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How to Install & Configure Emby Server on NVIDIA Shield TV

Emby released a server app for the NVIDIA Shield TV back in February 2019, but the installation process wasn’t as smooth as I’d like. My experience involved a lot of trial & error, and reaching out to the Emby community before I finally got it working the way I wanted. I’ll admit, there were a …

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How to Autostart Kodi (or Any App) When You Boot Android TV

It’s always frustrated me that there was no easy way to autostart Kodi as soon as you turned on your Android TV box. Evidently, I was wrong. In fact, the method I’m going to show you in this article is so easy, that I’m surprised that box manufacturers don’t enable it right out of the …

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How to Use Android TV Without a Google Account [Shield TV]

I have a problem: I love Android TV but I’m beginning to hate Google. So I started thinking on whether I could use my NVIDIA Shield and my other Android TV devices without linking a Google account to them. It turns out that it’s possible, but harder than you might think. Note: All screenshots on …

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How to Sideload Apps on an Android TV Box in 2023

One of the biggest complaints about Android TV is that there just weren’t that many apps available. What if I told you that there were thousands of apps for your Android TV device and all you needed to do was take a few extra steps to install them? There’s a process called sideloading that lets …

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How to Disable the Onscreen Keyboard on Android TV

One of the things that I love most about Android TV’s is that you can navigate around the screen with nothing more than your TV remote. Sometimes though, it would be nice to have a full size keyboard, especially when you’re surfing the web or entering your Wi-Fi password. The trouble is the onscreen keyboard …

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How To Install Kodi on Android TV and TV Box

For years, Kodi has been one of the most popular media centers. But until fairly recently, you couldn’t install Kodi on Android TV without jumping through a lot of hoops. Thankfully, these days, it’s much easier to download and install Kodi on devices running the official Android TV operating system. In most cases, you should …

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