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How to quickly set up Android TV with an Android phone

So you have a new Android TV. You’re obviously excited and can’t wait to get started. In this post, we will guide you through the setup process for your Smart TV. Please note that for best performance you may need to have a Google account and preferably your smartphone as well.

To make it easier, make sure you have a decent home internet connection. You’ll see why in a second. Now the process will entail transferring your Google account details from your Android smartphone to Android TV. Let’s do it.

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Setting up your Android TV

Simply plug the Smart TV into a power outlet and then allow it to go through the initial boot up. As is often the case with the first shoes, this can take a long time.

After the bootplash is done, you should enter the language selection screen. Use the remote control to choose your preferred language. Next, you will need to select your region.

  • Choose language
  • Choose District

You will then be presented with the option to quickly set up your Smart TV using your phone or enter your Google details manually. select file Quick Installation to choose.

  • Now from here, you need to pull out your phone and invoke Google Assistant with the hot word”ok google! or Hello google! And ask him to set up your device.
  • Alternatively, you can open a file google app Google Android TV logo on your phone and type Setting my device“.

This will bring up the TV setup wizard on your smartphone. At this point, simply make sure that you are connected to the Home WiFi network on your phone and that the phone is close to the TV. Being in the same room is a nice way to measure this.

Now, start the setup wizard and let it search for nearby devices. You may need to make sure that your phone has Bluetooth turned on as well. Soon, you will see your device listed.

Select it and then choose the Wi-Fi network you wish to connect to. If you have 5 GHz Wi-Fi, you can select this as long as the TV and router are in the same room. This will ensure less interruption and no interference while connecting your other devices to the long range 2.4GHz network.

An icon will then be displayed on the TV screen. Make sure the code is the same as what appears on your phone screen and continue. You will then be asked to select the Google account you want to associate with your TV. Choose your Google account and the wizard will start copying your data to the TV.

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Now back to your TV, then accept the Terms of Service, Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, and more.

You’ll also need to decide if you’d like to share your remote tracking data with Google, whether you’d like to have personalized ads, your preferred location settings, and more.

Next, you will need to set up your Google Assistant. This is a very useful way to get around the user interface because typing on the onscreen keyboard of your remote becomes very cumbersome very quickly.

Finally, you will need to give your Smart TV a unique name that will help you identify it on your network. This is useful if you have several TVs in your house, so try to name them according to the room in which the TV will be equally unique.

Some additional explanations on how to get the most out of your Smart TV will then be provided. Pay attention and learn these gestures and functions as they will be central to your Smart TV experience. Now, go ahead and explore the user interface, and learn how to navigate.

You may also want to try installing these apps from the Play Store on your TV.

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