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HOW TO ADD PLUTO TV ON VIZIO SMART TV?[UPDATED 2020]

We are aware of using podcasts and streaming live TV channels over numerous apps. Pluto TV is one of those apps that helps to view live TV channels. Subsequently, users can watch various TV content videos and shows. Can the users use these apps on the Vizio Smart TV?. Here the users can get the answer to this question. In addition, users will also be able to know how to accomplish it. So, let us see how to add the Pluto TV on the Vizio Smart TV.

WHAT IS PLUTO TV

Viacom CBS found the Pluto TV app. Users can access free TV streaming services. The user can access the Pluto TV app in almost all devices including smart TVs, consoles, streaming boxes, sticks, android, iOS devices or Apple devices, and so on… Further, they are provided with more than 250 plus channels. The users can access free content on Pluto TV. In addition, the Pluto TV app is the largest free streaming service in the US.

Users can access content on the basis of categories. For instance, sports, comedy, news, entertainment, etc.. The user need not register to use the Pluto TV app. But the users can access special features on registering. They can resume watching the left video from another device and also access the favorite channels.

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The users are also provided with an additional preview panel that gives more information about the content. Moreover, users can save individual movies and shows. The Pluto TV App requires 5 Mb per second internet speed to function properly. And before starting up let us start by knowing some of the main features of the Pluto TV app.

FEATURES OF PLUTO APP

#1. Users can access videos on the basis of demand.

#2. Further, the users can stream over the live TV channels, on-demand. In addition, users can see more than 250 channels.

#3. At the same time, users can access thousands of movies and videos at low costs or free of cost.

#4. Additionally, the users can save videos and clippings.then the users can avail it when they are free.

#5. Above all, the users are provided with short previews. The user can know more about the content using the previews.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD PLUTO TV APP ON VIZIO SMART TV

Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
How to add pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV

Users can access apps from third-party devices. Further, the users should keep the unknown sources  “on” to complete this process. In addition, the users can follow numerous other methods for instance. Like, using the airplay and direct installation of the apps from the web browser. Anyhow now let us concentrate on three prominent methods given below.

  • APP STORE
  • USB FLASH DRIVE
  • SMARTCAST

HOW TO ADD PLUTO TV ON VIZIO SMART TV USING APP STORE ?.

#1. The user should firstly, turn on the Vizio Smart TV

#2. Then, the user should connect it to the WiFi.

Pluto TV on Vizio TV
Connect Wifi

#3. Now, the user should click on the “V” button on the smart TV remote.

Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
V Button

#4. The user can now access the App bar on the Vizio Smart TV.

Download Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
Apps bar

#5. Then, the user should go to the Yahoo TV Store or the CTV Store (and this do vary on models)

#6. Users should then launch the app store.

#7. The user can do this by pressing “OK”.

#8. Then, the user should select the Pluto TV App in addition.

Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
Pluto TV

#9. And for this, the user should highlight it.

#10. The user should click the “OK” button instantly.

#11. Then the user must click on the “Install app”.

#12. At last, the user should complete this process by clicking on “OK”.

HOW TO ADD PLUTO TV ON VIZIO  SMART TV USING THE USB FLASH DRIVE ?.

Step1: Initially, the user should find the APK file of Pluto TV from a trustworthy source.

Step2: The user has to download the APK file of Pluto TV.

Step3: And then, the user should copy the APK file of the Pluto TV on the USB drive.

Step4: Then the user must connect the USB to the Vizio Smart TV.

Add Pluto TV on Vizio TV
Connect USB

Step5: The user should open  “My files app”

Step6: Now, the user should search for the copied APK of Pluto TV.

Step7: The User should click “install” on the APK file of Pluto TV.

Step8: At last, the user should launch the app to start up.

HOW TO USE PLUTO TV ON VIZIO SMART TV USING THE SMART CAST ?.

#1. First, the user should take the Vizio Smart TV and an Android or the iOS device.

#2. Then, the user should install the Pluto TV app on the Android or the iOS device.

Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
Pluto TV App

#3. The user should also install the Vizio Smartcast app in addition.

#4. Now, the user must launch the Pluto TV app on Android or the iOS device.

Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
Pluto TV App

#5. The user must click on the “cast icon” seen on the top of the screen.

Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV
Pluto TV with cast icon

#6. And the user must select the name of the Vizio Smart TV used.

#7. Thus the user will find the Pluto TV app cast on Vizio Smart TV.

TROUBLESHOOT PLUTO TV APP ON VIZIO SMART TV

The users may find the Pluto TV app not functioning properly on the Vizio Smart TV. The users can find the screen stuck, for instance. Sometimes the user may also find an error while loading the app. In addition, the user may find error codes on the Vizio Smart TV screen.

A). Power cycle the Vizio Smart TV.

#1. The user should firstly turn off and. Then the user should plug off the Vizio Smart TV.

#2. Then the user should hold and press on the power button for about 15 seconds.

#3. Finally, the user should turn on the Vizio Smart TV.

B). Change DNS settings.

#1. The user should go to the “menu”

#2. and then the user should select “network”.

#3. After, the user must click on “network settings”.

#4. Then, the users should go to the “IP setting”.

#5. Finally, the users should change the DNS server to 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4.

C). Clear the caches and residual data.

D). Reset the network settings.

E). Factory reset

F). Remove and reinstall Pluto TV

G). Restart and close all the programs that are running in the background.

TO CONCLUDE

Therefore, the users of the Pluto TV app can use it on the Vizio Smart TV easily. The users can fastly access the app on the Vizio Smart TV using the above-given methods. The users can also screencast through Airplay in the apple devices. In addition, the users can also download it directly from the web browser to the Smart TV. In short, the users can access live TV channels and videos on the big widescreen of the Vizio Smart TV using numerous ways. Enjoy the vivid experience of using the Pluto TV on Vizio Smart TV.

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