Article ID : 00268446 / Last Modified : 08/08/2023Print

How to move the downloaded apps on a TV to a USB storage device

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    You can move the downloaded apps to a USB storage device to increase the memory space available on your Android TV™ device (a certain range of Android TVs).

    Before You Start

    • WARNING! If you format a USB storage device, all data saved in it will be deleted. Back up your important data before you format it.

    • Performing this procedure formats the USB memory device for exclusive use with the TV. You may not be able to use it with a computer or other devices.
    • Some apps can't be moved to a USB storage device.

    Move Downloaded Apps

    1. Connect a USB storage device to the TV.
    2. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    3. Select Settings or the Settings icon icon.
    4. Under the TV category, select Storage & reset.
    5. Select the name of the USB storage device.
    6. Select Format as device storage or Erase & format as device storage.
    7. After formatting is completed, press the HOME button.
    8. Select Settings.
    9. Select Apps.
    10. Select the app that you want to move to the USB storage device.
    11. Select the USB storage device from the used storage.
      • The app is moved to the USB memory device.
      • Repeat steps 7 - 11 to move another app to the USB storage device.

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