Sony corporation is well known for its products like TV, smartphone, speakers, PlayStation, and many more. Among them, Sony Smart TV and Playstation are the most popular. After 2015, all the Sony Smart TVs have Android-based TV OS with Google play support and Non-Android smart TVs. You can easily install apps on all Sony Smart TVs using multiple methods.
Before adding apps to your Sony Smart TV, make sure the following.
- Turn on your Sony smart TV.
- Make sure to connect your TV to an active and stable internet connection.
How to Add Apps on Sony Smart TV (Android TV) via PlayStore
 Press the Home button on your TV remote.
 Navigate to Google Play Store from the menu.
 Select the Search icon on top of the screen.
- Using Voice Search – Click on the Microphone option on your remote and click Enter. When the Microphone icon color changes, say the app name to search.
- Using On-screen Keyboard – Enter the app’s name and click enter to search.
 Click on Install to download and install the app from the playstore.
Note: For the first-time installer, it will ask you for Apps permission in that click on Accept to continue the installation process.
 Once the installation process is over, it will appear on your home screen.
How to Sideload Apps to Sony TV (Android TV) via Apk
 Press the home button on your TV remote.
 Navigate to Settings from your Home screen.
 Select Security & Restrictions settings.
 Under Security & Restrictions, turn on the toggle for Unknown sources. (This enables you to install Apps other than PlayStore Apps).
 Now, open any browser on your Android TV.
 Download the APK of any Android application that is compatible with the TV.
 After completing the download, install the app on your device and start using it.
How to Add Apps on Sony Smart TV (Non-Android TV)?
 Click on the Home button on your remote.
 Select All Apps/Applications at the bottom left corner of the screen.
 Now you can see all the Apps that are available for the device.
 Navigate to the needed app and click on add to the My Apps.
 Now you will be downloaded and added to your app list.
How to Delete Apps on Sony Smart TV
You can easily uninstall apps on Sony Smart TV using the below steps.
 Select the Apps menu from the Sony Smart TV home screen.
 Select the app that your wish to delete.
 Hold the Enter button on your Sony TV remote to uninstall.
 Select the Uninstall option to remove the app from your device.
Alternate Method! You can also delete apps from the Play Store. To do that, go to Apps section > select Google Play Store > My Apps > Select the that you wish to uninstall > Select Uninstall > Click OK.
- Google Play displays only the apps that are available for TV
- Also, only limited apps are available on Sony non-Android TV
Other Similar Guide:
If you want to hide pre-installed apps on Sony Smart TV, go to Settings > Apps > System Apps > Sony Shelf > Notifications and turn it OFF.
If you dont have sufficient storage, you can’t install apps on your TV. You can fix it by uninstalling unused apps and clearing unwanted cache files.
To check updates on Sony Smart TV, select Help > Select Customer Support > Software update > Check for updates.