Article ID : 00244231 / Last Modified : 24/04/2020

What is the Reminder feature for Android TV and how do I use it?

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    What's the Reminder function on Sony's Android TV? 

    The Reminder function makes sure that you don't miss your favourite TV shows. Even if you are watching another TV program, it will be switched to the selected TV show automatically. Also, the Reminder function works when the TV is in standby mode, and you can add up to 18 programs.
     

    How to set the Reminder function

    1. On the TV remote control, press the GUIDE button.
    2. Select the TV show you would like to watch, then press the Enter button.
    3. Press the Down arrow button to select Reminder, then press the Enter button.
    4. Select Set timer then press the Enter button.

    Did you know?

    • The Reminder function and Timer REC function cannot be set for the same program at the same time.
    • When the TV is turned on by the Reminder function, it won't turn off automatically.
      Therefore, if you leave your home, make sure to cancel the TV shows set from the reminder list.  
       

    How to cancel the Reminder function

    For A9F_AF9, A9G_AG9, XG95_X95G, XG85_X85G_U8G (55/65/75/85), Z9F_ZF9, Z9G_ZG9 series (Android 9)
    and A9G_AG9, XG95_X95G, XG85_X85G_U8G (55/65/75/85), Z9G_ZG9 series (Android 8.0)

    1. On the TV remote control, press the GUIDE button.
    2. Press the Up arrow button first, and then Left arrow button until you will hear Tools, then press the Enter button.
    3. Select Timer list then press the Enter button.
    4. Press the Down arrow button to select Reminder list then press the Right arrow button to select the TV show you would like to cancel then press the Enter button.
    5. Select Cancel Timer then press the Enter button.
    6. Since there are two choices, which are CANCEL and OK, press the Right arrow button to select OK then press the Enter button.

    For other models

    1. Press the GUIDE button on the TV remote control.
    2. Press the Left arrow button to move to the side menu.
    3. Press the Down arrow button to select Timer list then press the Enter button.
    4. Press the Down arrow button to select Reminder list then press the Right arrow button to select the TV show you would like to cancel then press the Enter button.
    5. Select Cancel Timer then press the Enter button.
    6. Since there are two choices, which are CANCEL and OK, press the Right arrow button to select OK then press the Enter button.