Article ID : 00051840 / Last Modified : 02/12/2018

How to connect the lens-style camera to a smartphone.

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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 the app.

Follow the steps in the appropriate section below for the operating system of your smartphone.

Smartphone with Android™ Operating System

Using Wi-Fi® setup:

  1. Turn on the lens-style camera.
  2. On your smartphone, start the PlayMemories Mobile app.
  3. Select the SSID of the camera; it is located on the inside of the battery cover of the camera or on the cover of the manual.
  4. Type in the password as it is printed on the same label where the SSID is located.

Using Near Field Communication (NFC™) setup:

  1. Make sure the NFC function of your smartphone is turned on.

    NOTE: Refer to the instruction manual of your smartphone if necessary for information about turning on the NFC function.

  2. Touch the NFC logo NFC Logo on the smartphone against the NFC logo on the camera.

    IMPORTANT:

    • If the camera power is off, keep the camera and smartphone touching until the camera turns on and the lens extends.
    • The PlayMemories Mobile app starts automatically. Continue to touch without moving for 1-2 seconds until the app starts up.

Smartphone with iOS® Operating System

  1. Turn on the lens-style camera.
  2. On the smartphone, select Settings.
  3. Select Wi-Fi.
  4. Select the SSID of the camera; it is located on the inside of the battery cover of the camera or on the cover of the manual.
  5. Type in the password as it is printed on the same label where the SSID is located.
  6. Start the PlayMemories Mobile app.