We are going to learn about How To Install 3rd Party Apps on Samsung Smart TV
Installing a 3rd party app can cause security flaws and dysfunction for a smart TV or any other device’s operating system unless it is developed by a trusted company or a programmer.
Samsung has already provided several built-in applications.
Which are quite sufficient for a user to get the full experience of a Smart TV.
But if you want to have an application in your Samsung Smart TV to be installed by a third party developer or company.
You can install third-party applications in your Samsung Smart TV with the help of some tricks.
I am going to show you guys some of the quickest and easiest steps to download a third-party app on a Samsung Smart TV.
How to Download a 3rd-party application on Samsung Smart TV?
There are several websites to download the applications for a Samsung Smart TV.
From my point of view, download a third-party app from a trusted, secured and most importantly an old website.
I have listed some of the secured websites, from where you can download a third-party app.
Best APK Downloading Websites:
Follow these steps:
- Launch the Internet Browser (Chrome, Mozilla etc).
- Open any one of these websites (Apkpure, ApkMirror, Aptoid).
- Search for the app that you want to install.
- Download the APK file of APP.
How To Install 3rd Party Apps on Samsung Smart TV?
You need to set up the settings first to be able to install the third-party application on your Samsung Smart TV.
Allow Installation from unknown resources:
This is a built-in feature in every Android Device that keeps safe from malicious software from the internet.
It restricts the installing of a third-party application on your device.
You can follow the steps to learn how you can disable this feature to install third-party software on your Smart TV.
- On your Samsung Smart TV, Go to the Settings.
- Click on Personal Tab.
- Head into Security.
- Find “Unknown resources”, and enable it.
Once you are done head over to the Home screen.
Enable Developer Mode:
Developer mode unleashes the hidden features of the android device.
Users can configure the system behaviour with the help of Developer mode.
- Open settings.
- Go to the Smart Hub.
- Now Click on Apps.
- Type 12345 (default) PIN Code.
Once you are in the Smart Hub
- Find Developer Mode.
- Toggle it ON.
- Restart your Samsung Smart TV.
Once you are done setting up your Smart TV settings, head over to the home screen.
These 2 steps were about managing the settings before installing a third-party application.
Make sure you have got these steps right.
Install Third-Party APP:
If you set up the settings, follow these steps to install the app without any interference.
- Click on the APK file of the APP.
- Click on install.
- Wait for the installation to complete.
The App is now installed in your Samsung Smart TV.
Third-party Apps are most likely the modifications of the applications that are already on the Play store.
But mods are modified to deliver the paid features of a particular App which may concern the security of your device.
But if it is not the case then you should download or install the app provided by a trusted company or individual.
Let’s have a look!