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Questions tagged [android-tv]

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Android TV 32:9 screen is stretched

we've got a MX10 Android 8.1 TV Box, which supports 4K resolution. It works perfectly on a 16:9 screen (A). We now wanted to connect it to a 32:9 screen and it displays stretched horizontally (B). ...
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Connect Android phone to tv without screen mirroring

I have a spare android phone which doesn't support mhl cable. I want to connect it to my tv .The tv have hdmi ,vga ports . I don't want to screen mirror . Is there any way in which I can connect my ...
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How to stop unwanted Nvidia Shield TV wake up?

My Nvidia Shield TV wake up from standby mode undesirably (and wake up my tv). So my first question: Is it possible to get a log to see what awakens it? On a more empirical approach, I have noticed ...
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Select different audio devices for input and output

I have a Chinese TV-Box (ARM based running Android 4.4) that has no input for microphone. I decided to buy a USB sound card so I could extend its capabilities. After inserting the sound card into a ...
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Android TV showing “There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try again later” error

I just got a new Android TV box and am trying to sign into Google play store but every time I put in the information and hit enter the error "There was a problem communicating with Google servers, try ...
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How can i control Android Tv using internet

In my project, I need functionality to switch on/off TV's using a web app. I found several articles but in that, they used some hardware or TV and The PC (which runs Web App) should be on the same ...
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Control Android TV Box via Mobile/Tablet

I hope i am posting to the right forum, so bear with me please. I have a t95m Android box, which is fantastic. I am trying to find out if there are apps i can use on another android device, and have ...
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Can I turn my Android tv box into a NAS server?

I've got a MXQ Pro 4k TV Box and a 4TB hard drive that I rarely use and I was wondering if there was any software I can use to make it a server. The MXQ box has 1GB RAM, a 2.0GHz quadcore chip and ...
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Restrict access to settings in Android TV (Philips QM164E)

I need to prevent users of my TV accessing the settings, because you can do a factory reset there (it's Android TV 7.1.2). Is there any option to protect it or maybe a hidden hotel mode? I didnt ...
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Deleted System folders data/system/users/0

I wanted to delete my wallpaper on my android 7 TV-box, but when I used some file explorer for this purpose, it deleted some important file(s) by mistake in /data/system/users/0 and I could not ...
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Install Android TV on older Sony Bravia TV

I have a Sony Bravia TV KDL-55W805B which unfortunately has Sony's own Smart TV software installed, and not Android TV which newer Sony TV's have. Is there any way for me to install Android TV on my ...
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AndroidTV boot loop

For almost a week I'm trying to revive my Sony Android TV (KD-55X8005C) that bricked itself after a routine factory reset. Long story short, here is how it looks like: video 1 & video 2. It seems ...
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Coding across the room while walking, possibly using AIDE, TeamViewer, Chromecast, or other mechanism

Why is it that only certain apps can Chromecast to a TV with a Chromecast device? I would like to open AIDE and cast my code onto the television so that I can code on my smartphone as I walk around ...
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Kodi plays a completely different file

tl;dr: After 2+ months of using my Kodi 18.1 started to get a complete wako, by playing different movie than description, image, scoring etc. says. For example, it plays "The Hunt for the Red October" ...
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Device not recognized as Android TV

Similar to Install Android TV app on mobile Android I am trying to get Android TV versions of apps installed on a device that is not recognized as one. In my case it is a STB, a cheap China gadget (...
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link headphone volume to master volume

I have already asked this question on stack overflow without much luck so far, but i figured it might fair better here. I have an android TV (Philips 49PUS6401) I want to connect a surround sound ...
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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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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 root Mi TV 4A?

I tried all rooting technique but nothing is working Problem no 1: I can't use USB debugging options (don't have USB to USB cable) but I can able to use adb over network after boot. Tried all kinds ...
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Android TV not detected by apps after longer standby

Happy Sony Android TV (7.0) here :) When my TV is in longer standby state then I am unable to use "cast" option from any app. I have to manually turn the TV on with my remote control and then I can ...
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HDMI aspect ratio

(My question is essentially similar to this: How can I set a custom screen resolution for my Android TV box?) Does Android TV allow the user to set the output aspect ratio? (I'm planning to add ...
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x88 Max+ Android Hide On Screen Keyboard

This little box is so close to replacing my PC but it has a number of frustrating issues that I would like to fix (it's running Android 9.0). The on screen keyboard won't go away. I have show virtual ...
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How to pair a bluetooth mouse to an android TV?

I have a Xiaomi Mi Laser Beamer with android TV and a Logitec MX Anywhere 2 (mouse) and a Logitec Craft (Keyboard). The beamer came together with a bluetooth remote control. The keyboard and the ...
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External Japanese keyboard layout on android tv

Is there a way to change Bluetooth keyboard layout to Japanese? I paired a Logitech Japanese keyboard and selected google Japanese input as default keyboard but characters are in the wrong position.
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Android TV Turn off audio & video info display on HDMI input when resolution changes

I have a Sharp LC50UA6800X running Android 8.0.0. When playing games on a PS4 Pro the info popup keeps displaying up the top left during game play e.g.: HDMI Input 1 Audio: LPCM Video: 2160p 60Hz HDR ...
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Android TV fails to recognise external subtitles when streaming video from an external server using SMB or FTP protocol

I have an Android TV-based player (Flix TVBox, if that matters) and it fails completely on playing / streaming videos from from an external server through SMB or FTP protocol with external subtitles. ...
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LAN access to HDD that is connected to my Android TV

So, I have a 2TB HDD connected to one of the USB 3.0 ports on my Sony Android Smart-TV. Now, I do not want to constantly disconnect and reconnect the HDD to put files on it. What I want: use my tv ...
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Weather and location not working, but network connection OK

Android TV box (lighthome) launcher suddenly is unable to display weather. Just shows a rotating icon. Even when the location is entered it can't find and says check network. But online time/date ...
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Android TV, system doesn't boot

I would ask You about an Android OS in Philips 55PUS6561/12, which doesn't boot a system after shows Philips logo (black screen, no reaction on remote control, LED notifications pulses). I think it ...
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How to install apps with adb shell and how to backup device settings and restore to an identical device?

I am searching for days and I am really confused on what should I do and I decided to look for help here. I have a rooted by default Android device (box) and I have changed some of the device ...
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Which process is preventing me using Wifi?

I have a TV box provided by ISP (also TV channels provider), which has Android 4.4.4 Linux kernel 3.10.23. (I have root already) It uses PPPoE to get a network so can receive TV stream, but this ...
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Reset wifi settings without factory reset in Android TV?

So I've got a situation where I want to clear all saved networks. How can I do it without a factory reset? Or, perhaps, do it using the Wifi Manager API? I am using android box for TV, which is ...
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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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How to store many WIFI usernames and passwords on Android TV?

I need to change each time the WIFI settings because me and my brother have only internet on phones so we need to tether internet. So I need to setup my internet in TV after my brother's use. This is ...
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Flash OS firmware on an OS corrupted device via TWRP

I have a big issue: I got 2 units of the Android TV device called "Stream+" sold by Channel Master, manifactured by Technicolor (https://www.channelmaster.com/Stream_OTA_DVR_p/cm-7600.htm) One is ...
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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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Completely change home screen on Android TV

I have Android TV. On the homescreen are several ads and a wallpaper that I don't control. It's currently showing an ad for a TV show I find highly offensive and I want it off my TV. It's not just ...
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What is the difference between MiraCast, MirrorShare, Google Cast and Chromecast?

I am a bit confused by my Android TV: There is an app called Mirroring. When I start it, it asks me to use a thing called Miracast. On my phone (Huawei) there is an app called MirrorShare. It was the ...
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repetitive bug message “Google Play Movies & TV has stopped” send bug report to Mi for analysis"

My phone is a Mi Max 2. First, after searching in Google Play Store, there is no app with this name, only "Google Play Music". I repported this a more than 100 times, without any changement. the ...
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Can I cast to another Android device like I could cast to Chromecast?

I got one of those Android TV boxes (h96pro) and i'm wondering if I could use it like a Chromecast, using my phone to control it, or make the phone see it like an Android TV. It comes with a Miracast ...
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how to sideload Android TV apps on a non-TV android

I want to install some Android TV specific apps on a development board which has simple Android. I could install some of them but couldn't make them work, actually they stop working. is there a way to ...
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How to share/stream an android tv screen to another device

Is that even possible? unfortunately most answers google gives me are about sharing a device content to a TV. I need to stream my TV's content to other devices, such that the content my TV is showing ...
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How to delete downloaded files on Android TV

I have a Sony Bravia TV with Android. When trying to install a new app from the Play store it says I have to free up some space, as my storage is full. When checking storage in the settings, it says ...
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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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Can i connect my androidphone to the LAN from outside to reach the TV-box?

I have a TV-box from a cableproveider, wich comes with an app to watch TV directly on the phone, but only if the android-phone is connected through wi-fi on the same LAN as the TV-box. I am hoping ...
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How to highlight/outline buttons on Android (for TV box)?

I bought a Android TV box and the biggest problem I'm having is to use apps that wasn't made for tv cause I can't control it using the Tv box's remote control. See this image, it's the homescreen of ...
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Can we install stock android on android smart tv box? [duplicate]

The reason that I want to turn my android smart tv box into the stock version of android devices is that I want to use the normal user interface of the android 6.0. is this possible and what are the ...
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Can you flash directly from another Android (no PC, no SD)?

I have an old Android TV box (the ZaapTV 509N) that is useless. It was advertised as a $300 subscription-free streaming service for Arabic channels from overseas, but every 3 years they would force a $...
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macroing on android (without touchscreen)

I have used repetitouch in the past to record touches for use in macros. I have been trying to do the same on my android tv box however repetitouch doesnt sense any input and so it records, but then ...
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Can I use a different power adapter with my TV with different Ampere output [closed]

I am not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but here it goes. I have a sony W80C android TV which is not powering on. I tried following steps to find out the problem: 1. Tried another remote ...