Article ID : 00231431 / Last Modified : 26/01/2021

How to set up your Android TV™ to control the set-top box (TV box or cable/satellite box).


    • This article applies only to specific models, Operating Systems and Countries/Regions. If your TV model has TV box setup or Cable/Satellite box setup in SettingsWatching TV External inputs, the set-top box control is compatible.

    Please follow the steps below.

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
      • Select Watching TVExternal inputsTV box setupTV box control setup.
      • Select Watching TVExternal inputsCable/Satellite box setupCable/Satellite box control setup.
    4. Follow the on-screen instructions.


    • There are some set-top boxes this feature does not work at all. 
    • When operating the TV’s remote control, point it at the set-top box.
    • Depending on the external devices, some buttons may not respond.
    • If you press and hold a button on the remote control, the operation may not work. Instead, try pressing the button repeatedly.
    • REC(STB) on screen key does not work for STB which does not have recording function.