A Complete Guide to Download and Install Jio TV App on Smartphones, Computers, and Smart TVs

We all very well know that television since decades now, has been one of the most significant and widely used sources of entertainment as well as excitement for the society. Isn’t it!

But, at the same time, we cannot deny the fact that conventional televisions have always come with many restrictions such as the channels that you want to view might differ or not available depending on your location and whereabouts.

Imagine a situation when you want to view a soccer match but unfortunately, it wasn’t broadcasted in your country and not just the sporting event, the same scenario takes place when you’re looking for certain movies, talk shows, documentaries, or TV programs of different genre and language, but they’re inaccessible.

Here, technology comes to play its role well! So, if you want to watch the infinite amount of content without any worry then, you can opt from so many apps that act as a TV and aim to offer you similar services like the standard/conventional TV service providers. To be precise, out of all, JioTV is one captivating thing that is now prominent in India.

Introduced by Reliance Company who is known for offering the quality services of telecom and entertainment, the JioTV Application is the leading platform in the country that enables Jio customers (Jio sim-card users) to view their favorite TV channels & programs on their smartphones and tablets absolutely free of cost.

The app notably offers 688 channels, along with 158 HD channels, and thus, it’s standout as one of the most solid applications for Android and iOS devices that stream movies and TV programs on your cell phone to let you watch them as per your comfort.

Why Choose the JioTV App?

On JioTV you can bookmark all your most loved channels inside the application. The app even has an updated highlight to help you in remembering your motion picture and TV shows plans along with the diversion calendars of your most loved games group.

Basically, on JioTV— the popular live TV streaming application you can watch live cricket, movies, and different TV shows. The app offers content from various different genres like Entertainment, Sports, Regional, Business, News, Music, Devotional, Kids, Educational, Infotainment, and Lifestyle, etc. For more brief about the channels and programs that JioTV offers, check out this table:

GENREName of Channels
EntertainmentColors, SAB TV, Zee TV, Sony, &TV, Rishtey, Comedy Central
SportsJioSports, JioFootball, Sony ESPN, Sony Six,  Neo Sports, DD Sports, Sony Ten 1, 
MoviesZee Cinema HD, Sony MAX, &Pictures, HBO, WB, Sony Pix
Regional Colors Marathi, Surya HD, Colors Gujarati, Colors Bangla, Gemini HD, Sun TV, Sony Marathi, Udaya HD
MusicMTV, 9xM, E24, Sony MIX, ZING, B4U, Zoom
DevotionalDarshan 24, Sai TV, Aastha TV, Saadhna, Sanskar TV
KidsNickelodeon, Sony Yay, Network, Pogo, Discovery Kids
News ABP News, India TV, Aaj Tak, NDTV, CNN News18, Times Now, BBC, India Today, Republic
BusinessET NOW, Zee Business, NDTV Profit, CNBC TV18, CNBC Awaaz
InfotainmentSony BBC Earth, Discovery, History TV, FYI TV18 Animal Planet

Also, the company has signed the ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ with the ‘Education Department of Himachal Pradesh’ under the ‘Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’ and as per this partnership, students also can study from the JioTV application.

The Main Features of JioTV App

  • 24*7 you can catch up on your favorite TV channels and programs on JioTV App especially the ones telecasted over the last seven days.
  • JioTV App provides you the ability to pause and play the ‘Live TV’ channels at your convenience.
  • It lets you instantly rewind or forward for 30 seconds on the player.
  • JioTV has a specific feature of ‘Reminder’ that reminds you about your favorite shows to never miss them.
  • It has more than 150+ HD TV channels to entertain you with high-quality digital content.
  • The app lets you browse through the top stories of the day via its ‘News’ tab.
  • Also, with its ‘Featured’ tab, you can find all the popular & trending shows.
  • And, last but not least, it also lets you choose the quality of the program at which you want the video to be played on your device.

Additional Information about JioTV App

App Name:Jio TV Apk
Version:5.9.4
App File Size:11.23M
Requires Versions:Android 4.1 + Up
Developer:Reliance Corporate Lt.
Category:Movies and Live TV
Updated:9th September 2020
Total Downloads:3,048,445 at present
App Rating:4.1
Website Link:https://www.jio.com/en-in/apps/jio-tv

So with all these above-mentioned rich highlights, it is no big surprise that many individuals want to download the JioTV application on their particular devices be it Smart TV, Computer, and Smartphone. Thus, we’ve below-written the simple and easy steps to cater to your particular need of knowing how you can download JioTV on your particular gadget.

But, before that have a look at the required list of things that you need to arrange well in advance before beginning with the download and install process. The list includes the followings—

  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Jio TV APK
  • Optimized Web Browser
  • Registered 4G Jio SIM i.e., your Jio Mobile Number

Steps To Download JioTV App on Smartphone:

Option 1: Android Devices

  • Step 1: As above-said to begin the process, you need a JioTV APK file in order to install it on your android phone and thus, to get it open the ‘Android App Store’ or the ‘Google Play Store’ on your mobile and download the official ‘APK file’ from there. Note: To download the app you will need a Jio account. So, if you don’t have a Jio account, simply create one.
  • Step 2: Once you’re able to successfully download the JioTV Apk file on Android, go to your phone’s ‘Settings’ and then to its ‘Security’ option in order to enable ‘Unknown Sources.’
  • Step 3: Then, click on the ‘App’ and select the ‘install’ option to start the installation process.
  • Step 4: Now, wait till the installation process finishes, and once done, open the JioTV app and sign-in to your Jio account with your Jio mobile number and email address to finally watch your favorite TV shows for free at any-time and anywhere.

Option 2: iOS Devices (iPhone and iPad)

  • Step 1: In order to view Jio TV on your iOS device, you need to follow the same process, mentioned above but while performing the above-mentioned steps make sure to download ‘JioTV App for iOS’ from the Jio website or from the ‘iPhone App Store.’
  • Step 2: Once the download of the JioTV Apk completes, install the JioTV app on your iPhone and simply log in using the Jio mobile number, email ID, and password to enjoy watching TV programs on your iOS device.

These are the steps that will be useful for those who won’t appreciate sitting next to their TVs for watching their most loved TV programs (on their particular odd timings) because of the tight-busy schedule and at the same time also useful for those individuals who live in places such as hostel where TV isn’t permitted or accessible.

However, there’re also those individuals who sometimes especially during weekends love watching their favorite channels on the big widescreen of their Smart TVs or Computers instead of the smaller screen of their Smartphones. Therefore, below we’ve even listed the steps for how you can download the JioTV app on Smart TV and Computers as well. Even though it is very well known that can’t utilize the JioTV application on a desktop computer or laptop, still we’ve come out with a way to help you all install the JioTV app on your particular computers and Smart TVs. And, here are the steps for the same, have a look—

Steps to Download JioTV App for Smart TVs:

  • Step 1: On your Smart TV, open the “Play Store” app from its ‘App Section.’ 
  • Step 2: On Play Store, locate the ‘JioTV Application’ by typing the same in Play Store’s ‘Search bar.’
  • Step 3: Once, you’ll be able to locate it, click on the app to open it, and to select the ‘Install App’ option. 
  • Step 4:  Then, as soon as the installation of the JioTV APK finishes, open the JioTV application on your Smart TV.
  • Step 5: After that, what you need to do is enter your email ID along with a password to register yourself on the JioTV app. Also, you can log in with your Reliance Jio mobile number.
  • Step 6: Now, you’re all set to watch all channels and live TV on your Smart TV.

Alternatively, you can download the JioTV App on Smart TV using ‘Pen Drive’ and for that, these are the steps that you need to perform—

  • Step 1: To begin with this process, you need to download the link of the JioTV application instead of downloading the app directly.
  • Step 2: Once the link downloads, copy the APK to your pen drive and insert it on your Smart TV.
  • Step 3: After doing so, you need to further download the ‘File Explorer Application’ on your TV.
  • Step 4: Now, locate the JioTV app on the file explorer’s folder in order to download the APK.
  • Step 5: In the end, you have to install the ‘Bluetooth Mouse Application’ to finally open the JioTV application by simply entering your Jio mobile number, email ID, and password.

Steps To Download JioTV App on Computer/PCs:

Option 1: Windows Devices

  • To start with, launch your preferred internet browser from the following:
  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome, or 
  • Mozilla Firefox.
  • On its ‘Search bar’ type “BlueStacks” to reach its official website.
  • From there, you need to download its installer that might take a few minutes to get done.
  • Then, as soon as the download completes, run the ‘BlueStacks installer’ to install the same on your computer by performing the on-screen prompts.
  • After doing so, open/run the ‘BlueStacks application’ and from its main startup, learn about how you can utilize the BlueStacks UI app and a portion of its highlights with the help of short guidance that BlueStacks will itself provide on the screen.
  • Moving forward, search for the ‘Google Play Store’ application on it, and once you’re able to find it, tap on the same.
  • To use the ‘Google Play Store App’ you need to first sign in with your Gmail account and then, type for the ‘JioTV App’ on Google Play Store’s pursuit bar.
  • Once you’re able to open the JioTV app, click on the ‘Download’ button to save the app on the BlueStacks application.
  • In the end, follow the on-screen instructions to install the downloaded APK file of the JioTV application for the purpose of entertainment. Basically, by just entering your Jio number and OTP, you can easily open the JioTV app to watch your favorite channel on the big wide screen of your computer.

Option 2: Mac Devices

  • If you want to download and install the JioTV Application of your Apple Mac laptop and Linux Operating System for free then, using the same above-mentioned procedure of downloading and installing the JioTV App on Windows PC, you can get the app easily. To be precise, there’s no need to look for different methods to download the JioTV App on Mac and Linux devices. 

That’s all! This way, you all can watch all programs of TV channels across different languages and genres, that too directly free on your particular gadgets be it Android, iPhone, Smart TV, Windows, or Mac PCs.

Khushboo Chhibber

Star-stuck cinemagoer, always hungry for latest happenings in the entertainment world. I love to write what people love to talk about, everything that involves Bollywood excites me to write about it.

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