You can control your Android TV™ and set-top box (cable box) with the TV's Remote Control by connecting the IR Blaster included with the TV.
Before you start
- This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.
- A8, XH80, XH81, XH90, XH91, XH92, XH95, ZH8, AG9, XG85, XG95 and ZG9 series are all Set-top box control compatible models which can control a set-top box without an IR Blaster.
For additional details, refer to the How to set up your Android TV to control the set-top (cable/satellite) box article.
- The steps to perform this procedure are detailed below, and a Video Tutorial is also available.
- Make sure that the connected set-top box supports the IR Blaster function. Contact the device manufacturer to confirm its compatibility with the IR Blaster function.
Depending on your situation, follow one of the methods below.