How to install and activate SonyLIV on Android TV?

SonyLIV is one of the best India’s OTT platforms that offers movies, shows, and original series. SonyLIV was introduced in early 2013 by Sony Pictures Networks India. Apart from movies and shows, it also includes several sports events, live shows, original programming, and many more. It is available in many different languages like English, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, and many more. This guide helps you to install and activate SonyLIV on Android TV.

How to install SonyLIV on Android TV?

Step 1-

Connect your Wi-Fi to your Android TV.

Step 2-

Locate the “apps” icon on your home screen and click it.

Step 3-

Select the “Play Store” on the apps.

Step 4-

On the Play Store, click on the “magnifying glass” icon for searching apps.

Step 5-

Type “SonyLIV” on the given search field.

Step 6-

Now select the SonyLIV app from the search result.

Step 7-

On the next screen, you have to click on the “install” option.

Step 8-

Once your app will be installed then click on the “open” option to launch the SonyLIV app.

How to activate SonyLIV on Android TV?

Step 9-

After launching the SonyLIV app, you have to “sign-in” with your account credentials to get an “activation code” on your Android TV.

Step 10-

Once you get an activation code then visit the SonyLIV.com/device/activate link from your mobile or computer.

Step 11-

You may ask to enter your account credentials to get the “activation page”. So, enter the same email id or phone no to get the activation page.

Step 12-

Now submit the “given activation code” on the following field and click on the “Activate Device” button.

Step 13-

Once your activation process gets completed, your TV will automatically refresh.

How to cast SonyLIV on Android TV by using Chromecast?

You can use Google Chromecast to cast SonyLIV content on Android TV.

Computer-

Step 1-

Make sure your computer and Chromecast device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi.

Step 2-

Launch the “Google Chrome” browser on your computer.

Step 3-

Visit the www.sonyliv.com website from the search bar.

Step 4-

Select any content to stream.

Step 5-

Navigate the “three vertical dots” on the top bar and click it.

Step 6-

Then click on the “cast” option.

Step 7-

Select your “Chromecast device name” from the list.

Step 8-

Click on the “drop-down” option and select the “only tab” option.

Step 9-

Now your content will appear on Android TV.

Mobile-

Step 1-

Launch the “SonyLIV app” on your mobile phone (If you don’t have the SonyLIV app, then install it from the Play Store or App Store).

Step 2-

After launching, you have to “log in” with your account credentials to access the SonyLIV content.

Step 3-

Select the content you love to watch.

Step 4-

Navigate the “cast” icon on the top bar and select it.

Step 5-

On the next screen, select your respective “device name” from the list.

Step 6-

Once your device is ready to cast, then your content will load on Android TV.

Frequently Asked Questions-

Does the SonyLIV app support mirroring features?

No SonyLIV does not support mirroring from phones. You have to use Google Chromecast to cast SonyLIV on Android TV.

Can I stream SonyLIV free of cost?

You can watch only several contents with ads for 24 hours only.

What device SonyLIV app supported?

  1. Apple TV
  2. Mobile
  3. Desktop
  4. Android TV
  5. LG Smart TV
  6. Samsung Smart TV
  7. Sony Bravia

SonyLIV app is not loading on Android TV?

  1. You must check whether your Android TV is connected to the internet or not.
  2. Your internet speed might be too slow.
  3. The SonyLIV app might be corrupted. So, re-install SonyLIV app.
  4. Update the SonyLIV app.

 

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