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Helping Users Find Your Content on TV

Dependencies and Prerequisites

  • Android 5.0 (API level 21) or higher

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TV devices offer many entertainment options for users. They have thousands of content options from apps and related content services. At the same time, most users prefer to use TVs with the least amount of input possible. With the number of choices available to users, it is important for app developers to provide quick and easy paths for users to discover and enjoy your content.

The Android framework helps you provide a number of paths for users to discover your content, including recommendations on the home screen and searching within your app's content catalog.

This class shows you how to help users discover your app's content through recommendations and in-app searching.


Recommending TV Content
Learn how to recommend content for users so that it appears in the recommendations row on the home screen of a TV device.
Making TV Apps Searchable
Learn how to make your content searchable from the Android TV home screen.
Searching within TV Apps
Learn how to use a built-for-TV user interface for searching within your app.