Browse the Android TV Home screen

You can find all your apps, games, and entertainment on your Home screen.

 

To go to the Home screen, press the Home button Home on your remote.

(1) Recommendations

In the top row, you'll find suggestions based on your past choices for movies, TV shows, apps, and games.

If you’re signed in to any apps on your phone or computer with the same account, what you watch on those devices may affect the options you see on your TV.

Notes:

  • To remove suggestions from a specific app, you can turn off recommendations for that app, or uninstall it.
  • You can’t change the order in this section.

(2) Apps & (3) Games

On the Home screen, you’ll find your apps in the second row, and games in the third.

Organize apps manually

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. Use the remote to scroll down to the row you want to sort.
  3. Choose the app you want to move.
  4. Press and hold the Select button.
  5. Use the remote to move the app right or left.
  6. Press the Select button again.
  7. Select Save & exit.

Organize by most recent

  1. ​On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. Use your remote to scroll down and select Settings.
  3. Under "Preferences," find and select Home screen.
  4. Select Apps and games.
  5. Scroll down and select Organize apps and games and then Recency order.

To find new apps and games, on your TV, go to the Google Play Store app.

Delete an app

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. Use the remote to scroll down to the app you want to remove.
  3. Drag it to the Trash can at the bottom of the screen.
    • If you don’t see the Trash can, then the app can’t be removed.

(4) Settings

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. To make changes to your settings, scroll to the bottom row.

Use your remote

Find recent choices

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. To find recent apps and channels, on your remote, press and hold the Home button Home.

Search for content

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. You can use either of these options:
    • Type to search: Select Search Search.
    • Speak to search: On your remote, press the Microphone button.

Find out what kinds of apps and entertainment you can search for on your TV.

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