Article ID : 00175762 / Last Modified : 10/13/2021Print

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

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

    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. Learn how to find your TV model name

    Overview of supported file systems

     Supported file systems: NTFS FAT32 FAT16 exFAT

      Sony Android TV / Google TV (Excluding W800 series)

    • 2015-2021 models
     Yes Yes Yes Yes

     Sony Android TV (W800 series)

    • W800/W804 models
     Yes Yes Yes No
     Sony non-Android TV
    (R/WD/WE/XE70/WG6/XG70/X70 series)
    • 2013-2020 models
     Yes Yes Yes No
     Sony non-Android TV
    (Excluding R/WD/WE/XE70 series)
    • 2013 – 2016 models
     Yes Yes Yes Yes

    How can you check 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