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

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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.

NOTE: When the illumination LED at the bottom of the screen lights up, check the following FAQ.
              The Illumination LED lights up in different colors. What do they mean? (2014 models and later)

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

 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 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: It is not recommended to turn off the light. Because you will become unable to determine the status of the TV.
How to turn off the light on the front of the TV.