Article ID : 00113689 / Last Modified : 12/18/2018

Do I Need Internet Connection to Use the Video & TV SideView App?

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You can enjoy all the features of the Video & TV SideView™ app including the following if you connect your TV and mobile device to the same home network connection:

  • Cross Search
  • Throw
  • Playing copyrighted videos for the first time


  • Only partial features of the app may work even without internet connection.
  • You can use the app if you connect your mobile device and TV through Wi-Fi Direct® function.