Don’t know how to get Disney Plus on BT TV box? Here’s the answer!
In the upcoming guide, we’ll go over the best possible methods of getting Disney Plus on your current setup.
Although Disney is not supported in YouView boxes (where BT boxes fall under), we’ll get you familiar with a different variety of ways to watch Disney Plus!
To get Disney Plus on a BT TV Box or on the TV with the setup, download and subscribe to the app on your smart TV. Otherwise, you could cast Disney Plus from your mobile phone or connect a third-party streaming stick to the TV.
Let’s learn why streaming Disney Plus on BT TV boxes is impossible!
As for now, Disney Plus can’t be found within the BT TV Box. BT users could log in and enjoy Disney Plus on a Fire Stick, Roku or even Apple TV for instance.
It’s just that Disney Plus is not directly integrated into BT TV boxes, but they could still use the device to gain access to the platform.
There has been no official announcement on whether Disney Plus will be added to BT TV boxes in the future according to some sources.
The only company selling TV boxes that have integrated the Disney Plus service into their product is Sky, coming at an extra 5.99 pounds a month.
BT TV streams through YouView’s services, and as for now, Disney Plus has not established a contract with YouView, thus, Disney is not available on YouView boxes.
As we’ve already established our statement, Disney Plus is not available for TV boxes running YouView.
However, there are other ways to take advantage of your already-intact setup, to view Disney Plus without having to purchase additional devices.
Here are methods for getting the Disney Plus app using your current setup:
The most viable way of acquiring the Disney Plus application is to use your smart TV software.
Android TVs and other television products that do have an app store coming along with their software will be able to acquire Disney Plus.
Alert: This method will only work if your TV has smart software with an app store
Here’s how to get Disney Plus on your Smart TV:
The first step is to verify that your smart TV is connected to the internet and the connection is reliable.
Since the internet will be required to access the app store of the TV, where your BT box is connected, you must verify the connection before proceeding any further.
Here’s how to check the internet on most smart TVs nowadays:
- Launch the Settings and head to Connections > WiFi > Networks
Make sure that underneath your home network, a “Connected” status is displayed. This means that the TV is connected to your network device and the connection is secure.
Tip: If your TV offers it, you could run a “Connection Test” to check the availability of the WiFi.
Your next step is to access the app store on your Smart TV.
This could be done by pressing the app store’s icon from your TV’s home screen. Wait for the platform to load and proceed with the next step.
Tip: Make sure your TV is updated to avoid any issues with the app store platform.
Once in the app store of your TV, it’s time to acquire the application.
- Tap the search field within the app store of your smart TV and type “Disney Plus”. Select the app and press “Download”.
Give the app a minute or two to install and launch it on your TV. If you already have a registration, press “Sign In”, otherwise select “Sign Up” and follow the instructions.
Alert: You’ll be acquired to pay a monthly subscription to use Disney Plus on your TV.
Another easy method to achieve viewing Disney Plus on your current BT TV Box and TV setup is to cast from the mobile.
If your particular model of BT TV boxes supports casting, you could find it at Settings > Screen Mirroring/Casting > Connect.
Otherwise, you’ll have to connect your mobile device to the TV, through the supported casting feature within the Disney Plus app.
Let’s learn how to cast Disney Plus from your mobile:
- Connect your TV and mobile phone to the same WiFi network.
- Get the Disney Plus app on your mobile device.
- Either create a registration or login with an existing one.
- Head to the Home Menu of the Disney Plus app.
- At the top-right of the screen, press the “Cast” icon.
- Wait for your phone to detect eligible casting devices in your WiFi network.
- Once your TV appears in the list, press it.
- Make sure your TV is turned on and idling.
- Wait for the Disney Plus stream to appear on your TV screen.
As long as your mobile device is kept close to the TV or the BT TV box, the Disney Plus stream will be displayed on the TV.
However, turning off the phone or moving out of the WiFi’s range, will interrupt the casting.
Note: Make sure your mobile phone has enough battery to cast for as long as you want.
This is one method in our guide requiring you to pay a little extra money for Disney Plus is to use a third-party device in your setup.
Devices that fully support Disney Plus and have established partnerships are Chromecast, Firestick, Roku, Apple TV and more.
Here’s how to install and get Disney Plus on a third-party device:
- Connect the streaming device to one of the HDMI slots on your TV.
- Using the TV’s remote, display the source where the device is connected at.
- Set up the third-party device by following the on-screen instructions.
- Connect the device to the internet.
- Once set up, launch the App Store of the streaming device you’ve purchased.
- Download the Disney Plus app from the “Applications” section.
- Once the app is installed, launch Disney Plus on your TV/Streaming Device.
- Either login or create a registration by subscribing to the service.
Once your Disney Plus subscription has been covered, you’ll be able to benefit from the service on your third-party streaming device as long as you want.
Just make sure that the monthly fees towards Disney Plus are accounted for and you will be alright in regard to streaming.
That was how to get Disney Plus on BT TV box and to learn where to acquire the devices you need, keep reading!
Note: The third-party streaming device must be connected to the internet in order to stream!
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Hence, the quickest answer to how to get Disney plus on BT TV box, is to either get the Disney Plus app on your smart TV or cast from your mobile phone device. Finally, you could plug a third-party device into the TV and get the Disney Plus app there.
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