Article ID : 00115362 / Last Modified : 09/04/2018

Do I need to log in to a Google Account to use the Android TV?

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You can enjoy some functions of the Android™ TV even without a Google® account logged in. You can watch TV programs and enjoy all Sony® applications such as the Video and TV SideView app, home network functions for the Album app, the Music app, the Video app and the Network Electronic Program Guide (EPG).

In addition, certain functions such as the Google's Voice Search function, Google Cast™ function, Internet browsing and the YouTube® app are available without logging in to a Google account.

However, you will not be able to rent or buy Movies, TV shows and Apps from the Google Play™ Store.

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