, we took the time to write a comprehensive step-by-step guide on downloading Sling TV on smart TV. We will also discuss fixing the app if it malfunctions on your device.    

Downloading Sling TV on a Smart TV

The Sling TV app is compatible with Samsung, VIZIO, LG, and Sony Smart TVs. Our following 4 step-by-step methods will help you install the streaming app on these devices without facing many difficulties.  

Method #1: Downloading Sling TV on a Samsung Smart TV

By following these steps, you can download Sling TV on Samsung Smart TV through its app store.

  1. Switch on the Samsung Smart TV and ensure it is connected to the internet.
  2. Press the “Smart Hub” button on the Samsung remote.
  3. Select “Apps” from the Main Menu and type “Sling TV” in the search box. 
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  4. Select the app from the list and tap “Install”.
All Done!

You have successfully downloaded Sling TV on your Samsung Smart TV.

Method #2: Downloading Sling TV on a VIZIO Smart TV

With these steps, you can download Sling TV on your VIZIO Smart TV using its app Store.

  1. Switch on your VIZIO Smart TV and ensure it is connected to the internet.
  2. Press the “V” or “Home” button on your remote.
  3. Select “Connected TV Store”.
  4. Select “All Apps”.
  5. Search “Sling TV” in the “Featured”, “Latest”, “Categories”, or “All Apps” subcategory. 
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  6. Select “Sling TV” and choose “OK” to download the app on your VIZIO Smart TV. 
That’s It!

Sign up with Sling TV and log in to the app on your smart TV to watch your favorite channels.

Method #3: Downloading Sling TV on a Sony Smart TV

If you have a Sony TV, follow these steps to download Sling TV on it. 

  1. Switch on your Sony Smart TV and make sure it is connected to the internet.
  2. Press the “Home” button on the remote to access the main menu. 
  3. Select “All Apps”.
  4. Find Sling TV and select it.
  5. Sign in with your Sling TV credentials and enjoy watching your favorite content. 

To download Sling TV on a Sony Android TV, do these steps.

  1. Press the “Home” button on your Sony Android TV’s remote. 
  2. Head to the “Apps” section and select Google Play Store from the list of apps.
  3. Use the Sony TV remote’s navigation button to select the search icon.
  4. Type Sling TV, select the app, and choose “Install”.
All Set!

The Sling TV app is successfully downloaded on your Sony Android TV.  

Method #4: Downloading Sling TV on an LG Smart TV

Sling TV app comes preloaded to LG Smart TVs; however, if your LG TV does not show you the app, installing it is pretty easy by following the below steps.

  1. Switch on your Sony Smart TV and make sure it is connected to the internet.
  2. Press the “Home” button on the supplied LG TV remote to access the Home screen. 
  3. Use the search feature to search for the Sling TV app. 
  4. Select the app and choose the “Install” option to download it on your LG TV. 

Is Sling TV Not Working on Your Smart TV?

If the Sling TV app is not working on your smart TV, try the following troubleshooting steps.

  • Reinstall the app from your smart TV’s app store or “Apps” section.
  • Update your TV software by heading to the “Settings”> “System”> “Software Update” section. If you are using Samsung Smart TV, the reset option is under the “Self Diagnosis” tab in “Settings”> “Support”> “Device Care”.
  • Power cycle the TV by unplugging it from the main power source and plugging it back in after a few minutes. 
  • Log out and log in to the Sling TV app after 15-20 minutes
  • Reset your smart TV to its default factory settings. You can usually locate this option under your smart TV’s Settings menu
  • Troubleshoot network connection issues by power cycling the router or placing the TV near the router. 

Summary

In this guide, we have discussed how to download Sling TV on your smart TV, including Samsung, Sony, LG, and VIZIO Smart TVs. We have also discussed a few ways to fix the Sling TV app if it starts to malfunction on your device.

Hopefully, your question is answered in this article, and you can watch Sling TV content on your TV without facing issues anymore. 

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