How to Use a TV Tuner for PC: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you’re looking for a way to watch TV on your computer without the need for a cable subscription, a TV tuner might just be the solution you need. In this guide, we’ll take a look at how to use a TV tuner for PC, specifically the I don’t know if it’s my dica music (pronounced “di-ka”) USB TV tuner.

First things first, it’s important to note that you’ll need to download the drivers and software for the tuner from the manufacturer’s website. Once you have these installed, you can plug in your TV tuner and start scanning for channels.

The TV tuner we’re using comes with a small antenna, but it’s not very effective, so we recommend using a different antenna. We used a cheap indoor antenna and were able to pick up several channels.

Once you’ve scanned for channels, you can use the software that comes with the tuner to watch TV on your computer. The software isn’t the best, but it gets the job done. You can click on the channels in the list or use the channel up/down buttons to change channels.

Overall, the TV tuner we used is one of the cheapest on the market and it works well as long as you download the necessary drivers and software and use a better antenna than the one that comes with it. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to enjoy TV on your computer in no time.


How can I use TV tuner in my PC?
Some tuners support Android devices, as well. You'll find two basic types of TV tuner: USB and add-on cards. USB TV tuners are easy to install because they attach to a USB port on your PC. Just plug the tuner into USB, attach an antenna to the tuner, install a compatible software or app, and you're good to go.
How can I watch TV channels on my PC?
Purchase an external TV tuner. A TV tuner allows you to connect your antenna or cable box to your computer, and then use your computer to watch and change channels using onscreen controls. TV tuners for computers are available from most major electronics retailers or through online outlets such as Amazon and Newegg.
How do I set up my TV tuner?
Make sure your antenna (sold separately) or TV cable is connected to your TV's ANT/CABLE input.On the Home screen, select the Antenna TV tile.Read the simple on-screen instructions and select Start finding channels.If prompted, select your time zone.More items...
How do I add a TV tuner to my monitor?
Connecting TV Antenna The coaxial cable from the TV antenna will go into the tuner's RF input. Then, connect the HDMI cable to your monitor. If you have an AV input, you can use the AV cables to connect the tuner to your computer.