Set up Duo on your Android TV

You can make and answer one-to-one and group calls with Duo on your Android TV.

What you need

To use Duo on your TV, you must:
  • Have an Android TV or Android TV device with Android 8.0 Oreo™️ or higher
  • Connect a USB camera and microphone directly into your Android TV or Android TV device, if a camera or microphone isn’t built-in 
  • Be connected to the Internet
  • If you use an Android TV box, you must plug your camera into its USB port.
  • Duo won’t work if you’re using a Chromecast on a non-Android TV.
  • For audio, you can use a USB microphone plugged into your Android TV. 
  • You can’t use your Android TV Remote for audio on Duo calls.

Download Duo on your Android TV

  1. From the Android TV Home screen, scroll to ‘Apps’.
  2. Select Google Play Store Google Play.
  3. At the top of the screen, select Search Search.
  4. Search for Duo.
  5. Select Install.

Set up Duo on your Android TV

Important: You can't check messages or use effects with Duo on Android TV.

  1. On your Android TV, open Duo Duo.
  2. Select your account to sign in.
  3. Select Give access.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete setup.

Make a call

  1. In Duo, on the left, search for a contact or group.
  2. Select the contact that you want to call.
  3. At the bottom, select Video call or Voice call.
Tip: To receive a call on your Android TV, the Duo app must be open.
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