Article ID : 00198698 / Last Modified : 03/08/2024Print

Update pre-installed apps on your Android TV or Google TV

    If the Google Play™ store app is set to Auto-update apps at any time (default), preinstalled apps on your Android TV™ or Google TV™, such as Netflix® or YouTube™ streaming services, are generally updated automatically.

    To check your settings, use the following procedure:

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME or Quick Settings ( or ) button, depending on the model, then select Settings.
    2. The next steps vary depending on your TV, select the steps that best match your TV menu options:
      • Select AppsSee all appsGoogle Play Store (under SYSTEM APPS) → Open, then move the cursor to select your profile icon (an image or letter) in the upper-right or upper-left of the screen, and then select SettingsAuto-update appsAuto-update apps at any time.
      • Select AppsGoogle Play storeSettingsAuto-update appsAuto-update apps at any time.
      • Select Google Play storeSettingsAuto-update appsAuto-update apps at any time.
      • Select Apps  Manage updates
      • Steps from the Google Play store profile.
    3. Press the Back button to return to a previous menu or the TV button to exit the menu.