This is How To convert An Ordinary TV into Smart Tv for $30

Today we are going to teach you how to turn your regular non-Smart TV into a Smart TV. What exactly is a smart TV? In simple terms, a smart TV is a traditional television set with built-in internet capabilities allowing the user to watch and stream videos online. Smart TVs tend to be expensive and the price discourages many from making the purchase. However, alternatives exist namely Google Chrome Cast, Roku, Amazon Firesticks and the Affordable  Android TV boxes from China.

For the purpose of this tutorial, we are going to be using this Android Tv box available on Aliexpress. They come in various forms but the functionality is the same. We recommend purchasing the wireless keyboard as well to make navigation easier. Depending on the country you order it from delivery takes 30-60 days. Please note you will need an unlimited internet connection at your home in order to stream video content.

Your Android Box comes with a remote control, a manual, HDMI cable, power adaptor and the media box itself. Set up is pretty easy as you connect the power adapter to your wall socket, the HDMI cable is connected to the back of your Tv and the other end on the Android box. Power on the device and let it load up.

Once this is done power on your TV and select the HDMI port you connected HDMI1, HDMI 2.Once everything is powered on you will be greeted to a screen similar to your phone screen.

 Ordinary TV into Smart Tv
How To Convert An Ordinary TV into Smart Tv


With the remote, Navigate to settings WLAN and input your wifi password and you are all set. As this device is similar to a mobile phone, it is straightforward to install Netflix, Hulu from the Playstore. Now you will be set up and can enjoy hours of your favourite shows on your tv.

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