Article ID : 00175762 / Last Modified : 17/05/2018

Sony TV's supported file systems for external USB storage devices

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You can only use USB storage devices formatted with the file systems provided by Windows (FAT - NTFS).

Please find a compatibility overview in the table below. If you're unsure about your model, have a look at our page: Understanding your TV's model name.

Overview

 Supported file systems: NTFS FAT32 FAT16 exFAT

 Sony Android TV

  • 2018 models
  • 2017 models
  • 2015 models
  • 2016 models
 Yes Yes Yes Yes

 Sony non-Android TV
(Excluding R/WD/WE/XE70 series)

  • 2013 models
  • 2014 models
  • 2015 models
  • 2016 models
 Yes Yes Yes Yes
 Sony non-Android TV
(R/WD/WE/XE70 series)
  • 2018 models
  • 2017 models
  • 2016 models
  • 2015 models
  • 2014 models
  • 2013 models
 Yes Yes Yes No

How can you see the format of your USB?

  • Right-click the USB drive in Windows Explorer
  • Select [Properties]
  • Check for [File System] on the General Tab

fileformat screenshot