Android TV Box Basics 2020

How to Setup an Android TV Box

Today we will covering Android TV Box Basics. An Android TV Box can do anything a standard computer can do. Apps can be installed from

Google Play Store that can do most anything that can be thought of.
Android TV Boxes are used to stream video content allowing them to watch TV shows and movies on demand.

A very large variety of apps can be installed that can do anything and everything a smartphone can do but on your TV.

What Type Of Android TV Boxes are Available?

Units come in all shapes, sizes, and pricing formats.

Like all things computer related better hardware is introduced constantly from many manufactures.
Low cost budget boxes are available along with high-end units packed with the latest fastest hardware like these.

Which box is right for your setup very much depends on what fits your need and price range.
Android TV Boxes are here to stay and are a nice fit into any home entertainment center.
Android smartphone users will have no problem quickly moving about the interface and finding what they want.

As with any computer those that are new may have a slight learning curve as to how things work.
Most all units are different and will have different features and hardware.
Most dont come with much internal hard drive space and use micro-SD cards or flash drives to give more storage space.
Some high-end boxes give large internal hard drives which of course will cost you more.

Why an Android TV Box is an Excellent Investment?

➤ It Converts Your TV into a Giant Computer
Enjoy performing tasks just as you would on your home computer.
➤ Watch Shows & Movies
Enjoy many different services such as Crackle, Netflix, You Tube, Vimeo, Hulu, IPTV subscriptions
➤ Enjoy Live TV
You have the freedom to enjoy different IPTV subscription packages.
➤Install Your Favourite Apps
Imagine having every Playstore App that””s available to you on your smartphone, on your TV.
➤ Play Games
You can install and enjoy your favourite games on the TV box just as you would with expensive game consoles.
➤ Social Media
Enjoy all the leading social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
➤ Skype
Keep in touch with friends and family all over the globe.
➤ YouTube
Enjoy watching videos and movies from the comfort of your sofa.

How to Install an Android TV Box

➤ Connect the HDMI cable from your Android TV Box to your TV

➤ Take note of, and remember the HDMI port your are plugging the cable into

➤ On your TV remote, select the HDMI port number by using input/source

➤ Plug in the Android TV Box into the nearest power outlet, and turn it on

➤ Now wait until it loads up your start up screen

➤ Select your Settings

➤ Select your Network

➤ Select your WIFI

➤ Select your WIFI name

➤ Now enter your Password in the box (A keyboard will pop up from the bottom)

➤ Now select your desired TV streaming App of your choice (ex. Netflix, HULU, Kodi, Pluto TV etc.
How to Setup an Android TV Box

How to Install any APK file on Android TV Box

➤ Turn on your Android TV Box
➤ Select Settings
➤ Select Security (Security & Restrictions)
and enable unknown sources
➤ Select ON position for Unknown Sources
➤ Download your APK
➤ Either on the same device, or to a USB stick from your
(Desktop computer, Laptop etc.).
➤ Select File Manager or APK Installer
➤ Select the file you want to install

How To Uninstall Apps or Apks on Android TV Box

➤ TURN ON ANDROID TV BOX
➤ SELECT SETTINGS
➤ SELECT APPS
➤ SELECT APP YOU WOULD LIKE TO REMOVE
➤ SELECT UNINSTALL
➤ APP IS NOW UNINSTALLED

How to Set the WiFi on a Android TV Box

➤ Turn on your Android TV Box
➤ Select Settings
➤ Select Network
➤ Select your WiFi Name
➤ Enter your WiFi Password
➤ Select Connect
➤ WiFi is now Connected

How to Set the Date and Time on a X96 Android TV Box

➤Turn on the Android TV Box
➤ Select Settings
➤ Select Date and time
➤ Select Time Zone
➤ Select your proper Time Zone
➤ Time will change automatically to desired Time Zone

How to Increase your Volume on an Android TV Box

➤ TURN ON Android TV BOX

➤ SELECT SETTINGS

➤ SELECT SOUND

➤ SELECT VOLUME ON TOP

➤ ADJUST SOUNDS

➤ SELECT OK WHEN DONE

➤ VOLUME IS NOW ADJUSTED

How To Change Language on Android TV Box

➤ TURN ON ANDROID TV BOX
➤ SELECT SETTINGS
➤ SELECT LANGUAGE
➤SELECT LANGUAGE OF CHOICE
➤ GO BACK TO HOME SCREEN
➤ ENJOY!

How To Install An Antivirus on a Android TV Box ?

➤ TURN ON ANDROID TV BOX
➤ SIGNUP & SIGN IN TO GOOGLE PLAYSTORE
➤ IN SEARCH BAR TYPE AVG
➤ DOWNLOAD & INSTALL AVG
➤ ANDROID TV BOX IS NOW PROTECTED

How to Reduce Buffering on your Android TV Box ?

Are you having buffering problems with your Android TV Box?

Did you know?
Buffering is that most of the time it has nothing to do with the box itself.
It’s usually caused by the stream, your internet connection, or the link to the stream.

How do we Reduce Buffering ?

Try doing any of these, for a reduction in Buffering

How to Clean my Android Box Cache

➤ Select settings
➤ Select Storage
➤ Select Cache
➤ Select Yes to clean

Try a Different Stream

Sometimes just selecting another stream will correct buffering, or
try selecting a lower quality stream, such as 720p instead of 1080p

Reset your Modem

➤ Unplug your modem for 30 seconds, allowing it to reset. Doing this will increase your internet speed.

➤ Plug your Tv Box Directly into your Modem with Ethernet Cable (CAT Cable)

➤ Plug your TV Box into your modem directly with Ethernet cable,
preferrably Cat 7 for highest performance.

Increase your Internet Speed

Increasing your speed will definitely help with buffering especially if your using WIFI.

How to Install ES File Explorer on an Android TV Box ?

ES File manager app is one of the most important things on any device.
It allows you to install any apk file on your Android TV Box
Get the ES File Manager apk here

How to Install Pluto TV on an Android TV Box

Watch 100””s of Live TV Channels and 1000””s of Movies Free
Get the Pluto TV from the Google Playstore

How to Install Tubi TV on an Android TV Box

Watch Free Movies, Shows all in HD on any Android TV Box
You can also install this APK from the Google Playstore