How to Unlock More Channels on Plex With the Unsupported App Store
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Plex is most known for playing almost every video and audio file, regardless of format. It also includes fantastic metadata capabilities, meaning as long as you’ve correctly named the original media file The Optimal Way to Name Media Files on Plex The Optimal Way to Name Media Files on Plex Read More , it can pull in episode synopses, cast lists, etc.

But there’s another often underappreciated side to the app: TV Channels. Some channels are available in the official Channel Directory, but that’s only half the story. There are hundreds more channels 20 Unofficial Plex Channels You Should Install Right Now 20 Unofficial Plex Channels You Should Install Right Now With the Unsupported AppStore, you can unlock new Plex content to watch. Here are the best unofficial Plex channels to install. Read More available through the Unsupported App Store.

Here’s how to install the Plex Unsupported App Store and unlock the extra content.

How to Unlock More Channels on Plex With the Unsupported App Store webtools plex

How to Install the Plex Unsupported App Store

  1. Download the WebTools software from GitHub.
  2. Unzip WebTools.bundle.
  3. Move the unzipped version of WebTools.bundle into the Plex Plugins folder. (Windows users can find it at %LOCALAPPDATA%\Plex Media Server\Plug-ins\, Mac users at ~/Library/Application Support/Plex Media Server/Plug-ins, and Linux users at $PLEX_HOME/Library/Application Support/Plex Media Server/Plug-ins.
  4. Within Plex, go to Channels > Unsupported AppStore.
  5. Copy and paste the supplied URL into your browser.
  6. Log in with your Plex credentials.
  7. Find a channel and click Install to add it to Plex.

Note: The above instructions assume Plex is already installed on your machine.

Have you installed the Unsupported App Store? Which channels would you recommend to someone who’s just installed the app for the first time?

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  1. Robert Chartier
    June 17, 2018 at 1:44 pm

    Currently using version 1.13.2.5154. Install the web tools, when I try to open the tools from one of the 2 IP addresses shown, it simply opens another window that looks identical to the one showing me the 2 IP addresses I need to open. Obviously, this plug in doesn't work with the current version of Plex.

  2. Charles Wegrzyn
    June 9, 2018 at 4:18 pm

    The installation doesn't even work with the latest version of Plex. So I can't even address the issue of it doing nothing. I've found a number of Plex related articles on this site are dated. I really wish they wou;ld put in server version numbers so we have a clue!!

  3. Cristi
    January 8, 2018 at 9:40 am

    Nothing in this article actually works. I got so far as installing the unsupported app store but at the moment, nothing in that store actually works - although installed - nothing is working.

  4. Keith
    December 16, 2017 at 1:43 am

    Dan, which channels do you recommend?