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Will the NOW TV Android app work on an Android TV box?

Does anyone know if the NOW TV Android app will work on an Android TV box? I believe that the app does some checks for custom ROMs and rooted devices so it is not a given that it'll work on any Android device.

 

Has anyone tried this and if so then what make/model of Android TV box do you have it running on?

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Re: Will the NOW TV Android app work on an Android TV box?

@bedfellow

 

Unfortunately no, at the moment NowTV doesn't officially support Android TV boxs.

 

Edit - Unless somebody here has found a workaround that is stable on the mobile NowTV Android app (might be wrong i think a few people have tried, but the mobile version doesn't play nicely with the Android TV boxes). 

 

 

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Re: Will the NOW TV Android app work on an Android TV box?

@schnapps, thanks for the quick reply. That is NOW TVs official take on it but I know for instance that there is a Android TV box sold that has the app pre-loaded, so it must be possible in some cases. Unfortunately the one I refer to is quite expensive, so was trying to ascertain if anyone has successfully managed to run it on any other Android TV device.

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@bedfellow

 

Are you talking about the Nvidia Shield ?

 

If so there is a thread somewhere on this forum discussing this device with the Android NowTV app.

 

http://community.nowtv.com/t5/Android/Is-NowTV-available-as-a-download-for-Nvidia-Shield-Set-Top-Box...

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Re: Will the NOW TV Android app work on an Android TV box?

@schnapps, the XUUM Quad Core is advertised on a internet site as having it.

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@bedfellow

 

As you are aware (at the moment) NowTV does not officially support these Android TV set top boxes and like you said maybe somebody can provide you a workaround or perhaps somebody who own this XUUM box can advise you that the NowTV app on this box works (i will be surprised if it does mind).

 

Personally, i would spend £15 on a NowTV black box and maybe use this Android TV box for all the other Android apps that this box supports.

 

Sorry i couldn't help any further, perhaps somebody who are more familiar / knowledgeable with these Android TV boxes can provide you more guidance/ assistance.

 

 

 

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