Home menu

The screen displayed when you press the HOME button on the remote control is called the Home Menu. From the Home Menu, you can search for content and select recommended content, apps, and settings.

The illustration is for visual reference and may be subject to change.

Image of the Home Menu screen. There are five areas labeled A through E starting from the top.

Search, Notifications, Inputs, Timers, and Settings (A)

(Microphone) / (On-screen keyboard):
Use the microphone on the remote control, the built-in MIC or the on-screen keyboard displayed on the TV to input keywords and search for various content. When (microphone) on the Home Screen is selected, whether the remote control microphone or the built-in MIC is used depends on your region/country/language/situation.
For voice search, refer to the Using the remote control microphone page.
Displayed when there is a notification such as a connection issue. This also includes notifications from BRAVIA such as software updates and low battery levels in the remote control. The number indicates the number of notifications.
Switches the input device connected to the TV.
Configure various settings for timers.
For details, refer to the Timers & Clock page.
Configure various TV-related settings.
For details, refer to the Settings page.

Apps (B)

Display your favorite apps.

  • If you select [Apps], a list of installed apps is displayed.
  • Select [Add app to favorites] to add an app to favorites.
  • If you select an added app and press and hold the (Enter) button on the remote control, you can change the sort order or remove a favorite.
  • If you select a TV app, you can watch TV broadcasts or input.

Play Next (C)

Displays what you can watch next depending on the content.


  • If there is no applicable content, [Play Next] may not be displayed.

Channels (D)

The rows under Apps (B) are called “Channels”. Here, you can access recommended content from video streaming services.


  • The recent history of channels watched is displayed in [TV].
  • You can add content to Play Next by selecting content on any channel and pressing and holding the (Enter) button on the remote control.
  • You can move some of the channels under “Channels (D)” in the Home Menu. Use the (Up) / (Down) buttons to move the focus to the round icon of the row you want to move, and press (Left) button to be able to move the row up or down by pressing the (Up) / (Down) buttons.

Customize channels (E)

Customize channels is used to display or hide the selected channels.