In this article, I will illustrate how to install AppLinked on Android TV. The method and the steps I have mentioned in this guide work perfectly for all Android TVs, including Google TV.
AppLinked is an amazing file-sharing app, and it is currently the best alternative to FileLinked. FileLinked has been a very potent file-sharing app in the Android world. However, there are a lot of users who have been facing problems downloading FileLinked.
All those problem-facing users are always looking out for an alternative, and there is nothing better than AppLinked as a file-sharing app. This has been the reason behind the significant rise in popularity of AppLinked which works as good as FileLinked.
How to Install AppLinked on Android TV?
Since AppLinked is not available on Google Play Store, you cannot install the app directly as you do for other officially supported apps. However, unlike installing AppLinked on FireStick, installing the app on Android TV is very easy. You need to download the APK file of the app from the web browser of Android TV and install the APK file properly.
1- Download The Downloader & Install It
The first thing you have to do is to download the downloader as it makes it convenient to download any application. You will find this downloader in both Amazon Fire Tv (Amazon App Store) and Android Tv (Play Store), all you have to do is search downloader in your inbuilt TV app store.
Now click on that icon and you will see an install button. Click on that to start the installation process.
2- Set Up Android TV to Install Applinked
After that, you should give permission to the Downloader to install unknown applications. To do that, move to Settings, and click on it to access the settings interface.
In the settings area, you will see an option called “Device Preferences”. Tap on that, it will open a new menu.
Now hover your mouse to the “Settings & restrictions” option and click on that.
When you click on this, you will see an option as “Unknown sources” Choose that to grant permission to Downloader.
Here you will see various applications. Find Downloader and grant access by clicking the “Ok”.
3- Install The Browser Plugin
Now you have to use the Downloader to install the browser plugin. Simply open the downloader and type this address (browser.aftvnews.com) in the search box. Hit “Enter” to download the browser. When the download is finished, all you need to do is install it, which is a simple click process.
4- Downloading & Installing AppLinked
To download AppLinked, open the downloader and enter 985266 in the URL box. Now, Click GO and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation.
5- How to Install apps from Applinked to Android TV
This process is similar to “Step 2”. Simply click on the settings option and choose “Device Preferences”.
- Click on” Settings & restrictions and choose the “Unknown Sources” option.
- You will see various applications. Choose AppLinked and grant permission by clicking “Ok or Enter”.
- Now, open AppLinked and search for the apps or games you want to download.
- In the AppLinked Interface, you will see a search box to enter a code, which is called “AppLinked Codes”.
- Simply search Google for the AppLinked code for the application you want to install. For example- AppLinked Code for Media Player and search it.
If you want to access AppLinked Stores, you will have to enter the AppLinked code and click on submit to access it.
6. How to Use Applinked on Android TV
Once you have installed AppLinked app successfully, here are the steps you can take to start using the app on your Android TV.
Step 1: Go to the App screen of your Android TV from the Home screen.
Step 2: Locate applinked from the list of installed apps and launch the app.
Step 3: Since you are opening the app for the first time, you will be asked to grant a few permissions required. Grant the permissions by pressing on Allow option.
Step 4: The app may ask you to enter your AppLinked code. Enter a valid code and start using the AppLinked app.
Step 5: Now, you will land on the home screen of the app. You can browse through TV apps, shows, and movies.
Note: AppLinked app lets you create your own store containing apps. You can link the apps to numeric access codes for quick sideloading.
7. How To Update AppLinked on Android TV?
Since AppLinked is not available on Google Play Store, you cannot update AppLinked app automatically from Play Store. To update the app, you have to first uninstall the app and reinstall the latest version APK file following the same steps mentioned above. Here are the steps to uninstall AppLinked on your Android TV.
Step 1: Go to the Settings of your Android TV home screen.
Step 2: Once you are inside Settings, click on Apps or See All Apps option.
Step 3: You will see the list of all the installed apps. Locate AppLinked from it and press on it.
Step 4: From the menu, press on the Uninstall option.
Step 5: Follow the on-screen instruction to complete the uninstallation process.
After the uninstallation, restart your Android TV, and then you can download and install the latest version of the AppLinked app.
AppLinked app is the perfect alternative to the FileLinked app. The user interface is intuitive and if you have used FileLinked before, you will find a lot of similarities. You can share photos, videos, and even apps instantly. However, you should note that the AppLinked app receives constant updates to fix glitches and add new features. Therefore, you should regularly check for updates and accordingly update your app on Android TV.