Sony 2018 Android TV Settings Guide: What to Enable, Disable and Tweak

Get to know your 2018 Sony Android TV

Sony's 2018 Bravia TVs are some of the best you can buy in the smart-TV category, with superb picture quality and Google's Android TV offering all sorts of apps, services and features. Outfitted with Google's Android TV platform, Sony's 2018 Bravia lineup offers some of the smartest features yet seen on TVs, from a huge selection of apps to intelligent voice interaction through Google Assistant.

But it also has some of the strangest quirks we've seen on any smart-TV platform – thankfully fixed in more recent models – and user forums and customer reviews across the internet are filled with users who can't figure out how to turn off irritating extras or access what should be basic features. We've tried to find some of the most common problems and address them here, giving you help in everything from uncluttering your home screen to getting your TV to play nicely with your fancy 4K-ready gaming console.

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Brian Westover

Brian Westover is currently Lead Analyst, PCs and Hardware at PCMag. Until recently, however, he was Senior Editor at Tom's Guide, where he led the site's TV coverage for several years, reviewing scores of sets and writing about everything from 8K to HDR to HDMI 2.1. He also put his computing knowledge to good use by reviewing many PCs and Mac devices, and also led our router and home networking coverage. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he wrote for TopTenReviews and PCMag.