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  1. @Zak2020 you can contact Mygica or Geniatech directly to request for that file, don't waste your time in this forum.
  2. I don't have the file but you can search for mygica atv495max original firmware over the internet, that's how I found it in the new zealand mygica website but the link was replaced by the buggy 9 firmware instead.
  3. I haven't found another link at the moment.
  4. Android TV 10 was just released, guess it will never arrive to this device since 9 is still in beta, how many months will it take? the hardware inside the 495Max is getting old quickly, by next year, new devices will arrive with at least S905X2: https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/12/10/google-releases-android-tv-10-fulfilling-promise-for-2019-rollout/
  5. Fiber Test - Speed Test for Android TV: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rma.netpulsetv
  6. Stingray Music for Android TV: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stingray.tv.stingraymusic
  7. It's not perfect (it lacks an ethernet port, it has only 8GB of internal storage and it has only one usb 2.0 port) but it does the job done, plus, it gets updates more frequently.
  8. That's an issue plaguing every Android TV device, I have a Xiaomi Mi Box S and a Mecool KM9 Pro and it's the same problem, apparently it's a bug with some Android TV core update, a fix is supposed to be coming soon.
  9. PVR Live (plugin for Live Channels app): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=se.hedekonsult.pvrlive
  10. Of course I answered point 1: By the look of things the ATV495Max won't receive the certification anytime soon, there is however a Netflix program called "Hailstorm" which should accelerate that process but I haven't seen or heard any news about it: https://medium.com/@NetflixTechBlog/hailstorm-the-netflix-scaling-solution-over-android-tv-fd169366f828
  11. 1) The only certified Android TV boxes with Netflix certification are: - Nexus Player (discontinued) - CCC Air Stick 4K - Dish TV SmartVU X - Elsys SMARTY - Ematic Jetstream - Google ADT-1 (discontinued, only for developers) - JBL Link Bar - MarQ by Flipkart - Turbostream - Nvidia Shield TV - Pixela 4K Smart Tuner - Seiki - Android TV Dongle - Sharp Aquos AN-NP40 - Xiaomi Mi Box - Xiaomi Mi Box S Not all devices are available worldwide, the popular ones are the Nvidia Shield, the Jestream, the Mi Box and Mi Box S, if you wanna know more information about this and other Android TV devices and Televisions certified by Google, you may head to this website made by a developer not affiliated with Google: https://www.androidtv-guide.com 2) Yes, it has been in beta for quite some time but it's better to wait than to get a firmware not optimized for the hardware, for example, I currently own the Mecool KM9 Pro Classic and although the Android 9 Pie is snappy and fast, the Wi-Fi is a mess, it's buggy, slow, unstable, looks like they deployed the firmware without testing it enough.
  12. IO Screen Recorder: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.makeithappend.ioscreenrecorder
  13. Untick "CheckImg" option under "File" menu and try again.
  14. The Olympic Channel for Android TV https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.olympicchannel.olympics
  15. How to burn the original firmware on the ATV495Max the right way using Amlogic USB Burning Tool Thanks to @vicom, there is a way to burn the original firmware on the ATV495Max using the Amlogic USB Burning Tool without errors, here are the steps: 1) First, download the original Android TV 7.1 firmware from here: https://mega.nz/#!4agVjYzY!ZaKW09xrGjaHvveNKRH1FMhoqqz7_-PlF-GIG5pgHQM 2) Download the Amlogic USB Burning Tool from here: https://androiddatahost.com/wp-content/uploads/Amlogic_USB_Burning_Tool_v2.1.6.8.zip 3) Once you install the software, follow first the instructions on this YouTube video along with the instructions provided by @vicom: Untick "CheckImg" option under "File" on the tool Import the firmware Proceed flashing as per normal process The process will get stuck at 98% and eventually FAIL . You will get a " UBOOT/Partition system/Verify patition/Error".....Don't be alarmed Click "Stop" Unplug USB cable and Unplug power cable Connect a keyboard on one of the USB ports Hold down the button on the bottom side of the unit (reset button) and Plug back the power cable (keep the button still held down) Keep the button down, the front LED will turn from RED to BLUE , only then release it You will be dropped into the Android Recovery screen Select "Wipe data/factory reset" and press enter Select "Yes" and press enter Select "Reboot system now" Bob's your Uncle!!!
  16. Nice!, very nice!, this deserves a separate post so everybody can learn how to burn the firmware in their own devices in case it bricks, I'm going to copy and paste your instructions, thank you!!!!.
  17. Muzecast Server and apps for Android Mobile and Android TV: www.muzecast.com Android Mobile apps (free and paid): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vorlan.homedj https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vorlan.homedj.pro Android TV app (paid): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vorlan.muzecast.googletv
  18. Yahoo brings its video app to Android TV: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yahoo.otterdroid
  19. Can you please share a video of the steps you make to try to use any app or play any media?.
  20. Can you share a video of the steps you make to play any app or media?.
  21. Hey @vicom, how did you manage to use the Amlogic USB Burning Tool to inject the original firmware? can you please share your experience with us?, it's very important to know.
  22. Don't install it because it's still in beta, take a look at this video:
  23. Looks like Geniatech canceled this new device, it's still appears in the website but not as an Android TV device certified by Google but as a regular Android Box.
  24. That' the problem, neither both options are working, Geniatech/MyGica must address this issues ASAP.
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