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. Smart phones, tablets, smart watches, TV, Internet TV boxes all are powered by Android OS. This OS is popular because of it is a open source OS. So, OEM manufacturer don’t have to pay for OS. Another thing is that user can install lots of app in their device either from 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 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 below to Download Android TV x86 ISO. Size is 933 MB.
How to Install Android TV x86 ISO
To install this Android TV OS ISO in 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 in your desktop or laptop & boot from the pen drive. It is recommended to use a GPT partition for installation.
During first boot after install, go to advance menu & select boot without wizard. This will bypass mandatory login of google account.
Android TV UI
This Android TV x86 ISO will give you proper Android TV User Interface(UI).
It is also comes with official YouTube TV app installed.
Android TV OS 9 Pie Version
This OS built comes with latest Android 9 Pie TV version. Kernel version is 4.19, basically it is 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 contents will not available on YouTube. To watch the latest web series, movies, live TV you need another app. THOP TV is the best free Live TV app for Live sports, Premium live TV, Web series, movies, serials, etc all in a single application. You have to install the THOP TV via sideloading APK. Below the APK download link is given 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.
This is the Home page interface of THOP TV.
Control Android TV using Mobile as Remote
When you are using a TV, then it must have a remote to control from far. 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 TV must have to be on the same WIFi network. If you are at home then you have to connect 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 old spare PC to a Smart Android TV to watch LIVE TV & OTT contents for free.