It’s popcorn time!

First of all

In compliance with Google Play Terms and Conditions and the Developer Distribution Agreement, this article doesn’t include any link to Google Play external Android apps.

Given its nature, Popcorn Time is a Google Play external app and may not comply with minimum Google suggested quality. Install Popcorn Time in your device is your choice and responsibility.

Check your country law to know if Popcorn Time use is legal in your zone.

What is Popcorn Time?

Popcorn Time is a multi-platform, open source BitTorrent client that includes an integrated media player.

The program is a free alternative to subscription-based video streaming services such as Netflix. It’s totally free and the Android version is compatible with our Chromecast.


Enable Unknown Sources

To install Popcorn Time you’ll need Enable “Unknown Sources” on Android. To enable Unknown Sources go to Settings > Security and check the box next to “Unknown Sources”.

A dialogue box may pop-up asking you to confirm the action, just tap OK to confirm.


Get the APK file

Open a Internet Browser (like Chrome) in your Android and search in Google “popcorn time android”. Click the first result (Should be the official popcorn page) and click the “Install” button.

This process will download the app in apk format.

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Install the APK file

Now navigate to the directory where you have copied or downloaded your APK file. Mostly, it’s stored in the “Downloads” folder on your Android device.

Once in the directory, tap the APK icon and an installation dialogue box will pop-up. Hit the install button to install the APK on your Android.

That is all since now you’ll be able to enjoy all the films and series as you want totally free.


Choose your preferred movie and broadcast it to your tv with only touching the Chromecast send icon.

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Keep in mind

Don’t forget to check your wifi connection before start using Popcorn Time. It spends a lot of data.

It’s better to use official App stores like Google Play and Amazon for application installation but if you want to install apps directly then make sure you’re downloading the APK files from a trusted site. Always read the permissions that each app requires before hitting the install button.