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How to Install Chrome on Xiaomi Mi Box

Want to browse straight from your TV, let us install Chrome on Mi Box.

Google Chrome is an open-source web browser with which you can search for and download images, videos or any data from the internet. It is a fast and secure web browser and is even accessible on a slow internet connection. The Google Chrome is available for Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, Amazon Firestick, Chromecast, Android TV, Mi TV Box and more. In this guide, let us see how to install and use Google Chrome on Mi TV Box (all variants Mi Box 4, 3, S, C) to the fullest.

Apart from surfing, you can also visit your favourite news sites and use all kind of social media applications on your Mi Box. You can easily download entire web page and all kind of media files to your device storage and access all the downloaded contents without internet. The chrome browser is built-in with safe browsing feature, which will keep your device safe and it shows a warning message when you’re accessing dangerous websites. It is provided with Google Translator that helps to translate the entire web page to your language.

Install Google Chrome on Mi TV Box 

Mi Box is an Android-based TV box which acts as a media player, photo viewer, gaming console and also allows you to browse web contents. The Chrome apk is not officially available on Mi box store. You gave to side-load Google Chrome app to your Mi Box.

Step 1: Open the web browser on your computer and visit Google Chrome Apk.

Step 2: Download the Google Chrome Apk and copy it to the USB drive.

Step 3: Download and install side-load launcher for your Mi box.

Sideload Launcher on Mi Box

Step 4: Install Es File Explorer app on your Mi Box.

Install Es File Explorer on Mi Box

Step 5: After installing these two apps, you need to enable Unknown sources option.

Step 6: Go to Mi Box Settings.

Step 7: Select Security and Restrictions option.

Google Chrome on Mi TV Box

Step 8: Select Unknown source option to enable it.

Enable Unknown source on Mi Box

Strep 9: Now connect your USB drive with your Mi Box and then open the ES File Explorer app.

Step 10: Select the Google Chrome Apk file from the USB drive.

Step 11: Select the Apk file and choose Install option.

Google Chrome on Mi TV Box

Step 12: When the app is downloaded, launch the app on your Mi Box.

Note: Most importantly, the Chrome app is not shown in the application drawer. For that you need to use side-load launcher, it is the only way to use the Google Chrome app on Mi TV Box.

To Conclude

You will be now able to browse various contents over the internet. You can easily sync Google Chrome across all your devices. You may enable the Google voice feature to search your content without typing. The Google Chrome on Mi Box functions similar to the Chrome browser on other devices.

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  1. I was able to install the APK for Chrome and another product but it is rotated on its side in portrait mode. In fact everything in Side-load launcher in is portrait view. How can I rotate to portrait please. Thanks!

    1. Remove the app and install again. Try resetting the entire device, which will fix any changes that are causing the issue.

  2. We received an error messaging stating “we had a problem parsing the package” what does this mean?

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