Article ID : 00300316 / Last Modified : 29/09/2023Print

Setting the default input for the TV key function

    IMPORTANT: 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.

    The TV Key function instantly jumps to a specific input when you press the TV button on the supplied remote. It works as a shortcut button to a specific input. For example, if you have a cable box connected to an HDMI® input, pressing the TV button on the remote instantly goes to that specific input. Follow these steps to customize the TV key:

    Customize TV key settings

    1. Open the Settings screen according to your TV remote options:
      • Press the gear icon (Quick settings) button, then select gear icon Settings.
      • Press the HOME button, then select gear icon Settings.
    2. The following steps may vary according to your TV model.
      • Select External Inputs → Customize TV Key.
      • Select Watching TVExternal InputsCustomize TV Key.
    3. Select the desired input choice you want to link to the TV button.

    Note: 2018 Android TV™ (F-Series) models don't have the option to customize the TV key.