Article ID : 00163373 / Last Modified : 09/04/2018

Is an Internet connection necessary to use Video & TV SideView?

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To enjoy all the features of Video & TV SideView, you need to connect both the BRAVIA TV and your mobile device to the Internet. However, partial features of Video & TV SideView will work even without an Internet connection.

An Internet connection is required when using the following features.

  • Cross Search
  • Throw (*)

*An Internet connection is required when playing copyrighted contents for the first time.

NOTE: If the BRAVIA TV and mobile device are not connected via Wi-Fi Direct, they need to be connected to the same home network (same SSID).