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.
You can search or control playback of contents and launch select streaming apps by voice with Google. Additionally, you can turn your TV on and off, turn up the volume, mute, switch inputs and change channels, if there is an Over-The-Air antenna connected to your TCL Roku TV.
Before you can use Google Assistant, make sure your TCL Roku TV has Roku OS 8.1 or higher. Click here to find the software version of you TV. Reminder, your TCL Roku TV checks for an update every 24-36 hours or you can manually check for a software update.
In addition, you will need the following:
Note: For help setting up a Google Assistant-enabled device or downloading the mobile app, visit Google help.
To use Google Assistant to search and control your TCL Roku TV, you need to link your Roku account to your Google account using the Google Home mobile app on your iOS or Android device. Here are the step-by-step instructions:
When you enable a feature called Fast TV Start you can listen to music, podcasts, and live radio when the screen on your TCL Roku TV is off, or wake your TV using voice commands.
Once Fast TV Start is enabled, you can power your TCL Roku TV screen on by saying something like "Hey Google, turn on Roku". You can use a specific command like "Hey Google, launch The Roku Channel on Roku" to power your Roku TV screen on while also performing an Action.
*Google, Android, Google Home Max, Google Nest Mini and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC.
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