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A chromebook (or chromebox) runs Chrome OS. This is basically a very lightweight version of Linux that runs a Chrome Browser. You do not have the ability to install "native apps", with the exception of recently, it was announced, you can now install some Android apps. The difference between Chromebook and Chromebox is a Chromebook is a laptop, which has a ...


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Google Cast and Miracast are 2 different technologies and protocols. Miracast primarily allows wireless screen mirroring, and support is usually built-in in the OS in modern Android devices and Windows 8.1+. Google Cast additionally allows transferring external multimedia stream to the remote screen without decoding it on the mobile device, but support for ...


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Yes, it is possible to pair Dualshock 4 v2 controllers on a Sony 2015 Android TV. I have had no success when trying to pair through the TVs Dualshock 4 settings menu, but I successfully paired three controllers (simultaneously) using the Bluetooth settings menu: If you have a PlayStation - start by unplugging your PlayStation's power cord, since I've ...


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You can go to Settings -> Apps, then go to the very end of the "System Apps" row, then disable XiamioLeanbackCustomizer. You then need to reboot the device (or force quit each app) so that the applications populating the recommendations menu can reload.


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Android TV - Wikipedia says (it ) is a Smart TV Platform (Emphasis Supplied) Android TV app is meant for Android TV - Which to me means it cannot run on mobile . To support : You can't find it on Play Store because it is not meant to be installed on mobile devices Other Devices section of Wiki quoted, doesn't mention mobile / media players of ...


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This depends on your version of Android, in Android 4.4 (KitKat) or lower the only option is a factory reset. With the introduction of Android 5.0, including Lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat, and Oreo versions of Android, Google added an option that is usually located in Settings - Backup & Reset that is called Network Settings Reset, which will reset all ...


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So this is how I solved it for my particular TV (A Bravia KJ-65X8500D running Android 5.1.1) First off I found a 3rd party homescreen program called HAL Launcher which I installed. It works as an app but it's not the app the home button on the remote goes to. It has the option to make it so but that option stopped working android 5 something. To solve that ...


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In our chat, and from the comments, I can identify your problem, but a solution is currently not feasible for you. Problem: The GApps don't work because you are using GApps meant for a Nexus 5 (source: your comment's link), a phone, on an Android TV. I'm actually not sure how it actually installed in the first place. It shouldn't have. GApps are heavily ...


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Chromeboxes, such as Dell Chromeboxes, are essentially small computers with video output. They are designed to run Chrome OS on a larger monitor - think of these as Chrome OS Desktops, whereas Chromebooks are Chrome OS Laptops. Android TV devices, on the other hand, are media devices designed to run a version of Android and deliver media (video, music, ...


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Figured it out. One needs to add the insecure option on the server side, /mnt/MOUNTPOINT IP (ro,no_subtree_check,insecure) works on my system.


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Google TV is an old set-top box (STB) product line, conceived as a competitor with Apple TV, using Intel-based hardware and initially without access to Google Play. After a rushed launch and a series of bad product reviews, Google TV had been pretty much abandoned as a product line, and is now replaced by Android TV. In addition, other manufacturers have ...


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The official Google Android TV support page has instructions for connecting devices via Bluetooth. This page (written in January 2018) specifies these steps for connecting Bluetooth speakers: Find and select Settings from the app menu Select 'Bluetooth' (may be under Wireless and Networks or Remote & accessories) Use the Pair button on your speaker (or ...


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If every video behaves this way, it could be a bug in the display driver for your TV stick. When a video plays full-screen, the video decoder writes the decoded video directly into the framebuffer, a special part of memory that holds the image being displayed. When a video is played inside another window, it instead uses an overlay, which is a way of ...


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No, It simply won't work for a stock android phone. Because the app was created with a tv's resolution in mind so all you would see is misaligned screen or force crash.


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I tried the dd method as described by Izzy and it worked, the new sd card is recognized as the same adopted storage and all the apps and data is available. However there are two big caveats: the dd command creates an exact copy so even if your new card is larger than the old you will still get the same size for your drive and some empty space after that. ...


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I had the same issue. I was able to solve it by the help of multiple tools. Here is how I solved it What you need. A mobile with active data connection. A USB mouse (may be Bluetooth or WiFi mouse will also work) A USB to transfer browser apk file to Mi Box(if you are running ES File explorer in your mobile or if your phone is detected as USB mass storage ...


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I assume that both of the chargers are DC, I hope the new charger isn't AC. The original charger was 19.5V 5.2A = 101.4 Watts The new charger is 19.5V 4.35A = 84.825 Watts My guess is that the power isn't enough to power up your TV, and if by chance your TV works with 84.825 Watts then the new charger will be very hot and will burn soon because the TV needs ...


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I found a working solution for me. As I cannot add the sideloaded app to my home screen, I used this service to generate a launcher app which can be added to the home screen and will start the main app: http://atvlauncher.trekgonewild.de/index.php


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what you can do is go on WiFi settings and then tap or hold the WiFi you want to clear the click on disconnect then forget and it will be cleared


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It'll surely be easier if you set up a GNU/Linux system on the box. There's a very popular NAS software on Linux named "samba", and is available everywhere from built-in repositories, i.e. you can install it with sudo apt-get install samba or sudo yum install samba. Bunches of tutorials about it are available on the Internet. However that good job does not ...


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I did the below steps on Kodak Android TV to replace the default launcher. Enable Developer options and ADB debugging on the TV. (Refer Enable Developer mode, Enable ADB Debugging sections explained by gman's answer). No need to get the IP address and connect ADB. Because for the first time, you have to connect the device with a PC using a USB cable. (I ...


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try to shake your gamepad slightly to see if this action will trigger the wake up of you tv. install the Greenify on you Nvidia Shield TV, which will show you the wake up relation, and also you can disable the wake up. alternatively, if you found out the apps that wake up your tv, you can use ice box to freeze the apps.


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It looks like currently, it is not possible to rate an app via Android TV Platform. However it looks like the feature will be coming soon as mentioned in this blog post: The team is working on the feature, but there isn’t an ETA. Credits go to @MattLane and @NickFelker for providing the information in this post.


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I bought a separate Chromecast. This works fine.


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It appears that nVidia Shield Android TV comes with Android 5.1.1 and a Marshmallow update is available since December only. I'm assuming that Android 5.1.1 is the version installed in your device. Query system services Enable adb in wireless mode on device. Follow the official guide or this answer of Izzy for instructions, if needed. You can find the ...


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There is no problem with your USB. Use ES File Explorer or a PC to crosscheck. I have a Sony W950C model with latest android update installed. It doesn't show up USB drive in Storage & reset. May be we can expect this in future updates.You can still view Sony support page for KDL-55W809C to check if you have the latest version of Android.


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The quote I got from here is as following: These Miracast dongles have 'WiFi direct' like this Sony has, therefore you'd not need a router controlled WiFi home network. But if I had a Note I'd look for a Samsung Allshare dongle, just to be sure


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It would not seem to make sense to flash a ROM for a customized android TV launcher - all you need is something to automatically start your app when you boot - maybe something like https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.autostart If you build your own ROM you can make it do whatever you want - including check for updates on your own server - this ...


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Yes on Android TV I can play local games without Internet.


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