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How to register the Internet video device on the Sony Essentials Web site.

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Before following the steps, here is a list of things you should have first.

  • You should have an active network that can access the Internet.
  • You should have the Internet device connected to the network.
  • You should have a computer connected to the same network as the Internet device.

IMPORTANT: Not all Blu-ray Disc® players, Home Theater systems and TVs have Internet capabilities. To see if your Sony® product has the functions described in this solution, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

If you are new to the Sony Essentials web site

  1. Access the Sony Essentials web site.

    1. Using a computer, go to the Sony Essentials registration website.
    2. Click the Create Account link.

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      NOTE: You will be directed to the Registration page after you click Create an account.

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  2. Generate a registration code from your Internet device.

    The registration code can be found from the menu of your Internet device. The steps to get the registration code may vary depending on the type of Internet device you are using.

  3. Validate the registration code and complete the registration in the Sony Essentials website.

    1. In the Registration page of the Sony Essentials web site, input the registration code displayed on the Internet device.
    2. Click Validate.
    3. Once the Sony Essentials web site recognizes a valid registration code, enter a Product Nickname and the Product Purchase Date.

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    4. In the Personal Information field, enter your the email.

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    5. Click Next to complete the registration.

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NOTE: Aside from an on-screen confirmation on the Sony Essentials website that the Internet device has been registered, you can confirm that it is successfully registered by launching the Activate Enhanced Features app of the Internet Device. If the Internet device was successfully registered, the message Device is Registered should appear instead of the registration code.

If you already have a Sony Essentials account

  1. Access the Sony Essentials website.

    1. Using a computer, go to the Sony Essentials website.
    2. Log in using your Sony Essentials account.

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    3. Once logged in, click Manage Products.

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    4. In the Manage Products page, click Register Product.

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  2. Generate a registration code from your Internet device.

    The registration code can be found from the menu of your Internet device. The steps to get the registration code may vary depending on the type of Internet device you are using.

  3. Validate the registration code and complete the registration in the Sony Essentials website.

    1. In the Registration page of the Sony Essentials web site, input the registration code displayed on the Internet device.
    2. Click Validate.
    3. Once the Sony Essentials web site recognizes a valid registration code, enter a Product Nickname and the Product Purchase Date.

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    4. In the Personal Information field, enter your the email.

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    5. Click Next to complete the registration.

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NOTE: Aside from an on-screen confirmation on the Sony Essentials website that the Internet device has been registered, you can confirm that it is successfully registered by launching the Activate Enhanced Features app of the Internet Device. If the Internet device was successfully registered, the message Device is Registered should appear instead of the registration code.

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