How to set up ExpressVPN on Android Smart TVs

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This tutorial will show you how to set up the ExpressVPN app on your Android TV.

Note: The steps in this guide are for any device that uses the Android TV operating system. This includes Smart TVs from brands like Sony, Sharp, TCL, and others. For further details, refer to the instructions on your device.

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Download the ExpressVPN app for Android TV
Activate the ExpressVPN app
Connect to a VPN server location
Disconnect from a VPN server location
Choose a different location
How to uninstall ExpressVPN from your Android TV


Download the ExpressVPN app for Android TV

On your device, go to the Android TV Google Play Store and search for ExpressVPN.

search expressvpn

On the ExpressVPN app page, select Install.

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You will need to confirm app permissions before proceeding. Select Accept to continue.

accept app permissions

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Activate the ExpressVPN app

Use your mouse to click Sign In.

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Use the Android TV remote to enter the following information:

  • Email: the email associated with your ExpressVPN account
  • Password: the password associated with your ExpressVPN account

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Click Sign In with the mouse.

The app will activate.

Next, you’ll need to configure the app. Select OK.

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You will be asked to accept ExpressVPN connection requests. Click OK to continue.

android tv connection request

Your app will ask if you’d like to share anonymous information to help make ExpressVPN faster and more reliable. Click Allow if you’d like to share anonymous analytics.

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Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Connect to a VPN server location

To connect to a VPN server location, click the ON button. By default, ExpressVPN will suggest a Smart Location, the location that provides you with the most optimal experience.

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Once you see the VPN is ON message, you can begin surfing with freedom and security!

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Disconnect from a VPN server location

To disconnect from the VPN server, click the ON Button while the VPN is on.

expressvpn fire tv on

You will know you are disconnected when you see the “VPN is OFF” message.

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Choose a different location

To choose a different location, click Choose location and select a VPN location from the list.

expresvpn fire tv choose location

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How to uninstall ExpressVPN from your Android TV

On your device, go to the Android TV Google Play Store and find ExpressVPN.

Select Uninstall.

uninstall android tv app

The app is now deleted from your Android TV.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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