Best Android TV OS for PC. Android TV x86 ISO Download. How to install Android TV OS on PC & laptop.
Why you need Android TV OS for PC
Android OS is the most popular OS in the world. Smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, TV, and Internet TV boxes all are powered by Android OS. This OS is popular because it is an open-source OS. So, OEM manufacturers don’t have to pay for OS. Another thing is that users can install lots of apps on their devices either from the play store or via side load APK.
Best Android TV OS for PC
There are a few Android x86 OS build available for desktop & laptop. But a maximum of them are not actual Android TV OS. They are Mobile or tablet Android OS. But Android TV x86 is the only actual Android TV OS. It is powered by Android 9 Pie TV OS. Remember it is not an official build from Google. Its user interface is exactly the same as Google Android TV OS. It is also Google Play store supported and you can also sideload APK.
Android TV x86 ISO Download
Click the below link to Download Android TV x86 ISO. Size is 933 MB.
How to Install Android TV x86 ISO
To install this Android TV OS ISO on your desktop you need one pen drive or USB storage device at least of 8GB.
First Download Rufus software then select your pen drive & Android TV ISO file. Then make a bootable USB.
Then plug the USB into your desktop or laptop & boot from the pen drive. It is recommended to use a GPT partition for installation.
During the first boot after installation, go to the advanced menu & select Boot without the wizard. This will bypass the mandatory login of the Google account.
Android TV UI
This Android TV x86 ISO will give you a proper Android TV User Interface(UI).
It also comes with the official YouTube TV app installed.
Android TV OS 9 Pie Version
This OS built comes with the latest Android 9 Pie TV version. The kernel version is 4.19, basically, it is a Linux kernel.
Android TV x86 Network settings
To connect to the Internet we have to go to Network & Internet & select Virtwifi. Remember this OS doesn’t support a WiFi network. We have to connect the Ethernet LAN port to connect with the Internet.
Video & Audio settings
This OS by default gives output of Full HD 1080p resolution & sound via motherboard 3.5 mm audio jack.
Free Live TV App
All the premium content will not be available on YouTube. To watch the latest web series, movies, and live TV you need another app. You have to install the HD Streamz app via a side-loading APK. Download the APK file & put it in a pen drive. Then insert it on your PC where Android TV OS is running. Then browse the pen drive using any file manager & install the APK and enjoy unlimited content.
Control Android TV using Mobile as Remote
When you are using a TV, then it must have a remote to control it. As you are converting an old PC to a Smart Android TV, you do not have a remote. You have to control it via mouse & Keyboard. If you do not have a wireless mouse then it is not possible to control from a far distance.
There is a cool solution for it. We can use our Android mobile as a remote. For this, both mobile & Android TVs must have to be on the same WIFi network. If you are at home then you have to connect your mobile with the same router where Android TV is connected. Then download the Android TV Remote app from the play store & search. You will see the name of your android tv. Then select & OTP code will flash on the TV screen. Just put the code in mobile & it is paired successfully.
In this way, you can install Android TV x86 ISO & convert an old spare PC to a Smart Android TV to watch LIVE TV & OTT content for free.