Why can’t I download Paramount Plus on my TV?

Answered by Antonio Sutton

Unfortunately, Smart TV web browsers are not compatible with streaming Paramount+ content. This means that you won’t be able to download the Paramount Plus app directly onto your TV. It’s important to note that this limitation is specific to Smart TV web browsers and does not apply to other devices or platforms.

However, there are alternative ways to access and enjoy Paramount+ content on your TV. Paramount+ is available on a wide range of streaming devices and platforms, such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and gaming consoles like Xbox and PlayStation. These devices have dedicated Paramount Plus apps that can be downloaded and installed, allowing you to stream your favorite CBS shows and movies on your TV.

To access Paramount+ on your TV, you’ll need to have one of these compatible devices and connect it to your TV using an HDMI cable or wirelessly, depending on the device. Once connected, you can navigate to the app store on the device and search for the Paramount Plus app. Download and install the app, and then sign in with your Paramount+ account credentials to start streaming.

If you don’t already own a compatible streaming device, you can consider purchasing one that suits your needs and budget. These devices are relatively affordable and offer a variety of streaming options beyond just Paramount+. They provide a user-friendly interface and easy access to multiple streaming services, making them a great investment for your entertainment needs.

In my personal experience, I have used a Roku streaming device to access Paramount+ on my TV. The setup process was straightforward, and I was able to download the Paramount Plus app quickly. Once logged in, I had access to a vast library of CBS content, including popular shows like “The Big Bang Theory,” “NCIS,” and “Survivor.” The streaming quality was excellent, and I could easily browse and search for specific episodes or movies.

While Smart TV web browsers may not support streaming Paramount+ content, there are numerous other platforms and devices available that can provide access to this streaming service. By using compatible streaming devices such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or Apple TV, you can enjoy your favorite CBS shows and movies on your TV with ease.