TeamViewer has been on Android for years, but the feature set varies from one device to the next. Some device makers have add-ons that allow full remote control, but you’re usually stuck with a more limited experience. The app can still be useful, though. TeamViewer just added support for Android TV, and even without full remote control, TeamViewer adds some handy features to your TV box.
The new Android TV support comes by way of the updated TeamViewer Host app.
TeamViewer now supports Android TV for remote viewing, file transfer, and more was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Owners of Android TV boxes and sets have been asking one question ever since Google Home and Assistant launched: why can’t I control my device with voice commands from my smart speakers? It works for Chromecast, so why wouldn’t Android TV be supported? Worse yet, some things half-worked, like turning the TV on/off, and asking for YouTube videos or photos from your personal collection. But more intricate controls like volume, playing videos from other sources, pausing, or turning on subtitles, weren’t possible.
Most Android TV devices should now be controllable by Google Home was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
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