Article ID : 00118372 / Last Modified : 03/25/2019

Unable to delete the content of a USB device connected to an Android TV using the Album, Music and Video apps.

    Contents can be deleted from a USB memory device from within the Album application. However, contents cannot be deleted from within the Music and Video applications. Music and Video apps are read-only apps and therefore cannot be used to delete contents of a USB device connected to the Android™ TV. Use a computer to delete the contents of the USB device.

    NOTE: Video contents displayed in the Album application can also be deleted from within the Album.

    To delete photos and videos from within the Album application:

    NOTE: If the Delete menu is not displayed in the Album application, perform a software update .

    • Delete one photo or video file:
      1. Select a photo or video.
      2. Press the ACTION MENU button on the remote.
      3. Press the Delete in the Album category.
    • Delete multiple photos or videos:
      1. Display the photos or videos as a list.
      2. Press the ACTION MENU button on the remote.
      3. Press the Select item in the Album category.
      4. Press the ACTION MENU button on the remote.
      5. Press the Delete in the Album category.

    NOTE: Built-in photos and songs that are played back in the Album and Music apps cannot be deleted as well.