Article ID : 00149821 / Last Modified : 08/19/2019

Install and launch apps on an Android TV

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You can dowload apps that are compatible with TVs. These apps may differ from apps for mobile devices.

Before you start

Download and install apps

  1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
  2. Under Apps, select the Google Play Store.
    • On TVs with Android™ 8.0 Oreo™ operating system (OS), if you don't find it in the Apps Favorites section, select the Apps Apps Icon icon, then select the Get More Apps Icon icon or Google Play Store.
  3. On the Google Play store screen, select the search Android 8 Search Icon icon.
    • The search appears and the microphone icon turns red Microphone Icon.

      Google Play Store app

      • To search for the name of the app, say the name of the app using the Voice Search feature of your TV.
      • If you want to use the on-screen keyboard, press the right arrow button to display it.
  4. Select the app.
  5. Select Install.

Launch an installed app

  1. Press the HOME button.
  2. Under Apps, select the app that you installed.
    • On TVs with Android 8.0 Oreo OS, select the Apps Apps Icon icon to display the list of installed apps.

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