Article ID : 00114723 / Last Modified : 10/27/2020

Return to the TV broadcast screen or switch inputs on my Android TV

    Below are the different ways you can return to TV broadcast from other inputs or change inputs on your Android TV™ device.

    Use the HOME screen

    Android™ Android 8.0 or later

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select the input icon at the upper right of the screen.
    3. Select the preferred input.

    Android™ 7.0 Nougat operating system and earlier

    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Use the up or down arrow buttons to go to the Input category.
    3. Select the preferred input.

    Use the Input button on the Remote Control

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the INPUT button.
    2. Select the preferred input.

    Use the TV button on the Remote Control

    The TV button of the remote allows you to switch to a TV channel or input from other applications.

    TV button

    Notes:

    • Depending on your TV remote, the button may be located in a different area.
    • Depending on your TV model, you can change the input that the TV button activates. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
    • For some older models with a touchpad remote control (not supplied with all TVs), you can only switch inputs through the HOME screen method.