Updating your Android TV Box apps
The preferred method to keep all your android TV Box applications current is via the Google Play Store. This can be achieved by selecting the menu function (three stripes just left of the search field) and then selecting ‘My apps’ from the drop down list.
How to ‘sideload’ install an application (*.apk file) to your TV Box
Some applications may not be available for download or update via the Google Play Store. These apps can be downloaded from our list below or from the internet. From the below list of most popular apps select the applications you require by clicking on them, the ‘download’ should start automatically. Now, go to your PC’s ‘Downloads’ Folder and copy all the downloaded files to an external USB flash or memory stick. Insert the flash drive containing the all the new *.apk files into any of the USB ports on your TV Box. Select the ‘App Installer’ if you have several applications or alternatively select the ‘file browser’ and click on the *.apk file to install it. To update these apps once installed on your TV Box you can use an app like Apkpure (see below). This manual method is known as ‘sideload’ installing an application.
Models: KM8/ KM9 only
This latest version is suitable for all google certified devices. App can be updated.
This latest version is suitable for all ‘open’ TV Boxes which are NOT Netflix certified. May require certain VPN’s to be off, app can be updated.
This latest version is suitable for TV Boxes. App can be updated, good value for money offering. Can login via DSTV Premium account.
Amazon Prime Video
This latest version is suitable for all TV Boxes. App can be updated. Currently has limited content but good value for money.
Red Bull TV
This latest version is suitable for all TV Boxes. App can be updated. This free app is great for extreme sports.
ApkPure App Updater
Great app to search for new applications and also for keeping apps uptodate which are not updated via the Play Store. Alternative to Aptiode. if screen orientation is wrong contact us. Can be updated
This latest version is suitable for all TV Boxes. Pro’s easy navigation. Can be updated. Resolution to FHD must be set (top right corner).
Models: All NON-ATV
This HD version is suitable for all TV Boxes NOT running ATV and cannot be updated. navigation requires a Mouse or wireless keyboard.
YouTube HD + Voice
Models: KM8/ KM9
This latest HD version is suitable for all TV Boxes. running ATV. Voice Commands requires a TV box remote with a microphone e.g our MX3. Can be updated.
This latest HD version is suitable for all TV Boxes. Great for the kids with no adult content. Can be updated.
This latest version is suitable for all TV Boxes. Powerful functions such a folders sync etc. Google Go preffered. Can be updated.
Puffin TV Browser
Models: KM8 / KM9
Great browser suitable for all TV Boxes running android TV OS and is installed by default on the KM9. Can be updated.
App Backup & Restore
This latest version is suitable for all TV Boxes and is best used to back all apps on an external device before a ‘factory reset’. Can be updated.