The Chromecast with Google TV mixes the ideas of Chromecast dongles and Android TV gadgets. That implies they have both “Ambient Mode” and screen savers. They’ll tell you the best way to utilize both, which requires some burrowing.
To consolidate Chromecast and Android TV, Google moved a great deal of stuff around. In any case, Google TV is based on Android TV, so the entirety of the Android TV settings are as yet present. One illustration of this is the screen saver.
The Chromecast with Google TV’s screen saver is designated “Encompassing Mode,” and it integrates with the arrangement cycle that happens in the Google Home application. Encompassing Mode can be either a Google Photos slideshow or an Art Gallery.
Google TV is still Android TV at the center, so you can introduce outsider screen savers from the Google Play Store. Be that as it may, Google has shrouded the capacity to change the screen saver on the Chromecast with Google TV. They can even now do it, however the technique is backhanded.
Before they jump into outsider screen savers, we should alter the simpler Ambient Mode settings. Select your profile symbol in the upper right corner of the home screen.
Next, select “Settings” from the spring up menu.
Look down and select “System.”
Finally, pick “Ambient Mode.”
You’ll see three choices here: Google Photos, Art Gallery, and Experimental. Select one to utilize it.
- Google Photos: This should be set up through the Google Home application. Peruse our guide on the most proficient method to do that.
- Craftsmanship Gallery: Several classifications with various sorts of photography.
- Exploratory: Turn on “Low-Bandwidth Mode” to save information.
That is everything to changing Ambient Mode, yet here’s the place where things get somewhat confounded. “Encompassing Mode” is in reality only one of the conceivable screen savers you can utilize.
The capacity to download an outsider screen saver is as yet accessible on Google TV—you can’t do it from the Settings menu. You need to open the screen saver settings from the screen saver application that you need to utilize.
To begin with, they’ll need to introduce a screen saver application. Introducing an application on a Google TV gadget isn’t as straightforward as opening the Play Store. Peruse our guide on introducing applications and use “screen saver” as your hunt term.
Next, open the application. This is the place where the cycle will be distinctive relying upon the screen saver application that you need to utilize. What they’re searching for is a choice to set the application as the screen saver. Here are a couple of models from some screen saver applications.
Furthermore, you’ll notice that some applications utilize the expression “Dream,” which was the old term for the screen saver. Look out for that also.
Whatever the setting is named, choosing it ought to carry you to the Ambient Mode screen.
They would now be able to see that “Ambient Mode” is basically a screen saver that has been empowered naturally. Select “Screen Saver” to continue.
Presently you can choose your preferred screen saver application. Making the determination may open the screen saver settings for that application.
Finally, you can choose how long of inertia to permit before the screen saver turns on. Select “When to Start.”
Pick one of the time increases.
It’s odd that Google has concealed the screen saver choices, however in any event it’s as yet conceivable to utilize them.
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