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How To Download and Sign Up For Paramount Plus on VIZIO Smart TV

Paramount Plus is a video streaming service that that includes on-demand access to 12,000+ TV show episodes and movies including originals “Star Trek: Discovery”, Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants”, MTV’s “The Challenge”, VH1’s “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, and CBS shows like “NCIS”, “Young Sheldon”, and “Survivor”.

Paramount+ is available with limited ads for $5.99 / month or ad-free for $9.99 / month. While It will launch on March 4th, 2021, if you sign-up before then, you can get 50% off your first year of Paramount+.

How to Sign-Up for Paramount Plus on VIZIO Smart TV

Paramount+ natively supported VIZIO SmartCast 3.0+ TVs, which include most VIZIO SmartCast TVs from 2016 or newer. You can also also stream it to your VIZIO TV using Google Cast and AirPlay, if your model supports it.

If your VIZIO Smart TV is compatible, this is how you can get it working.

Using VIZIO Smart Cast App

  1. Click here to sign-up for Paramount Plus
  2. On your VIZIO SmartCast TV, go to the Home Screen
  3. Select Paramount Plus to install it to your television
  4. Once installed, log-in using your Paramount Plus credentials and stream your favorite Paramount Plus shows & movies

Using AirPlay

  1. Click here to sign-up for Paramount Plus
  2. Click here to install the Paramount Plus iOS App on your iPhone or iPad
  3. Once installed, log-in using your Paramount Plus credentials
  4. Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your iOS device
  5. Start playing the content in the Paramount Plus App and select the AirPlay icon in the top right
  6. Choose your VIZIO SmartCast TV and it will start displaying on your television

If you have a compatible TV and you don’t see AirPlay as an option, make sure you update to the latest VIZIO SmartCast firmware

Google Cast

  1. Click here to sign-up for Paramount Plus
  2. Install the Paramount Plus iOS App or Android App
  3. Once installed, log-in using your Paramount Plus credentials
  4. Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your mobile device
  5. Start playing the content in the Paramount Plus App and select the Cast icon in the top right
  6. Choose your VIZIO SmartCast TV and it will start displaying on your television

What Are The Pricing & Plans of Paramount+?

Paramount Plus will have two plans: $5.99 / month with ads and $9.99 / month without ads.

What Features will be Available on Paramount+?

Each account will include up to six user profiles and three concurrent streams, which is similar to what most streaming services offer. Paramount+ does have offline download capabilities, but only under their ad-free plan.

Paramount+ also has parental controls that let you choose a rating category that best suits your child’s age and what they’re allowed to view.

What Content is available on Paramount+?

Paramount+ is home to a library of over 12,000 episodes of television including most shows that have aired on CBS in recent years. This includes those like NCIS, Blue Bloods, and Hawaii Five-0, as well as reality series like Survivor and The Amazon Race.

Paramount+ will also remain the destination for all CBS All Access exclusives, including The Stand, Star Trek: Picard, The Good Fight, Why Women Kill, Tooning Out the News, and Star Trek: Discovery.

You will also be able to watch your local CBS affiliate so you can stream local news or live sports like NFL on CBS, PGA Tour, College Basketball, College Football, and UEFA Champions League.

How to Sign-Up for Paramount+ on Other Streaming Devices

If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign-up for Paramount Plus on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Xbox, PS4 & PS5, iPhone/iPad, Android, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.

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