Overview, Comparison, & Features

Sony Liv OTT app is a video-on-demand service from Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt. Ltd. The catalog of this streaming platform is different from Disney+ Hotstar, Zee5, Netflix, and Prime videos on amazon, among others. SonyLiv OTT app titles include original TV shows and movies such as Scam 1992, Sony and SAB TV shows at TV time, exclusive blockbuster movies, Hollywood TV shows, and a wide range of sports content ranging from TEN Sports live TV to packaged telecasts of WWE, UFC, the UEFA Champions League and other sporting events. Most of these contents are behind a paywall that restricts them only to paid subscribers.

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Supported Operating System(s):

Web browser (OS independent)

First lets understand what to expect from this software in a general overview.


  • SonyLiv original TV shows and movies.

  • All live sports and TV channels

  • Live events of WWE

  • Blockbuster Indian movies
  • Kids content + KBC play along
  • No ads
  • Offline download
  • Latest international shows


  • Sony Liv OTT ap provides availability of widely followed Indian sports channels, more than 40,000 hours of SET content, and 700+ movies will leave viewers spoilt for choice when it comes to consuming content.

  • Both SonyLIV’s website and mobile app have simple interfaces and can be operated without requiring expert knowledge.

  • Sony Liv allows a wide variety of genres available, including music channels.

    • No subtitles are available, which is a significant disadvantage.

    • There are no options to select appropriate video quality as streaming will take place automatically depending on an Internet connection.

    • Currently, you can control the video player only with a mouse. The FAQ section on the SonyLIV website states that player control options will be available in a future version of the app.

 1. Sony Liv Premium plan

Starting with the Sony Liv OTT app premium plan, it’s available with monthly, semi-annual, and annual memberships. These memberships accompany with similar benefits and catalog of content, including live sports, TV channels, Sony Liv original TV shows and films like Scam 1992, and Hollywood movies. The plan also supports offline download, up to 5 profiles, and no ads (except in live TV channels). 

2. Sony Liv Special+ plan

Sony Liv OTT app Special+ subscription plan loses a bunch of benefits you get with the premium account such as Live sports and original TV shows and movies, but you do get an ad-free access to Sony and SAB shows at TV time, Indian blockbuster films, and more.

Why choose SonyLIV?

Sony liv OTT app is one of the leading Internet TV providers in India, with an extensive offering of live sports and an easy-to-use website and mobile app. Most TV shows are free to watch, albeit ad-supported. The biggest advantage is that the low cost, with the annual membership which is out there at low cost. If you are a sports buff or an avid follower of popular TV shows like Kaun Banega Crorepati or Dus Ka Dum, then you can consider signing up for a membership with SonyLIV. SonyLIV are often viewed altogether in all countries. Sony Liv app is available on both Google Play Store and App Store for Android and iOS users respectively. The streaming service also supports web browsers and a number of smart TV OS out there including LG’s WebOS. Sony Liv app is additionally available for Amazon Firestick.


Sony Liv free planFree
Sony Liv WWE network plan $4.99/ Year
Sony Liv special plan$2.74/Year
Sony Liv special+plan$5.48/Year
Sony Liv Premium plan $4.99/month 

 $9.60/six months


 3. Sony Liv Special plan           

Sony Liv Special plan includes all an equivalent titles because the Sony Liv Special+ plan, but you’ll be served with ads.

 4. Sony Liv WWE network

As the name would suggest, the plan is centered on WWE fans. The Sony Liv WWE network plan companies Live WWE events, NXT , and PPV'S, unrestricted access to the entire WWE library, and exclusive WWE series, documentaries, and biographies. 

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How can I sign in/register for LIV?
  • Enter your mobile number.
  • An OTP will be sent on this number.
  • You’ve just got to enter it and click on Submit.
  • Simply enter your email address and registered password.
  • Tap on Facebook or Google account and click Allow.
Where can I see my Sony LIV downloaded content?
  •  Login to Liv app with your registered phone/number email or social account
  • Go to menu on your mobile app and select “More”
  • On this screen, click on “Downloads”
  • Select anything from your downloaded episodes/movies and start watching
How can I renew my Sony LIV subscription?
  • If your payment mode supports auto-renewal, then your subscription will renew automatically, without any interruption, at the end of your subscription cycle.
  • If your payment mode doesn’t support auto renewal, then you can renew your subscription by going to ‘My Purchases’.
How can I change my Sony LIV account information?
  • To change your phone number or email id, write to [email protected] with your request and reason for change.
  • To change your name,
  1. Click on More>My Account>Edit Details Change Name
  2. Go to menu on your mobile app and select “More”
  3. On this screen, click on “My Account”
  4. Click on “Edit Details” and make the changes in the name field
How can I avail free trial on a Sony LIV subscription pack?
  • Select a pack for which you want to subscribe for free trial if free trial is available for the pack
  • Validate your payment by entering your payment details and completing the transaction. A nominal amount of Rs.1 would be deducted from your payment mode.
  • Enjoy the trial pack till the validity period ends. Your full pack will be charged on the day the trial period ends. You may choose to cancel the trial anytime within the trial period if you feel the subscription pack isn’t for you.
  • You can also upgrade to other subscription packs during your trial period by paying the full amount of the new pack. Free trial period will not be available for the upgraded pack.
Why is Sony LIV used?

Sony liv is an online video streaming platform offers original content, movies, web series, TV shows and much more.

Who owns Sony liv?

 It is owned by Sony Pictures Networks India.

Can I watch Sony Liv on Laptop?

Yes, you can watch it but before that you need to install it in your laptop, you can install it with the help of BlueStacks and Nox Player app.

Is Sony liv free with Jio fiber?

Sony Liv one month premium subscription is free with jio fiber. 

Is Sony liv paid?

It offers various subscription plans, the subscription charges are as follows :

Premium - 999/year.

Special plus - 399/year.

Special - 199/year.

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