Tutorial: How to install Android app.APK on TV?

Whether the absence of the Netflix app on your Freebox Mini 4K or installing various Android app, it is interesting to know how to install Android on un.APK TV. You will see that it is rather very close to the traditional method.

Install a file manager

By default, Android TV does not include any file manager, so you have to install one. The Google Play offers at least 3, we opted for the classic ES Explorer. The navigation is not simple on Android TV, but all buttons are accessible from a remote control. There also AnExplorer, more practical but with fewer features.

ES File Explorer

ES Global


AnExplorer File Manager Pro


€ 0.59

Enable Install Apps third

Also by default, for security reasons, Android TV can not install third-party applications for Android (APK) as a classic version of Android. He must go to Settings> Security and restrictions, pout lift the ban. In Unknown sources, simply select Enabled.

Collect un.APK

You can download des.APK on the official website publishers, some times, it is also possible to recover directly from the Play Store. The best method has been described on the eLaptopComputer.com forum, all you need is a computer available.

Start installation des.APK

To retrieve vos.APK, there are several ways to proceed. The first is to connect a USB stick or microSD card on your Android TV. We preferred to go through a “Cloud” based ES Explorer with Google Drive. It’s easier to transfer files, once the connection is active.

To start the installation, just click on the fichier.APK.

The file downloads, and installation starts.

That’s it, congratulations!

To uninstall an application on Android TV

To uninstall an application, it’s pretty simple: hold on the application icon on the desktop of your Android TV, it will then be possible to move the app to the trash.

The other method is to go to the Settings, and select the application in question in Applications.