How to watch Disney + on TV

How to watch Disney + on TV


Disney + started with great public success also in Italy, since it combines the best cartoons for children (from the great classics to the new Pixar productions) with exclusive TV series based on the world of Star Wars, without forgetting all Marvel movies. Despite fierce competition from Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, many users prefer to keep Disney + as an on-demand streaming subscription for the whole family, also given the competitive price (currently € 6,99 per month or annual subscription for 69,99, € XNUMX).

If until now we have limited ourselves to watching Disney + content only from PC or at most from the tablet, we have excellent news for you: we can set up Disney + on any TVEither Smart TV or a simple flat screen TV (as long as it has an HDMI port). So, let's see together how to watch Disney + on TV, to please both children and parents interested in the more mature content of this platform.

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    Watch Disney + on TV

    The Disney + app is available on a large number of living room entertainment devices, such as Smart TVs and devices with an HDMI connection, with the possibility of also take advantage of 4K UHD and HDR high definition content (if the conditions of the network and the devices used allow it). If we don't have a Disney + account yet, it's best to get one before reading the suggestions in the chapters of this guide; To register a new account, simply go to the official registration site, enter a valid email address and follow the instructions provided on the screen.

    Disney + on Smart TV

    If we have one Recent Smart TV (LG, Samsung or an Android TV) we can enjoy Disney + content by accessing the application store and looking for the application Disney +.

    After installing the application, press the button on the remote control to open the Smart section, press the Disney + application and log in with the credentials in our possession. From Smart TV we can benefit from all the contents at the highest quality, taking advantage (if the television is compatible) also the ultra high definition 4K UHD and HDR; To get the highest quality, a very fast internet connection is required (at least 25 Mbps on download), otherwise the content will be played at standard quality (1080p or even lower). For more information, we recommend reading our guide. How to connect Smart TV to the Internet.

    Disney + on game consoles

    If we connect a recent game console (PS4, Xbox One, PS5 or Xbox Series X / S), we can use it to watch Disney + content in the pause between one game session and another, benefiting from the same quality that we will obtain on a Smart TV.

    With the console already connected to the television via HDMI, we can view the Disney + content by taking us to the console board (by pressing the PS button or the XBox button), opening the section Application O Applications and opening the application Disney +, already present by default in all the consoles mentioned. If we can't find the installed app, all we have to do is open the play store or search button and search for the app. Disney + among those available. Even on consoles it is possible to take advantage of 4K UHD and HDR (if the TV is also compatible), but only if we have the most powerful versions of the consoles currently on sale (PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, PS5 and Xbox Series X / S) .

    Disney + your Fire TV Stick

    If we do not have a Smart TV or the dedicated application is not present, we can quickly fix it by connecting the dongle Fire TV Stick, available on Amazon for less than € 30.

    After connecting the Fire TV to the TV (following the instructions seen in our dedicated guide), select the correct source on the TV, open the section Applications, we look for Disney + among those present by default and log in. Fire TV Stick regular and Lite devices support standard quality content (1080p or lower); if we want Disney + content in 4K UHD we will have to focus on Fire TV Stick 4K Ultra HD, available on Amazon at a higher price (€ 60).

    Disney + your Chromecast

    Another very famous transmission device that is now present in every home is Google Chromecast, available directly on the Google site.

    After connecting the HDMI dongle to the TV and home Wi-Fi, we open the Disney + application on our smartphone or tablet (we remind you that the application is available for Android and for iPhone / iPad), we log in with the service credentials, we choose the content to be reproduced and, as soon as it is available, we press the button at the top To emit, to stream the video on the TV through the Chromecast.

    Disney + your Apple TV

    If we are among the lucky ones owners of an Apple TV in the room, we can use it to watching Disney + in the highest quality.

    To use Disney + on the Apple branded living room device, turn it on, go to the system panel, press the Disney + application and enter the access credentials; if the application is not present, we open the dedicated App Store, search Disney + and install it on the device. Since the Apple TV for sale supports 4K UHD e l'HDR With it, it will be possible to view Disney + content with the highest quality, as long as the television is compatible with these technologies and if we have a fast Internet line (as already mentioned, a 25 Mbps download is required).


    Bringing Disney + to our television is practically mandatory if we have activated this streaming service, since the highest quality is only available by configuring the application on the Smart TV or using one of the other methods illustrated in this guide. For all users who have a simple flat screen TV without smart functionality just get a Fire TV Stick or Chromecast to access Disney + content quickly and easily.

    If we are big fans of ultra high definition content, you will be happy to continue reading our articles How to use 4K on Smart TV mi All the ways to watch Netflix in 4K UHD. If, on the other hand, we are looking for other services to watch streaming cartoons on TV, just keep reading our guide. Watch streaming cartoons on the internet, sites and apps for free.


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