How to Watch Philo on VIZIO Smart TV
You can stream Philo on VIZIO Smart TV. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming Philo using your VIZIO Smart TV. Learn how to get the most out of your VIZIO Smart TV while using Philo.
Philo is a live TV streaming service designed for entertainment lovers which includes 60+ channels for $25 per month. It’s an especially attractive option for fans of live TV who don’t watch sports.
They have a single $25 plan with major channels from A&E Networks, AMC Networks, Discovery, Hallmark, and ViacomCBS. These include A&E, AMC, BET, Comedy Central, Discovery, HGTV, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Paramount Network. The service also has a Unlimited DVR, which now keeps your recordings for up to a year.
You’ll also get channels like Cooking Channel, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, LOGO, and Nicktoons.
While it doesn’t include any local or sports channels like ESPN, FS1 or NBC Sports Network, it is the cheapest option for live entertainment-only TV.
VIZIO Smart TV
VIZIO Smart TV can be used to watch Live TV Streaming Services and On Demand Streaming Services.
Can you stream Philo on VIZIO Smart TV?
How to Sign Up and Download Philo on VIZIO Smart TV
Unfortunately, Philo is not currently available natively using VIZIO Smart TV. Philo may launch a native app for VIZIO Smart TV in the future, but for now you can only stream using Google Cast (2016+ models).
You can still sign up for Philo and use it on other devices like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Samsung Smart TV, and Sony Smart TV.
- Click here to sign up for Philo.
- Install the Philo iPhone/iPad app or Android Phone/Tablet app.
- Once installed, log in using your Philo credentials.
- Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android Phone/Tablet or iPhone/iPad.
- Start playing the content in the Philo app and select the Google Cast icon.
- Choose your VIZIO Smart TV and it will start displaying on your Smart TV.
How to Sign Up for Philo on Other Streaming Devices
If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use Philo on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Samsung Smart TV, and Sony Smart TV.
What features are available on Philo?
Unlimited Cloud DVR
Philo has DVR storage, which lets you keep shows for . Those grandfathered on their legacy plans ($16 or $20 a month), will have their recordings stored for 30 Days.
You can only record an entire series, not a single episode. If you start recording after you tune into a channel, the recording will start from the beginning of the program.
While it’s still recording, you can watch from the beginning but you won’t be able to fast forward through commercials.
Up to 3 Devices
Philo allows you to stream on up to 3 devices simultaneously.
33 TV Everywhere Apps
Philo gives you access to 33 different TV Everywhere apps.
List of Compatible Apps
- A&E App
- AHC Go
- AMC App
- Animal Planet Go
- BBC America App
- BET NOW
- CMT App
- Comedy Central App
- Destination America Go
- Discovery Life Go
- FYI App
- Hallmark Channel Everywhere
- IFC App
- Investigation Discovery Go
- Lifetime App
- LOGO App
- MTV App
- Nick App
- Nick Jr. App
- Paramount Network App
- Science Channel Go
- SundanceTV App
- TLC GO
- TV Land App
- VH1 App
- VICELAND App
- Watch Cooking Channel
- Watch DIY
- Watch Food Network
- Watch HGTV
- Watch Travel Channel
- WE tv App
There is a variety of on demand content to stream within the Philo app.
No Parental Controls
There are no parental controls for Philo.
Only DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, and Sling TV have parental control features.
72-hour Rewind Feature
This feature allows you to watch shows that you didn’t record, for up to three days after it aired. This feature adds a lot of additional shows that aren’t normally available on demand.