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Can content from an Apple portable device be played on my Sony TV with a USB connection?

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Playing back content from an Apple iPhone®, Apple iPod®, or Apple iPad™ device through a USB port on the TV is not supported. To stream content to your TV we recommend using DLNA® feature  or using the Wi-Fi Direct® feature .


  • To see if your Sony® product supports the DLNA feature or the Wi-Fi Direct feature, check the specifications. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  • Refer to the instructions provided with your Apple product for model-specific information about connectivity with other products.
  • The media player of the TV supports USB Mass Storage devices with FAT16, FAT32, and exFAT file formats.
  • The use of a USB-to-HDMI adaptor is not supported.