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Google TV is getting a ‘find my remote’ feature

The Onn Google TV 4K Pro streaming box  against a white background.
Walmart’s Onn Google TV 4K Pro streaming box (pictured) already supports the feature. | Image: Walmart

A useful perk has been included in the latest Android update for Google TV that should make it easier to find missing remotes. Android Authority reports that the beta release for Android 14 for TV — announced during last week’s Google I/O conference — contains references to a new “find my remote” feature.

One text string found within the update reads as follows:

There is a button on your Google TV that you can push to play a sound on your remote for 30 seconds. This only works with supported Google TV remote controls. To stop the sound, press any button on your remote.

AFTVNews found the same message is displayed on the Onn Google TV 4K Pro streaming box that Walmart released earlier this month with support for the new find my remote…

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