Article ID : 00175762 / Last Modified : 11/30/2018

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

    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
    • 2016 models
    • 2015 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