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Android TV: Best practices for engaging Apps

How to customize your app’s look and feel and integrate with Android TV features.

Paul Lammertsma
Aug 10 · 10 min read

The modern home and living room

What makes an Android app an Android TV app?

The banner

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Google Play Store publication

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Leanback library

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Colors and dimensions

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Customization of colors and dimensions

Custom presenters

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Android TV integration

Media controls

Play Next channel

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Android TV Channel

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Source: Google

Final words

Android Developers

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