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Enjoy Tablo on Google TV & Android TV.

See how Tablo works with Chromecast with Google TV & more.

Your portal to free TV on Google/Android TV.

With a Tablo whole-home DVR and the free Tablo app, you can enjoy live and recorded antenna TV and free streaming channels on any of the Google TV or Android TV devices in your home including: 

  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • Nvidia SHIELD
  • Google TV-enabled smart TVs
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Watch the best of free TV on Google/Android TV.

Enjoy local news and sports as well as your favorite broadcast TV sitcoms and dramas in gorgeous HD quality without the fees or contracts of pay TV.

Plus, Tablo offers a range of free live streaming channels for you. And unlike other platforms and services, you can record your favorite shows and watch them any time with Tablo on your Google TV or Android TV!

Tablo-compatible Google TV & Android TV devices.

Browse, record and enjoy your favorite shows with Tablo’s industry-leading TV experience on your Google TV or Android TV device.

Features of the Tablo app on Google/Android TV.

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Integrated design

A beautiful easy-to-use interface that lets you enjoy the best of free TV right from your home screen and using the familiar Android/Google TV remote.

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Live TV grid guide

See what’s on now and over the next two weeks with Tablo’s familiar live TV grid guide.

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Streaming-style guide

Browse upcoming shows, movies, news and sports in the streaming-style guide.

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Favorites and recommendations

Enjoy quick access to your favorite channels, most watched shows and tailored recommendations.

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Set one-touch series recordings

Set a single episode or an entire series to record automatically with a single click.

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Full playback control

When you’re watching your favorite show with Tablo on Google TV or Android TV, you’re in control thanks to pause, rewind and fast-forward features.

How do I use the Tablo app on Google/Android TV?

With the Tablo app and the familiar Google TV or Android TV remote, simply click to pause playback, jump back to a scene you missed, skip ahead through commercials or zip through menus to find your favorite show.

How to use the Tablo app with the Chromecast with Google TV remote

How to get the Tablo app on your Google TV or Android TV.

To access your Tablo, you’ll need to search for and download the app your Google TV or Android TV device.

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Visit the Google Play store

From your home screen, go to the Google Play store.

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Search for Tablo

In the search field, type in TABLO and select the Tablo app.

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Download the app

After downloading the app, follow the on-screen prompts to connect to your Tablo.

Get specific download instructions and detailed device model and operating system compatibility information on the Tablo Support Portal.

Compatible devices for legacy Tablo models using ‘Legacy Tablo’ apps may differ.

Tablo on Google/Android TV FAQs.

Most Americans can access major broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS and the CW for free and in high-definition with a simple TV antenna. Many additional ‘subchannels’ are also often available with unique content like throwback sitcoms, sci-fi favorites and westerns. See what antenna TV channels you can watch and record with Tablo in your area.

Whether you’re into cooking, true crime, travel, or sports, there’s a free streaming channel on Tablo for you. See a list of the 60+ free streaming channels you can watch and record with Tablo on your Google TV or Android TV device.

No. Just one antenna and one Tablo can connect to multiple Google TV or Android TV devices and other devices in your home simultaneously. See our Apps and Compatible Devices page for details. 

While other models of Google TV and Android TV devices may allow you to download the Tablo app, they are not tested for compatibility. The original Chromecast and streaming boxes that run the Android mobile operating system are not compatible.

No. The Tablo app will only show content from your TV antenna and the free streaming channels integrated into the Tablo device.

Ready to enjoy free TV?

How to restart your phone/tablet

Sometimes, just restarting your smartphone or tablet can clear up issues with apps. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone

Android smartphones 

Most Android smartphones and tablets can be restarted by holding the POWER button and then selecting RESTART or POWER OFF and RESTART from the POWER OPTIONS menu.

NOTE: Newer Samsung devices require you to hold the POWER/SIDE button and VOLUME DOWN to make the POWER OPTIONS menu appear. On the Google Pixel 6, hold the POWER and VOLUME UP buttons.

How to force close your Tablo app?

Sometimes, just restarting the app can fix things. The links below will provide detailed instructions on how to force close your Tablo app. 

Apple iPhone/iPad

Android smartphones/tablets 

Need help with the final steps?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Follow the steps in the video below for a full walkthrough of the remaining parts of the Tablo setup process.

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This is an estimate only. Actual broadcast TV channels received may vary based on TV antenna location, reception, topography, and other obstructions. Streaming channels require an internet connection. View the Channel Details Report for specifics of each channel and to help determine what antenna is needed. 

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