Questions tagged [smart-tv]

for interaction of your Android device with a Smart TV, as well as for Smart TVs running Android

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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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How to get to fastboot on a corrupted recovery&os tv box

I have accidentally used twrp to flash a bad .img file to the Recovery partition and ever since recovery cannot be booted into via physical means nor would Android boot. Is there a way to boot to ...
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How to make an app start up every time Android Smart TV is turned on?

I own an Android Smart TV with Android 7.1.1. It's manufacturer is Vox. For a very specific reason too long to mention here I need to find a way to have my media player (MX Player in this case) start ...
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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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How do I connect my new Haylou Bluetooth Headphones to my Sony Android TV?

I have purchased Haylou Bluetooth headphones and have attempted to connect them to my Sony Android TV using TV Settings and going to Bluetooth Settings, The TV doesn't find the headphones which ...
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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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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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Google TV vs Android TV vs Chromecast [closed]

Can someone write or link to a clear comparison of all of Google's TV products? I have the original Logitech Revue, I have a Chromecast dongle, and now there is Android TV. What are the use-cases of ...
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Rotate smart tv screen

I'd like to use a smart tv box for a kiosk application. Problem is, my client wants the screen to be in vertical mode. Is there a way to rotate the display to be 1080 x 1920 instead of 1920 x 1080 ...
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How to make my android device remember my paired TV in You Tube?

I successfully paired my android device with my TV, but unfortunately after turning down the TV, the association is forgotten. It is a nice feature to have them paired, but it is really annoying to ...
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Connect Smart TV to laptop

I am working with not a well known Smart TV manufacturer, It uses Android 4.0. I want to customize its dashboard and splash animation played during the system loads. Working on my own launcher and ...
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Cannot unpair YouTube app on my smartphone from LGTV (SmartTV)

I cannot unpair my Android smartphone YouTube app from my LGTV. On LGTV: I went on YouTube app and log-off my account. I also disconnected all mobile devices from it, what should (?) suffice in ...
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