App Reviews and Ratings to Come to TV Play Store

When you’re searching for thousands of TV apps, or millions of phone apps, you want the best. That’s why users are able to rate them and give feedback as to their rating. This is easy to do on a phone, but currently not available on a TV. Users have to rate apps through the web interface, on a separate device, which is a bit convoluted.

Android Police spoke to some members of the Android TV team and the team agreed that it’s something to be added. The current question is the right user experience. Having reviews be typed through a remote is not very good.

The team is working on the feature, but there isn’t an ETA.

Nick Felker

Nick Felker

Nick Felker is a student Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Rowan University (C/O 2017) and the student IEEE webmaster. When he's not studying, he is a software developer for the web and Android (Felker Tech). He has several open source projects on GitHub (http://github.com/fleker)Devices: Moto G-2013 Moto G-2015, Moto 360, Google ADT-1, Nexus 7-2013 (x2), Lenovo Laptop, Custom Desktop.Although he was an intern at Google, the content of this blog is entirely independent and his own thoughts.

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  • Richard Branches

    I was wondering why they didn’t implemented them, I hope the come out soon.