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Last Updated:
2021-06-15
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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



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