How to Set Up and Use the Mi Box 4K

The Mi Box 4K was recently announced by Xiaomi in India. The Mi Box 4K is a reliable Android TV box for everyone at a price of $3,499. It provides nearly all of your needs, including support for 4K resolution. Here is how to set-up and utilise the Mi Box 4K on your TV if you recently purchased one or are considering doing so.

How to Set Up Mi Box 4K

The Mi Box 4K comes with practically everything you need to connect it to your TV, including an HDMI connection, which is the first thing you should be aware of. The company does not, however, supply AAA batteries for the remote. Therefore, be sure to get 2 extra AAA batteries. The remote must be turned on in order to set up the Mi Box 4K. Let’s see what you need to do to put it up, then, all right.

  • Plug-in the Mi Box 4K to power, and connect the HDMI cable to your TV. Turn on your TV as well.
  • You will now see a on your TV showing you how to pair your remote with the Mi Box. You have to press and hold the Apps button and the Home button together (as shown below) until you hear a beep.

brief rest. Here’s where I ran into trouble. I was unable to accomplish anything by pressing and holding the buttons. Ideally, you won’t run into this issue, but if you do, there is a simple fix.

  • Try pressing the power button on the remote and see if that turns off your Mi Box. If it does, awesome. Just turn on the box again, and you can proceed with the set up.
  • If it doesn t, then power off the Mi Box from the mains, and then turn it on again. You should be able to pair the remote now.

Let’s move on to the whole setup for this thing now that we’ve gotten past this problem. Based on whether you use an Android phone or not, there are two methods you can finish the setup.

Set up Mi Box 4K with an Android Device

  • Follow the prompts on the screen to select your language and region.
  • You will then see a screen asking Quickly set up your TV with your Android phone? . Select Continue .
  • On your Android phone, launch the Assistant and say (or type) Set up my device . Tap on Next . Your phone will now search for devices.
  • It will automatically connect your Mi Box 4K. If it shows a list of devices, select Mi Box from the list. Now, verify that the code shown on your phone is the same as the one on your TV.
  • Select a WiFi network, and then tap on Copy .
  • Choose the Google account you wish to copy, and continue the process.
  • Just follow the prompts and you ll be set up in no time.

The benefit of connecting your Android phone to your TV is that it instantly logs you into your Google account. Therefore, you don’t need to input passwords or anything else. Additionally, if your Netflix login is saved with Google, it will also be signed into and set up immediately. Simple as pie, right?

Set up Mi Box 4K without an Android Device

The Android setup process occasionally fails. For me, it did so numerous times. Here’s how to finish the setup in such circumstances or if you don’t have an Android phone.

  • Choose Skip when the TV prompts you to set up with an Android device. Now, select your WiFi network and enter your password.
  • Accept the Terms of Service and provide Android TV with required permissions. It will then walk you through the basic features of Android TV.

That’s basically it. However, because you configured without an Android device, you will need to manually sign in to your Google account. Let’s also carry out it.

  • Navigate to the notification icon and select it. Here click on the option asking you to sign in to Google.
  • Click on Sign In .
  • Select Use your phone or computer . You can also choose remote, but that s more time consuming.
  • Visit the URL displayed on the TV (or click here), and enter the code shown there. That s it, your Google account will be signed in on your TV.

Set Up Your Mi Box 4K Easily

You may enjoy all your favourite TV series and movies from Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar, and other services directly on your TV now that you understand how to set up the Mi Box 4K. A lot of cool Android TV tips and tricks are now available for you to use. Check out our list of the top movies to stream during the quarantine if you’re seeking for something else to watch. Additionally, feel free to ask us questions in the comments if you run into any setup problems.