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How to install Android apps in television set-top boxes

I am running a set-top box from a provider called Sky, and, this, is in turn connected to an Android television. I can chromecast YouTube videos from my Android smartphone to the Android television (...
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ADB | How do I Authorise Amazon FireTV Stick via. USB? - to run shell script on boot

Goal: Follow this tutorial, to run a shell script on boot. Despite following the tutorial and trying various solutions, I am still unable to authorise the ADB connection. I'd greatly appreciate any ...
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Is there a way to keep an Amazon Fire TV from going into Power Saving Mode?

Asking here because it was originally posted to Super User where it was closed due to the mod considering it an Android device. My fire department recently purchased a TV with the intention of using ...
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How do I delete the default images when I plug my USB thumb drive into my FireTV?

I have a Kingston USB thumb drive and every time I plug it into my FireTV there is like 100 images that show up that I don't know what file folder or where they are. How do I get rid of them? I tried ...
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Disable Auto Updates for specific app on Fire TV

Is there a way to disable automatic updates for a specific app on a Fire TV device without disabling auto-update for all apps? I have a specific app that I sideloaded an old version (but is also on ...
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Audible app crashing on launch on Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max

I've just bought an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max (Fire TV Home Version 6341067.1) running Fire OS 7.2.5.5 (PS7255/2444) and no matter which Audible version I install, it crashes every time I open it. ...
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Resize USB internal storage and use some as external without formatting the whole USB

I expanded my Amazon FireTV 4K Max (Fire TV Home Version 6341067.1 running Fire OS 7.2.5.5 PS7255/2444) storage by installing a USB flash drive together with an OTG and a usb 3.0 hub but i formatted ...
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adb install upload location/cache

In such cases when performing adb install fails, where does the uploaded APK end up and does it get removed automatically? I'm trying to workout if there is a cache somewhere that I should be ...
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Amazon Fire TV stick adbLink Device Unauthorised

When following the tutorial to disable the annoying 20 minute Amazon Stick sleep timer and using the method that changes the sleep time value in the core shell, you might not be able to connect to the ...
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Google assistant on Amazon Fire stick TV

I wanted to know if we can replace the search assistant on Amazon Fire stick TV with Google assistant. The search assistant that comes preloaded on fire TV is not so good so is there any way to ...
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How do I activate Screen Mirroring on a Samsung Galaxy S5 running Marshmallow?

I have an Amazon Fire TV stick, and I'd like to mirror my Samsung Galaxy S5's display to it. It works fine with my old Galaxy S4 (just tried it right now), but I cannot get it to work with my Galaxy ...
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