Sonyliv is amongst the leading OTT platforms that streams both local shows and channels, TV shows and newest movies as well as SonyLiv original shows. It is regarded as the first-ever Indian OTT platform launched in 2013 and soon grew to be popular among the masses.
Sonyliv, like most OTT platforms, grants the user special benefits of watching the Sonyliv original shows and various international content. Not only the entertainment media but also the plethora of live sports channels to view are available in abundance.
However, the user has to subscribe to avail of these exotic advantages from the platform.
SonyLIV Premium Subscription Plans
There are around three subscription plans:
- WWE Network for 299/- that offers unrestricted access to all the activities and archives of WWE
- LIV Special for 399/- that provides the user with all sorts of access to the local shows and TV shows along with the SonyLiv Original TV shows. Sports channels are included too
- LIV Premium for 999/- is the ultimate package that promises live viewing of all the sports and WWE matches. Also, the user will get access to the premium content from the international platforms
All these packages are made for 12 months and they shall be entirely added free.
Do I Really Need SonyLIV Subscription Plans?
Seeing that the subscription packages are all together for 12 months, the ordeal seems quite fair and advantageous. It will be more like paying for the traditional TV cable operator with the only difference that now the platform shall be far more dynamic than the TV.
The Sonyliv subscription will indeed grant you the above-mentioned benefits if availed. The portability of a mobile phone to carry anywhere is also faring better than the normal TVs we have at home.
Plus, while viewing shows or movies on TV, we still come across ads. But, the Sonyliv subscription shall free you of these burdens. Therefore, you should surely opt for this amazing OTT platform.
Ways To Get Sonyliv Premium Without Any Subscription Plans
If you still happen to choose a no subscription method to avail the paid benefits of the Sonyliv platform, there are some workaround ways to keep your penny to yourself while also bring advantages to your door.
Some of the ways are listed below:-
1. Times Prime
Times Prime offers a free subscription to the Sonyliv Premium account for 6 months. However, in order to avail of this, you will have to buy a subscription to Times Prime (at around 999/-). Follow the steps to get the account activated:-
- Download and install the Times Prime app, login with your subscription.
- Generate a unique code for the Sonyliv app. Login or Sign-up on the Sonyliv app either via website or app
- Move to the Premium section and select Subscribe now.
- In the offers and subscription list, select the 6 months free subscription option and then click on View Offers
- Enter the code you had generated and then click on Apply. Your subscription pack is activated.
Times Prime also offers a 1-year free subscription to Zee5 as well as to Gaana and Times of India. Times Prime is actually a digital membership service provider software.
2. Paytm First
Paytm First is nothing but again a membership, awards and loyalty service provider to the users of the Indian-made digitally money transferring app Paytm. It can offer you a free subscription to Sonyliiv for 6 months of the Premium account.
A price of 899/- has to be paid for activating the free account. Plus, not only Sonyliv but you can have access to various other applications for free like:
- Gaana Plus
- Zomato Pro
- Zee5 Premium
- Voot Select subscription
3. Flipkart Supercoins
Flipkart, one of the leading e-commerce giants of India, has announced that the user can avail of free subscription packages for Sonyliv by using its feature called ‘Supercoins’. The ‘Supercoins’ have to be purchased from the store of Flipkart. 250+ coins will allow subscription to Sonyliv.
Follow the given steps to get the Premium Subscription account activated on Sonyliv via the Flipkart Supercoinds:-
- Go to the Flipkart app for accessing the remote store. Move to the membership page and then buy the Super Coins for getting the sonyliv subscription
- A code will be generated
- Manoeuvre into the Sonyliv app or website, click on the premium subscription offer and then be allowed to enter.
- Feed the coupon code and avail offer.
Supported Platforms and Hardwares
You can choose to watch the shows on the Sonyliv app in any way you like. However, for watching, the app or the software has to be supported by the device you are viewing it from.
Hence, here is a list of all the hardware and platforms that the Sonyliv interface supports and can be run easily on for binge-watching your beloved entertainment media:-
- Smart TVs (Sony Bravia, Samsung)
- Sony Xperia
- KaiOS for the Jio users
- OS X for the Intel-based Mac users
- Microsoft Windows
- Windows Phone
- iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod and Android
- Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer
As of now, the Sonyliv app is said to have around 25 million viewers on its platform. The SONY has stretched its branches in the farthest places possible and shall continue to it seems. Its development as the Sony Entertainment section has achieved feats that have resulted in the popularity of the Sonyliv OTT platform.
Let us know what you think about the methods and ways to avail the Sonyliv platform. Still, have doubts?
Frequently Asked Questions:-
- If I opt for a Premium version, will there be any cashback or monetary benefit to it?
Yes, there will be. Sonyliv regularly deploys discount packages to its users but it might come mostly if you purchase the Premium package. You might be offered vouchers or discounts of 1000/- while purchasing on shopping apps like AJIO and Big Basket.
- Is there any recharge package that can grant me easy Sonyliv Premium access?
There necessarily does not exist any mobile recharge package that can grant you free access to the paid forums of Sonyliv. However, the users in India who have a Jio Broadband connection can activate a Sonyliv free account hub for availing of the Premium plans.