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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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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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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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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Can I connect my smartphone, LG G2, to TV via USB

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 : 1.Can I use my phone also as a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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connecting Ps2 Gamepad to android device (with upper than 5 android version)

Is there any way to connect PS 2 Gamepad with the android device in which the android version is 7.1.2 ?
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Can't login to Dropbox via Google on an Android Smart TV

We use a Philips Smart TV which runs Android. All the networking is working. There is also an item in the device configuration menu to connect Dropbox account. This one opens a browser window where ...
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Bluetooth on sony bravia xbr-49x705d

I am trying to connect bluetooth headphones to my tv. In the menu I have the option, but I am not able to do that. I guess I have the option, because it has Android OS, but it does not have bluetooth. ...
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How to connect a device with a keyboard (phone, laptop, ipad) to Android TV

Given you have Smart TV with Android, how would you connect a device you already have (in particular: Android phone, iPad, Ubuntu laptop) to use it's keyboard with the TV (eg. type search terms in ...
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Can I mirror my (Ubuntu OR Win10) PC display on Android-based TV

I found How can I mirror something on a PC's display to my Android's display?, but that's from nearly 7 years ago, and no-one's even commented on it, let alone given a useful answer. Maybe I'm ...
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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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Philips Android TV 43PFL5604/F7, Android 8.0 - mounting network drive

Is it possible to "automount" a network drive on Android TV at startup, like you can in Linux? Mounting via a file explorer works, but I'd like for the mount to be available to other apps (...
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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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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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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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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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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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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-...