Many of the devices and platforms that support Sling TV normally update apps automatically. If you still need to update, choose your device below for step-by-step instructions on how to do so:

 

If you don't see your device listed here, please refer to the manufacturer's instructions for how to update apps.


Amazon Fire Tablet

To find out if an update is available for Sling TV on your Amazon tablet, visit the App Store on your device.  Let's start by returning to your home screen.

 

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Then tap Apps.


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Tap Store, located on the top right corner of your screen, to open the App Store.


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Once the App store has launched, look to the top left corner of your screen to locate the menu icon.  Click on the menu icon.

 

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Scroll down within your menu until you land on App Updates. Tap App Updates.  All of your apps in need of an update will be available here.
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If an update is available for Sling TV, tap the Update button located beside the Sling TV app details.


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Tap Update to being installing the update

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Once the installation process is complete click Open, located where Update was previously.  Your Sling TV App will launch. Return to your stream and enjoy!
 

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Apple TV

Your Apple TV is set to automatically update your applications. If you turned this function off, return to the App Store and select Sling TV. If an update is available, select Update.

Android Device

Typically, your Android device will launch a pop-up window notifying you of an available update.  If you click OK, you will automatically be redirected to the Google Play Store. If you do not click OK, you can still access the update. To do so, open the Google Play Store.


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Locate your Sling TV App by using the search engine.

 

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If an update is available, you will see an UPDATE button, as opposed to open. Click UPDATE to begin the installation process.


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Before the installation begins you must accept the Terms and Conditions.  Click ACCEPT to continue with your update.


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Allow the download and installation process to run its course.


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Once the update is complete, simply click OPEN to return to your stream!


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Android TV

Typically, your Sling TV app will automatically update on your Android TV. If an update does not automatically occur, follow the steps below to check for and install any available updates.
 

Return to your Android TV home screen, scroll down to Apps, then find and launch the Google Play Store.


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Scroll down to My Apps.


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The top bar within My Apps will display any available updates by app. Click on the Sling TV App if it is available under updates.

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Now click UPDATE.

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Your Android TV will launch an App Permissions form. Press Accept to start the installation process.

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Allow the download and installation process to run its course.

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Once the update is complete, click OPEN to launch your newly updated Sling TV app!

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Google Chrome

Sling TV is supported on the most recent version of Google Chrome. Normally, Google Chrome updates automatically. If you still need to update your browser to watch Sling TV, open Google Chrome.  

In the top-right corner, click on the Settings icon.

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Then click Update Google Chrome. If you do not see this option, this means you are on the latest version.

Finally, click relaunch.

To learn how to see what version of Google Chrome you are using, click here.

iOS Device

To check for, or install, an update temporarily leave the Sling TV app, then open your App Store.


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Look to the bottom right corner of your App Store to locate the Updates folder.



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If an update is available for Sling TV it will be listed here. Simply click the UPDATE button, then allow the installation to run its course.


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Roku

Typically your Sling TV app will automatically update on your Roku device.  If an update does not automatically occur follow the  steps below to check for and install any available updates.


Start by returning to your Roku home screen.


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 Select Settings.

  

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Then System.


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 Next, select System Update.


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Click Check Now.  


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Your Roku device will scan for any available updates across all applications.


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If an updates is available, your Roku device will automatically install the update.  Once the update is complete click OK.  


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Use the Home button on your remote to return to your home screen. Then, launch your Sling TV app and begin streaming.


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Windows 10

Your Windows 10 device can automatically update applications the moment they become available. To enable automatic update, please follow the steps below.


To start, open the Windows Store.


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Press, or click, the user icon near the search bar on the top-right corner of the page.


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Press, or click, Settings from the drop down menu.


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Under App updates is Update apps automatically, switch the toggle to the On position.

*This should be the default setting on your Windows 10 device.


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If you would prefer to check manually for app updates follow the steps below.  Open the Windows Store and click on the user icon. Now, press, or click, Downloads and updates.

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Press, or click, the blue Check for updates box, under the search bar.

*You can also check for updates for specific apps by visiting their page in the Windows Store.


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XBOX One

Installing Sling TV on your XBOX One is easy! Just follow the steps below:


Start by navigating to the Store tab on the XBOX menu. Select Search all Apps, then search for "Sling TV."


Select the Sling TV icon for more information. Next, select Get App, then Download App to begin installation.


Click Launch once the app has downloaded to open the Sling TV app!


Now, just sign in and enjoy! If you do not have a Sling TV account, click here to learn how to create one.