Xiaomi Mi Box S Android TV Box instruction - quick user guide

ByAdan Flannigan 2019-11-08 19321

Recently, Xiaomi Mi Box S international received the Android 9 Pie. That means you can use Amazon Prime Video APP on this Android TV box. Most users may don’t know how to connect Xiaomi Mi Box S to Android TV, setting up the network or install applications. Now we make a detail instruction for you.

Xiaomi Mi Box S 

Connecting the Xiaomi Mi Box S to the Android TV

Connecting the Xiaomi Mi Box S to the TV is as easy as shelling pears. Included with the global version is an adapter with a standard European plug and an HDMI cable.

We connect all the wires and select on the TV as the signal source the port to which the cord from the media player was hooked.

Connecting the Xiaomi Mi Box S to the Android TV

That's all the connection - a welcome screen saver should appear on the TV screen, you can proceed to the setup.

Complete instructions for setting up Xiaomi Mi Box S

Step 1:First of all, choose a language.

Step 2: Next, we will be offered to set up a TV box from the remote control or using an Android device.

Step 3:Select a signal from your WiFi router. ( recommend5 GHz).

Step 4:And then we can immediately enter the existing Google account and subscribe to your favorite YouTube channels.

Step 5: Login and enter password.

Step 6:Accept the terms of use of the service.

Step 7: Determination of your geographical location.

Step 8: And we give the name to the prefix.

Step 9:After which we will be offered to install popular applications.

Step 10:At the final stage, we will be reminded of the main features of the Xiaomi Mi Box S 4K TVbox, including thebuilt-in chromecast adapter.

Step 11:At the end,we get to the main screen, where there is a selection of films and videos from various applications.

Installing applications on Xiaomi Mi Box S

Installing applications on Xiaomi Mi Box S

Step 1: Input the app name or using voice assistant to search. For example, Kodi Media Player.

Step 2: And select "Install" in the menu.

Adding an application to the Android TV home screen

Adding an application to the Android TV home screen

Now, to get quick access to this program, you can add it to the first line of applications on the main screen. To do this, click on the "plus sign" icon, and select the desired program. Now the APPis in the list of favorites.

Setting up Smart TV channels on Xiaomi Mi Box applications

Setting up Smart TV channels on Xiaomi Mi Box applications

Step 1: Scroll down the whole page and click on the “Add Channel”button.

Step 2: We select the necessary application, for example, HD VideoBox.

Step 3:Thenchose those information channels that we want to display in the list.

Step 4 : They also can be moved or completely removed from the main screen. To do this, we select the desired program and press the left arrow key on the control panel - two more menu icons will appear. One - to move the line up and down.

Removing applications on Android TV

In order to manage the applications installed on the Android TV set-top box, you need to go to the menu section of the same name, and select the program of interest; An additional window opens with a menu where you can perform the following actions:

● Remove from prefix completely

● View information

● Remove from favorites

● Move


Step 1 : Additional confirmation.

Step 2 : However, these are not all the actions that we can apply to installed programs. Additional configurations are hidden in the settings menu. To enter it, click on the gear icon in the upper right corner of the screen.

Step 3 : A navigation window familiar to anyone on any Android smartphone will open. Go to the "Applications".

Step 4 : And we choose what we need.

Step 5 : Here it is already possible to forcefully terminate it, as well as clean it from accumulated debris stored in the program memory.

Setting up Xiaomi Mi Box to work on a local network

As with any wireless device connected to the router, we can access all shared network folders from computers on computers inside the home LAN. As well as to a file (FTP, Samba) or media (DLNA) server, created on the basis of an external drive connected to the router, if any.

Setting up Xiaomi Mi Box to work on a local network

To use any set-top box on Android TV on the network, I use the X-Plore program. I like it because its interface is very much like the good old Total Commander, familiar to any Windows user.

Here we need to find the LAN section to connect to shared folders on the router or computer. Or if an FTP server is running on the router, then select this branch and search for servers on the network.

In a matter of seconds, the Xiaomi Mi Box discovered a USB flash drive that is connected to my Keenetic Viva router.

We go into the folders and see all the documents in them. In particular, one of the reviews recorded for our channel.

Playback occurs using the player built into the same application.

Setting up TV channels on the Xiaomi Mi Box

With watching TV channels on Smart TV, the Xiaomi Mi Box S set-top box is even simpler.

The first one is a streaming video player, and the second one is a selection of online TV broadcasts. The database contains more than a thousand channels from different countries in all languageof the world.

We click on the desired channel, select Ace Player as the playback medium,and the broadcast is already on the screen.

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