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How to Get Disney Plus on your TV

Watching Disney Plus on your TV has never been easier. See below for a list of how to watch the service on different devices.

Erin Gobler
Kids watching TV

Disney Plus is compatible with most devices, including smart TVs, making it easy for fans of all of Disney's brands to tune in to their favorite shows and movies. 

If you don't have the service yet, then maybe you're thinking about buying a subscription or considering the Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus bundle. Before you make a decision, there are a couple of things you should know -- starting with how to get Disney Plus on your TV and other streaming devices.

What is Disney Plus?

Disney Plus is Disney's premier streaming service. The streamer is home to classic movies, syndicated shows, and original content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. Since launching in 2019, the streaming service has debuted originals like The Mandalorian and WandaVision, premiered blockbuster movies like Hamilton, and delivered new releases like Cruella and Black Widow, all available from the comfort of your home.

Is Disney Plus Compatible with My Device?

Disney Plus is compatible with most devices. See below for a full list of the devices you can use to stream the service:

  • Internet Browsers

  • Android phones and tablets

  • Apple iPhones and iPads

  • Amazon Fire Tablet

  • Smart TVs

  • Android TV Devices

  • LG WebOS Smart TVs

  • Samsung Tizen Smart TVs

  • Amazon FireTV

  • Apple AirPlay

  • Apple TV (4th Generation and later)

  • Chromebook

  • Chromecast

  • Roku

  • Sony PlayStation

  • Xbox

  • Vizio SmartCast TV

  • Xfinity Flex and X1 TV Box

How to Get Disney Plus on Your Smart TV

If you have a TV with built-in streaming capabilities, downloading Disney Plus is easy. Here are the Smart TVs that allow you to watch Disney Plus, as well as some basic steps to access the app.

Samsung Smart TV

  1. Check to ensure your TV is connected to the internet.

  2. Head over to the "Apps" hub on your SMART TV.

    • Some Samsung TV remotes come with a "Home" button that will make finding the App menu easier.

  3. Use the search feature in the Apps hub to search for "Disney Plus."

  4. Select the Disney Plus search result and click "Install."

    • Once installed, the app should show up in your installed apps or as a featured app on your home screen.

  5. Launch the Disney Plus app and sign up or put in your login information.

LG Smart TV

  1. Check to ensure your TV is connected to the internet.

  2. Head over to the "LG Content" store on your LG TV.

  3. Use the search feature located in the top right of the screen to search for "Disney Plus."

  4. Select the Disney Plus search result and click "Install."

    • Once installed, the app should appear on your LG home launcher screen.

  5. Provide your user credentials to log into the app.

Phillips Smart TV

  1. Check to ensure your TV is connected to the internet.

  2. Click the home button on your TV remote, then head over to the "Play Store."

  3. Use the search feature in the Play Store to search for "Disney Plus."

  4. Select the Disney Plus search result and click "Install."

    • Once installed, the app should appear on your home screen.

  5. Create a new account or use your existing information to sign in. 

How to Get Disney Plus Using Streaming Devices

If you'd rather use a streaming device to download the Disney Plus app, you're in luck. The service is available on most devices, and there are instructions below to start watching on some of the most popular devices. 

Amazon Firestick

  1. Launch your Amazon Firestick, then type in "Disney Plus" in the search feature.

  2. Choose Disney Plus in the search results.

    • The Disney Plus app should also be in the "Featured" section of your Firestick's homepage, and you can choose it from there as well.

  3. Click the "Get: Free to Download" button.

  4. Wait for the app to install, then check back on your homepage to see if it's there.

    • Remember that once the app has downloaded, you can head over to your settings to move the app's location around on your homepage, so it's easier to access.

  5. You're in, just enter your Disney account credentials or subscribe.

Roku

  1. Launch your Roku, then click the "Home" button.

  2. Scroll down until you see the "Streaming Channels" menu option, then select that option.

  3. Search for "Disney Plus" and select the service once it has populated in the search results.

  4. Select "Add channel," then head back to your homepage to see if it has been downloaded.

    • Remember that you can change where the channel is located by hovering over the channel, pressing the settings button, and selecting the "Move Channel" option.

  5. Sign up or log into your Disney Plus account.

Chromecast

  1. Download Disney Plus onto the device you will use to cast the service.

    • Disney Plus will allow you to cast to Chromecast using Google Chrome browser, iOS, and Android devices.

  2. Start the app and input your username and password.

  3. Cast onto your Chromecast device.

Our Final Take

Disney Plus is available on most platforms, allows everyone in the family to make their own profile, and is loaded with content for kids and adults alike. Now that you know how to access the service, you're ready to find your new favorite series or movie franchise and start streaming.