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Cheap Redmi phone can screencast to TCL smart TV but Samsung Galaxy A33 5G can't

Visiting my dad, he has a new TCL C735 / C835 / C935 smart TV and a new Samsung Galaxy A33 5G phone. He's getting older and doesn't know much about either of them. He also doesn't have any Internet ...
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Manange favorite live channels [TV]

I've 2 new Android TV (android 11) from different brands, and during the 1st power on, several questions were raised and the search of channels and Internet was configured. However, I skipped to step ...
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How can I update my TV that is running android OS 4.2.1

I have a TV from the brand "Haam". It's supposed to be smart, but recently I couldn't use any app. Nothing works on it. I can only watch regular channels from satellite. I want to update the ...
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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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Parental control of screentime on webOS-based smart TV using (Samsung) Android phone

I've got an LG Smart TV (webOS - not Android), hardwired to the router and I have a Samsung Galaxy A54 phone. What I thought would be a straightforward IoT service to allow you to set/pause internet-...
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Android Television: WOL (Wake On LAN) for accessibility

Suppose a disabled user with paralyzed arms is sitting at a wheelchair and utilizing and navigating their phone via voice access or camera switches. Suppose, now, that the TV is off, that the ...
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How to bring up an alarm on top of television

I was wondering whether it is possible to install an app that brings an alarm into the foreground while the television is playing on Android TVs. I ask, because, this morning, the television, and ...
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Android on TV vs Chromecast built-in (official Android TV)

Recently, I have seen TVs announced as official Android TV (Android 11) with Chromecast built-in. But these TVs are hardly usable without setting up a Google account. However, I am aware of TVs with ...
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I can't find what file systems for a USB stick my Android TV supports, wondering how to discover that

I just bought a new Smart TV, FOX 32AOS430E, to be precise and had some issues with it the other night with my USB drive. I needed to put a large movie on the USB drive, over 4 GB, so I formatted it ...
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What are "cx_core_ir_one_remote" and "ir_blaster_sniffing_supported" in Samsung TV/CX Core?

My Samsung TV/CX Core has these two options marked as true: com.samsung/featureconfig/cx_core_ir_one_remote: true com.samsung/featureconfig/ir_blaster_sniffing_supported: true These options can be ...
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Cannot control Nvidia Shield volume while streaming to TV

My setup: Nvidia Shield is connected to the TV I use the optical out of the TV to connect two speakers I use the Nvidia Shield remote to control the Shield volume out (not the TV volume or the ...
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BenQ RP7502 won't update Apps

We are using BenQ Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs) at school, and we are having issues with updating the apps. The firewall rules we have set up should bypass all authentication, but when it comes to ...
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Using a Partitioned drive on an Android TV

I've got a partitioned drive - A USB drive, where i've got 2 of the partitions formatted ext3, one of the partitions as a FAT32, and the last one as FAT12. I wanted to access the FAT32 partition using ...
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Update/change Sony TV KD-55XE7005 to Android TV possible?

I have a Sony TV KD-55XE7005 with the Firmware v8.905-1000. I do not exactly know what Firmware/OS it is (some SONY proprietary), but it is NOT Android TV. Other newer SONY TVs come with Android TV. ...
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Default launcher on Android TV via ADB problem

After setting the new GoogleTV Launcher as default via ADB (using the command adb shell cmd package set-home-activity "com.google.android.apps.tv.launcherx") on my Android TV Box, checking ...
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Android TVs and LINUX 4.9.118+ [closed]

Perhaps an obvious question for some, but, is my Kogan brand Smart tv using Android and google play pre-installed apps running Linux 4.9.118+
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Android 6.0 optimizing app 1 of 1 on smart tv

I have a TV that runs on android 6.0 and it gives me the optimizing app 1 of 1 message each time I start it, I have to factory reset everytime and it only lasts for a month before ir comes back, any ...
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How can I make an Android Smart TV stop listening on a specific port?

So, I used the app "Remote ADB Shell" on my Android phone to grant the WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS permission to my AndroidTV (HiSense Smart ATV). In order to grant this permission I had to ...
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Conected to TV and control device via remote

I connected my Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 with my LG tv over HDMI and it works good so far. But what I am missing, is the possibility to control my tablet with the LG remote controller. When I connect my ...
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Android box - soft bricked, but can boot Linux

Introduction First of all I have quite old android box - Ferguson 3 TV. It's hardware based on platform very similar to MXQ/HD18Q with s805 processor. Stock rom based on Android 4.4 (not Android-TV). ...
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Netflix app on Smart TV with android

I just bought a cheap Polaroid smart Tv that comes with Android OS. The specs are the following: OS: SmartTV OS CPU: Cortex-A53 4Core(64 bit) 1.5GHz (DVFS) GPU: Mali450MP 5 Core 750Mhz(DVFS) Android ...
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Unable to open Wikipedia app on Android TV

I have Mi TV 4a pro and I want to open Wikipedia app on it. I had installed Wikipedia app on TV via pendrive but when I open the app it crashes. Is there is any way? Further I had installed chrome ...
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Cast screen on Samsung Television from Moto G7

I have a Samsung smart TV. I want to cast the screen of my Moto G7 Power running Android 9 onto the TV. I have made sure that the TV and the cell phone are on the same Wi-Fi system. When I go to ...
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Philips Android TV 43PUT7791/v1 boot loop issue

I have Philips Android TV 43PUT7791/V7 which stuck at logo and rebooting continuously. I want to enter into recovery mode . I have tried with pressing and hold down key and plugged the power and ...
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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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Convert OTA stock firmware zip into image file for recovery using SD card

I have a bricked TV Box MeCool HM8 and I need to restore it to factory settings. Unfortunately, I have the stock firmware in zip format. I need to convert it into image format to be able to use an SD ...
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Smart TV not finding apps (from Ireland to UK)

I have a Sony Bravia 4K (2017) and I have moved from Ireland to the UK. While my Play Store is correctly set to UK, I cannot see/install basic apps like the BBC iPlayer. If I check the Play Store on ...
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Why can my phone interact with other devices wifi streaming?

I've noticed today, that, if someone in my company is streaming music to our smartTV, my phone is able to interact with it and, for example, pause it or even fully stop it. I don't know what causes ...
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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 ...
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Share contents between my Galaxy Note 5 and Samsung Smart TV

I used to have a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 a few years ago, I remember I could connect my phone with my 8880 Samsung Smart TV. This connection was two way, I used screen mirroring so I could display ...
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Is there any Android TV that could act as a Bluetooth center?

I'd like to develop an app for Android TV that can control BLuetooth devices. Is there any Android TV that could do that ? Alternatively, could a TV box such as the Xiaomi Mi TV do that ? http://www....
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Very remote control of TV by smartphone?

After my wife's recent stroke she was left with cognitive problems and struggles even to use the big button TV remote control I've bought her. This means she sometimes loses the channel she wants to ...
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Casting from mobile hotspot phone

I'm on android 6.0.1. My main and only Internet is my phone. I don't have a router, Access Point, nor switch in my home. I use the mobile hotspot feature so other devices can connect to the Internet. ...
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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. I am stuck with a discontinued TV software that doesn'...
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Connect phone to tv usb

I have plugged my phone up to my through the usb and on my phone it says connected as media device. But when I go to the usb in the settings on my tv it says there no device connected. Any ideas?
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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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Android TV box + Remote Control + Netflix

I use a mele Android TV box with a mele remote control. This works perfectly with Kodi and MXPlayer, but the netflix app is extremely uncomfortable. It only works, very temperamentally, with the mouse ...
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Flash stock ROM on Amlogic Android Smart TV Box

I have a Amlogic S805 Quad Core TV Box - which went "south" on me during a ROM update. I tried to reset it, but then noticed the reset button had come away from the internals. I managed to get it to ...
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Cannot screen mirror youtube to TV

I am using a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 with Android 4.4.2 and a Samsung UE48H6270SS. I can screen mirror my Music and also Media using the Samsung Smart View App but I can't do it with YouTube. There ...
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Share YouTube running Videos from Mobile to Panasonic Viera Smart TV

How to share currently playing YouTube Videos in Android mobile to Panasonic Viera Smart TV? Unfortunately YouTube App is not working in my Panasonic Smart TV model. Is there any In-Built App to ...
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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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Can I use my Android device as remote control for my SmartTV?

As a similar question was deleted by its owner while I wrote up the answer, I decided to share it this way. I have a Samsung SmartTV, and want to use my Android device to remote-control it – ...
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ScreenMirroring in moto e

I have moto e (XT1022) 1st gen phone, it runs on android 4.4.4 . I have a smart TV Sony KDL-40W600B. I am wondering whether my moto supports Miracast - screen mirroring or not. because it has option ...
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How do I play my HTC 3d videos on my 3d TV?

I have an LG 47LM6200 HD 1080p 3d TV. I have an HTC3d phone. How do I get the videos to play on my TV?
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Can I connect LG G2 to TV via USB? [closed]

I have LG G2 and a TV which has a USB port. The TV can recognise when I put a flash drive into its USB port and it plays videos like a computer, but I would like to ask: Can I use my phone also as a ...
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rooting Smart Tv (Skyworth e69 6369)

I got a Skyworth e69 6369 smart tv. kernel 3.1.10 android 4.2.1 model full aosp on skyworth 6369 cpu arm cortex a9 dual core other specs http://specdevice.com/showspec.php?id=de85-dcab-0033-...
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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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Casting Nexus5 Screen to a smart TV without extra hardware

I was wondering if there is any way to cast my Nexus 5 screen on to my Samsung Smart TV without any additional hardware such as chromecast.
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Connect to Samsung TV using AllShare from a Non-Samsung phone

I have a Nexus 5 phone and want to connect to my Samsung Smart TV (which supports AllShare). How can I do this? Thanks. UPDATE: I tried again after updating my phone to Android 5.0 . but no luck ...
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How to view video/photo from smartphone to TV?

Is it possible to view media contents from the smartphone to the TV? I would like to buy a movie from the PlayStore but I am not sure on how to view it. I need a specific cable (to connect the HDMI ...
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