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Can files on a USB flash drive saved using a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system be used on an Android TV?

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Files in a USB flash drive previously inserted to a computer that using Microsoft Windows operating system can be played back on the Android® TV. For more information on the TV's USB playback function, check the Help Guide. Manuals are posted on your model support page.


  • Prior to removing the USB flash drive from the Android TV, press the BACK button on the supplied Infrared (IR) remote control to exit the USB playback mode.
  • Connecting the USB flash drive to the Android TV will not erase or corrupt the saved files.
  • The message Do you want to scan and fix Removable Disk? may pop up on the Windows computer screen when reinserting the USB flash drive that was previously connected to the Android TV. To exit this pop up message, click Scan and fix (recommended).