How to use your TCL Android TV
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How to use your TCL Android TV
November 07, 2019

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.
(In case you don’t know: Everything you need to know about TCL Android TV; 4 Fascinating TCL Android TV Tricks You Didn't Know About)
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.