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Is it possible to connect the Google TV remote with an Android tv-box like Minix?

I have found the Google TV remote source code. Would it be possible to modify the code so the Google TV remote could work on my MiniX box? It should be possible since their both are on a android ...
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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 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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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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Tvheadend on Android DVB-S2 TV Box(AML8726-MX)

I have Android DVB-S2 TV Box CPU: Amlogic AML8726-MX TV-Tuner: AVL6211 I need to install Tvheadend server to the device. To play video in the browser (on the same device) via RTP (or nativ android ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Why can't I get Dolby Digital sound from Android TV box linked to Sony AVR?

I have just bought my 1st Android TV box (it's a Chinese CS918 rk3188 model) and since it has SPDIF/optical out I hooked that to my Sony AVR's optical input and set the device manager in the Android ...
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Customise home screen on Hisense Vision TV

Just purchased a Hisense Vision TV which is powered by Android. I have just installed the Plex app and want to put the icon on the home screen. Does anyone know how to customise this screen?? Some ...
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youtube app - is there a way to resume play back

I have an android set top box call Pivos Xios. It is running android 4.0.4. This is plugin my 1080p TV. This device is great because for 100$ you get to have a browser on your TV and all the play ...
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How to pack a firmware update image

I've downloaded a several firmware versions to install on android tv stick to take it out of its boot loop. I need to firmware packed as an update.img file and all the firmwares I've downloaded are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.
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How to assign a button on a remote keypad to start an app on android tv dongle

Please help. Is there anyone know how to assign a button on a remote keyboard to do something like start an app or clicking on a shortcut on the Home screen, such as the Search button will open the ...