How To Use Your TCL Android TV

How To Use Your TCL Android TV

Learn More About How To Use Your TCL Android TV ; Android TV is a smart TV platform developed by Google. It integrates TV experience with Android ecosystem and offers wide range of apps from streaming services such as Netflix and Youtube to smart home functionalities.

How does TCL Android TV Work?

Simply speak into the remote’s microphone. All Android TV’s have Google Cast built in. This allows you to stream content from your device to your TV as long as the device has the “Google Cast” icon, also known as Chromecast built in. In short, Android TV has more games than any other TV operating system.

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Before you begin using your TCL Android TV and access all the amazing content available to you, you need to connect your TCL TV to the Internet. There are two ways to do it.N.B. Some procedure may differ between TV models.1.Wired connection: Use the RJ45 (LAN) connector on the back panel.

 Ensure you have:

 An Ethernet cable long enough to reach your TV

 A router or modem with an available Ethernet port

A high-speed internet connection

 An Ethernet (LAN) port on the back of the TV

 Connect your Ethernet cable to the router and to the Ethernet port on the back of the TV.

 Use the Network & Internet menu to configure the TV:

Automatic detection (recommend)

 Press Home Button on the remote control to display the Smart TV homepage.

 Press ▲/◄/► to move the cursor to (Settings) on the right top of the screen and press OK to enter the system settings.

 Select network setting and switch on the Wired network button. Smart TV will automatic acquisition your internet.

 Wired network connected.2.Wireless connection: use the internal wireless or external wireless USB adapter and your home wireless network.

 Ensure you have:

A router broadcasting a high-speed wireless signal

A high-speed internet connection

 Use the Network & Internet menu to configure the TV:

Automatic detection (recommend)

 Press Home Button on the remote control to display the Smart TV homepage.

 Press ▲/◄/► to move the cursor to (Settings) on the right top of the screen and press OK to enter the system settings.

 Select network setting and switch on the WIFI button, enter your own WIFI password (Configure the network settings before using Smart TV applications)

 Wired network connected.

Frequently Asked Questions

1.How can I install apps and games on TCL Android TV ?


●From the Android TV Home screen, scroll down to the “Apps” row.

●Select the Google Play Store App

● Browse or search for apps and games,select the app or game you want.

2.How to delete an app on TCL Android TV?

 On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.

 Use the remote to scroll down to the app you want to remove.

 Drag it to the Trash can at the bottom of the screen.

 If you don’t see the Trash can, then the app can’t be removed.

3.Why is a certain app like YouTube or Facebook not working?

 If a specific app is not working, the app may need to be upgraded. This may be because the App owner has made some changes. If this occurs, contact TCL customer service, and they will advise you as to when an update is available.

4.How can I search movies on my TCL Android TV?

 If your remote has a microphone

 While you are on the Home screen, press the Voice search button Microphone on your remote.

 Hold your remote in front of you, and say your question. Your search results appear as soon as you finish speaking.

 If your remote doesn’t have a microphone

 Scroll to the top of the Home screen and select the Search Icon Search. A text window will open.

 Move to the right to bring up the onscreen keyboard

How do I use my TCL Smart TV?

  1. Press  on your remote to open the main screen
  2. Scroll down and select Settings
  3. Press the right arrow button and select Network
  4. Press the right arrow button and select Wireless
  5. Your TCL Roku TV will start scanning for available wireless network
  6. Scroll down and select your wireless network name from the list
  7. Press the  button 
  8. If your network is password-protected, use the on-screen keyboard to enter your wireless network password. 
  9. Scroll down and highlight Connect then press the  button
  10.  After you submit your network password, the TV will display progress messages verifying your connection as shown below.  Click here if you are are having issues connecting to your wireless network.

How to set up the Android TV Remote Control app

Android Mobile Device
  1. On your mobile device, go to the Google Play Store
  2. Search for “Android TV Remote Control by Google LLC”
  3. Press Install and follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Connect your phone and Android TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
  5. On your phone, open the Android TV Remote Control app Android TV Remote.
  6. Tap the name of your TCL Android TV.
    • If it doesn’t show up, try the recommended troubleshooting steps. 
  7. A PIN will appear on your TV screen.
  8. On your phone, enter the PIN. Then, tap Pair.
Apple iPhone or iPad
  1. On your Apple iPhone or iPad, go to the Apple App Store
  2. Search for “Android TV by Google LLC”
  3. Press Instaland follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. Connect your phone and Android TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
  5. On your phone, open the Android TV Remote Control app Android TV Remote.
  6. Tap the name of your TCL Android TV.
  7. A PIN will appear on your TV screen.
  8. On your phone, enter the PIN. Then, tap Pair.

Is TCL Android TV a smart TV?

How to use your TCL Android TV. Android TV is a smart TV platform developed by Google. It integrates TV experience with Android ecosystem and offers wide range of apps from streaming services such as Netflix and Youtube to smart home functionalities.

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