Sideloader for Sony TV

Sideload apps on your TV


Sideload apps

Sideload apps downloaded with your iPhone or iPad.

No PC required

Now apps can be sideloaded directly from your phone or tablet.

Auto Device Discovery

Auto detects your TV for simple setup. The app also has a manual ip address entry feature too.


1 - Sony TV

Sony XBR55X810 and many other models are supported.

2 - Phone or tablet

iPhone or iPad

3 - APK file.

The .apk file you want to load.

Get Started

1.) Enable 'ADB Debugging' on the TV

Instructions are in the Help section below.

2.) Download a .APK file with a web browser on your iPhone or iPad.

Once the download is complete a 'Open in' option will appear that will open the file in the Sideloader app.

3.) Select the 'Send' button in the Sideloader app to start the transfer.

The transfered app can be found under 'Settings - Device - Apps'.

Note: The first time you send a file the TV will prompt for permission to use ADB Debugging. Please verify that 'Always' is checked when prompted.
If there are any errors please refer to the Help section below.


How do I enable adb debugging on the TV?

1.) Settings - About
2.) Select the 'Build' row 7 times to enable the developer options.
3.) Press the back button several times until you are back to the HOME screen.
4.) Open Settings again and select 'Developer Options' from the 'System Preference' row.
5.) Enable the 'Debugging' option.

Where can I find the IP Address of my TV?

Settings - Device - Wi-Fi - SSID - Status info

How do I load a APK into the app?

If you download a APK file with a browser(Safari, Chrome, Dolphin, etc) on your iPhone or iPad an option to 'open in Sideloader' will appear when the download is completed.
Once the APK is loaded select 'Send' to begin the install.
Note: If you use the Safari browser it will just show a blank white screen while downloading so please wait for the download to finish and eventually you will see the 'Open in Sideloader' option.

How do I delete a APK file from my iPhone / iPad?

Swiping left on any file will display a delete button.

Where can I find the apps that have been sideloaded on the TV?

Settings - Device - Apps

The app states the network connection has timed out. Help?

Please toggle the 'ADB Debugging' setting(Settings - System Preferences - Developer Options) on the TV off and then on again.

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