How to install Hotstar in Mi TV and Mi Box – Simple guide

How to install Hotstar in Mi TV:

Mi recently introduced it’s Mi LED smart TV series in India which are available only in Flipkart and MI official site. Sale is not open and users have to buy only on the flash sale. Please use this trick to buy Mi Smart TV in Flipkart flash sale.Here we’ll see how to install hotstar in Mi Tv and Mi Box.

Though Mi BOX isn’t officially introduced in India, many customers bought International version MI Box from various online platforms. Mi Smart TV is literally Mi Box integrated into a normal TV. Both Mi BOX and Mi TV running on same OS and customers can use same voice controlled remote for both.

One of the main drawbacks which MI TV and Mi Box users were complaining was, hotstar app. The hotstar app is not available in the pre-built app store. Though Mi App store has multiple games, Movie and Music Apps, Hotstar is definitely missed by many of it’s users.

How to install Hotstar:

Now we’ve got an announcement that Mi is supporting hotstar app. The application  is now available in Mi app store as well. So whoever has Mi TV or Mi Box, they can install hotstar application in the “More Apps” section.

One of the biggest advantages in Mi Box over it’s other competitors like Amazon prime stick is you can install andriod TV apps directly using the APK file. So if the customers are not able to find hotstar app, there is one another way to install the same.

Before proceed, please make sure that you’ve selected the “Allow installation from Unknown sources” under security settings.

  • Download the hotstar TV app (Click to download) and place it in the USB storage
  • Connect the USB storage to your TV/Mbox and install the app by clicking on in it.

Please download the app from the provided link, as this is the app that suits smart TV. Mobile app’s APK will not work in smart TVs.

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