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 TV are Android-based TV OS on Google play support in it. So let’s see some of the ways to add apps on Sony Smart TV both Android and Non-Android smart TVs.

Prerequisite

Before adding apps on 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?

[1] Press the Home button on your TV remote.

[2] Navigate to Google play store from the menu.

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[3] Now search or look for apps through categories.

Apps

[4] Click on install to download and install app from the playstore.

Install

Note: For the first-time installer, it will ask you for Apps permission in that click on Accept to continue the installation process.

 How To Add Apps On Sony Smart TV

[5] Once the installation process is over, it will appears on your home screen.

How to Sideload Apps to Sony TV (Android TV) via Apk?

[1] Press the home button on your TV remote.

[2] Navigate to Settings from your Home screen.

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[3] Select Security & Restrictions settings.

Security & Restrictions

[4] Under Security & Restrictions, turn on the toggle for Unknown sources. (This enable you to install Apps other than PlayStore Apps).

How To Add Apps On Sony Smart TV

[5] Now, open any browser on your Android TV.

[6] Download APK of any Android application that are compatible with TV.

[7] After completion of the download, install the app on your device and start using it.

Click Install

How to Add Apps on Sony Smart TV (Non-Android TV)?

[1] Click on Home button on your remote.

[2] Select All Apps/Applications at the bottom left corner of the screen.

How To Add Apps On Sony Smart TV

[3] Now you can see all the Apps that are available for device.

How To Add Apps On Sony Smart TV

[4] Navigate to the app that your needed and click on add to the My Apps.

[5] Now you will be downloaded and added to your app list.

Related: How to Add Apps on Samsung TV?

Note

  • Google Play displays only the apps that are available for TV
  • Also, only limited apps are available on Sony non-Android TV

The above is some of the ways to add apps to your Sony Smart TV. Let us know if we missed something in the comment section below and also comment if you have any doubts. For more tech-related tips and articles, explore techplip.com.