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Rockpi4/Android

ROCK Pi 4 > Android


Work with ROCKPI4Android

Introduction to ROCKPI4Android7

Rockpi4 android mainwindow.png

ROCKPI4Android7 is a magical system. It is very easy to use. Equipped with a 4K HDMI monitor, USB keyboard and USB mouse, working with ROCKPI4Android7 is a great experience. You are ale to watch 4K video. What's more, Interactive digital entertainment, education and commercialization activities are available via the network.

By the way, for USB mouse, left single click means OK, right single click means returning to the previous window.

Settings

There is a Settings button on the main window. Click on it, and then do the following settings, such as Network, Bluetooth, Sound, Display, Date, Time and so on. To do more settings, select the More Settings button.

Rockpi4 settings window.png

Ethernet Connection

To connect your ROCK Pi 4 to the Internet, you need a network cable. ROCK Pi 4 will automatically configure the network for your surfing on the Internet. On the Ethernet setting window you may see the normal IP address. You can also use application Google Chrome to confirm whether you can access the network.

Click on the Network button and Ethernet item is shown to you. Here, you can encouraged to do:

  • setting proxy
  • setting IP
  • so on

Rockpi4 settings ethernet.png

WIFI Connection

WIFI is another choice for your network connection. 2.4G and 5G WIFI are both supported. Click on Network button and WIFI item is shown to you. Wi-Fi switch button allows you to enable or disable WIFI. Once enable WIFI, hot pots automatically shows. Select your wanted hot pot and input needed password(if necessary).

Rockpi4 settings wifi.png

Bluetooth Connection

Click on the Bluetooth button to switch to the Bluetooth window. Bluetooth switch button allows to enable or disable the Bluetooth . Select your lovely Bluetooth device. Waiting for seconds of connection.

Rockpi4 settings bluetooth.png

Sound Setting

Click on the Sound button to switch to the Sound window. Here setting volume and selecting audio devices are supported.

Rockpi4 settings sound.png

Display Setting

Click on the Display button to switch to the Display window. And click on the HDMI button to HDMI window, which you can set resolution, color, zoom, etc.

Rockpi4 settings display.png

HDMI monitor resolution

Rockpi4 setting hdmi resolution.png

More Setting

To set more function, switch to the More Setting window.

Rockpi4 settings more.png(click to view large image)

Applications

On the system, there have been some pre-installed applications. And all installed applications are shown on the main window.

FileExplorer

FileExplorer can access local files stored on the ROCK Pi4, as well as access files on SD and U disk. What's more, it can access files stored on your computer over the network.

  • Internal Flash
    • It shows files on ROCK Pi 4
  • SD Card
    • Once TF card device is inserted and recognized, its icon will brighten.
  • USB
    • Once USB device is inserted and recognized, its icon will brighten.
  • NetHood
    • When connect ROCK Pi 4 to network, it works. By selecting your target machine IP, you are able to scan the shared files on that machine.

Play Store

Google Play Store covers apps, videos, music, e-books and other digital products.

Browser Lightning

Click on Lightning button, and surf the web. Don't forget to connect the speaker through the audio port on board and/or HDMI monitor. It supports playback of 4k video.

YouTube

Click on You Tube button and enjoy your favorite videos and music. You can upload original content and share them with your family, friends around the world.


Introduction to ROCKPI4 TV version of Android9

TV version of android9 desktop.png]

ROCKPI4Android9 is a magical system. It is very easy to use. Equipped with a 4K HDMI monitor, USB keyboard and USB mouse, working with ROCKPI4Android9
is a great experience. You are ale to watch 4K video. What's more, Interactive digital entertainment, education and commercialization activities are available via the network.

By the way, for USB mouse, left single click means OK, right single click means returning to the previous window.


Settings

There is a setup button on the main window. Click it, and then set the following settings, such as device name, network, account login,
application, device preferences, remotes, tuner setting and so on. To make more settings, select the more settings button.

TV version of android9 setting.png


Ethernet Connection

To connect your ROCK Pi 4 to the Internet, you need a network cable. ROCK Pi 4 will automatically configure the network for your surfing on the Internet.
On the Ethernet setting window you may see the normal IP address. You can also use application YouTube to confirm whether you can access the network.

Click on the Network button and Ethernet item is shown to you. Here, you can encouraged to do:

  • setting proxy
  • setting IP
  • so on

TV version of android9 Network.png


WIFI Connection

WIFI is another choice for your network connection. 2.4G and 5G WIFI are both supported.
Click on Network button and WIFI item is shown to you. Wi-Fi switch button allows you to enable or disable WIFI. Once enable WIFI,
hot pots automatically shows. Select your wanted hot pot and input needed password(if necessary).

TV version of android9 WIFI.png


Accounts & Sign in

Click the accounts & sign in button to switch to the accounts & sign in window. Then select the account type to sign in.

TV version of android9 Account.png


Apps option

Here you can view the programs you have recently opened, and you can set various permissions for these programs.

TV version of android9 Application.png


Device Preferences

This is the interface of device preferences. There are many sub options in this interface: [display], [about], [Bluetooth], [date & time],
[language], [keyboard], [sound], [inputs], [storage], [home screen], [Google], [chromecast build-in], [screen saver], [location], [security & restrictions],
[accessibility], [reset], [advanced setting].This is all the sub options. I'll take two sub options to explain the settings.

TV version of android9 devicepreferences.png


  • Bluetooth :

Click Bluetooth to enter this interface. The device under the paid devices tag in the picture is my mobile phone's Bluetooth device.
They are connected to each other. If you want to upload picture video, Bluetooth is a good choice.
TV version of android9 Bluetooth.png


  • Keyboard :

Click keyboard = > physical keyboard to enter the interface. Under the physical keyboard is the physical keyboard connected to the device.
Here I connect two keyboards: a wireless 2.4G keyboard and a wired physical keyboard. When you want to know whether your physical keyboard is connected,
you can check whether there is a physical keyboard connected to you.
TV version of android9 Keyboard.png


Remotes & Accessories

Add your remote control device and Bluetooth accessory device here, and click Add accessory to start scanning the device you want to connect.

TV version of android9 Remotes.png


Tuner Settings

Click tuner settings to enter the interface, where there are system related settings, such as: click system = > make system partition write able, and then click sure,
which enables you to read and write (create files, write content and so on.) in the root directory. If you want to change the resolution of the screen,
you can also click display = > HDMI = > resolution and select the resolution you want.

TV version of android9 Tuner Settings.png


Click display = > HDMI = > rotation in order to enter this interface. You can set the rotation angle of the screen here. Unfortunately,
the TV version of Android 9 only supports 180 degrees of screen rotation. If you want the screen to rotate 90 degrees,
you can choose to use the tablet version of Android 9

TV version of android9 Rotation.png


More Setting

To set more function, switch to the More Setting window.
TV version of android9 More Setting.png