Crunchyroll is gaining popularity among other streaming services. Unfortunately, it doesn’t come as an app on each Smart TV. Samsung users wonder about the methods of how to get Crunchyroll on their devices. So if you want to know how to stream on Samsung TV, keep on reading.
How to get Crunchyroll on Samsung TV
Smart TVs make give users an opportunity to stream their favorite movies and shows using a lot of different apps. It depends on your Smart device which specific apps can be used or are already downloaded. Crunchyroll is a perfect choice to stream on your Samsung TV. So if you want to start using this app, keep on reading.
How to use The Crunchyroll App
There are several methods to do that:
To do that, you should follow the steps which would be mentioned in the section below:
- First of all, you should head to your general settings.
- Then, you should download the streaming app for free.
You will be able to stream most shows for free. To do that, you will need to watch some advertisements. In case you want to get rid of advertisements, you should pay for the subscription.
Via the Plex App
Another way is to download the Plex App. It’s a perfect choice to download on your TV. After you have done that, you can add the Crunchyroll Channel.
You don’t need to pay if you’re ok with watching some ads to be able to stream shows. In case you want to get rid of them, you will have to pay for a monthly subscription.
Via Screen Share
The main disadvantage of using this method is that you won’t be able to use your phone during the streaming period, as all your messages and action via the phone would be displayed on your TV and would interrupt the streaming process.
It usually is in your connectivity settings. If you have an iPhone, you will find that it’s in the shortcuts where you can find Bluetooth connectivity.
Via Crunchyroll App
Most streaming services that are compatible with your phone have a procedure to cast the video onto your TV. This is similar to Screen Share except you don’t share your screen at all times with the Samsung Smart TV. You’re able to continue to use your phone while the app is streaming to the TV.
How to watch via TV attachment
You can watch Crunchyroll through a TV attachment or console, but only if they’re able to join the internet. Below, you will see some extensions you can use to watch this anime streaming service:
- Blu-Ray or DVD player
- Gaming console
- Firestick or similar device
- HDMI phone attachment
Blu-Ray Or DVD Player
As the Blu-ray and the DVD players are connected to the Internet, you’re able to download streaming services like Crunchyroll. Some devices make it impossible to download those apps, others have some limits of apps that can be downloaded. So, if you want to add Crunchyroll as a channel, below you will see a list of apps that can be used for that:
Gaming consoles like PlayStations or Xbox are able to be connected to the Internet so you have an opportunity to download apps to stream services. Crunchyroll is one of the available apps that you can download. Moreover, you won’t face the problem of the inability to find the app within the gaming console. Below you will see gaming consoles you can stream Crunchyroll:
- Playstation 4
- Playstation 3
- Playstation 5
- Xbox 360
- Xbox ONE
- Playstation Vita
- Wii U
Firestick or similar device
Firestick or similar device can also be used to stream anime. Via those devices, you will be able to access many different streaming platforms.
Below you will see some common devices you can insert to your HDMI and stream Crunchyroll:
- Apple TV
HDMI phone attachment
An HDMI attachment can always be used to connect your phone to your Smart TV. It’s a perfect choice in case there is no Internet connection in the place you’re but have the Internet on your phone.
The main disadvantage of this method is that you would always be required to have the attachments plugged into an electrical outlet. They will not work if there is no electricity going to them, but they will charge your phone while it’s plugged in.
As you can see, there is nothing difficult in using the Crunchyroll app on your Smart TV.