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How to Watch PBS Kids on Android TV

You can stream PBS Kids on Android TV. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming PBS Kids using your Android TV. Learn how to get the most out of your Android TV while using PBS Kids.


PBS Kids

PBS Kids is an online streaming platform on which children can view episodes of their favorite kids’ show for free. All content here is kid-friendly and safe, and runs the gamut of progressive edutainment: PBS Kids programming focuses on building knowledge, encouraging growth, creative thinking, and emotional problem-solving. You can also stream the live PBS Kids channel on the app for free (no subscription or login required).

While your family can enjoy PBS Kids for free with the app, the content is limited to eight episodes and a handful of clips per show. If you pay for PBS Kids as an Amazon video channel, you’ll have on demand access to every episode of every show.

Android TV

Android TV is a streaming device that can be used to watch On Demand Streaming Services.

Can you stream PBS Kids on Android TV?

How to Sign Up and Download PBS Kids on Android TV

PBS Kids is available natively using Android TV. Additionally, you may be able to stream to your Android TV through Google Cast.

PBS Kids app on Android TV

  1. Click here to sign up for PBS Kids.
  2. Once you’ve signed up, go to the Home Screen on your Android TV.
  3. Launch the app store and search for “PBS Kids” on your Android TV. Alternatively, Click here to install the app.
  4. Select “Download” to install the app.
  5. Once installed, log in using your PBS Kids credentials.
  6. You can now stream PBS Kids on Android TV.

Google Cast

  1. Click here to sign up for PBS Kids.
  2. Install the PBS Kids iPhone/iPad app OR Android Phone/Tablet app.
  3. Once installed, log in using your PBS Kids credentials.
  4. Make sure your streaming device is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android Phone/Tablet OR iPhone/iPad.
  5. Start playing the content in the PBS Kids app and select the Google Cast icon.
  6. Choose your Android TV and it will start displaying on your streaming device.

How to Sign Up for PBS Kids on Other Streaming Devices

If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use PBS Kids on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV and VIZIO Smart TV.


What features are available on PBS Kids?

Single Profile Only

PBS Kids is a free online service so creating a profile isn’t necessary for viewing. There is a sign-up option, however, which allows for the creation of save points and similar information for games on their website. You can still play without a username; you just won’t be able to save your game.

No Parental Controls

While there is a “grownups” tab, there is no need for parental restrictions since all the content is kid-friendly.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Netflix and Star have parental control features.

Simultaneous Devices

Any programming on PBS Kids can be watched from multiple devices at once. Signing into your profile isn’t necessary to begin viewing, so as long as your device has access to the internet all you need to do is go to their site.

No Ads

If you use the free version of the PBS Kids app, brief messages from corporate sponsors may appear at the start of certain episodes. There are no ads if you add the service through Amazon Prime Video.

Offline Downloads

The free version of PBS Kids does not allow for offline viewing. Shows can be downloaded if you add PBS Kids through Amazon Prime Video.


TV Shows

PBS Kids is home to dozens of shows created specifically for wholesome edutainment. This includes hundreds of episodes of Sesame Street (1969), Sid the Science Kid (2008), Nature Cat (2015), Molly of Denali (2019), and much more.

Kids

All the content on PBS Kids is specifically designed for children.

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