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How do I tune or retune my Sony LCD TV (Analogue/Cable/Terrestrial Guide)?

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NOTES:

  • The below procedure applies to all of our Sony LCD televisions (excluding Sony Android TVs). However, depending on your TV model, slight differences between the layout of the remote control and the menu interface may occur.
  • If you need further guidance at any point, you can find out more information in your TV's built-in Help Guide, by navigating to the Support-page of your TV model.
  • Use below remote commander buttons to navigate.

    Remote directions Remote directions
    Use the arrow buttons on your remote to navigate around the TV menu. Select options by pressing the "plus" button. This is the round button in the centre of the circular Menu area of your remote.

Analogue tuning

  1. Press the MENU or HOME button of your remote controller.

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  2. Choose one of the options below that best matches the menu structure found on your TV:

    Option A
    Use the arrow buttons on your remote and select SettingsAnalogue SetupAnalogue Auto Tuning or Auto Tuning.  

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    Option B
    Use the arrow buttons of your remote to select SettingsSystem Settings or Set-upChannel set-upAnalogue SetupAnalogue Auto Tuning or Auto Tuning.

  3. When asked Do you want to start Auto Tuning?, select Yes and confirm with Image button.
  4. The TV will now start tuning. A confirmation message will appear once completed.

 

Digital tuning

  1. Make sure the antenna cable is properly connected to the TV.
    The diagram below is an example image of connections for terrestrial/cable. For details or any other information on antenna connection, refer to the manual supplied with your TV.

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  2. Switch on the TV.

  3. Press the MENU or HOME button of your remote controller.
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  4. Choose one of the options below that best matches the menu structure found on your TV:

    Option A
    Use the arrow buttons on your remote and select SettingsDigital set-upDigital Auto Tuning or Auto Tuning.

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    Option B
    Use the arrow buttons of your remote to select SettingsSystem Settings or Set-upChannel set-upDigital set-upDigital Auto Tuning or Auto Tuning.

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  5. When asked Do you want to start Auto Tuning?, select Yes or OK and confirm with Image button.

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  6. Make your selection between Antenna or Cable.
    When selecting Antenna the auto tuning for Antenna starts at this point.

  7. If Cable was selected in the previous step, the menu for Cable tuning will now appear.
    You may choose to set Scan Type, Frequency or Network ID manually according to specific network parameters, received from your broadcast provider.

    If you have not received anything, we recommend to use the default settings:

    Scan type: Quick scan
    Frequency: Auto
    Network ID: Auto
    Operator: Select the name of your broadcast provider from the list

    If the scan does not find any or all channels, you may try to change the Scan Type setting to Full scan.
    IMPORTANT: It may take an hour, or longer, when selecting Full scan to tune your TV.

    NOTE: If you have problems with the Cable tuning procedure, please check with your provider as they may use different settings.

  8. Proceed by selecting Start.

  9. The TV will now start tuning. A confirmation message will appear once completed.

NOTE: If you have any trouble with your TV signal reception after performing an Auto Tuning, refer to: How to measure and improve TV reception signal strength .