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What remotes are compatible with Sony's Android TV?

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There are two official remotes for the EU region that are compatible with Sony's Android TV, the standard infrared remote and the Touchpad remote.

Standard IR remote

Section 1

  • Source / input button: Displays and selects the input source
  • Sync Menu: Initiate  Bravia Sync
  • Power / TV standby button: Turns the TV on or switches to standby mode
  • Digital / Analog: Toggle between Digital and Analog input
  • TV / Radio: Toggle between TV and Radio signal
  • Football button: Turn Live Football Mode on or off

Section 2

  • Numbered buttons (1 to 0): Select channels. For channel numbers 10 and above, enter the next digit quickly
    • In text mode, enter the three digit page number to select the page
  • Exit button: Return from the previous screen or exit the menu
  • Text button: Displays text broadcast
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  • Coloured buttons: Access certain functions (based on the app, service or service currently in use)
  • i+/? (Information / text reveal button): Displays information. Press once to display the information about the programme / input you're viewing. Press again to remove the display from the screen:
    • In text mode, reveals hidden information
  • Netflix button: Press to access "Netflix" online service:
    • NOTE: The Netflix button is replaced with TV button if Netflix is not available in your region
  • Help: Open the Help option

Section 4

  • Action Menu: Opens the quick menu guide showcasing the most popular actions / functions for your TV
  • Guide button Open up the electronic programme Guide (EPG)
  • Home button: Return to Home screen or cancel the current menu
  • Discover button: Opens the Content Bar to search for content
  • Back button: Go back to previous screen / option
  • TV button: Watch TV
  • Item select (arrows) / Enter buttons:
    • Select or adjust items
    • Confirm selected items
Section 5
  • Volume +/- buttons: Adjusts the volume
  • Jump button: Returns to the previous channel or input viewed more than 15 seconds ago. Alternate between the current channel or input and the last channel or input that was selected.
  • Mute button: Mute the sound. Press again to restore the sound
  • Prog buttons: Select the next or previous channel
  • In text mode, select the next and previous page

Section 6

  • Audio button: Select the sound of multilingual source or dual sound for the programme currently being viewed (depends on programme source)
  • Subtitle button: Changes the subtitles settings
  • Widescreen button: Change the screen display. Press repeatedly to change the ratio

Section 7

  • Rewind /Play / Fast forward / Skip back / Pause / Skip forward / Stop buttons: Operate media content on the TV, and on connected Bravia Sync compatible devices
  • REC: Activate  HDD REC function
  • NOTE: The message "To use this feature, a system software update is required. For details, please refer to Reference Guide" may be displayed if you don't have the latest software installed.
  • Title list button: Access the title list of recorded titles on HDD recording

 

 Touchpad remote

Section 1

  • Power / TV standby button: Turns the TV on or switches to standby mode

Section 4

  • Action menu: Opens the quick menu guide showcasing the most popular actions / functions for your TV
  • Back button: Go back to previous screen / option
  • Discover button: Opens the Content Bar to search for content
  • Home button: Return to Home screen or cancels the menu

Section 5

  • Volume +/- buttons: Adjusts the volume
  • Prog buttons: Select the next and previous channel:
    • In text mode, select the next and previous page

Section 8

Section 9

  • Touchpad area: Navigate to the different menus on your TV using the touch sensitive area

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Section 10

  • NFC button: (NFC) Touch the device (e.g. some models of Xperia) corresponding to the One-touch mirroring function, then its screen is displayed on the TV

NOTE: The button layout of your remote may differ depending on your region.