How to Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network

Gone are the days when the TV in a household would be used to watch cable TV or play games from your gaming console. Modern TVs are smarter, have more features, and are way better. Of course, you can still watch cable TV on your modern smart TVs, but with the wide variety of streaming services on the rise, everyone is shifting to a streaming-only universe. Sony’s lineup of smart TVs has all the great features as well as amazing audio and video quality.

So, if you’re someone who has just got a brand new Sony smart TV, or has decided to pull out one of your older Sony TVs that can connect to the internet, you’ve come to the right place.

Here is our guide on how you can connect your Sony TV to the WiFi.

How to Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network

When it comes to Sony TVs and the methods of connecting them to the WiFi network, it all depends on the type of Sony TV that you are using. Modern Sony Smart TVs come with Google TV, and little older ones come with Google’s Android TV OS.

So check out the steps based on the type of Sony TV that you use and follow them to connect it to the WiFi.

Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network Running on Google TV OS

If you have one of the newer Sony smart TVs, these TVs will be running on Google’s newest and latest Google TV OS. Google TV OS is the upgraded version of Android TV OS. Here are the steps to connect your Sony Google TV to a WiFi network.

How to Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network
  1. Power up your Sony Google TV and grab the remote.
  2. If your remote has the Setting button, press it.
  3. But, if your remote doesn’t have the Settings button, from the home screen of your TV, navigate and select the Settings gear icon.
  4. With the Settings menu open, navigate and select the Network and Internet option.
    How to Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network
  5. Finally, select WiFi.
  6. Your Sony Google TV will begin to search for WiFi networks that are within its range.
  7. Once you find your WiFi network, select it and enter the password.
  8. With the password entered, your Sony Google TV is now connected to your wifi network and has internet access.

Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network Running on Android TV OS

Some older Android-powered Sony TVs will be running on Android TV OS. These TVs will be running on Android version 11 or so. While the steps for connecting your Sony Android TV to the WiFi network are the same as that of the Sony Google TV, the naming will be a bit different. Check out the steps below.

How to Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network
  1. Navigate to the Settings gear icon on the home screen that is at the top right corner.
  2. Now, select Network and Internet followed by Easy Setup, and finally, WiFi

Additionally, some other Sony Android TV versions might have a slight difference in the names of the menu options. Check the steps out.

  1. Open the Settings menu by accessing it from the Home screen.
  2. Now, choose Network, followed by Network Setup.
  3. Finally, choose Easy and then WiFi.

When you find your WiFi network from the list, select it and then choose your network. Enter the password and you are now connected to the internet on your Sony Android TV.

Connect Sony Older TVs to WiFi Network

If you have an older version of a Sony TV that is a bit older but can connect to the internet via WiFi, then you can follow these steps.

  1. Switch on your Sony TV and press the Home button on the remote.
  2. Now, select the Settings option followed by Network and then Network Setup.
  3. You need to select the Setup Network Connection or Wireless Setup option. (Choose whichever is applicable for your particular Sony TV)
  4. Choose the WiFi network from the list on the screen and your Sony TV is now connected to the internet.

Connect Sony TV to WiFi Network (Older Variants and Models)

If the above steps that we have listed do not portray your particular Sony TV model, you can check out these alternative steps to connect your Sony TV to a Wi-Fi network.

Method 1

  1. Press the home button on the remote and choose Settings.
  2. Select the Preferences option followed by Setup and then Network.
  3. Choose Network Setup or Setup Network Connection.
  4. Choose your wifi network from the list.
  5. Enter the password and connect to the internet.

Method 2

  1. Pressing the home button on your remote, select the Settings option.
  2. Choose Network Setup followed by Setup Network Connection.
  3. Choose the wifi network, enter the password, and get connected to the internet.

Method 3

  1. When you press the Home button, select the Settings menu.
  2. Choose Network followed by Network Setup.
  3. Scan for your wifi network and select it when you see it.
  4. Type in your password and you are now connected to the internet.

Closing Thoughts

This concludes the guide on how you can connect your Sony TV to a WiFi network easily. Depending on the model of the Sony TV you have, the steps will apply to you. If your Sony TV does not have any WiFi adaptor built into the TV, you can connect an ethernet cable from your router to the ethernet port on your Sony TV. Some of the older Sony TVs will have a provision for where you can connect a wireless adaptor to your TV to connect to the internet.

If you have questions or queries, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

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