Article ID : 00090754 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How to access and use the Internet browser of the TV.

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NOTE: For Android TV users, refer to How to access and use the Internet browser (Opera Browser) on the Android TV.

  1. Accessing the Internet browser
  2. Entering a URL address
  3. Clicking or selecting an item on the Web
  4. Adding a Bookmark
  5. Navigate the page or advance between pages while browsing
  6. Refreshing the web page
  7. Changing font size
  8. Zooming
  9. Options


1. Accessing the Internet browser:

  1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME or MENU button.
  2. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control to select Apps or Applications.
    NOTE: If Internet Browser is not displayed, refer to
    App icons such as YouTube are not being displayed on the apps screen.
  3. Navigate with arrow buttons to look for Internet Browser.
  4. When you open Internet Browser, it will load the default Start Page.

Once you are finished using the browser, press the MENU or HOME button to exit the browser.

2. Entering a URL address:
  1. The URL address bar is located at the top of the browser screen
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    Note: The URL address bar might be hidden at the top of the browser. On the TV remote control, press the UP ARROW button Up button and the URL address bar will appear.
    1. Select the address bar using the arrow buttons on the remote.
    2. To Enter URL, press the Select button button to activate the on-screen keyboard. A text box with a keyboard appears on the TV screen.
    3. Type the URL using the remote control as shown on the TV screen,
    4. When finished entering the URL address, select Enter.

  1. Address bar

    [1] Address bar


3. Clicking or selecting an item on the Web:
  1. Use the arrow buttons on the remote control to move the cursor on the TV screen and select an item.
  2. When the desired item is selected, press the Select button. 
  3. To select button on webpage, use the arrow buttons on the remote control to move the cursor on the TV screen to the desired button and press the Select button button. 

4. Adding a Bookmark:

When Show bookmarks (Show bookmarks) is displayed at the top of the browser screen

  1. Select Show bookmarks(Show bookmarks) using the arrow buttons on the remote, then press the Select buttonbutton.
    bookmarks
    [2] Show bookmarks
  2. Select Add Bookmark, then press the Select buttonbutton.

NOTE:

  • When you launch the Internet browser for the first time, the Sony website is displayed. The next time you launch it, the most-recently viewed website is automatically displayed.
  • You can add up to 30 bookmarks.

5. Navigate the page or advance between pages while browsing:

  1. Using the supplied remote control, press the Green button to go back to the previous page or press the Yellow button to go to the next page.
  2. Press the Red button to scroll down the page down or the Blue button to page up.

6. Refreshing the web page:

When the Reload Current Page is displayed at the top of the browser screen
Select the Reload Current Page using the arrow button on the remote, then press the Select button button.


7. Changing font size:

  1. On the supplied remote control, press the OPTION button.
  2. In the Option menu, select Show.
  3. Select Character size.
  4. Press the up arrow or down arrow to change the character size.


8. Zooming:

  1. On the supplied remote control, press the OPTION button.
  2. In the Option menu, select Zoom.
    NOTE: If Zoom is not displayed in the Option menu, select Browser Settings or Show, then select Zoom.
  3. Select Zoom In or Zoom Out.


9. OPTIONS menu:

  1. Picture/Sound/SceneSelect: Select Scene Select, Picture, or Sound mode for Browser/Apps.
  2. Open in New Tab: Open selected hyperlink on the web page in new tab.
  3. Stop loading page
  4. History: show or delete browsing history.
  5. Set as Start Page: Set current web page as start page.
  6. Show
    -
    Zoom: Zoom In, Zoom Out
    - Character Encoding: Auto select, Latin-1, UTF-8
    - Character Size: Large, Medium, Small.
  7. Browser Settings
    -
    Javascript Set-up
    - Cookie Settings
    - Delete all Cookies