How to Install Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV

Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV

Disney Plus is the one-stop destination to watch all Marvel Cinematic Universe films on Vizio Smart TV. You can directly install the Disney+ app if you have Vizio SmartCast TVs that launched in 2016 or later. With Disney+, you can watch 1000+ movies and TV series from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star.

If you have older Vizio Smart TV models then you use a smartphone to cast the content on your TV. Ensure that both TV and smartphone are connected to the same WIFI network. Suppose Disney Plus is inaccessible in your region, you should connect Vizio TV to a VPN to unblock geo-restrictions and stream the content.

How to Get Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV

(1). Turn on Vizio Smart TV and press the Vizio button (V) to open the Vizio App Store.

(2). Move to App Categories and search for Disney Plus app in the store.

Search for Disney Plus

(3). Choose Disney+ and click Install to get the app on Vizio Smart TV.

(4). Click Open to launch the Disney Plus app.

(5). Tap Log In on the TV screen to get an activation code.

(6). Go to from a mobile or web browser.

Tip: Make sure to open the link in a private or incognito window of a browser.

(7). Enter the 8-digit code that appears on the TV screen. Click Continue.

(8). Follow the on-screen guidelines to log into your Disney plus account.

(9). After the activation, your TV screen will refresh and display a confirmaton message.

Now you can start watching your favorite Disney+ content on your TV.

How to Get Disney Plus on Older Vizio Smart TV

If you can’t find Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV, you can use casting method to watch the content. All Vizio SmartCast TVs have Chromecast built-in feature by default. So, you can use your smartphone to cast Disney Plus on your TV.

Note: If you have Vizio Smart TV without SmartCast, you can connect a Chromecast device to your Vizio TV for casting.

(1). Connect Vizio Smart TV to WiFi that should be the same as your Android/iOS device.

(2). Install the Disney Plus app on your smartphone from Google Play Store or App Store.

(3). Open the Disney Plus app on your smartphone and select Log In.

(4). Login in to your Disney+ account and click the Cast icon.

Click Cast icon - Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV

(5). Choose Vizio Smart TV from the devices to connect.

Finally, you can stream Disney+ content on Vizio TV via wireless casting.

DIY Fixes for Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV Not Working

If the Disney Plus app keeps buffering or crashing, there are some workarounds to fix the issue.

  • Check if your Vizio Smart TV is compatible with the Disney Plus app. If it is incompatible, you can perform casting from your smartphone to stream the content.
  • Power cycle Vizio Smart TV by unplugging the TV cord and connecting it back again after 2 minutes of interval.
  • Update Vizio TV Firmware to the latest version otherwise you will get technical errors while streaming movies and TV shows.
  • Clear the Disney Plus app cache on your Vizio TV to erase the corrupted files if any.
  • Disable VPN if it is connected to a location where Disney Plus is unavailable.
  • Visit Disney Plus support website to get technical assistance related to troubleshooting.


How to update Disney Plus on Vizio Smart TV?

Press the V or VIA button on the Vizio TV remote. Highlight Disney+ from the apps. Press the Yellow button on the remote and click Update. Confirm your action by highlighting Yes and pressing the OK button.