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Rating an App in Android TV

I've been searching around for any official docs and some 3rd party sites but I can't find a way to rate an app via the Android TV itself, without installing a 3rd party browser app to browse Google ...
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Change adopted storage to a larger storage?

I have Shield Android TV device. Everything was working well until I decided to adopt an SD card following Android 6.0 release. Everything still works mostly well, a little bit slower but OK. The ...
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How to route audio from bluetooth headset's mic to android speakers

I have an android app which routes mic audio to speakers in realtime. What I want it to do is instead of routing built in mic audio, it route audio from mic of a bluetooth headset. Background: I just ...
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Show Full Screen Portrait Layout with a VERTICAL screen with miracast

I have read this post and understand it is obviously not a smart idea to display the portrait layout on a horizontal (say 16:9) screen. However, many newer screens are able to rotate up (to 9:16) so I ...
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Cannot cast Android screen to Philips TV

I have a Philips 50PFK6550/12 TV, and a Nexus 5X running Marshmallow. When I try to cast the screen of my Nexus to the TV using the Cast button in the notifications menu, the cast app crashes on my TV:...
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Does Android TV follow the same naming system as regular Android?

I want to buy a device that runs Android TV on the cheap, and I found that a refurbished Nexus Player on eBay will work ($70). But the seller says that his units run Android 4.3 Jellybean. So does ...
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Google play services force closes in android tv

We have a home television at home, the brand is skyworth and is running android 4.2 google play services is not installed by default and i just installed it. Whenever i run youtube, a popup saying ...
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Unlock full Developer options on Philips PFK5500/12

I recently bought a TV with Android OS (Philips PFK 5500/12). This is not the tiptop very best, I know, but it was okay. Also this is not exactly AndroidTV, but merley a predecossor running Android 5....
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How can I prevent unauthorized movie rentals at Play Movies?

I have a Nexus Player and I want to prevent someone come in my room and rent a movie without my permission. I know there is a way to prevent unwanted purchases from Google Play Store. How can I ...
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Android Password

My box has been working fine for a week and then all of a sudden today after watching TV for afew hours I turned if off as normal and now when I start it up its starts to load and then stops and ask's ...
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Control Android TV with Android Phone

I have a new tv that has Android 4.0.3 installed. I would like to control the Android system on the TV from my Android based phone. I have tried the following applications. XBMC - Has a great remote ...
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Android Box as Digital Signage: Sleep / Wake at scheduled interval

I am using an Android TV box as a Digital Signage client device. It receives content from a server and displays on a TV via HDMI. I'm using the opensource software named Xibo (http://xibo.org.uk/) for ...
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Change Android Smart TV Box settings from tablet to TV

I bought this Android based Smart TV Box from Amazon. It's complicated to navigate within the interface because the Android settings of the box are for tablet instead for TV. That causes the problem ...
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How do I remote-control my Android TV (MINIX) from my Android phone? [duplicate]

I have Android TV (MINIX) and Android phone. Most of the apps are for controlling Android devices from another OS (most often Windows), or controlling Windows from an Android device. But I need a ...
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Google Play Store crashes on Amlogic Android TV

I have install Google Play Store (via flashing a GApps package through custom recovery) in an Amlogic Android TV device but after 2-3 reboots it keeps crashing. Here are logs from adb logcat: I/...
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How to install apk and obb file to internal storage on Android TV

I've seen a lot of tutorials of installing apk and obb on the external storage which are pretty simple. But how can i install it in the internal memory of an android tv? I tried to find the obb folder ...
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How do I swipe up in Android TV

I have a Q7 "Smart Multimedia Player" connected to a TV. It used to show, at the bottom of a screen, some sort of menu. At some point, I clicked one of the buttons on this menu, using the remote ...
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Why is my Android TV blinking

I have a Q7 "Smart Multimedia Player" connected to a TV. When I turned it on a few minutes ago, the main "desktop" backgroup came up flashing between the background image and black. Why is it doing ...
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Show Fullscreen Portrait Layout with Miracast

I'm trying to display my phone's screen on a monitor. Landscape works correctly but when I flip to portrait the screen fills a small portion in the middle of the screen instead of changing orientation....
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How to cast screen from AndroidTV

My question is opposite to one you can easily find in Internet. How to cast screen FROM AndroidTV to TV not using any cable ? AndroidTV doesn't support Chromecast in that direction. Or second ...
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Find out over the network if Android device is active

I have an nVidia Shield TV device, which is running Android TV. In order to integrate this into my home theater setup, I need to be able to determine if the device is active or sleeping. For my ...
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Is it possible to configure an after market android set top box to work with your ISP's IPTv LiveTv?

My ISP has issued ZTE android STB's to play LivTV through IPTV. The customization done by the ISP on the android has locked out the user from doing much of anything, no play store, apps etc. If I buy ...
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Can you install Android TV onto other devices?

I was wondering if it is possible to install Android TV on either the GameStick, Ouya, Mad Catz M.O.J.O, or any other device like that in order to breathe new life into these devices.
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Using external USB camera with Android-based settop box

I have found many offers for selling settop box-like computers based on Android 4.4. One of them claims to have Skype installed on-board and allows to have Internet calls through TV. For full video ...
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Does Sony Bravia 2015 Android TV allow extending internal storage with a USB drive?

According to Android TV support, I can expand my internal storage by adding a USB storage device and formatting it using the TV's settings. The USB drive can be configured as internal storage or ...
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Accessing NAS from VLC Player on Android TV?

I'm having a lot of trouble accessing my Synology diskstation from the VLC Player Application on my Sony Android TV. There's no option to configure the network and so I'm not sure where the source ...
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Mount NFS Share in Kodi on Android TV

I have a Sony Bravia Android TV. Has anyone managed to mount an NFS share in the Kodi media center app? Any help is greatly appreciated.
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File systems supported on Nexus Player

I have a Nexus player running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), and would like to connect a USB hard drive (through a USB OTG cable) to it and watch videos off it. I've installed ES File Explorer and Kodi. ...
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What is the difference between chromebox and “android tv”?

What is the difference between Chromebox and "Android TV"? I was thinking of buying either a Dell Chromebox or a Lenovo Touchscreen Chromebook to go with my Chromcast on my living room TV but I don'...
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How to increase wireless speed supported by Android TV BOX CS928?

i have recently purchased Android Tv Box CS928 from Chinese site http://www.aliexpress.com/item/CS928-Android-4-4-kitkat-Rk3288-A17-quad-core-2GB-16GB-2-4-5-0Ghz-100M/1939723909.html i bought this ...
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OTA update limitations with custom ROM?

I want to do some experimenting with an Android TV stick and want to ask some questions beforehand -- that I couldn't find answers to already here on SO. Any advice is appreciated! Is it possible ...
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Does miracast work without wi-fi?

I have zero Internet capabilities at my home. I use my galaxy s6 as my only source of Internet. I would like to mirror my youtube, Facebook, article reading etc on my new insignia tv. Am I able to do ...
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Android based TV MX Player doesn't support DTS sound decoding using custom codec

When I'm trying to play any video with DTS encoded sound using MX Player, the player doesn't decode the sound so there is no sound at all. While the player is using the default codec, at the "Custom ...
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If an APK is labeled “for Android TV”, will it work with stock mobile phones?

I am looking for an APK for a specific application, and I found two APKs, both of which have the same version, but one has the minimum version 2.3 and the other has the minimum android version 5.0 and ...
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Default video player on TV

I have a Sony 43w755c TV which is an Android TV (5.1.1). I have installed mx player but i can't make it the default player. I have an other app which stream some HLS playlist. It should use mx ...
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Android 4.4.2 TV Box Ethernet issue

I have this Android Box received on 29-Sep and worked fine for next 2 days. But later it developed ethernet connectivity issue. Now I cannot enable ethernet from settings. When I click on ON/OFF ...
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how to replace favourites.xml

I have a new xml file and I want to replace my favourites.xml file on my android TV box. I cant find how to do it can you point me in the right direction please
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How to stream videos from OS X to an Android TV (Sony Bravia for example)

Is there a way to stream videos from my Macbook to an Android-based TV - not talking about streaming a tab from Chrome. I'm currently using an AppleTV attached to a TV, and stream videos straight ...
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Is there a app or how could I change the size and move the screen for a tv or projector?

I have a android projector that doesn't have screen manipulation except zoom. I want to position the screen down and to the left. I also want to dime the back light, so there isn't an outline around ...
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Android TV box won't finish installing new apps.

I have an MX2 Android TV box running 4.2.2. It was working fine till a few weeks ago and now it won't install any new apps. If I use Google Play it gets to x% and just stops going up no error message ...
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Chrome shows black screen when playing video, but performs well when full screen

I have a tablet and an Android TV stick. Both are on Android 4.1 JB. I have an MP4 video file. On my tablet, the MP4 plays well inside the Chrome browser. But on my Android TV stick, it shows a blank ...
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Nexus player does not wake up with TV

My nexus player does not wake up when I turn on my tv. On the tv it says it does not have signal. If I unplug and plug the HDMI cable it works! This is a very annoying issue. Do you know how to fix ...
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Connect PlayStation gamepad to a nexus player

Is it possible to use the playstation gamepad in my nexus player?
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Nexus Player (Android TV): multi language keyboard

On my Nexus Player I have an option to choose multiple languages for whole system, but on keyboard I can't change language from English to anything else. Is there any way to have multi language ...
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How can I factory reset my Android TV?

Is there any way to do a factory reset somehow from the welcome screen as I can go through to do anything? After prompting me to choose the language it keeps returning to the Welcome page to start ...
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How to switch on Android TV Box without IR Remote Control?

I have recently bought CS928 having RK3288 chipset Android TV Box , which came with IR Remote Control. IR Remote control can be used to Start android tv box and do some other things, but eveytime i ...
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Lenovo USB 3 to Ethernet adaptor not working on Nexus Player

I have a Nexus 5, a Nexus Player, a USB OTG cable, and a Lenovo USB 3 to Ethernet adapter. If I plug the Ethernet adapter into my phone (using the OTG cable of course) it loads the cdc_ether driver ...
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Google-cast to Android TV emulator

I was wondering if I can use the Android TV emulator (available from Android SDK) as a Chromecast emulator. Android TV devices (like the Nexus Player) are Google Cast targets. I was assuming that the ...
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Does Android TV require always-on internet access?

(this is not actually a dev question though it starts out sounding like one) I've been working on a Chromecast app that functions mainly as a display of information that it gets from other devices ...
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Where can I download Android TV OS?

I'm confused, is this even available? I have a Tegra K1 developer kit and I'm wondering if there's an Android TV image I could download and install on the the K1.