Saturday, January 7, 2012

Android Tv Box Launcher


Drag apps to your Home screen: Click & hold an app in the Launcher until its icon is scaled bigger.

Rearrange your Home screen: Click & hold an item and when its icon is scaled bigger, drag it where you want.

Remove items: Click & hold an item and when its icon is scaled bigger, drag it to the Trash Can icon (The
Launcher icon changes to a Trash Can icon).

1) Switch Home screens/ View other parts of the Home screen: 
There are multiple Home screens. The small dots at the lower left and right of the Home screen indicate which
screen youre viewing. Swipe left or right to switch. You can also press the small dots to view the extensions to the
Home screen which provide more space for widgets, shortcuts, and other items.

2) Customize the Home Screen: 
You can add application icons, shortcuts, widgets, and other items to any part of the Home screen. You can also
change the wallpaper.
a) To add an item to the Home screen:

Open the Home screen where you want to add the item.

Press Menu on the remote control (or the right mouse button) and click Add. Or just click & hold an empty location
on the Home screen. If there are no empty spots on the Home screen, Add is dimmed; you must delete or move
an item before you can add another item, or switch to another Home screen.

In the menu that opens, click the type of item to add.
You can add the following types of items to the Home screen.
Shortcuts: Add shortcuts to applications, a bookmarked webpage, a destination in Maps, a Gmail label, a
music playlist, and many other items. The shortcuts available depend on the applications you have installed.
Widgets: Add any of a variety of miniature applications (widgets) to your Home screen, including a clock, a
music player, a picture frame, the Google search bar, a power manager, a calendar that shows upcoming
appointments, and a News & Weather widget. You can also download widgets from Android Market.
Folders: Add a folder where you can organize Home screen items, or folders that contain all your contacts,
contacts with phone numbers, or starred contacts. Your folders contents are kept up to date automatically.

Wallpapers: Click Gallery, Live wallpapers, or Wallpapers.

Click Gallery to use a picture that you have copied to your Android TV. You can crop the picture before setting it
as a wallpaper.

Click Live wallpapers to open a scrolling list of animated wallpapers installed on your Android TV. Some live
wallpapers change according to the time of day, in response to clicking the screen, tell the time, or offer other
information. Some live wallpapers have a Settings button.

Click Wallpapers to open a screen where you can sample the wallpaper images that come with your Android TV.
Slide the miniature images left and right to view the samples. Click a sample to view a larger version.

Click Save or Set wallpaper.


b) To drag an item from the Launcher to the Home screen
Click & hold the item you want to move, until it is scaled bigger. Dont lift your finger.
The system automatically comes back to the Home screen and the item displays on the Home screen.
Drag the item to where you want it, and then lift your finger.

c) To move an item on the Home screen
Click & hold the item you want to move, until it is scaled bigger. Dont lift your finger. Drag the item to a
new location on the screen.
Pause at the edge of the screen to drag the item onto another Home screen pane.
When the item is where you want it, lift your finger.

d) To remove an item from the Home screen
Click & hold the item you want to remove, until it is scaled bigger. Dont lift your finger. The Launcher icon
changes to a Trash Can icon.
Drag the item to the Trash Can icon.
When the icon turns red, lift your finger.

Click the Launcher icon on the right side of the screen to view all installed applications.
1) To open an application: On the Home screen, click the Launcher icon to open Launcher. Move the cursor
using remote control or mouse to the desired application, then press OK on the remote control or click the
left mouse button to open the application.
2) To switch to a recently used application: Press & hold the Home button. A small window opens, with
icons of applications that youve used recently. Click an icon to open its application. Or press Back to return
to the current application.

Preinstalled Applications:

Adobe reader
Angry Birds
Bluetooth file transfer




File Manager
Fruit Ninja

Gallery (Photo viewer)

Audio Player
Office Suite

Online Music
Online Video


Internet Search


Video Player

Weather Forecast

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