How to get 4OD on Sony Bravia TV: A step-by-step guide

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The Sony Bravia brand of TV is one that is popular across the globe. Tonnes of electronics consumers are huge fans of Sony and all the devices they have to offer.

Many Sony Bravia televisions come with the ability to enable YouView. And with YouView, the possibilities are pretty much endless as it provides over 70 live TV channels, seven-day catch-up, pause, record and rewind as well as on-demand TV players.

Channel 4 has some of the best shows to offer on TV from Made in Chelsea to Friday Night Dinner, The Great British Bake Off, Gogglebox and much more. And if you ever miss your favourite Channel 4 show, there’s always its on-demand player – ALL4 (previously 4OD). Here’s how to get 4OD on Sony Bravia TV.

How to get 4OD on Sony Bravia TV
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How to get 4OD on Sony Bravia TV

In order to watch Channel 4’s on-demand player, ALL4, you’ll need to have YouView enabled on your TV.

It is possible to enable YouView on many Sony Bravia models, however, there are televisions in which this won’t be possible. However, this isn’t a cause for concern as we outline some workaround options below.

To enable YouView on a Sony TV, you’ll need to make sure that you’re using the latest software. To do this please follow this link to Sony’s website where they provide a step-by-step guide.

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Enable YouView on Sony Bravia TV

To enable YouView on your Sony Bravia, you’ll need a working aerial connection. If you have this, please complete the following steps.

  • Using your Sony Bravia remote control, press the ‘home’ button.
  • From here, go to ‘settings’, ‘channel setup’, ‘YouView setup’. Now, choose ‘enable’, ‘yes’.
  • Then, follow the on-screen instructions to finish setting up YouView.

What if I can’t enable YouView on my Sony Bravia TV?

Some models of Sony TV may not provide you access to YouView. If you can’t enable YouView on your television, there are a couple of solutions.

Firstly, if you have a tablet or smartphone, you can cast to your TV using this device.

Alternatively, another way to access the TV catch-up players is by purchasing an additional product. An Amazon Firestick, Now TV box or Google Chromecast should do the job.

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