Sling TV is the cheapest live TV platform available in the USA. At the time of its launch, the Sling TV app is available only for smartphones and streaming devices. But, on 20th Jan 2022, the Sling TV app will be released for Vizio SmartCast TVs. You can install the Sling TV app on your Vizio Smart TV from the Vizio App Store.
The Sling TV app is available only on the 2016 and newer models of Vizio SmartCast TVs. For the older models, you need to Cast or AirPlay the Sling app from your smartphone.
Sling TV Subscription
Sling TV subscription is available in two variants, namely Orange and Blue. The channel lineup will differ from the subscription pack.
|Subscription Plan||Cost per month||Simultaneous Streaming|
|Sling Orange||$35||1 device|
|Sling Blue||$35||3 devices|
|Sling Orange + Blue||$50||4 devices|
How to Install Sling TV on Vizio Smart TV
In some models of Vizio SmartCast TVs, you can get the Sling TV app on the home screen. If you can’t find the Sling app on the home screen, update your Vizio TV to its latest firmware to get the app. You can also download the app from the Vizio App Store manually.
(1). Press the V button or the Home button on the Vizio remote.
(2). Choose the Apps option.
(3). Go to the Featured apps section and search for the Sling TV app.
(4). Select the Sling TV app and tap the OK button.
(5). The Sling TV app will be added to your Vizio TV.
(6). Open the Sling TV app and signin with your account.
(7). Stream all the live TV channels on your Vizio SmartCast TV.
How to Cast Sling TV on Vizio Smart TV: Using Smartphone
(1). Connect the smartphone and the Vizio Smart TV to the same WiFi connection.
(2). Download and install the Sling TV app from the Google Play Store.
(3). Open the Sling TV app and log in with your subscribed account.
(4). Tap the Cast icon.
(5). Select the Vizio Smart TV to connect and enjoy the live streaming on the TV.
How to AirPlay Sling TV on Vizio Smart TV
(1). Install the Sling TV app on your iPhone or iPad from the App Store.
(2). Enable the AirPlay feature on Vizio Smart TV.
(3). Open the Sling TV app on your iPhone or iPad and sign in with your account.
(4). Play any live TV channel or on-demand content.
(5). On the playback screen, tap the AirPlay icon.
(6). On the list of devices, choose your Vizio Smart TV.
(7). Now, the video content will appear on your TV.
These are the possible ways to stream Sling TV on Vizio TV. Pick any one of the methods that suit your preference.
For older models of Vizio TV (before 2016 models), you can only cast the Sling app.
To add apps on Vizio TV without the V button, you have to sideload the APK file using the USB drive.