Article ID : 00070999 / Last Modified : 10/10/2018

BRAVIA Doesn't Appear on the Screen of a Screen Mirroring or Wi-Fi Direct Compatible Device

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Check the following if the Screen mirroring or Wi-Fi Direct® compatible device doesn't display BRAVIA on the screen.

Screen Mirroring Compatible Devices

Make sure to set the input of the TV to Screen Mirroring .

Wi-Fi Direct Compatible Devices

For 2014 Models

Make sure to set the Built-in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct settings to On from the menu of the TV.

For Android TV™

Follow the steps below to check if the Wi-Fi Direct is set to On:

  1. On the supplied TV remote control, press the HOME button.
  2. Under Settings category, select Settings.
  3. Under the Network & Accessories category, select Network.
  4. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
  5. Select On.
  6. Select Wi-Fi Direct settings.

Additional Troubleshooting

If the issue still occurs, follow the steps below:

  • For 2014 Models:

    1. If you connect the TV and wireless router, don't use a 12 or 13 channel frequency. If you set the wireless channel to that frequency, BRAVIA won't appear on the compatible devices.

      Note: Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for further assistance.

    2. Change the wireless channel frequency of your wireless router between 1 ch and 11 ch.

      Note: Refer to the wireless router's manual for detailed information.

  • For Android TVs:

    If you connect the TV to the network with a wired LAN, follow the steps to change the connecting channel:

    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Under Settings category, select Settings.
    3. Under the Network & Accessories category, select Network.
    4. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
    5. Select Advanced settings.
    6. Select Band setting.
    7. Select Manual.
    8. Select a channel.