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4k M8 OTT TV box help!


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  1. John Phillips80

    John Phillips80 Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi all,

    I've recently bought this new box and having nothing but problems with it. I'm quite new to this world to be fair and I have no real idea what I'm looking for. The box ix pretty basic so any tips you can give me on how I can get the best outta the box (apps, .apk files, etc...) will be very helpful. I've tried following the youtube vids but these are pretty dated and the links they recommend are pretty much all defunct now?

     

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  2. startek44

    startek44 Member

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    What do you want to do with it the box M8 is a good box
     
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  3. John Phillips80

    John Phillips80 Member This Topic's Starter

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    I can't find any links that have smooth video in HD quality or any non pixilated links for football? Even on mash up? If you can recommend any apps/add ons that I can download that will help but I'm very new to all this and feel a bit in the woods
     
  4. John Phillips80

    John Phillips80 Member This Topic's Starter

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    Forgive my potential ignorance but how would I check if I'm using the Kodi Helix?
     
  5. startek44

    startek44 Member

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    You go to setting in the android box and scroll down to APPS and find XBMC or Kodi and click on it and see that the version it is you going to have to learn android a little better if you are going to get anything of of that box
     
  6. John Phillips80

    John Phillips80 Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thank you for your help. Albeit a tad condescending as I've already established that I'm new to this.
     
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  8. Villameakin

    Villameakin New Member

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    Hi
    I have just collected my new 4k ott TV box fully loaded I go on to kodi, then on to genesis click what ever it want to watch comes up with all the streaming links click and it comes up with one or more items failed to play check the log file for details it happens on everything any ideas??
     
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  9. Demi Thompson

    Demi Thompson New Member

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    I also have this problem. What do you do?!
     
  10. MnI

    MnI New Member

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    Also getting error and log message. Coming to conclusion that my ISP -BT fibre- is blocking data the access to media as it may be deemed illegal by them, same message happened with fire stick, which is why I got the M8.
    Any comments on this conclusion.
     
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    Best Answer
    Someone please explain more.
     
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  12. NASTYSICK

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    Hey Guys as someone who has been installing xbmc/kodi for a long time the error you guys are getting is with the addon itself. The error isn't you isp blocking your content it has to do with the addon. I Assume you are using genesis. Genesis will no longer be updated as the addon dev has stopped maintnence on it. I suggest switching to SALTS or Mutts Nuts etc.
     
  13. matthew donald

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    Help i have just put my box back to factory settings now get nothing please can someone tell me if there is anything i can do
     
  14. Buntsy

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    Can anybody help just bought ott tv box today and every time I press remote it scrambles the picture
     
  15. BigFella74

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    Hi I've added the build spinztv via ares and when scrolling through menus the box returns to home screen. Anyone got any ideas why this is happening please?
     
  16. Psychotat

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    I keep getting check log message but not sure how to check log,,,
     
  17. Android401

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    I have a Ott M8 tv box and it just stopped working I tried to do a master reset and now I just get the android Bot like it is working but it never stops. I have tried to unplug and replug but it continues to do the same thing. Can I put something to stop it on an sd card or thumb drive?
     
  18. Lmv1909

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    This helped! Thanks
     
  19. carola

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    I have a question. Can someone please assist me, I just got an used M8 ott box. I am unablo to type my internet connection password. It doesnot matter how many times I click ok in the password box it continues blinking and never opens the keyboard screen. I can bot use it ethernet as my cable connection is far. Is there something I am missing or is it broken? Thank you for your time.
     
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    Hey Nastysick , I think I have this problem. My M8S box was working but now when i try to stream a movie it doesnt show how many sources have the downloads. I Found that the date was incorrect and causing issues. Changed that and now it shows how many downloads a
     
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    Sorry, downloads available but won't find a file for anything to load. Is it the addon and how do I change this? Thanks
     
  22. NASTYSICK

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    Hey did you set up kodi manually or via an installer like configwizard? which addon are you using that's giving you an issue?
     
  23. Xiromisho

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    So a few funky questions:

    I have the same device: set it to Auto-Detect 4k and it "out puts" to 4k the same way a Mustang accelerates when you push the peddle down to the floor: Crash.

    Eventually managed to get the screen to stop flicking long enough to get me to the resolution settings which allowed me to manually control the output resolution (sort of....) - I can select 1080p without issue, sure, but not 4k. 4k only seems selectable via "Auto-Detect" - any resolution for this?

    That aside, Does anyone else have MASSIVE issues with the included remote? The Home button increases the volume and the volume button takes you to the "home" - Granted I know it's made in China but... seriously is there a way to address that?
     
  24. D1ablo

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    Hi I'm having the same issue. My box one day stopped working. The light just flashes and nothing turns on. I unplugged the box left it for days plugged it in and same thing. Any suggestions??
     
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