Watch channels from an app or a TV tuner

Most Android TVs come with a TV app where you can watch all your shows, sports, and news. To learn how to use the TV app on your TV, contact your device manufacturer.

If your device does not come with a TV app, you can use the Live Channels app.

Set up the Live Channels app

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. Scroll down to the "Apps" row.
  3. Select the Live Channels app.
  4. If you can't find it, download it from the Play Store. Learn how to download apps on your Android TV.
  5. Select the source you want to load channels from.
  6. After you load all the channels you want, select Done. You’ll see them whenever you open the Live Channels app.

Add or remove channels

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. Scroll down to the "Apps" row.
  3. Select the Live Channels app.
  4. Press the Select button.
  5. Under "TV Options," select Channel setup and then Customize channel list.
  6. Choose which channels you want to show up in your program guide.
  7. To return to your Live Channels stream, press the Back button.

Watch your channels

You can change channels with your remote. You can also choose a channel from your Program guide.

  1. On your Android TV, go to the Home screen.
  2. Scroll down to the "Apps" row.
  3. Select the Live Channels app.
  4. Press the Select button.
  5. Select the Program guide.
  6. Choose your channel.
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