tvusage app as Launcher
(v4.1 and ABOVE ONLY)
Setup ADB on your desktop or laptop.
ADB setup tutorial: https://www.thecustomdroid.com/install-adb-windows-linux-macos/
2. Connect ADB with your Android TV.
Navigate to Android TV Settings -> Device preference -> About -> Click "Build" 7 times to enable Developer options.
Navigate to Android TV Settings -> Network & Internet -> Select your connected network and find your Android TV IP address.
Run the following ADB command in your desktop or laptop.
$ adb connect <ANDROID_TV_IP_ADDRESS>
3. Run the following commands using ADB in uninstall the default launcher app.
If you are using Android TV Launcher,
$ adb shell pm uninstall --user 0 com.google.android.tvlauncher
If you are using GoogleTV Launcher,
$ adb shell pm uninstall --user 0 com.google.android.app.tv.launcherx
That's it! Now you should be able to use tvusage app as your default launcher app. Incase if you have multiple launcher apps installed then you will see an option to choose your default launcher.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Incase if you want to revert back to Android TV Launcher or Google TV Launcher,
For Android TV Launcher,
$ adb shell pm install-existing com.google.android.tvlauncher
For Google TV Launcher,
$ adb shell pm install-existing com.google.android.app.tv.launcherx