Article ID : 00048974 / Last Modified : 07/25/2013

How to set up the camera to be remotely controlled with a smartphone.

    IMPORTANT: The PlayMemories Mobile™ app must be installed on your smartphone. Visit the Google Play™ store or Apple® store on your smartphone to download and install it.

    1. Turn on the camera.
    2. Press the MENU button.
    3. Select Ctrl with Smartphone.

      NOTE: The SSID and password are displayed on the camera LCD screen.
    4. Configure the smartphone to recognize the Wi-Fi® signal from the camera.

      For a smartphone with an Android™ operating system:

      1. Start the PlayMemories Mobile app.
      2. Select the SSID as displayed on the camera LCD screen. It starts with the word DIRECT followed by a combination of letters and numbers.
      3. Enter the password as displayed on the camera LCD screen.

      For a smartphone with an iOS® operating system:

      1. Go into Settings.
      2. Select Wi-Fi.
      3. Select Wi-Fi Network.
      4. Select the SSID as displayed on the camera LCD screen - It starts with the word DIRECT followed by a combination of letters and numbers. 
      5. Enter the password as displayed on the camera LCD screen.
      6. Start the PlayMemories Mobile app.