Download or delete apps & games

You can get apps and games for your Android TV through the Play Store app.

Get apps & games

  1. From the Android TV Home screen, scroll to "Apps."
  2. Select the Google Play Store app Google Play.
  3. Browse or search for apps and games.
    • To browse: Move up or down to view different categories. When you find a category you’re interested in, move to the right to view items.
    • To search: At the top of the screen, select Search Search.
  4. Select the app or game you want.
    • Free app or game: Select Install.
    • Paid app or game: Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase.
If you have trouble with your purchase, try a different payment method, like a credit card or PayPal. Learn how to add a payment method.

Find a previously downloaded app or game

In your TV's settings:

  1. From your Android TV Home screen, scroll to Settings Settings.
  2. Select Settings and then Apps.

In the Play Store:

  1. On your Android TV, open the Play Store Google Play.
  2. At the top, choose My Apps.
  3. Under “Apps installed,” choose an app and then Open.

Manage your apps

Delete an app or game

In your TV's settings:

  1. From the Android TV Home screen, scroll to Settings Settings.
  2. Under "Device," select Apps.
  3. Under "Downloaded apps," choose the app you want to delete.
  4. Select Uninstall and then OK.

In the Play Store:

  1. On your Android TV, open the Play Store Google Play.
  2. Find the app or game you want to delete.
  3. Select Uninstall.

Tip: If you don’t want an app to show up in the top row of the Android TV Home screen, turn off notifications for that app. Go to Settings and then Apps. Then, select an app and then Notifications and then Off.

Update your apps

  1. On your Android TV, open the Play Store Google Play.
  2. At the top, choose My Apps.
  3. Under “Updates available,” you’ll find apps that can be updated. To update an app, select it or select Update all.

Turn on auto-update

  • On your Android TV, open the Play Store Google Play.
  • At the top, choose My Apps.
  • Select Open settings and then Auto-update apps.

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