What you'll always need:
- Go to Settings and enable the installation of apps from unknown sources. You know the drill!
- A file manager app and a browser; most Android TVs already come with these!
You need an Android phone and an Android TV, both devices need to be connected to the same network (LAN, WiFi), and you need to have ES File Explorer installed on both devices.
On your Android TV :
1- Launch ES File Explorer and select Net Manager tab. At the Homepage view, you can find Net Manager tab in Network category.
2- Confirm that you’re connected to a Wi-FI or LAN network. You will see: “You have joined a network, SSID is your-wifi-spot-name.
On your Android phone :
3- Launch the ES File Manager. At Homepage tab, click on the icon called ‘APP’.
4- You will see a list of the installed apps on your device. Select and long press the ones that you want to send to your Android TV.
5- Press ‘Send’ on the overflow menu.
6- ES File Manager will search for devices connected to the same network and will display a list of the found ones. Choose your Android TV and press the send icon..
On your TV :
7- As soon as you get the confirmation message, press OK to proceed.
8- Choose a folder to receive the file and then run it to install Aptoide TV and that's it!.