ALERT: Software updates for TCL Television Models featuring Google TV
TCL is committed to delivering premium products with world-class experiences and the new product featuring Google TV is certainly no different. Recent software updates have allowed us to make significant improvements on the stability and speed of the TCL televisions featuring Google TV. With these updates, this product now represents the powerful performance that TCL and Google believe is the future of TV.
Your TCL model with Google TV will update automatically. If you are having problems, we encourage you to ensure you have the most recent software by clicking here to view step-by-step instructions on how to easily perform an update.
For the best streaming experience with your TCL Roku TV, you will need a strong wireless network and a reliable Internet connection. Here are some tips to improve the wireless signal to your TCL Roku TV and enhance your streaming quality.
If the signal strength is showing as WEAK or POOR, try to reestablish the wireless connection of your TCL Roku TV and your router. Follow the step-by-step instructions below:
Your wireless router broadcasts WiFi signals out in all directions. The farther your wireless device is from your router, the lesser signal it will receive. Thus, location is key! Here are some tips for optimal placement of your wireless router:
The location of your TCL Roku TV can have an impact on your streaming experience. Here are some considerations to optimize the performance of your TV.
Once you have optimized the wireless signal between your router and TCL Roku TV, you should make sure your Internet speed meets the minimum requirement for streaming contents.
Generally, as the quality of the streaming video increases, a higher Internet speed will be required for a smooth experience. For instance, streaming SD (480p) video will require less speed than compared to HD (720p/1080p) video.
Note: TCL recommends that you check with the specific channel for Internet speed requirements, considering factors like the desired video quality. If you find that you need more speed, it's time to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Here are the minimum speed recommendations for some of the most frequently streamed channels:
|Amazon Instant Video||0.9 Mbps|
*Mbps = Megabits per second
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