TeamViewer is software for remote access of your devices developed in 2005. This software gives you remote access and control to supported devices. When you can access your device remotely, you can control it remotely. It was developed for the same reason that people don’t have to visit their clients to maintain the devices. If you connect devices with TeamViewer, you can send and receive files on devices at both ends. In addition, one can access a shared clipboard on the devices. Recently, TeamViewer was added to the Android TV platform. The TeamViewer client can see what’s happening on another device by signing into the Team Viewer app on your TV.
- Single user plan costs $50.90 per month or $610.80 per year.
- You can also find additional plans up to $102.90 per month for 20 users.
- The 200 users plan will cost you $206.90 per month.
TeamViewer on Android TV
TeamViewer is natively available for download on the Android TV platform. Despite being natively available, the TeamViewer on Android TV doesn’t full remote control. However, it has handy features. By installing this application on your Android Smart TV, the client can see what’s happening on your Android TV. You can also take screenshots and screen record the Android TV screen. The recorded file will be saved in the .tvs file. In addition, the client can access the external and internal storage of your Android TV.
Supported Android TVs
- Sony Smart TV
- Sharp Smart TV
- TCL Smart TV
- Hisense Smart TV
- Philips Smart TV
- Skyworth Smart TV
Supported Android TV Boxes
- AT&T TV
- Mi Box and Mi Box S
How to Download TeamViewer on Android TV
#1. Turn on your Android TV and connect to the Wi-Fi network.
#2. Select the Apps tab and launch the Google Play Store on your home screen.
#3. Click the Search icon on your screen.
#4. Carefully type in TeamViewer on the search bar using the virtual on-screen keyboard.
#5. Choose the TeamViewer app from the search suggestions.
#6. Initiate the app installation by clicking on the Install button.
#7. Wait until the TeamViewer installation completes.
#8. Launch the new TeamViewer app once the installation is over.
#9. Now, log in to your TeamViewer account.
#10. Now, the client at the other end can monitor your Android TV by entering the code displayed on the TV screen.
Alternative Method: Sideloading TeamViewer
If you can’t download TeamViewer from the store, you can sideload it as follows.
Installing Downloader on Android TV
#1. Power on your Android TV and open the Google Play Store from the home screen.
#2. Select the Search icon and search for the Downloader app.
#3. Select the Downloader from the app list on your screen and click on the Install button.
#4. Wait for a few minutes so that the app installs on your Android TV.
Enabling Unknown Sources for Downloader
1. Launch the Android TV Settings from the home screen.
2. Navigate and click on the Security & Restrictions option.
3. Select the Unknown Sources option on the menu.
4. Select Downloader from the menu and slide the toggle located next to it.
Sideloading TeamViewer Apk with Downloader
#1. Launch the Downloader app on your Android TV.
#2. Click on the Allow option when a prompt appears on your screen.
#3. Enter the URL for the TeamViewer Android TV apk.
#4. To download the apk, click on the Go option.
#5. Start installing the TeamViewer app when the downloading completes.
6. When the installation completes, launch it and start managing other devices remotely.
Other Supported Devices
Anyone with one or more of the following devices can download and access TeamViewer.
- Android phone
- Windows Phone
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can access TeamViewer on an Android TV with its official app on the platform.
No. The TeamViewer on Android TV doesn’t allow remote access. However, one can view the things happening on the Android TV screen.
No. You can’t control Android TV with the TeamViewer.