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How to Connect Your Android Box to Your TV

Last updated on January 23rd, 2024 at 02:34 am

First off, for your Android box to work well on your TV, you would need an HDTV.

No matter what kind of HDTV you have, all that matters is it has an HDMI input.

With an HDMI input you don’t have to worry about transmitting sound and video from the android box to your TV.

It can be done through a single HDMI cable.

Connecting Your Android Box to Analog TV

What if I don’t have an HDTV? Can I still connect my Android box to my TV?

If you don’t have an HDTV, you could still connect it via analog cables like RCA. Most Android boxes have an AV output through which you can connect the box to your TV like you would connect your VHS player or DVD player.

If you use the AV output to connect to your analog TV, you would not get the video quality that you’ll get through an HDTV.

Connecting Your Android TV Box to Your HDTV

Connecting your Android Box to your HDTV can be done easily with a single cable – HDMI cable. Most new Android TV boxes come with an HDMI cable.

Every Android Box comes with an HDMI output and all you have to do is connect an HDMI cable to an HDMI imput on your HDTV.

With this HDMi connection you don’t have to worry about video and audio being carried from the Android TV Box to your HDTV.

Connecting Your Android TV Box to the Internet to Stream Videos

One of the attractions of connecting your Android TV box to your TV is to watch streaming video.For that your Android T V box needs to be connected to the Internet. You can do this in two ways – wired or wireless.

Wired Connection

The wired connection is the easiest and the most stable. It is also called the Ethernet connection.

You plug in a LAN cable from the Android TV Box to your modem or router and you’re done. Your Android TV Box is now connected to the Internet.

If your TV set is quite a distance away from your modem or router, then you would want to connect it through a WiFi.

How do you do that?

Wireless Connection

It’s similar to how you connect your Smartphone to Wifi.
You would have to go to settings and look for the Wifi Panel and activate it.

Your Wifi username will be detected and you’ll be prompted to enter your password.

Once done, you’ll be connected to the Internet. Once connected to the Internet, you can watch streaming videos from free services like YouTube or from subscription-based services like Netflix.

To give you an idea of the explanations above, here’s a quick video that explains the steps.

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