The opportunity for Aptoide TV arose when we had requests for a user friendly and complete TV store from Set-Top boxes manufacturers. Since the initial release of Android TV, the market is being filled with new devices (from manufacturers like Sony, Nvidia, Razer or Xiaomi) capable of running this interactive television experience. Users want more and more apps to serve what they want.
And Aptoide TV came to fullfil that wish. Aptoide TV is an app store optimized for the larger screen devices. The content present on Aptoide TV is exclusively curated to bring a better experience of usage to the user. So that you don’t have to worry about nothing when you arrive home from a long, exaustive day. Just sit in front of your television, open Aptoide TV, and select what you want to install and use. It’s that simple! Life can be complicated, but we’ll try to help you simplify it!
So first step before chilling out, is to install Aptoide TV.
How to Install Aptoide TV
Here's the 3 most common ways to install Aptoide TV.
1. Install from browser
A. Go to your browser and navigate to aptoi.de/tv
B. Click on ‘Install Aptoide TV’ to download the installer
C. Run the installer from your file manager, and voilál!
2. Install via USB
On your computer
A. Go to aptoi.de/tv
B. Choose ‘Install Aptoide TV’ to download the installer.
C. Copy the file to a USB flash drive.
On your TV device
A. Insert the USB flash drive to your device
B. Run the installer from your file manager, and that’s it!
3. Install via WiFi (Requires ES File Explorer)
You need an Android phone and an Android TV, both devices need to be connected to the same network (LAN, WiFi), and you need to have ES File Explorer installed on both devices.
On your Android TV
A. Launch ES File Explorer, and select Net Manager Tab. At the Homepage view, you can find Net Manager tab in Network category.
B. Confirm that you’re connected to a Wi-FI or LAN network. You will see: “You have joined a network, SSID is your-wifi-spot-name”.
On your Android Phone
A. Launch the ES File Manager. At Homepage tab, click on the icon named “APP”.
B. You will see a list of the installed apps on your device. Select and long press the ones that you want to send to your Android TV.
C. Press ‘Send’ on the overflow menu.
D. ES File Manager will search for devices connected to the same network and will display a list of the found ones. Choose your Android TV and press the send icon.
On your Android TV
A. As soon as you get the confirmation message, press OK to proceed.
B. Choose a folder to receive the file and then run it to install Aptoide TV and that's it! :)
In case you have any doubts regarding the installation, check the tutorial below:
Note: Remember to follow the Instruction Steps before installing Aptoide TV
1- Go to the Settings menu
2- Select "Security"
3- Tick "Unknown sources" checkbox
You can encounter hundreds of applications and games on Aptoide TV. What you want, we have!
So how about knowing some of our favorite apps that exist on the Aptoide TV catalogue?
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And to finish our extensive post, we’re going to be present at IBC 2017, scheduled for September 15-19 in Amsterdam. So if you want to see Aptoide TV for yourself and chat with us, stop by our booth and we'll show you all the ins and outs of Aptoide TV.