How to Clone Android TV Box Firmware

Android TV Box in today’s time has wholly revolutionized the video gaming and streaming industry. It brings you the ultimate world of music, movies, and gaming on your hand. You get to choose what content you want to watch and what content you don’t want to watch. All you have to do is sit back and grab the remote. And the box takes care of it all.

Out of the hundreds of devices out there that support live streaming of your favorite video games, Android TV Box is one of the best choices that you can go for. It’s one of the most popular options out there.

Android TV Box is primarily used for playing video games and streaming them so that you and your friends can collaborate and enjoy together.

Why Clone Android TV Box’s Firmware?

You also get many video games, movies, and music installed on your system with so many features. And with so many files, there is a greater risk of a system crash, which is why cloning the Firmware is critical. It not only helps you overcome system crashes. But, you can always re-flash your firmware to increase the speed of your Android TV Box.

Although there are many ways to clone files from a device to your Android TV Box, the one involving a USB Thumb drive is the most popular. You can go for this method, but it may prove to be very troublesome for you. To complete this, you will first have to transfer the files from your PC to your USB Thumb Drive and then finally to your Android TV Box. If that sounds like trouble, I have a much simpler alternative for you. This post has laid down a much more accessible and convenient step-by-step method for you.

Guide to Clone Android TV Box Firmware

Using this method, you can transfer the content from your devices to your Android TV Box and explore your Android TV operating system files’ content.

Here is how to implement it on your Android TV Box:

Step 1: Connect to Wi-Fi

Throughout this process, make sure that your Android TV Box and your desktop device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

This is very crucial for completing this process.

Step 2: Open ES Explorer on Android TV Box

Once they are on the same network, Go-to ES File Explorer and open the application should appear right there on your HOME screen.

Note: In case you don’t have ES File Explorer, you can download it from here.

Step 3: Find Remote Manager

You can find the remote manager option almost in the middle of the ES Explorer main menu. All you have to do is scroll a little down.

Step 4: Copy the FTP Address Given

  • In a grey box, the FTP address should be given right there. You have to copy this address.
  • Make sure to note the address down somewhere as you will need it in the future.

Step 5: Find Computer Icon

Head over to your computer icon on your desktop and right-click on it.

Step 6: Select Add a Network Location

  • After you right-click on the computer icon, a list of options is going to appear. In this list, find “Add a network location.”
  • Click on the next button two times to enter into the menu.

Step 7: Type in the FTP address that You Copied

  • Now, this is the time to copy whatever you noted down from the earlier step.
  • After entering the text, select Next to continue.

Step 8: Give a Name to the Network Location

It can be any name of your choosing. You are free to choose whatever name you like. But make sure to remember this name.

Step 9: Click Finish to Complete

  • Now all you have to do is select the Finish option and end you are now done with the procedure.
  • You can now easily clone both the firmware and files from your Android TV Box.

Not only that, but you can now also shift files from your desktop to your Android TV Box, and you can repeat this process as many times as you might like. That was it. This was the last and final step of this process.

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by Shashank Kothari
I am author at Foofighters. I love to write about Technical How to Guides, Product Reviews, my troubleshooting experiences with gadgets. I spend hours daily with electric instruments. I love to repair them. It gives me a complete fulfilment. Keep reading and stay safe in Pandemic.

1 thought on “How to Clone Android TV Box Firmware”

  1. But what do icopy over to remote location so as to have a backup ofmy current media box that I can xfer to another new (exact same media box cpu/ram/memory) media box so that all the apps on the first will be xferred to the secodn?

    thanks in advance

    cmangle

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