How to Find and Install the Tablo App on Your Device

Tablo Support - David
Tablo Support - David
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Legacy Tablo apps are not currently compatible with the new 4th Generation Tablo models. In turn, these new 4th Gen apps are not currently compatible with Legacy Tablo models.

Please note the 4th Generation Tablo is currently not compatible with Apple TV. Our team is hard at work on this app and hopes to have it available soon.

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If you would like to access your Tablo with a compatible device, you will need to download and install the Tablo app. 

You can differentiate the correct type of Tablo app for your device model by the app icons.

Tablo apps for 4th Generation Tablo models are light blue and white with a dark blue background. Tablo apps for Legacy Tablo models are light blue and orange with white accents.

 

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If you are not able to find the Tablo app on your device, it may not be supported. 

 

Table of Contents

 

Amazon Fire TV (including Smart TVs powered by Amazon Fire TV)

  1. From the main menu, locate Find or the magnifying glass icon  on your Fire TV. Next, scroll down to where it says ‘Search’. From there you can type ‘Tablo’. Alternatively, you can use your voice to search the Tablo app. Just press the voice button on your Alexa Voice Remote and say ‘Tablo’.

  2. Select Tablo for Amazon Fire TV from the list.

  3. Select Get  to start your download.

  4. Once this has been downloaded, you can press the Home button    on your Fire TV remote to get back to the main menu. The Tablo App will be in the App section as with everything else you've downloaded.

 

Android Smartphone or Tablet

  1. Open the Google Play Store app. It will look like this: Google Play
  2.  The search option will be located at the top of the app. Select this and search for Tablo
  3. Select Install and the Tablo App will be installed on your smartphone or tablet.
  4. When the installation is complete, the Install button will become an Open button. Tapping this will launch the app. The app will also be located within the apps section of your device.

 

Android TV/Google TV (Including Smart TVs Powered by Android TV/Google TV)

  1. From the home screen, scroll to Apps using the direction pad on your remote.
  2. Select the Google Play Store App. It will look like this: Google Play
  3. At the top of the screen select Search and enter ‘Tablo’ into the search bar using the on-screen keyboard.
  4. Select the Tablo app from the available list of apps and follow the on-screen instructions to install it.

 

iPhone or iPad

  1. Using your iPhone or iPad, open the App Store.
  2. Tap Search, which is located at the bottom of the screen on the right, and search for ‘Tablo’.
  3. Select the Tablo app.
  4. Tap the Get button. If you see a cloud icon instead, this means that you have previously downloaded this app. You can select the cloud to download the app again.
  5. This will automatically be downloaded onto your iPhone or iPad’s home screen.

The legacy iPhone and iPad apps are not compatible with TV-connected Tablo models (Tablo DUAL HDMI & Tablo QUAD HDMI)

 

Roku (including Smart TVs powered by Roku)

  1. Press the Home button on your Roku remote. It will look like this: home
  2. Using the direction pad on your Roku remote scroll up or down and select Streaming Channels by pressing the OK button to open the Channel Store.
  3. Scroll down and select Search Channels by pressing the OK button located in the center of your direction pad.
  4. This will bring up a keyboard so that you can type in ‘Tablo’.
  5. Scroll over to Tablo from the top of the search result and press the OK button on your remote to open the details.
  6. Select Add Channel to install the channel onto your Roku device. If you have a Roku account PIN, then you will be required to enter it.
  7. After this has been downloaded, you can press the Home button once more. This will bring you back to the main screen of your Roku. If you scroll down, you will see that the Tablo app is located at the bottom of the list.

 

Samsung Smart TV (4th Generation Only)

  1. Press the Home button on your remote.
  2. Select APPS > SEARCH. Search Icon.pngSearch should be in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Type 'Tablo TV'this should filter your list to reveal the Tablo app.
  4. Select your app and click Install.
  5. Again, press the Home button on your remote.
  6. Use your directional pad and go to APPS > SETTINGS.
  7. Select the Tablo App and click Add to Home. Your Tablo App is now on the Home Menu of your Samsung Smart TV.

You need a Samsung account to manage apps. Here's information on how to set one up and manage it.

The legacy Tablo app for Samsung smart TVs is no longer supported. 

 

LG Smart TV (4th Generation Only)

  1. Press the Home button on the TV remote to enter the Home menu.
  2. Select Apps or LG Content Store from the menu options at the bottom.
  3. Select the Search Icon (the magnifying glass) in the upper right hand side of your screen.
  4. Enter 'Tablo TV' to find the Tablo app.
  5. Select the Tablo app and click Install
  6. Hover your pointer over your Tablo app
  7. Press and hold the Select (the wheel) button on your LG remote.
  8. While holding this button, you should be able to drag and drop the app onto your home screen. 

The legacy Tablo app for LG smart TVs is no longer supported. 

 

Apple TV (Legacy only)  

  1. Using your Apple TV remote, open the App Store.
  2. From there you can select Search. This should be located on the top right.
  3. Type in 'Tablo', and select it from the search results.
  4. From the Tablo information page, you can click the Get button. If you see a
    cloud icon instead, this means that you have previously downloaded this app. You
    can select the cloud to download the app again.
  5. Once the app has been downloaded you will be able to find it with all other apps on
    your Apple TV.

Please note the 4th Generation Tablo is currently not compatible with Apple TV. Our team is hard at work on an Apple TV app. We hope to have it available soon but we don't have an ETA at this time.

The legacy Apple TV app is not compatible with TV-connected Tablo models (Tablo DUAL HDMI & Tablo QUAD HDMI)

 

Windows 10/11 (Legacy only)

  1. Open the Microsoft Store, at the top you will see a search bar.
  2. Type ‘Tablo’ into the search bar and this will filter your list so you can easily find the Tablo app.
  3. Select the Tablo app from the list of results. This will bring you to a page with more information about the app.
  4. Select the Get button that is located on the right side of the window. This will prompt the Microsoft Store to download and install the app. You may also be asked to log in to your Microsoft account in order to complete this.
  5. Your Tablo app is now located in the Start Menu, under All Apps.

The legacy Windows PC app is not compatible with TV-connected Tablo models (Tablo DUAL HDMI & Tablo QUAD HDMI).