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YouView: Remote Control and Accessibility Settings

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Remote Control

How do I use the remote controls on my YouView enabled Sony TV?

Accessibility Settings

Which accessibility features does YouView offer on a Sony TV?
How do I turn on/off Subtitles?
How do I turn on/off Audio Description?



How do I use the remote controls on my YouView enabled Sony TV?

For instructions on how to use your Sony TV remote with YouView, choose your preferred remote:

Standard 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 *
  • 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

*HDD recording (REC) function and Satellite features are not available if YouView functionality is enabled. YouView on Sony TVs will offer consumers a consistent and easy to use YouView experience, including scroll back, search, discover and catch up TV (BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4 and Demand 5). YouView functionality includes access to all the normal free-to-air channels via the YouView guide and mini guide.

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.

Which accessibility features does YouView offer on a Sony TV?

With YouView you are able to use Subtitles and Audio Description where available.
For instructions on how to turn on/off subtitles see the section: How do I turn on/off Subtitles?

For instructions on how to turn on/off Audio Description see the section: How do I turn on/off Audio Description?

How do I turn on/off Subtitles?

To turn on/off subtitles you'll need to:

Standard remote 

1. Press the HOME button.
2. Navigate to and select Settings.
3. Select Channel Setup and choose Digital Setup.
4. Select Subtitle Set-Up.
5. Select Subtitle Settings and choose your preferred setting.

Touchpad remote

1. Press the HOME button.
2. Navigate to and select Settings.
3. Select Channel Setup and choose Digital Setup.
4. Select Subtitle Set-Up.
5. Select Subtitle Settings and choose your preferred setting.

Tip: You can also turn on/off subtitles by pressing the Subtitles button on the standard remote control. This will only affect the channel you are on.

How do I turn on/off Audio Description?

To turn on/off Audio Description you'll need to:

Standard remote

1. Press the HOME button.
2. Navigate to and select Settings.
3. Select Channel Setup and choose Digital Setup.
4. Select Audio Set-Up.
5. Select Audio Settings and choose your preferred setting.

Touchpad remote

1. Press the HOME button.
2. Navigate to and select Settings.
3. Select Channel Setup and choose Digital Setup.
4. Select Audio Set-Up.
5. Select Audio Settings and choose your preferred setting.

Tip: You can also turn on/off Audio Description by pressing the Audio button on the remote control. This will only affect the channel you are on.