One of the best multimedia players with Android TV that you can buy, is without a doubt the Xiaomi Mi Box S. A device that arrived on the Spanish market in 2018 and since then has not stopped sweeping sales.
And it is that this powerful Android TV Box The Beijing-based giant boasts more than enough hardware to play all kinds of content in 4K resolution, as well as some very interesting functions.
For example, Xiaomi’s Mi Box S is certified by Google, so it hides a Chromecast Built-in inside. This version of the popular big G dongle has some other limitations with respect to the physical model, but you will be able to duplicate what is being played on your phone to enjoy all kinds of content on a larger screen.
So you can install APK applications on your Mi Box S
Of course, if the Xiaomi Mi Box S sins in something, it is in the available applications. Google Play for Android TV has a very complete catalog of apps and games, but it cannot be compared with the mobile version, since it has many more developments available.
Luckily the solution is as simple as download any Android application in APK format that is not available on Google Play for Android TV and install it on your media player.
In this way, you will be able install any application on the Xiaomi Mi Box S without problem. Keep in mind that the apps that are not available on Google Play for Android TV are not optimized for smart TVs, so you may encounter a problem during their use. But it’s worth a try to see if it can be used on your Smart TV.
For it, All you need is the application in APK format, a lifelong USB flash drive and install an application on your Xiaomi Mi Box S. There are dozens of websites to download APKs, but we want to recommend APKMirror, since it is a reference site and its files are virus-free. Let’s see the steps to follow:
- First, download a file manager on your Xiaomi Mi Box S. To do this, access Google Play from the player and search for the one you like the most. Personally tWe recommend File Manager, although any will do.
- Once you have installed this program, you must go to the Settings of your Xiaomi Mi Box S and look for the Security and restrictions option. Within this option, you must activate Unknown origins.
- Now, transfer the APK file to the USB memory and connect it to your Xiaomi Mi Box S.
- Open File Manager, or your file explorer, click on the Android application in APK format and click Install.