Telegram is an end-to-end encrypted fast messaging app. It has more than 500 million monthly users around the world. You can chat, group chat, video call, and voice call with your friends and family. You can share unlimited files and it ideally offers 2GB of space to share files seamlessly. Lately, Telegram has been creating a buzz around on Smart TVs. Let’s see how to get Telegram on Sony Smart TV.
Telegram has introduced live streams with unlimited viewers to groups and channels. You can live stream music events, concerts, live sports, shows, and more. Only admins can handle the group and you can have up to 200,000 members in a group. Telegram also updates new animated pictures and emojis regularly. With a number of enhanced cool features, this platform is still completely free to use.
How to Get Telegram on Sony Smart TV
Even though the Telegram app is not natively available on Sony Smart TV, you can get it on your TV by sideloading.
#1 Power on your Sony Smart TV and connect with a WiFi network.
#2 Launch the home page on your TV and click on the Apps tab.
#3 Enter the Google Play Store and select the Search icon.
#4 Search for Downloader app using the virtual keyboard.
#5 Click Install to get the Downloader app.
#6 Go to the home page and select the Settings option on top of the screen.
#7 Select Device Preferences and choose Security & Restrictions from the menu.
#8 Hit the Unknown sources and select the Downloader app.
#9 Enable the Install unknown apps and click Accept on the prompt.
#10 Now, open the Downloader app and enter the Telegram for Android TV APK URL. Then, select Go.
#11 Download the Telegram file and tap Install.
#12 Wait till the Telegram app gets installed on your Sony Smart TV.
#13 Open the Telegram app and sign in with your account credentials. Start using the Telegram app on your Sony TV.
Related: How to Install Telegram on Android Smart TV.
How to Screen Mirror Telegram on Sony Smart TV Using iPhone
As Sony Smart TV is AirPlay compatible, you can screen mirror the Telegram app from your iPhone to your Sony TV.
#1 Start your TV and connect your phone and Sony Smart TV using the same WiFi network.
#2 Go to the Home screen on your Sony TV.
#3 Click on the Airplay icon and select Airplay and HomeKit Settings option.
#4 Now, enable the Airplay option.
#5 Launch the Telegram app on your iPhone. You can install the Telegram app from the App Store.
#6 Sign in with your account credentials.
#7 Swipe down to enter the Control Center on your iOS device.
#8 Select the Screen Mirroring option from the menu.
#9 From the list of devices, choose your Sony Smart TV.
#10 Once connected, make a video call or group chat on your iPhone. It will appear on your Sony Smart TV.
Telegram is the most popular app with more than one billion downloads. Unlike other apps, it has lots of significant features. You can use either the screen mirroring or sideload method to use the Telegram app from your Sony Smart TV. If you have any queries regarding Telegram, mention them in the comment section below.