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Top 20 Android/Smart TV Apps you should install

Buying a brand-new smart TV can be expensive. Airtel understands that, and therefore we have a smart TV set-top box to convert your usual TV into a smart TV. Just plug in our Xstream set-top box to your TV and get Android TV right on your screen! You can now finally explore OTT android box apps to the fullest on your TV.

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OTT apps on smart digital TVs aren’t the only ones that you can get. Smart Android TVs get you access to Google Play’s library of apps that have been optimized for big-screen entertainment. Therefore, you can now experience these android TV apps and interact with them even on the smart TV.

Top 20 Android/Smart TV apps for your TV


Netflix is easily one of the most popular OTT apps of our time. It has a massive library of shows, available in Hindi, English, and regional languages. It even has content in other languages, such as French, German, Spanish, and many more. Netflix is one of the quintessential apps that you will need for your Smart TV.

Disney+ Hotstar

Hotstar is another immensely popular OTT streaming app. It has all the latest Marvel movies and TV, so you should get it. You will also find a wide variety of animated movies, regional content, and other blockbuster movies on Disney+ Hotstar.

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is yet another OTT binging platform that you should not miss out on. It has a wide variety of shows, in multiple languages and genres, which will keep you entertained all the time.

FX File Explorer

For your smart Android set-top box, you can often end up having storage or storage management issues. There is a high chance that you will face them as soon as you start using other free Android TV apps on your smart TV. In such cases, having the FX File Explorer can be a huge benefit. This app provides you with a very effective solution when it comes to handling multiple files and apps on your device.

Airscreen to your Android TV

Android phones make it very simple to cast content onto your Chromecast-enabled smart TV. Our Xstream Android set-top boxes are also enabled with this technology. However, what happens when you don’t have an Android phone? Airscreen makes it possible for you to mirror the content on your device via your iOS device. Just download the app on your TV, and it will use the AirPlay feature to cast content.

VLC Media Player

We all have used a VLC media player at least once in our lives because it is that common! Now it is available for your Smart TV, and it certainly is one of the best Android TV apps that you can get. This app will let you play almost any sort of media on your TV, and it is exceptionally good at its job.


Spotify is one of the best apps for smart TV if you love music. It is one of the world’s most popular music streaming platforms. It has an exhaustive list of music, podcasts, and a lot more. You should get it.

Photo Gallery and Screensaver in your Android TV

The usual Android TV screensaver settings aren’t that appealing to the normal person. Therefore, you can use this app to edit your wallpapers and access your Google Photos at the same time.

Play Asphalt 8 on your Android TV

Developed by Gameloft, Asphalt 8 is an exhilarating racing game with world-class graphics and game mechanics that will take you by surprise.

GTA Liberty City Stories

This game is just the right choice for you if you are a big fan of the GTA franchise. Get the game and experience the magic of the East Coast, now on your Android TV.

Crossy Road

Here’s an extremely easy-to-play arcade game where you just have to cross the road. But beware, because while it looks easy to play, the difficulty level increases gradually. Hop over endless rivers, roads, and train tracks while you look to get a higher score! Do you have what it takes?


With a Crunchyroll subscription, you can access a large library of anime and manga titles, as well as live-action Asian dramas. The service streams new episodes of multiple popular anime series as they air in Japan. In addition, it also offers a selection of classic and older titles.


Honestly, Facebook needs no new introduction as it is one of the most popular social media apps all across the world. And now, you can experience it on your smart TV as well!


Voot is yet another streaming platform that offers you the very best movies, TV shows, reality TV shows and lots more. Want premium OTT video content in India? Voot is the answer for you.


Unlike other streaming services that offer a vast library of films, Mubi curates a selection of films that changes on a regular basis. Each day, a new film is added to the service, and after 30 days, it is removed. This means that you can discover new films every day and have a limited time to watch them. Mubi’s library includes a mix of classic films, independent films, and international films from a variety of genres and time periods.


TED TV offers a variety of TED talks on a range of topics, including science, technology, business, education, and the arts. You can browse and search for talks on specific topics or speakers, and they can also create playlists of their favourite talks. In addition, it even offers a selection of original content, including interviews with TED speakers and behind-the-scenes footage of TED events.

YouTube Kids TV

YouTube Kids was introduced to bring on-demand video content for the little ones in your family, in a more secure and contained environment. Give your kids a safe online experience, with YouTube Kids now on TV.


Twitch is a live streaming platform primarily used for video game streaming, but it also includes music broadcasts, creative content, and more. It allows you to stream their gameplay or other content live, and it also has a feature called “Twitch Prime,” which offers you free in-game loot, ad-free viewing, and a free monthly subscription to a Twitch partner’s channel.

Kitchen Stories

With Kitchen Stories, users can browse and search for recipes by ingredients, dietary restrictions, and other criteria. The app also offers step-by-step cooking videos and instructions, as well as tools such as a shopping list feature and a meal planner. Users can save their favourite recipes and create custom collections, and they can also share recipes with friends and family. In addition to its recipe and cooking features, Kitchen Stories also offers a community feature where users can connect with other home cooks and share their own recipes and cooking tips.


Dailymotion offers a wide variety of content, including music videos, movie trailers, news and current events, sports, and more. You can browse and search for videos by category or keyword, and they can also create and share their own videos.

These are only some of the apps that you can get on your Android Smart TV. To experience these and much more, get yourself the Airtel Xstream smart tv set a top box right away!