why is my Android TV box listing as IP Camera?

jay1867 Member Posts: 1
edited May 14, 2020 in Devices & Security #1

Hi, recently found out about this app, which is great!

So I been looking at connected devices on my wifi and see that my Android TV box is listing as an IP Camera, why is this?

Can someone provide me with some feedback?



  • kltaylor
    kltaylor Member, Beta Tester Posts: 1,231
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    Hi @jay1867 welcome to the community and thanks for asking your question.
    Sometimes the information that Fing stores to help identify devices can display something other than what it actually is.  What I would do, is check the MAC address in the Fing app and ensure that it is indeed, your smart TV.  Once that happens you can change the information for this device which will help other consumers receive a more successful result when identifying things.
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  • Lee_Bo
    Lee_Bo Member Posts: 272
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    kltaylor said, this happens to me all the time.  I just go back in and change the device to whatever it really is.  No big deal for me.