YouTube Videos

FILTERS:
ALL
Smart-TV IPTV
Create TV Shortcut Icons
Internet TV
Movies On Demand on TV
My YouTube Channel
Recap - Smart TV
- Part 1 - US
- Part 2 - UK
- Part 3 - My Choices
- Part 4 - New Contract
- Part 5 - New again
- Part 6 - And again
- Part 7 - Again?
Smart TV
Smart TV - Update
Stream Family Videos to TV
Turn old TV into Smart TV
Watch Foreign TV on SmartTV
MediaCenter HTPC
HTPC without PC
KODI MediaCenter
My PC & TV Hook-up
Own Videos on TV
Recap Home Theatre PC
Video Menus in HTML
XBMC MediaCenter
Devices
Android TV RECAP
Make DVD with YouView
Mouse for Android TV
My Mini PC - MK908
My NowTV Box
My Remotes for Smart TV
My YouView Box
PrinterShare on AndroidTV
Recap Remote Controls
Remotes for Smart TV
Sideloading on AndroidTV
SonyBravia 43" 4K SmartTV
SONY TV Remote & SideView App
Tronsmart TSM-G62C Remote
Web Bookmarks on AndroidTV
Android
Android-x86
Backup Cloning
Chromecast
Dual Boot MultiBoot
Linux
Messaging IM SMS
Misc. Soc Media
Music Jazz MPB
Remote Controls
Screen Recording
USB Flash Drives
Windows

Krister's Blog
krister at hallergard dot com


Last Updated:
2021-06-15
Prev version
Older version
Create Icons on Favourites Bar
for Android TV


Many sideloaded apps do not create an icon in the Apps folder, and are thus not possible to show directly on the TV's the Favourites bar. To lauch these apps I have been using HALauncher (or the Sideload Launcher), but would prefer to put a shortcut icon on the Favourites bar.

So far I have created shortcut icons using the app TV App Repo, but have now started to use the Android TV App Launcher Builder, which creates "prettier" icons.

Video 2 min


Android TV App Launcher Builder



Previous (TV App Repo)



Now: 2nd, 3rd and 4th icon
(Android TV App Launcher Builder)