The most recent advancements in the world of entertainment and viewing experience came with the launch of the MXQ android box. Everything is possible with just a few buttons, from live streaming to listening to podcasts, playing games, recording, and uploading videos.
Since it runs on android, it makes it easier to use for even non-technical, typical users and makes it even more convenient to operate. Low cost and different RAM and memory options give the consumer an even greater chance to choose a box as per their need or requirement.
Methods to set up an MXQ BOX
Setting up an MXQ android box will not be accessible if you don’t know the correct steps. Like connecting it with your television, setting up Wi-Fi, setting up Kodi, and installing the add-on. Once you know the proper steps, setting up an Android TV box will then be your cup of tea. Here in this guide, we will discuss and explain every step in detail.
#1: Cable Management
Step 1: First, start by plugging in your HDMI cable inside your television.
Step 2: Next, plug in the power adapter to your android television box
Step 3: Then make your television connect with a LAN cable or Wi-Fi router, or Modem. Any source of the internet that you have.
Step 4: For Setting Wi-Fi connection, click settings, then click on network, enter your unique password, and you are done.
#2: Establish Connection with television
To make an android box connect with your television is just a simple task to do. All you need to have is an HDMI cable and all those that come with the box when you purchase one.
Step 1: Connect the Cable to the television first
Step 2: Then Plug in the HDMI cable to the MXQ box
Step 3: Then attach the power adapter to the multi-plug unit
Step 4: Plug in the power cord to the MXQ android box
Step 5: Switch on your television
Step 6: Switch on your box with the help of the given remote
Step 7: And at last, your television is connected.
Note: Not all android box comes with an HDMI cable or sometimes they don’t even support one. You will need an AV from an HDMI converter to connect your television and TV in such cases. You can buy such at a nearby electronics store or purchase it online.
#3: Setting-up Kodi
Kodi is nothing but a media player, which is very easy to use and enhances your viewing experience even better. To use this application, you need to get it installed and then set it up accordingly.
Step 1: First, navigate to the Home screen
Step 2: Click on my applications
Step 3: Go to your default browser
Step 4: Now type Kodi. tv and run a search
Step 5: Click to download and choose the ARM version.
Step 6: Press download and wait for it.
This you can also install from Google play store. Now once it is downloaded, you need to install it; the steps are as follows:
Step 1: Navigate to home
Step 2: Then click on my applications
Step 3: Click on the application installer
Step 4: Then select Local disk.
Step 5: Run a search for the Kodi file application
Step 6: Press install and wait for it.
Downloading Kodi Repository Zip file
A repository software plays a vital role for Kodi to function more effectively, making the user use it more efficiently; for installation, follow the following steps.
Step 1: First, go home
Step 2: Then navigate to add on section
Step 3: Click on file manager
Step 4: Search and click on the repository file.
Step 5: Then Select install and wait for it to set up.
You can use similar steps to install any other app you feel is necessary for your Android TV box. With that, you are ready to Use your MXQ android box.
#4: Updating Firmware
To get a good and clear performance from your new MXQ box, you have to make sure it runs the latest firmware to update it. This will prevent malware and will fix bugs. It will also help you create an advanced database as per requirements. The steps to do so are as follows
Step 1: Download the latest version of MXQ Box firmware.
Step 2: Connect a USB cord to the laptop to the PC. Now, transfer the firmware to the storage device.
Step 3: After that, press the reset button on your Android box. You can locate this besides its power button. Press it for 15 seconds, and the TV will boot into recovery.
Step 4: Then connect the USB drive to your Android Box.
Step 5: After that, click on the option “update from storage”
Step 6: Wait for a few minutes until the update validates, after which your device will automatically restart.
#4: Other Changes Required
Once you have completed all the steps mentioned above, you can now install general applications on your TV box from the available app store. This will allow you to browse and watch multiple online contents. If you want to know more about this, you can check other articles on our website for detailed guidance.
So, these were the steps you need to follow if you want to set a brand new MXQ box. This article will guide you in setting up your device and tell you alternate ways to make it up to date.