Article ID : 00138308 / Last Modified : 05/04/2021

Remove or add the featured apps section on your Android TV

    Remove the Featured Apps Section

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. On the HOME menu, select Settings. .
    3. Under the TV category, select Apps.
    4. Under the Apps category, select System apps.
    5. Under the System apps, look for SonyShelf.

      SonyShelf

    6. Select Notifications.
    7. Set it to Off.
    8. Power reset or restart the TV

      Power Reset

      Note: Skip this step if your TV power cord is inaccessible.

      • Unplug the TV power cord from the wall outlet, wait two minutes, then plug the power cord back in.

      Restart

      Select the method depending on your TV.

      • Restart the TV with the supplied remote control:
        • Press and hold the POWER button until Power off appears on the screen
        • Press and hold the POWER button until a menu appears → select Restart
      • Restart the using the menu. On the remote:
        • Press (Quick Settings)SettingsSystemRestartRestart
        • Press HOMESettingsAboutRestartRestart
        • Press HOMESettingsDevice PreferencesAboutRestartRestart

      Note: When restarting with the remote or menu, the TV will automatically power off and back on after a short time.

    Add the Featured Apps Section

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. On the HOME menu, select Settings.
    3. Under the TV category, select Apps.
    4. Under the Apps category, select System apps.
    5. Under the System apps, look for SonyShelf.
    6. Select Notifications.
    7. Set it to On.
    8. Power reset or restart the TV as per step 8 above.

    Note: You can't arrange the order of applications listed in the Featured Apps section.