There is no Google Photos app in Google Play store on Android TV, nor in Amazon appstore. Why? In the Google TV case, they have a lot of restrictions, they think this affect user experience and that affect user experience, in the later case, there is no Google Play service framework at all.
Why not installing Google Photos & Google Drive APK on Android TV?
Some people may think, we can still sideload it to Android TV, but the fact is that, although many mobile apps work on Android TV, but this one doesn’t, it is not fully working even with a mouse, and it’s completely not working with a TV remote.
How to access Google Photos or Google Drive user contents on Android TV, Google TV and Fire TV
Today, we are bringing this good news to you, now you can do the followings from Google Photos library on MiBox, Mi TV Stick, Nvidia Shield TV, Onn TV, TiVO streamer 4k, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Google TV with Chromecast.
☑ Play photo/video slideshow on TV
☑ View photo/video on TV in fullcreen
☑ Access Google Photos library, albums, shared albums
☑ Use remote control to operate easily
☑ Create custom search filters
What are you waiting for, watch these videos to learn how to do it.
You can also install this app on Amazon’s Fire TV, Fire tablet and Fire TV stick, it’s also available in Amazon Appstore.
Open Google Drive user contents on Android TV
Installing Google Drive APK on Android TV, Mi TV Stick
If you do not like to use above apps to access your Google Drive contents, you can consider to sideload Google Drive apk to your Android TV box.