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3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

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3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

If you’re using an Android TV, it might have an already set Home screen with some pre-installed apps and channels that you watch frequently. But if you want to change this, and also the way apps on your home screen behave, you can do this easily because of the flexibility of the Android operating system. Here I am going to tell you how to customize the home screen of your Android TV.

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Customize the Home Screen of Your Android TV

You can customize the channels that appear on the home screen of your TV and also you can reorder them so that your favorites come at the top. Follow the steps mentioned below to customize this all on your TV.

Customize Channels

1. Turn on your Android TV and on the home screen click on the Settings icon (cog) at the top right corner.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

2. Now, from Settings, select “Device Preferences”.

3. On the next page, scroll down to “Home Screen” and tap on it.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

4. Now, you will see several features of the home screen that you can change.

5. The first one is “Customize Channels” and when you click on it, you’ll see different channels that you watch on your TV.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

Here you can turn off the “Play Next” feature for these channels. For example, in the case of YouTube, you can choose which tabs you want to Play on your screen. You can choose from trends, subscriptions, and recommendations.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

Turn On/Off Video or Audio Previews

1. Next, you can turn on or off the video and audio previews.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

2. Just return to the main Home screen settings, and under the Channels section, turn on/off the toggles next to them.

Reorder Apps or Games

Apart from these two settings, you can also reorder apps and games on your TV.

1. On the Home screen settings page, scroll down to the Apps section and under this, click on “Reorder Apps”.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

2. Next, you’ll see all the apps installed on your TV. You can click on that app which you want to move.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

3. Then click on that app with which you want to replace this. That’s it, your earlier selected app will switch position with the new app you selected.

3 Ways to Customize Home Screen of Your Android TV

Similarly, you can do this for games as well.

So this was all about how you can customize the home screen of Android TV. For more smart TV tips & tricks, stay tuned!

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