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How to browse Google Photos on Shield TV?

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By masi0, Senior Member on 19th October 2017, 02:47 PM
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Hi - I use Google Photos as my main photo library with my family. I share with them multiple albums allowing them to add photos into it.

The only app that works for me to browse all added photos in albums is Google Photo app - unfortunately it does not work on Android TV. I know I can chromecast it but why should i do it if I have Android TV?

I have managed to install Google Photo app myself but it does not work well - or even at all, cannot be controlled using remote

Any suggestions? Thanks
31st October 2017, 07:13 PM |#2  
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It works now with Google Assistant. You can't really browse, but tell it to "show pictures from xxx" and it will. You can also cast from photos on a phone.
6th November 2017, 03:38 PM |#3  
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download the Google Photo app .apk file from a mirror, and install it via a file manager. You'll also need a sideload launcher app to use apps that don't show on the main screen.
17th November 2017, 12:43 PM |#4  
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I use this. even got the paid version i was that good and only option as of now i think
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