Article ID : 00145467 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

The Illumination LED or bottom of the screen lights up or blinking in different colors.

What does the light at the bottom of the screen mean?

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The table below contains an overview of the meaning of the different colors.

The Illumination LED

The Illumination LED lights up or blinks in response to remote control operations and lights up in different colors according to the status of the TV.

Display color

Display image

Blink
or  
Light

Status of TV

White

Image

Blink

The TV is turned on
Software update is in progress
The TV is receiving an incoming call*

Light

The TV is in Picture off mode

Cyan

 Image

Blink

When the TV and a mobile device are connected wirelessly
When using the Video & TV SideView application
When the TV is set to Demo mode

Amber

 Image

Light

The following Timer functions are set:
On Timer, Sleep Timer, Reminder*, REC Timer*

Red

 Image

Light

During recording or the TV is in pause mode*

Blink

Refer to:  The red LED on the Android TV is blinking

Green

 Image

Light

When the built-in camera or microphone is operating*

*The availability of this function depends on the region and model of the TV.

 

The bottom of the screen (For Android TV)

The bottom of the screen lights up in various situations, such as when a smartphone or other device is recognized via the home network, when the recording timer or on timer are set, when a recording is in progress, and so on.

 Display color

 Display image

 Status of TV

White

 Image

When Picture off mode is set

Cyan

Image

When a mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.) is connected to the BRAVIA TV within the home network
When Video & TV SideView has been launched within the home network

Amber

Image

When functions related to the timer are set

Red

Image

When recording has started*

*The availability of this function depends on the region and model of the TV.

If you want to turn off the light, follow the steps below.
NOTE: Because you will become unable to determine the status of the TV, this action is not recommended.
How to turn off the light on the front of the TV