Install ES File Explorer on Android TV devices like Mi Box, Nvidia Shield and more

Install ES File Explorer Android TV

ES File Explorer is the most popular File Explorer for Android including Android TV too. People does not want to try out or to switch to new File Explorer even after recent removal of this explorer from Google Play Store. It is most probably due to familiarity to this app. People know application layout and its functions every well. So they do not want to learn new File Explorer or to be familiarize with new layout. Instead of pointing you to ES File Explorer alternatives I am going to tell you how to install this File Explorer on any Android TV device.

Recent Google Play Store for Android TV does not have any option to browse the web and install apps we want. If you already have Filelinked install on your Android TV click here. If not follow below mention steps.

Install ES File Explorer on Android TV

In order to install apps away from play store we need web browsing app. For that we are using Analiti.

Download and install Analiti

Go to Google play store and search “analiti”. Analiti is a Wifi Analyzer application and shows your upload and download speeds. Download and install this app.

Analiti Google play Store Search

Allow Analiti to install Apps

Once you install this app you have to allow Analiti install other apps from settings. For that go to “Settings”.

Go to settings Android TV

From settings you can see “Security and Restrictions” under “personal” category.

security and restrictions Android TV

Inside “Security & Restrictions” you can find “Unknown Sources” settings. Click on it.

Unknown Sources Android TV

Under “Unknown Sources” you can see list of install apps and games. Find “Analiti” from that list. Click to allow permissions for Analiti. Once permissions are granted you will see “Allowed” text displayed under that app.

allow unknown apps analiti

Download and Install ES File Explorer

Now its time to download and install ES File Explorer on Android TV. Open Analiti app. In the home screen you will see “Web check” button. Click on it.

analiti home screen

Enter below direct download link in web check.

It will download your file in background. Just give little bit of time to complete download. Once download complete it will automatically prompt you to installation. Enjoy best File Explorer on Android TV. That’s all.

You will see floating icon on once you install this file explorer on your TV. No need to panic. If you like you can keep it. It is available for quick access and multi tasking purposes. If you do not like that floating icon click below link to remove it.

How to remove ES Explorer Floating Icon on TV BOX


3 responses to “Install ES File Explorer on Android TV devices like Mi Box, Nvidia Shield and more”

  1. Andrew Verma Avatar
    Andrew Verma

    Smart and easy to file manager.

  2. Why installing those simple apps become harder and harder every day

  3. ES File Explorer is no good. There are lots of free alternative to this. Try any of these

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