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USB HDD: How to & Troubleshooting information for HDD recording (Android TV)

    Before you start

    Steps for recording to a USB HDD

    1. Checking if a USB HDD is compatible with your Android TV

    2. Recording TV programs to a USB HDD

    3. Watching/deleting recorded content

    Troubleshooting


    Steps for recording to a USB HDD

    1. Checking if a USB HDD is compatible with your Android TV

      What types of USB hard disk drives are compatible with Sony's Android TV?

    2. Recording TV programs to a USB HDD

      1. Connect and register a USB HDD.

      2. Record the program you are watching (One-touch recording) or schedule a recording from the program guide (Timer recording).

      For details, refer to the following:
      AF8, XF75, XF80, XF87, XF90, WF80 Series
      A1, SD80, XD70, XD75, XD80, XD83, XE80, XE83, XE85, XE90, XE93, XE94, ZD9 Series
      S80C, SD85, X80C, X83C, X85C, X90C, X91C, X93C, X94C, XD85, XD93, XD94, W75C, W80C, W80C, W85C Series

      NOTE: Scrambled channels cannot be viewed while recording via CAM. (The screen turns black.)
    3. Watching/deleting recorded content

      To watch or delete recorded content, select Recorded Title List and proceed with the appropriate procedure.
      For details, refer to the following:
      AF8, XF75, XF80, XF87, XF90, WF80 Series
      A1, SD80, XD70, XD75, XD80, XD83, XE80, XE83, XE85, XE90, XE93, XE94, ZD9 Series
      S80C, SD85, X80C, X83C, X85C, X90C, X91C, X93C, X94C, XD85, XD93, XD94, W75C, W80C, W80C, W85C Series

    Troubleshooting

    • Playback issue

      Check the following:

    If your questions aren't covered in this article, don't hesitate to type your query in the search bar on the Sony support website.