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NexTV IPTV Player

The following tutorial will show you How to Install and Use NexTV IPTV Player on Firestick, Fire TV, and Android TV/Google TV.

NexTV is an IPTV Player that provides users with a fabulous interface to stream live channels on any device.

It does not feature any live content, however, it does allow users to integrate their preferred service for tons of advanced features.

This is similar to other popular IPTV Players including TiviMate, IPTV Smarters, Perfect Player, and more.

NexTV is an all-inclusive application that provides a modern layout structure to browse through all of your streaming options including Live TV, Movies, and TV Shows.

There is both a paid version and a free version of this service with various advanced features provided with the paid version.

Currently, NexTV+ is available for $19.99 for a lifetime subscription.

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With the premium version, users can access full functionality of the app including including managing/uploading playlists and more.  Those who purchase the premium plan will be able to use the upgraded experience on all of their Android devices as long at they are under the same user account where the registration took place.

In fact, a Premium account is required in order to stream VOD Content beyond the 30-minute mark.

We provide instructions for registering for a NexTV+ account via the companion website in the step-by-step guide below.

In this tutorial we provide instructions for installing NexTV on a Fire TV Stick 4K Max. These instructions also work for any variation of Firestick including Firestick Lite and Fire TV Cube.

How to Unlock Your Firestick/Fire TV

Those using an Android TV Device such as NVIDIA SHIELD, MECOOL, onn. Google TV Box, and more can install NexTV from the Google Play Store.

However, you can also follow the guide below to install NexTV on Android TV/Google TV directly from their official website.  By using our method below, you are guaranteed to the the latest release of the app.

Continue reading for step-by-step instructions to install and use NexTV on your preferred device.

Screenshots

Is NexTV IPTV Player Safe?

Before we install this app, I will scan the official Android APK installation file with VirusTotal.

Here is the screenshot of the scan results:

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VirusTotal did not find any suspicious files or malware within the APK file.

However, this does not mean we shouldn’t protect ourselves when streaming content from this 3rd party app.

The best way to do this is with Surfshark VPN which will secure your identity and anonymity when using NexTV or other applications.

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How to Install NexTV on Firestick & Android TV/Google TV

Use the guide below to install NexTV on your preferred media device.

In this guide, we are using an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max. However, these instructions also work for other streaming devices including Android TV and Google TV.


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Step 1: Install Downloader

1. From the home screen of your device, hover over the Find button and then click the Search box.

click search

2. Search for and select Downloader.

search for and select downloader

3. Choose the Downloader app.

choose the downloader app

4. Click Download or Get.

click download or get for the downloader app



5. Wait for the app to install.

wait for the app to install

6. You will then encounter Downloader Ready to launch! message.

downloader ready to launch meessage

7. Return to the home screen to hover over Settings and click My Fire TV.

return to settings and select my fire tv


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8. Choose Developer Options.

choose developer options

IMPORTANT: Please see the notes below if you don’t see Developer Options on your screen.

9. Click Install unknown apps.

click install unknown apps

10. Find the Downloader app and click it.

click the downloader app

11. This will turn Unknown Sources to On for the Downloader app and enable side-loading on your device.

Unknown Sources on for Downloader

Developer Options Not Available

If you are unable to locate developer options within settings, follow the instructions below to enable this to use the Downloader App.

1. Hover over the Settings icon and click My Fire TV.

Hover over the Settings icon and click My Fire TV.

2. Click About.

Note: Notice Developer Options is missing.

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3. Hover over Fire TV Stick and click the OK button on your remote 7 times to become a developer.

Hover over Fire TV Stick and click the OK button on your remote 7 times to become a developer.

4. Click the back button on your remote and you will notice Developer Options is now showing within My Fire TV.

Click the back button on your remote and you will notice Developer Options is now showing within My Fire TV.

Now that I’ve properly prepared my Firestick it’s time to move onto the next step.

Step 2: Install NexTV IPTV Player

1. Launch Downloader.

launch downloader

2. Hover over the URL bar and click the select button on your remote to open the keyboard.

hover over url bar and click the select button on your remote

3. Type the Downloader Code for the TROYPOINT Toolbox which is 250931 and click Go.

type the downloader code for the troypoint toolbox and click go

4. You will then see a redirect page.

redirect page for troypoint toolbox

5. This brings you to the TROYPOINT Toolbox home screen.

troypoint toolbox home screen

6. Scroll down to find NexTV IPTV Player and click Download.

Click Download NexTV

7. Wait for the application to install.

wait for NexTV to install

8. Click Install.

click install

9. You will then encounter NexTV Ready to launch! message. Click Done.

Click Done

Installation of NexTV is now complete.

Continue reading for instructions to move it to the front of your apps list as well as using this application on your preferred device.

Move to Front of Apps List

After installing, we can move NexTV to the front of our apps list for quick access.

1. From the home screen of your device, choose Apps.

choose apps

2. Scroll down to find NexTV and click the Menu button on your remote.

click the menu button on your remote

3. Select Move.

select move

4. Drag to the top of your apps list and drop it where you prefer.

drop the app at front of your apps list

After moving to the top of your apps list, we can launch the app and set it up for use.

How to Set Up NexTV IPTV Player

IMPORTANT NOTE: NexTV does not host any live channels or content. You must have an IPTV Service with login credentials for use.

1. After installation, launch the application and click the Settings icon in the upper left-hand corner.

click settings in the upper right hand corner

2. Select Add a playlist.

select add a playlist

3. There are two different integration methods. Choose your preferred option. In this instance, we are using Xtream.

choose xtream code or other

4. Enter your IPTV Service login credentials and click Submit.

enter your iptv login credentials and click submit

5. You will then encounter Information message stating that the playlist is uploading.

6. You can now enable different category options of your choice. Because this service has so many, we opted to deselect all.

deselect all category options

7. We can now click to enable the different categories that we prefer.

choose the category options you want to enable them

8. After selecting your preferred options, click Next.

click next

9. NexTV allows the same feature for VOD Movies. Choose the VOD Movie Categories you want to display.

enable categories for Movies VOD

10. Click Next again.

click next again

11. We can also do the same for the TV Shows Category. Click Next to finish.

click next to finish VOD categories for TV Shows

12. You are now met with the home screen of the NexTV app.

NexTV home screen set up complete

As noted above, VOD Content will not play in its entirety without a NexTV+ subscription.

If you try to view VOD Movies or TV Shows, you will likely encounter the following message.

Time Limit message for VOD Content

Below are instructions to register for a NexTV+ subscription via their online companion website.

How to Sign up for NexTV+ Premium

If you wish to access Movies and TV Shows in their entirety with this application, you must sign up for a NexTV+ subscription.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Users can also register for a free NexTV account which will allow access to your playlists, groups, favorites, and more.

Registering for NexTV is a simple process that we can do using their companion website.

1. Open your preferred browser and visit companion.nextv.fr. Click Sign in.

click sign in

2. Choose Create an account.

choose sign up

3. Enter your login credentials including email and password and click Submit. (We always suggest using an anonymous email for 3rd party apps such as this).

enter login credentials and click sign up

4. You can now open the menu and select Switch to NexTV+.

choose sign up for nextv+

5. Choose NexTV+ lifetime for all features of the app.

6. If you do not wish to pay for NexTV+, you can still access various options within the companion website.

This includes Your Playlists, Groups, and purchases.

options in companion website

7. You can view your current Playlists as well as connected devices and more.

Your Playlists on companion website

Adding IPTV Playlists in Companion App

You can add playlists through both the companion app or the application directly.  Using the Companion app is easier because you can use a keyboard on your PC. phone or tablet which makes it much quicker.

To add a Playlist through the NexTV Companion app go into My Playlists and then click Add a playlist.

Add a playlist in NexTV Companion App

It’s important to point out a few important details regarding this process.

Your IPTV service will provide you with the credentials that you need to make this work.  You will want to look for Xtream Codes Portal or just portal login information from your provider.  See my IPTV Master Class Video on the following page that shows how to securely register for IPTV and use it anonymously.

IPTV MasterClass Video & Resource Guide

When adding the url into the Host box, you do not want to add http:// or https://  as you will use the Protocol box to signify which is used in the address.  If your IPTV service url start with http:// you will choose that as Protocol.  If it starts with https:// you will choose that.

The port number is also usually added to the end of the address that your IPTV service provides.  This also must be removed from the URL as well and placed in the port box.

Here’s an example of how a typical URL looks from an IPTV provider and you will see in the above image how I add this as a playlist.

Host: http://domain.com:80

Once you’ve filled in your IPTV details click the Submit button.

Features & Details

There are tons of useful, advanced features available with NexTV which we describe below.

We suggest using the application and testing it with your service to see all of the options provided with this app.

After establishing your service within NexTV, we can use it for streaming purposes including Live TV & VOD Content.

  • Opening the Live TV Tab provides a list of channels in a simple user interface.

NexTV Live TV Tab

  • By clicking the left button on your remote, you can browse through all available categories from your service.

Browse through all Category options

  • The built-in “EPG” guide shows all channels available as well as the current show playing.

browse through channels with show names on NexTV

  • Within the View Mode of a channel is the ability to pause content and more.

TV view mode

  • To Exit out of playback, click the back button twice on your remote.

click back twice to exit playback

Watchlist

  • Long clicking on a channel selection prompts the following options including Add to Watchlist.

add channels to favorites in NexTV

  • You can access your Watchlist from the Home screen main menu.

Watchlist on home screen

Groups

  • You can also Add channels to Groups.
  • Long click on your preferred channel and select Add to group.

  • Select Create a New Group.

select create new group

  • Enter Group Name of your choice and click Submit.

enter group name of your choice and click submit

  • Your Groups list is accessible from the Home screen Main Menu.

Your Groups list on home screen

Search

  • The search option is easily accessible from the home screen to search for Channels, Movies, TV Shows, and Actors.

search

Recommended

  • Unlike other IPTV Players, NexTV provides Recommended content after viewing a Movie or TV Show.

Recommended

Replay

  • Users can also find watch History in the Replay section including Recently watched.

recently watched section of the NexTV App

Settings

Within the Settings are also tons of different options to cater to your needs.

  • The History category is available for Live TV, Movies, and Series.

History Tab for Live TV, Movies, and Series

  • The Live TV History shows your History as well as the ability to remove channels.

Live TV History Channels

  • User Interface Options are also available for Home, Live TV, & VOD.

User Interface for Home, Live TV, & VOD

  • Users can Enable and Disable various categories for each.

enable and disable categories for user interface

  • There are also Player Options for both Live TV & VOD.

player options for Live TV & VOD

  • This includes Playback Control, Frame Rate & Resolution, and Advanced Tools.

  • Other options include a Startup screen, App framerate, and more.

What I Really Like About NexTV

The feature that I really enjoy is having all of my playlists, favorites, groups, and watch-lists in an online account.  This means that when I add the app to a new streaming device, everything is there!

TiviMate needs to take note of these features and allow the same login opportunities.  They also need to allow for an easier registration process like this because their companion app is less than ideal.

Final Thoughts

Overall, NexTV is a fabulous IPTV Player that works with IPTV Service that offer the ability to use an external app.

There are some bugs that I’ve encountered with the companion website where I see XML errors.  Also, their Playback feature is supposed to work for IPTV services that offer catchup which allows for going back in time and watching a previously aired program.  This isn’t working properly in the application.

There is no record option yet.

I really hope that the developer of this application continues adding features and improving the app as this one can be just as good as TiviMate if not better.

For more information, check out the official website linked below.

Official Website

Frequently Asked Questions

What is NexTV?

NexTV is an IPTV Player that works with various IPTV Services to stream live channels on your preferred device.

Is NexTV Free?

Yes. This app is absolutely free to install and use. However, there is also a premium option available for a lifetime fee with additional features.

Does NexTV Have Live Channels?

No. This application does not host any content itself and must be integrated with an IPTV Service to stream content.

What is the Best IPTV Player?

There are tons of fabulous IPTV Players available including TiviMate, Sparkle TV, Televizo, IPTV Smarters, NexTV and more.

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Notable Replies

  1. Avatar for TXRon TXRon says:

    Does anyone know if Troys version of NexTV in the toolbox is the same as the playstore?

  2. Mine looks nothing like his and nothing is loading for me. I’m not even getting a home page

  3. Are they even the same Nextv app. They look nothing alike and the one I installed from the toolbox frooze completely. I had to uninstall

  4. Avatar for TXRon TXRon says:

    I steered clear due to sending my iptv creds to somebody elses cloud concerns me.

  5. Very nice review done by Troy…

    Thank you.

    I wanted to give this one a try and compare to sparkle, but I do not see how to add M3U information.
    My provider does not have extreme codes.

    Any suggestions please.

  6. Hello everyone, I’m linking directly to their Amazon Firestick APK link at the following site within the tooblox.

    https://www.app.nextv.fr/

    The APK file from their site shows as “3.0.17-tv-boxes” whereas when you download from Google Play it displays as “3.0.17-google-tv” so there may be some slight differences with the APK. Seeing how Amazon is now running things with their new devices, I’m sure these devs need to jump through their hoops.

    With all of that being said, I would suggest installing through Google Play if you are on an Android device to ensure you are getting the proper release. Someone said that theirs looks different. Mine doesn’t, both look the same and you probably installed something different.

    I also installed this on my Android phone and it’s working as expected there as well.

  7. Hello @TXRon I was thinking the same thing as you but used my trial services with it to test. One thing that you will notice in settings after upgrading to their + version is that you can turn off cloud if you would like.

    If not using the cloud sync feature I personally don’t think I would spend 20 bucks on this yet as there are still some bugs they need to work out.

  8. Avatar for Bob11 Bob11 says:

    I have been using Tivimate and very happy with it. The feature that I use alot is the catch-up feature along with an IPTV that has this feature. Does NexTV offer the catch-up feature?

  9. Hello @Bob11 they do but I couldn’t get it to work. It returned an error. Definitely stay with TiviMate if that’s a feature that you use. As I say in the review, hopefully they will keep adding features and fix some of the bugs such as Catchup.

  10. Overall, it’s fun to try out new players, but the EPG has a lot to be desired.

  11. Avatar for TXRon TXRon says:

    Thanks Troy, I will keep an eye on it but as others have stated its pretty hard to beat tivimate. What I find interesting is/if you could upload all your subs and mix/cut out as needed etc…glue it back together as one output…then we might be on to something :joy:

  12. I have been waiting years for someone to come up with a player for those folks having more than one service. Wouldn’t it be great to have the ability to create a “Favorites” folder with your selection of channels from several services? A programming nightmare to create for sure, but I can dream, can’t I? :wink:

  13. Avatar for TXRon TXRon says:

    actually you can do that with tivimate

  14. For everyone’s information…

    I was evaluating NexTV player today.
    Downloaded it and entered playlist information around 3:00 p.m. today.
    At 9:02 pm tonight while looking at the Notre Dame vs Miami football game, the TV image froze and a message is displayed saying “You have reached your viewing limit for today. Switch over to nexTV+ to continue.”

    Am I missing something?

    I downloaded this from tool box…

  15. Avatar for TXRon TXRon says:

    That is correct and Troy mentioned that in his article. Its limited unless you pay

  16. try sportsfire tv its free and works well

  17. Thanks for your suggestion…

    Can you please provide a link?

  18. its safe and very good :+1:

  19. Just tried NEXTV and honestly not impressed ! its a swine to sort favourites and EPG is rubbish … TIVIMATE still the best for me … not worth €19.95 lifetime or not !!!

  20. I said what the heck, and went ahead and bought the premium version. My advice? Do not waste your time or money, trust me! Absolute garbage for $20. The “EPG” isn’t even a true EPG - it’s just your channels in a grid, like that free Live Tv app that was popular on Kodi. Can’t remember the name. And if your IPTV service has different sections, like movies, sports, etc., you can only scroll through one section at a time. So you have to create a favorite list, which is super-time consuming on this player. I’m gonna stick with TiviMate, even though I’m out $20 bucks. Live and learn.

    PS - one last thing…I’ve tried quite a few different IPTV services. I actually enjoy trying them out. Wish I’d have kept a blog or something about each service. But anyways…the best one hands down, in my opinion at least, was Gears Reloaded. It was absolutely amazing…but the guy who ran it, well…not the brightest bulb in the box. I’ll just leave it at that. Sorry for the long post.

  21. The premium version of TiviMate does that flawlessly. I have multiple services on there, and it’s easy to create your own favorite lists and groups. You can even edit and change the name of the channels. And once you get the hang of how everything works, it’s actually kinda fun.

  22. Avatar for Miki Miki says:

    My channels name editor list is extensive and, like you, I love playing with the options. I really should get and use the multiscreen finction ready for football playoffs.

  23. Please don’t mention any unverified paid IPTV services on here…
    There are good reasons for that rule.


  24. This is my add a playlist for Nextv app from playstore. Look nothing like the Troy’s tutorial add a playlist.

    His image shows 2 optiona I’m showing 3 options…

    My first attempt was from the toolbox to my Firestick and I got the same 3 options…

    This image is the playstore download to my android phone…

  25. If it’s similar to all the other players that I’ve tried, hit the m3u link and type in your playlist.

    I would guess that either the ‘1-Stream’ or ‘XC’ would allow you to enter an xstream set of data.

  26. I agree 100%. I also bought the premium + service for $20 just to play around with it. Well I will use it only on any TV I have over my TiviMate limit. It is very cumbersome to navigate and as you mentioned the epg is really nonexistent. And when you do find the little epg it is 24 hour timeframe and I can’t find anywhere to change it. TiviMate is still king of the hill for me.

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