How to install Google Chrome and any app on a Sony Smart TV with Android TV

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In fact, a few years ago this brand included the Android operating system for its computers, through which it has the Play Store and the ability to access without problems Google Apps.

The first thing to do is to check that you actually have Android TV, in which case you just have to follow the following guide.

How do i get Google Chrome?

While it has been said that these devices come with the Android Store by default, Chrome cannot actually be installed this way on Sony Smart TVs. Before proceeding with the download of anything you want, make sure you are previously connected to the Wi-Fi network

How come? Well, since it is not available within the applications presented for Android TV, don't let it stop you.

To have this practical browser it will be sufficient to download it from Google Play, but externally with a search engine on a computer.

But first, it is important to log into the store with the same account associated with the Sony Android TV brand that it will work on.

In this way you can access the Store from your computer and the application " Google Chrome »Can be found via the search bar, to then be directed to the official page of your browser.

This will come from the company " Mountain View «, In case you need to check before proceeding, which is always recommended.


The next thing is to click on the green button which marks " Install «, So that the various options of the devices linked to the account are exposed.

Of these, the exact equipment that Android TV has will be chosen, in addition, it will be necessary to press again " Install To continue.

At the end of the waiting time and program download time, the TV device can be turned on again, then it will be possible to install Google Chrome su Sony Smart TV.

It can be used normally, and while it's not designed for this type of equipment, there shouldn't be any problems or development errors or anything like that.

Another way to get Chrome on Sony Smart TV

If for some reason the above procedure cannot be done, there is another methodology to carry it out, but this one is a little more cumbersome.

If you decide to continue, you will need to download the application in question from a computer. But first, you will need to have two more tools.

These are the " File Commander «, Which will be used to install the App. And the " Sideload launcher «, Which is a launcher that will allow you to run the browser without problems.

Now, it is worth clarifying that both applications respect the established permissions, are safe and totally reliable in use.

After installing these apps on Android TV, you can proceed with installing Chrome on Sony Smart TV. For which the browser must be downloaded as an APK.


Then, said file will be uploaded to the account Google Drive synchronized on the smart TV, we recommend placing it in the home or root folder to facilitate the procedure.

Immediately after that, the File Commander is run on the TV and the session for Google Drive is started, then the browser APK is located.

To do this, click on it, causing the Commander to ask you if you want to download it. Pressing » OK »Is the next step.

Now choose " Install »And accept the relative permissions to be able to perform the action from programs external to Google Play.

At the end of the process, Chrome can now be used on Sony Smart TV with Android TV, its operation is completely adequate.

Thanks to technology, today we can do everything we want from our mobile phones, even for something as simple as using them as a remote control for our Smart TV or duplicating their screen so that we can see the Smart TV photo gallery.

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