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The Importance Of Running the SkyStream Updater

Jun 27, 2017 6 months ago No Comments

The SkyStreamTV Updater is an amazingly capable app. We developed it to make streaming much easier. It can fix issues, remove add-ons, and even add newer ones for you. There’s one problem that we’re seeing with the updater. Many people AREN’T running it! That’s a problem for many reasons. Lots of people have outdated versions of Kodi, which causes big problems when you’re streaming. Some add-ons won’t work correctly, if at all. While some add-ons will give unnecessary error messages that are very confusing. This is exactly why it’s so important to run the updater app. It’s why we created it in the first place. Now, we’re not saying you should run the updater every day, but always keep an eye on the date that’s shown on the bottom of the screen in Kodi or FTMC. It will tell you the last time the updater app was updated. This will let you know if you need to run the updater. It’s shown in the below picture. It will save you time and frustration when you stay on top of the latest updates. It can also save you a phone call to our support team. Many common issues you’ll run into when streaming can be solved by making sure you have the latest version of the media center, and by running the updater app. If you’re wondering how you can tell if you’re up to date, go into the SkyStream Updater App and click Continue at the bottom of the screen. You’ll see “Up To Date” next to the version you’ve installed. If you don’t see that, you’ll see that an update is available. In this case run the version of the updater you want to install. Another Tip: Whenever you go into the SkyStream Updater and see the screen below saying there’s an update available, ALWAYS click Install Update. This will ensure you have the latest version of the SkyStream Updater. Some customers say that they’re scared to run the updater because they’ll lose their favorite settings. This is not a big deal and it’s why we have the “save user settings” option on the SkyStreamTV Updater app. You can choose this option to save settings like favorites you’ve added or information for Trakt and Real Debrid accounts. ONE MORE TIP: When running a mandatory update, ALWAYS click Fresh Install. It’s the best way to make sure the update is performed correctly. If you need any instructions for running the updater, CLICK HERE. To learn how to install the latest media center so the updater runs correctly, CLICK HERE. Don’t be afraid to run the Updater, it’s very important to make sure you get the most out of your SkyStream streaming media player. Again, keep an eye on the feed at the bottom of the screen in Kodi, and make sure to follow us on Facebook for more information on updates. Stream On!

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Skystream ONE Android TV Box Tips and Tricks

Jun 22, 2017 6 months ago No Comments
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Below you will find links to many of the articles we have written that you may find helpful. We also have listed many common questions with answers below the links. Moving your Router for Maximum Streaming Speed How to set up a Trakt account in Kodi & the Exodus Addon Power Controls on the Skystream ONE Android TV Box Kodi Tips and Tricks Why do Kodi addons go down? How to Navigate Kodi – VIDEO What is HDMI CEC Kodi Error Messages – What They Mean What is Real Debrid? How to Uninstall an Add-on in Kodi How to add or change shortcuts in Kodi Top things not to do in Kodi on an Android TV Box All Kodi streams are not created equal How to Fix Kodi Buffering Setting your date and Time (IMPORTANT) If you are having internet connection issues, Errors while using the browser, Getting limited results in addon searches or any other type of issue. One of the first things you should check is if your date and time is correct. This is very important for how your boxe handles anything that uses the internet. From the units home screen click on settings, press down once and then click on Date & Time. If automatic date & time is off, click on it and then click on the On button to turn it on. If this corrects your date and time then you are done and can press home and begin streaming. If it did not fix your date and time you will need to manually set them. How do I get out of Safe Mode If you or someone in your house manages to somehow put the unit into safe mode simply unplug the power from the unit. Wait 5 seconds and then plug it back in. How to put the box to sleep or Power Off Airmouse Sleep – Press the cursor button to make sure the cursor is off. Tap the red power button once. The unit will go into sleep mode. Power Off – Press and hold the red power button. A pop up will appear asking if you want to Power Off. Press the OK button. The unit will power down completely. Stock Remote Sleep – Tap the power button once. The unit will go into sleep mode. Power Off – – Press and hold the power button. A pop up will appear asking if you want to Power Off. Press the OK button. The unit will power down completely. Kodi / FTMC / Media Center Tips How to stop a link that is working for a long time The X button can be used to stop a link if it is stuck “working.” Please note that while this normally works, there are times when it will not work and you will have to wait until the link connects or fails to connect. How to get the status bar to disappear faster Airmouse – To get rid of the status bar…

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