Everyone across the world is facing a one-of-its-kind COVID-19 pandemic, making work from home pretty much the norm for most office-goers for this year and the next year. That leaves us with a lot of time in our hands, and many of us are spending that binge-watching the latest movies and TV shows on OTT video streaming platforms.
SonyLIV is undoubtedly one of the biggest streaming apps in India with a wide variety of original Indian and international content. The best part is that the streaming service comes with a free ad-supported plan alongside affordable and flexible access to its premium plans that makes it accessible to most of us in India. Here is a look at the best SonyLIV subscription plans; including their pricing, offers, validity, and more.
All SonyLIV subscription plans
ZEE5 is a freemium OTT streaming platform from India. Owned by Sony Entertainment, SonyLIV features content from several Sony-owned TV channels and a whole lot of original content. Right now, there are four plans offered by SonyLIV streaming service.
1. SonyLIV free plan
2. SonyLIV premium monthly plan
3. SonyLIV premium 6-month plan
4. SonyLIV premium yearly plan
SonyLIV free plan
SonyLIV comes with a free plan wherein you can watch free content that spans across several episodes of popular TV shows that air on channels including Sony TV, SAB TV, and more. However, this access is only limited and you might not be able to stream all of the episodes. You will also be shown ads during these episodes. Furthermore, SonyLIV originals and international content are not part of the free plan.
SonyLIV premium monthly plan
The most affordable SonyLIV premium plan in India is the monthly plan. It is priced at Rs 299 and gives you complete access to all the content on SonyLIV for 1 month.
This includes access to all exclusive world premiere and original Web series, latest international shows, live sports, and all live TV channels under the Sony banner. Notably, the plan includes ads in live TV and live sports content.
SonyLIV premium 6-month plan
The next most affordable SonyLIV premium plan in India is the 6-month plan. It is priced at Rs 699 and gives you complete access to all the content on SonyLIV for a total of 6 months.
Again, this plan includes access to all exclusive world premiere and original Web series, latest international shows, live sports, and all live TV channels under the Sony banner. However, this plan too includes ads in live TV and live sports content.
SonyLIV premium yearly plan
The most expensive SonyLIV premium plan is the yearly option. It is priced at Rs 999 and gives you complete access to all the content on SonyLIV for a total of 12 months.
This plan also gives you access to all exclusive world premiere and original Web series, latest international shows, live sports, and all live TV channels under the Sony banner. And, this plan includes ads in live TV and live sports content.
How to subscribe to SonyLIV?
You can subscribe to SonyLIV Premium through two methods.
Go to SonyLIV.com on your desktop and click on Premium in the header menu. Now click on Subscribe Now. From here, you can select the monthly, 6-month, or the yearly plans and click on Proceed. You will need to login at this step. Once done, you can make the payment and enjoy uninterrupted access.
Go to the SonyLIV app on Android and iOS. Find the Premium menu on the bottom bar, and click on Subscribe Now. Once again, choose between Yearly and Monthly plans and login or sign up. Make the payment and the next step and enjoy complete access for the specific time period.
How to delete your SonyLIV account?
In order to cancel your subscription, go to the SonyLIV app or website and click on Subscriptions under your profile. From here, you can cancel any active subscriptions.
There currently exists no option to permanently delete your SonyLIV account. We will update the story as and when it becomes available.
How to download content on SonyLIV?
Downloading content on SonyLIV is a simple process. Open the episode or movie of your choice, and click on the Download icon placed below. You will need to login to be able to watch content offline. Once downloaded, the content will be available in the Downloads section on the app itself. You will be able to access it without an Internet connection.
Do note that you can only download content on the SonyLIV mobile apps.
How to turn on subtitles on SonyLIV?
Turning on subtitles on SonyLIV app is a breeze. Browse the episode or movie of your choice, find the subtitles menu on the streaming player, and click on the subtitles and audio of your choice. Subtitles are only available for a select library.