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How to Install and Watch Philo on Vizio Smart TV? [Complete Guide]

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Philo on Vizio Smart TV: Anything that is, ‘live’ always gives a fresh feeling. Likewise, watching live channels gives fresh entertainment. Additionally, live channels always have something interesting for everyone to stream. In that sense today we will be discussing the Philo app and the methods to install it on your Vizio smart TV.

Of course, with the launch of smart TVs, we have been opting for online streaming services than traditional cable services. Among those groups of services, it is really hard to get the best app that suits our streaming device. To minimize your hassle, we have brought the Philo app.

Certainly, it helps you to stream live and on-demand media content with its 63+ live channels. You can watch your favorite movies or TV shows of high quality with your family and friends. Make sure you are ready as we are now going to get started. 

What is Philo?

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To say in simple words, Philo is an online streaming service that helps you to watch live and on-demand media. It is an American company that offers internet television. The operating method of Philo is similar to the online streaming services like Sling TV, Hulu, Spectrum TV, Fubo TV, and much more.

Compared to the other online live TV services, the Philo app can be said as one of the affordable services. You can stream the 60+ live channels just for $20/month. By adding just $5 to your subscription you can stream major live channels like Discovery, Hallmark, A&E Networks, AMC Networks, ViacomCBS, MTV, Paramount Network, and Nickelodeon. 


As we have seen about the app, here follows the key features of the Philo app. Let’s see what awaits you by installing the app on your device in this segment.

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  • Live and On-demand content with 63+ channels
  • High-Quality video streaming at 720p
  • Unlimited Cloud DVR Storage
  • Affordable subscription
  • Create up to 10 profiles

How to Install Philo on Vizio Smart TV?

Philo on Vizio Smart TV

How to Install Philo on Vizio Smart TV?

Everyone has a doubt that, whether the Vizio Smart TV include the Philo app to install. Well, the answer is No. There is no official Philo app to install on your Vizio smart TV. Certainly, this would be greatly disappointing for Vizio TV users. Don’t worry people. Here we have got you some possible alternative methods to watch Philo on Vizio TV. 

  • Using Chromecast
  • Using Firestick and Roku

How to Install Philo on Vizio Smart TV using Chromecast?

In this method, we are going to use the Chromecast device to get Philo on Vizio TV.  If you are a Chromecast user then you are in luck.

Before getting into the process, connect your Chromecast device to the HDMI port of your Vizio TV and complete the configuration process. If you are ready with your Chromecast now we shall enter into the actual process. 

Step 1:

Initially, connect your Vizio TV and Chromecast to the same Wifi network.

Step 2:

Then, Install the Philo app on your Android mobile from the Google Play Store.

Step 3:

Open the installed Philo app and complete the initial setup process.

Step 4:

Now, select and play a video of your wish on the app.

Step 5:

Click on the Cast icon that is present at either of the corners of the app.

Step 6:

Your Android device will search for the available Chromecast devices near you.

Step 7:

Select your Chromecast device from the list shown.

Step 8:

Wait until both the devices complete the pairing process.

Step 9:

Once after the completion of the pairing process, you can start using the Philo app on your Vizio TV.

How to Install Philo on Vizio Smart TV using Firestick?

Fortunately, the popular Philo app is available on various streaming devices. One such streaming device is the Firestick. If you are a Firestick user then you are lucky. Because the Philo app is natively available on the Amazon App Store. Now let’s see the methods to get the Philo app on Vizio Smart TV through Firestick.

Step 1:

Turn On your Firestick and make sure it has an active internet connection.

Step 2:

Using the Find option on the home screen search for the Philo app.

Step 3:

Choose the app from the list and click on the Get button.

Step 4:

Once the app is installed app and sign in with your account credentials.

Step 5:

Once the setup process is complete, you can start streaming Philo on your Vizio smart TV via Firestick. 

How to Install Philo on Vizio Smart TV using Roku?

Roku is another streaming device in the lineup with which you can install and stream the Philo app on Vizio TV. Are you a Roku user and wondering how to install it on Roku? Then use the below-given link for the detailed methods to install and stream Philo on your Vizio Smart TV. 

How to Install Philo on Roku?


Is Philo available on Vizio Smart TV?

Actually, No. The official Philo app is not available on Vizio Smart TV. As a result, you have to go with alternative methods like casting, and streaming devices.

Is Philo free?

No, Philo is a subscription-based streaming app. You have to pay a subscription amount of $20/month to stream the app content.


It’s time to conclude our today’s article. This is all that you need to know about the Philo app and the possible ways to get the app on your Vizio TV. Even though the Philo app is not available on Vizio TV at present, we have discussed the working methods in the above post. You can refer to the above post for the possible methods to stream the Philo app on your Vizio TV.

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