As you probably know, TiVo is a bit peculiar platform. However, it started opening up to third-party apps just recently, which is what may happen with Paramount Plus as well. With that said, let’s take a close look at how to get Paramount Plus on TiVo, and we’ll also make sure to respond to other commonly asked questions.
Which TiVo Devices Are Compatible With Paramount Plus?
Officially, TiVo isn’t among the device types supported by Paramount Plus. However, you should know that Paramount Plus offers an Android TV app. This is where the recently introduced TiVo Stream 4K comes into play.
The TiVo Stream 4K is powered by Android TV, giving you access to more than 5,000 apps. We are sure that Paramount Plus will be among those, so we’ll focus on that device in this article.
Can You Get Paramount+ for Free on TiVo?
If you decide to subscribe to Paramount Plus before March 31, 2021, you will get a 1-month free trial – completely free of charge. No matter which subscription plan you select when signing-up, you will get to use Paramount Plus for a whole month without any restrictions. However, keep in mind that you’ll need to provide your payment details to activate this offer. Learn how to get it for free from this guide.
How to Get Paramount Plus on TiVo (7 Steps)
If you’re a proud owner of TiVo’s Stream 4K, here’s how to check whether Paramount Plus is available for your device. Go through the following steps.
- First, go ahead and subscribe to Paramount Plus (1 month free).
- Turn to your TiVo Stream 4K for the rest of this procedure.
- From TiVo’s home screen, navigate to Apps > Get More Apps.
- Now, use the built-in search to look up 'Paramount Plus.'
- Select the app’s icon and open its overview. Then, select 'Get' or 'Install.'
- Once the app downloads, go ahead and open it.
- Finally, log in following the on-screen prompts. That’s it!
What Other Devices Are Compatible With Paramount+?
You’ll be happy to know that Paramount Plus has done a great job of creating apps for a variety of platforms. We’re talking about smartphones, tablets, media streaming devices, smart TVs, and plenty more – as you can see just below.
- Smartphones & Tablets: iPhone & iPad, Android.
- Smart TVs: Samsung TVs, LG TVs, Vizio TVs, and other.
- Media Streaming Devices: Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Fire TV.
- Game Consoles: PlayStation, Xbox.
- Other Devices: Xfinity.
To learn about how to install Paramount Plus on individual devices, use the links we’ve provided just above.
Can You Cast Paramount Plus via Chromecast on TiVo?
Yes, the TiVo Stream 4K device comes with Chromecast built-in. That means that you can use your computer or your smartphone to cast different types of media to your TiVo. This method also comes as a solution if you can't install the Paramount Plus app on your TiVo.
To learn more about this process, including how to enable Chromecast via the Paramount+ app, make sure to use the provided link.
Can You Watch Paramount Plus in 4K on TiVo?
Yes, you can watch Paramount Plus in 4K and HDR on TiVo. That applies both to using the native Paramount Plus app as well as when casting this app's contents to your TV (via Chromecast). At the moment, the selection of 4K titles is limited, but we expect to see that change as new content arrives on the platform.
That would be all on how to get Paramount Plus on TiVo. Know that we’re here in case of any questions or doubts. Just make sure to post your comment below. Finally, thanks for reading!