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How to Watch Star on Sony Smart TV

You can stream Star on Sony Smart TV. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming Star using your Sony Smart TV. Learn how to get the most out of your Sony Smart TV while using Star.


Star

Star is an extension of Disney+ that provides the service with an extra listing of shows and movies, tacking on more general entertainment programming. The exception is in Latin America, where Star is its own entity, Star+.

One of the downsides to Disney+ is its narrowly focused family-friendly collection. With the addition of content from Star, however, audiences will be able to enjoy the service with a newly broadened scope.

It isn’t available in the U.S., since much of the content can be stream on Hulu, which has a 30-Day Free Trial.

Just like Disney+, with Star you also get unlimited downloads, four simultaneous streamers, up to 7 profiles, 4K streaming, and includes hundreds of avatars.

This includes content outside their own intellectual property, along with programming for more mature audiences, such as “Prison Break” or “Commando.” Since in most countries this is effectively a new extra channel for Disney+, there is a resulting slight increase to the price of the service. Current Disney+ users will not need to pay the extra fee until later in 2021.

Can you stream Star on Sony Smart TV?

How to Sign Up and Download Star on Sony Smart TV

Star is available natively using Sony Smart TV. Additionally, you may be able to stream to your Sony Smart TV through Apple AirPlay (2019+ models) or Google Cast (2019+ models).

Disney+ app on Sony Smart TV

  1. Click here to sign up for Disney+.
  2. Once you’ve signed up, go to the Home Screen on your Sony Smart TV.
  3. Launch the app store and search for “Disney+” on your Sony Smart TV. Alternatively, Click here to install the app.
  4. Select “Download” to install the app.
  5. Once installed, log in using your Disney+ credentials.
  6. You can now stream Star on Sony Smart TV.

Apple AirPlay

  1. Click here to sign up for Disney+.
  2. Install the Disney+ iPhone/iPad app.
  3. Once installed, log in using your Disney+ credentials.
  4. Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your iPhone/iPad.
  5. Start playing the content in the Disney+ app and select the AirPlay icon.
  6. Choose your Sony Smart TV and it will start displaying on your Smart TV.

If you have a compatible TV and you don’t see AirPlay as an option, make sure you update to the latest Sony Smart TV firmware.

Google Cast

  1. Click here to sign up for Disney+.
  2. Install the Disney+ iPhone/iPad app or Android Phone/Tablet app.
  3. Once installed, log in using your Disney+ credentials.
  4. Make sure your Smart TV is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Android Phone/Tablet or iPhone/iPad.
  5. Start playing the content in the Disney+ app and select the Google Cast icon.
  6. Choose your Sony Smart TV and it will start displaying on your Smart TV.

How to Sign Up for Star on Other Streaming Devices

If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use Star on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.


What features are available on Star?

Up to 7 Profiles

Star allows you to create up to 7 user profiles.

Parental Controls

Star will include additional parental controls to help incorporate its new 18+ content. Set limits for profiles in the app based on content ratings, using a password PIN to prevent access to adult accounts.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ also have parental control features.

Up to 4 Devices

Star allows you to stream on up to 4 devices simultaneously.

Offline Downloads

Star subscribers have the same access to unlimited downloads of shows and movies as Disney+. Download content for offline viewing on up to 10 mobile or tablet devices. The only limit to how many downloads available at any given time is the storage space available on your device.

International Access

Star is an additional channel offered on Disney+ to select countries listed below. The exception is Latin America, where a separate Star+ streaming service will be launched instead. Star will not be made available in the United States.

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Eastern Europe (later in 2021)
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong (later in 2021)
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan (later in 2021)
  • Latin America (see above)
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Singapore
  • South Korea (later in 2021)
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom

Originals

Star will host a small handful of original shows and movies to their international platforms. In Spain this will include the romantic comedy miniseries “Besos al Aire,” and “Summer of Soul,” a film about the untelevised Harlem music festival that took place the same year as the 1969 Woodstock.

TV Shows

Joining the TV shows already included with a Disney+, Star includes dozens of additional shows. This includes “Desperate Housewives,” “American Dad,” “Scrubs,” “Prison Break,” “Ugly Betty,” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” with more to come.

Movies

In addition to the TV shows already included with a Disney+, Star adds hundreds of new movies to their listing. Joining the roster are “Commando,” “Deadpool 2,” “Hitchcock,” “Idiocracy,” “Independence Day,” and many, many more.

Kids

Unlike the base Disney+, Star includes 18+ programming. Users can set limits for profiles in the app based on content ratings, using a password PIN to prevent access to the adult accounts. You can also create profile set for to Kids Mode which automatically locks the account to just kid-friendly content, using a new interface of shows and movies recommended for your kids.

AT&T TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $75 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for AT&T TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Sling TV Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $10 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for Sling TV.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.