Android TV Box Setup Guide

June 26, 2018

Android Smart TV Box devices were unveiled in the year 2014 and since then have acclaimed a lot of success. They allow the users to stream movies, TV shows, news, sports, live telecasts, etc. right on their television by converting it into a smart TV which runs on Android OS. All the Android-based streaming devices give users the access to download apps from Google Play store and enjoy other Android features like surfing the internet or play games right on their televisions. You need to do the Android TV box setup first in order to stream anything on your TV and here's how you can do it.

Setting up your Android TV Box

In the year 2018, there are many streaming devices available for the users to buy and stream videos. You may get confused about which one you should really buy so feel free to refer to our site for any help. If you are looking to buy a Smart TV Box in US, then you can freely go for the Android TV Box range. This is how you can do the Android TV box set up at your home by yourself so you can enjoy countless videos:

1. Connect the device to your TV

All Android or other Smart TV Box devices come with an HDMI cable which you can use to connect to your TV. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the streaming device and the other end to the HDMI port of your TV. Use the company provided power cables to connect your streaming device to a power supply. Turn on your Android TV Box and TV.

2. Connect the device to the Internet

In order to complete the Android TV box setup, you need to set up an internet connection on your Android TV so that the device can update and you can start streaming videos. Go to the settings of your Android TV Box device and select 'Network' and go to 'Wi-Fi.' Search your Wi-Fi name and enter the password to set up a wireless internet connection on your Android Smart TV Box.

3. Updating the Device Software

Sometimes till when you purchase an Android TV Box, the company has already rolled out a newer software version for your device but as you purchased later, your Android streaming Box does not have that software. So, when you connect your device to the Internet, the company itself sends the software update notification so that you can update to the latest software. You can also do this manually by going to the settings option.

4. Downloading Apps

The last step of Android TV box setup is to install some apps and get started with streaming. You can find many channel apps for your Android TV Box. Go to the apps menu and launch 'Google Play Store'. From here you can add channel apps like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, etc. You can also download the Kodi media player to enhance your streaming experience

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