Facebook is the go-to option to connect with friends and a community of people all around the world. It can be used to share status, photos, videos, memories, local social events, play games, etc. Users of Facebook can backup photos by saving them. It is a great platform to follow artists, companies, brands, and more for their latest news. While it is available for different devices, this section deals with Facebook on Sony Smart TV.
How to Install Facebook on Sony Smart TV
With Sony Android TV models, you shall get access to the Facebook app. The steps are as follows.
(1). Turn on your Sony Android television and connect it to the internet.
(2). Navigate to click on the Google Play Store icon to launch it.
(3). Using the search bar, look for the Facebook app and click on it from the suggestions list.
(4). Click on the Install button to start downloading the app on your Sony TV.
(5). After the installation, select the Open button to launch the Facebook app.
(6). Choose Log in to sign in to your Facebook account and access its features.
It is possible to stream Facebook videos from News Feed or videos tab on Sony TV. There are two methods by which you can watch Facebook videos.
- Using Cast Feature
- Facebook Watch TV app
Stream Facebook Videos on Sony TV using Cast Feature
If your Sony TV is connected to the media player Chromecast, then you can stream Facebook videos. Here goes the procedure.
- Android or iOS with Facebook app
- Chromecast connected to Sony TV
(1). Connect your phone and Sony TV to the same WiFi.
(2). Launch the Facebook app on your Android or iOS device.
(3). Search or browse for a video you want to cast.
(4). Tap on the Cast icon available on the Cast icon.
(5). Select the Sony TV name, and the Facebook video will be cast to the TV.
Stream Facebook Videos on Sony TV using Facebook Watch TV App
On your Sony Android TV, get the Facebook Watch TV app and proceed with the steps given below.
(1). Launch Facebook Watch app on your Sony smart TV. Click the Continue button.
(2). Wait for the code to appear on your Sony TV screen.
(3). Open the Facebook app on your phone and click on Notifications.
(4). Select Approve and press Continue.
(5). Alternatively, visit www.facebook.com/device on phone or PC.
(6). Enter the code manually select the Continue button.
That was all about using Facebook on Sony TV. Hope it was useful to you in dealing with the same. If you have any questions, ask it as comments.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a Facebook account to use Facebook Watch?
Yes. You need to have a Facebook account to use Watch. Although you can navigate on the Watch app, this will bring you multiple pop-ups that ask you to sign in to Facebook.
What are the other devices that support streaming Facebook Watch to TV?
Facebook Watch app is accessible from Android, iOS, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV, Xbox One, Windows PC, etc.