Tuesday, December 29, 2015

SONY ANDROID TV Internet setup and Creating Google account

SONY ANDROID TV Internet setup and Creating Google account 

Connecting your TV to the Internet lets you download apps and games and enjoy online video services, like you can with smartphones and tablets. This guide explains how to set up your TV to use those features. You won't need to use this guide if you only want to watch regular TV programs
First, you'll need to connect your TV to the Internet via a wireless (Wi-Fi) or wired connection. You will need an Internet connection: for details consult your Internet service provider. Skip this step if your TV is already connected to the Internet.
Connecting to the Internet wirelessly (via Wi-Fi)
1. Press the HOME button of the remote to display the Home Menu.
* A Touchpad Remote Control is not supplied with all models.
2. On the Home Menu, move the focus to the bottom of the screen, then select [Network Settings] - [Wi-Fi].

3. Choose the right setup steps for your wireless router:
When prompt Select YES
Does your wireless router support WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)?
Use the WPS button to connect Select [Connect via WPS] from the screen. Press the WPS button on your router.
No or uncertain
Select the SSID manually
1.Select the SSID of your router from the screen. The SSID is the identification name of your wireless router. You may be able to find the SSID and password (security key) on a label fixed to your router. For more details, refer to the instruction manual of your router.
2. Enter the password for your router.
Connecting to the Internet using a LAN (network) cable
1. Connect a LAN cable to the LAN port on the rear of the TV.

Your TV will automatically connect to the Internet in about 30 seconds.
If the TV does not connect to the Internet automatically
The TV may not connect to the Internet automatically depending on your router settings.
Select [Network Settings] at the bottom of the Home Menu to manually set up your network.
Signing in to your Google account with your TV
Skip this step if you already signed in to your Google account with your TV during initial setup
Creating a Google account
A Google account cannot be created using your TV. Use a computer or smartphone to create one.
1. Visit this website using a computer or smartphone:
accounts.google.com/signup
2. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a Google account.
You can also create a Google account during the TV initial setup.
Connect your TV to the Internet during the TV initial setup.
On the [Sign in to Google] screen of the TV initial setup, select [Use your phone or laptop].
Use a computer or smartphone to visit the website below, and follow the on-screen instructions to create a Google account.
g.co/AndroidTV
Signing in to your Google account with your TV
1. Select [Google Play Store] in [Apps] on the Home Menu

2. After the sign-in screen appears, follow the on-screen instructions to sign in.
After signing in and pressing the HOME button of your TV remote, recommendations for you are displayed on the Home Menu.
The Google account sign-in screen also appears when connecting to the Internet during initial set-up, or when launching some apps
To sign out
Select [Personal] in [Settings] of the Home Menu, then delete your account from your TV.
Using the Sony Internet service
By connecting to the Internet and signing in to the Sony Internet service, you can use various services such as the online video service and online music service. To use these services, a SEN account is required. These services are scheduled to become available after a software update in the spring of 2015.
Creating a SEN account
A SEN account cannot be created using the
TV. Use a computer or smartphone to create
your account.
1.Visit this website using a computer or smartphone:
account.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com
2.Follow the on-screen instructions to create a SEN account.
Signing in to the TV with your SEN account
1.Select the Sony Internet service icon on the Home Menu.
2.After the sign-in screen appears, follow the on-screen instructions to sign in.

The SEN account sign-in screen also appears when connecting to the Internet during initial set-up. You can sign in from this screen, too.