Coocaa 40S5G Full HD LED Android TV was introduce in the Philippines online market at very affordable price.
And as expected, the Coocaa 40S5G is none Netflix TV despite of being a bearer of Google Android Operating System.
This particular model does not even authorized you to search Netflix keyword on play store as confirmed by Coocaa Head Quarter and as what we have experience during the test.
However, youtube and other free video streaming appliccation are all available for you to enjoy.
Since, it was dubbed as none Netflix ready TV, in my opinion there is always a way to get around and get in.
But before we go further, let us first to take look the product specification. Let’s begin…
Coocaa 40S5G Specification
OS: Android Oreo 8.0
Design: Infinity Display
Processor: Quad-Core CPU, Cortex A53
Graphics: Quad-core GPU. Mali T860
RAM: DDR 1.25 GB
HDD: eMMC 8 GB
AI Assistant: Google Assistant
Dolby Digital™ Plus
Sound Mode: Sandard, Sport, Movie, Music
Speaker: Down-firing Speakers
Backlight System: Direct LED
Panel Type: VA Panel
Screen Size – Diagonal: 40 inches
Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Viewing Angle: 89/89
Clear Motion Rate: 60Hz
Response Time: 9.5ms
Brightness of Panel: 240
Picture Mode: User/Standard/Sport/Vivid
Display Mode: auto, 16：9, 4：3, panorama, zoom, P2P
Receiver: DVB-T2 Receiving System
Digital Audio Output: optical
Audio Output: Lineout/Earphone
Video Color Systems: PAL M/N NTSC-M
Audio System: CVBS,L/R(Mono L)
NEW! Remote with Voice Command Microphone!
Now that we have knowledge about the Coocaa 40S5G specs, lets dive to take some of it’s feature.
Life is Easy with Android TV
With Coocaa 40S5G you can control your Smart home devices using your Coocaa remote. Likewise, if you feel bored, you can also talk to your Coocaa TV Google Assistant. Explore and have fun!
Visualize what you say
No more search typing, just say what you want and Google voice search will find it for you.
You can find and download thousands of apps and contents in Google play store.
Edgeless frame or 97% screen to body ratio known as FOCL technology Coocaa 40S5G utilize to reduce top, left and right frames to maximize the user home entertainment, whereas regular 40 inches has 94% screen to body ratio. FOCL stands for “Frameless Open-cell Lock-in Technology”.
Infinity View 2.0
We have dedicated to design an unprecedented display to give you a much more immersive, detail – oriented, comprehensive viewing experience.
From phone to Coocaa TV
Just click on the cast icon on your smartphone to cast videos and pictures on your TV and get better viewing experience. Thanks to built-in Google Chromecast.
Game in your style
Play games without your station. Google play provides thousands of games. However, gamepad is not included inside the box.
Window to the outside world
Full HD (1080p) brings every detail to your screen transforming your viewing experience Full HD TV is two times more detailed than HD TV.
Every port you need
Use USB to play movie or music in multiple codec, connect HDMI to expand computer screen, connect external speakers to enjoy surround sound.
Coocaa is a mid to high-end internet brand that provides high specs, high cost performance produtcs and great service. They have set foot on more than 40 countries, built nine manufacturing bases and six R&D centers globally.
Coocaa slogan is “Play in your Style” which is to hit the PLAY button on the best contents that you love and have a great time.
All of the products are manufactured with a factory of 23 years experience under Chinese standard.
Here on the Philippines, Coocaa and Skyworth signed contract to cater after sales service. Therefore, expect the service Skyworth has.
Now that you have enough product knowledge about what is Coocaa 40S5G, then it is time for you to know how you will get around the problem.
And the most common and expected problem was Netflix installation. Then let’s go…
How to install Netflix to Coocaa 40S5G 2K Android TV?
Since, Coocaa 40S5G is none Netflix TV, therefore, it is normal to encounter the following Netflix error as follows; This device is not optimized for Netflix (-14)
Or “Sorry, your account can’t be used on this device.”
The problem is given, but the question is “Is there any solution for TV user to gain access to the Netflix app?” to the fact that it is confirmed none Netflix TV.
Yes, there is a solution to that particular problem you’ve encounter but some Netflix feature will be compromised. Because, the application we are going to install to go around the Netflix server is the recent android version 4.4.4 Netflix app.
This application is work well with Jellybean but I think it is old enough for the new Oreo operating system or the Android version 8.0.0. However, it still works.
To make it happen we need to install the ES File Explorer File Manager first as our dependencies. Here’s how to install ES File Explorer to Skyworth Android TV.
- Go to Google Play Store.
- Search for “ES File Explorer File Manager”.
- Click “Install”
The installation is successful if the result will be the same as what you have seen in the figure below.
Now that you’ve successfully Install the ES File Explorer File Manager, you are now ready to proceed to the next step.
First we need to download the older Netflix APK file or the Android Package Kit File from the trusted source. Here is the link to Netflix4-4-4-build.apk.
Since we already obtain the software we need, we will now proceed to install it. Below are the step by step procedure on how to Install the Netflix4-4-4-build.apk to Skyworth model 49E6, 49E6D, 49E3, 49E3D, 43E6, 43E6D, 43E3, 43E3D, 40E6, 40E6D, 40E3, 40E3D, 32E6, 32E6D, 32E3 and 32E3D.
Step by Step Procedure on how Install Netflix to Skyworth Android TV.
Load the Netflix4-4-4-build APK (Android Package Kit) file on your USB flash drive. Make sure that it will not be put inside a folder.
Insert the USB flash drive containing Netflix4-4-4-build file to the Skyworth Android TV USB 2.0 port.
Open “ES File Explorer File Manager ”
Go to install APK application found in the “ APP” menu.
Select the “INSTALL APK” and you will see the applications you save in the USB
A pop up menu will come out and select the “Package installer” for the application to be installed in the TV. You can select the “Just once” option.
Installing Application Using Factory Settings
Using original Skyworth remote or the Factory remote, Press “Source 3 1 9 5“.
Use arrow down key on your remote and find “Others” menu.
On “Others” menu, select Install app.
Select your USB flash drive it would be the one labeled with “sdcard0”.
Then select the APK (Android Package Kit) file that you wish to install.
How to install Netflix the easy way!
- Download Netflix4-4-4-build.apk here using laptop or desktop.
- Transfer Netflix 4.4 apk to usb (do not put in folder,hard drive is not applicable)
- Insert usb(flask drive) to Android TV
- Download “Es File Explorer” in Google play store using your Android TV
- Open “Es File Explorer” and look for Netflix 4.4 apk
- Install Netflix but do not update(install apps cannot see in HOME MENU)
- To open Netflix go to SETTINGS then look for apps
- Open Netflix and enjoy!
How to Connect Coocaa 40S5G Digital Audio Output to Analog Speaker?
TV like Coocaa 40S5G comes only with Digital Audio output and it is frustrating if your available speaker is only compatible to analog connector as 3.5 mm jack.
But worry no more, after so many try I finally found the compatible and exact product I needed to connect digital out to analog jack (3.5 jack ) speaker system. Thanks to UGREEN Digital Optical Toslink Coax to Analog Audio 3.5mm Jack Converter Adapter, I solve this problem and happy to share with you!
Where to buy the Digital Audio to Analog Audio Converter?
Here is the exact link of the product (digital audio to analog audio converter) https://amzn.to/2I5NBZS, it’s from amazon and based on my own experience delivery would take 5 days from the date of purchase.
The converter is just around $10.00 or 500 pesos converted to Philippine bank note. It’s inexpensive. Take note avoid the one from Lazada converter, i won’t work with Coocaa and Skyworth LED TV.
How to Setup Coocaa 40S5G and UGREEN Jack Converter Adapter?
Unbox UGREEN Digital to Analog Audio Converter. Please refer to image below;
On UGREEN Digital to Analog, connect the male jack to female jack based on color code, red and white for audio. Please refer to image below;
Likewise, on your speaker, connect the male jack to female jack based on color code, red to red and white to white for audio. Please refer to below image;
Again on your UGREEN Digital to Analog, insert optical audio jack to optical port and power supply to it’s port. Please refer to image below;
Likewise, on Coocaa 40S5G, connect the optical audio jack to optical out port located at the back of your TV. Please refer to below image;
Now your done, however, it still don’t work. Why? Because, you need to change the default config of your TV out. Here is the step by step guide on how to change the TV default audio out.
On your remote, press “MENU” and it will bring you to the following screen. Please refer to below image;
Using the arrow down button locate “MORE” and press “OK”. It will bring you to the following screen. See below image;
On “TV Setting”, using arrow down button, locate “SPDIF Type”. By default it is set to “Dolby Digital”. Please refer to the image below;
Again on your Coocaa remote, press “OK” and radio button will appear. Please refer to image below;
To change the default settings, select “PCM” and press “OK”. Please refer to image below;
Now it’s all set! Enjoy the beat and bang of your surround speaker system with your Coocaa 40S5G LED TV.
Coocaa 40S5G False Positive Defect
Some user believes that those dimmed light or dark spot near the frame and across the screen was a defect. But it was find out that those dark spot are false positive.