How to set DTT channels on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

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How to set DTT channels on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

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How to set digital terrestrial (DTT) channels on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

When DTT (Digital terrestrial television) updates, as in April 2016 when it launched HD channel access, you need to set up DTT channels on your TV SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

This setting consists of a channel search on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596 so that these are received by your TV.

In this article we present how to search for channels in three major cases: automatic search without DTT adapter, automatic search with DTT adapter, and manual search in case of difficulties.

Automatic channel search without DTT adapter on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

If you do not have a DTT adapter, here’s how to proceed: start by turning on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596, and press the “Menu” button on your remote control. Select “Setup”, which can also be called “Main Menu”, “System Menu”, “Tool Menu”, “Setup Menu” or “System Setup”.

Then select “Installation”, or “Scan” or “Rescan” depending on the software installed on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

For the next steps, please do not select “update” on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596!

After going to “Installation”, choose “Reinstall-Find All Channels” or “Automatic Search”. For some models of SONY TV LED KD75XF8596, this may also be called “Erase Channels”, “Reset Channels”, or “Service Setup”.

A password can be requested, enter yours or the one written in the manual of your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

It is normal that a message warns you about the erasing of old channels, just accept and press “Start” or “Search”.

How to set DTT channels on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

At the end of the channel search, select “Finish”, and check the presence of channels with for example BBC One at 1, BBC Two at 2, Channel 4 at 4…

Automatic channel search with DTT adapter via SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

If you have a DTT adapter, here’s how to proceed: start by turning on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596, and press the “Source” or “Input” or “AV” button once or a few times until you are on the adapter’s screen.

Then press press the “Menu” button on your remote control. Select “Setup”, which can also be called “Main Menu”, “System Menu”, “Tool Menu”, “Setup Menu” or “System Setup”.

How to set DTT channels on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

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Then select “Installation”, or “Scan” or “Rescan” depending on your model.

During the next steps, please do not select “update” on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596 as previously stated!

After going to “Installation”, choose “Reinstall-Find All Channels” or “Automatic Search”. For some models, this may also be called “Erase Channels”, “Reset Channels”, or “Service Setup”.

A password can be requested, enter yours or the one written in the manual of your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

It is normal that a message warns you about the erasing of old channels, just accept and press “Start” or “Search”.

At the end of the channel search, select “Finish”, and check the presence of channels with for example BBC One at 1, BBC Two at 2, Channel 4 at 4…

Manual channel search on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

It may happen that after the automatic search, you no longer have your local channels or a main channel displays a black screen. No panic, manual channel search on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596 is your solution! However, it is a complicated manipulation that takes a little more time.

If you have an adapter, connect to the screen of your adapter as seen above, and then follow the steps below.

If you do not have one, use the remote control of your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

Retrieve channel’s canal number

To start the operation, you must have the canal number of the channel you wish to search manually on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

To do this, use the “My DTT coverage” search engine on the Ofcom official website.

Be careful, this is not the number you want to enter on the remote control to watch the channel but a canal number between 21 and 60 which indicates the frequency on which this channel is broadcast in your area.

You may then be able to watch it on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

Start manual channel search on SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

Start by pressing “Menu” and go to “Configuration”.

It can also be called “Main Menu”, “System Menu”, “Tool Menu”, “Setting Menu”, or “System Settings”.

Then, select the “manual search” option and enter the canal number of the desired channel. Select “Ok” or “confirm”, or “exit”.

The hardest is done, you can now go check the presence of the channel on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596!

To conclude on setting channels on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596

We’ve just explained how to set DTT or “Digital terrestrial television”, channels on your SONY TV LED KD75XF8596.

However, if you encounter any difficulties, ask a professional who will show you the key steps of this manipulation.

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