Article ID : 00045111 / Last Modified : 09/16/2021

Mirror, cast, or display content or the screen of a mobile device to the TV

    There are several ways to display content of a mobile device on the TV screen using wired or wireless connections. Determine the method based on the TV you own and follow the steps below to activate the display function you want to use for your device.


    1. Available functions and compatibility

    Note: If you are not sure which TV type you own, refer to the How to check if your BRAVIA TV is a Google TV™, Android TV™, or other TV article.

    For Google TV

    For Android TV

    For other TV


    2. Functions

    IMPORTANT: Available functions differ depending on your TV or mobile device. Check the available functions with your devices on the 1. Available functions and compatibility section before proceeding.

    Wireless with Internet - TV is connected to the Internet

    Chromecast built-in (Google Cast)

    Simply tap the Cast icon  to display videos such as YouTube or photos saved in apps on the TV screen.
    How do I use Chromecast built-in (Google Cast) (Google Cast) on Sony's Android TV

    AirPlay

    If you have an Apple device and your Android TV supports AirPlay, you can mirror your Apple device screen to the TV or stream content.

    Wireless Without Internet - TV is not connected to the Internet

    Wi-Fi Direct

    You can make a direct wireless connection between the TV and mobile device and send photos and videos to the TV.
    How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the TV with the mobile device

    Screen mirroring

    You can display the screen of the mobile device on the TV as is.
    How to use the Screen mirroring function on my BRAVIA TV

    Photo Sharing Plus

    You can make a direct wireless connection between the TV and mobile device, and share photos and videos or save shared content to another device.

    Wired

    USB connection

    You can make a direct wireless connection between the TV and mobile device and send photos and videos to the TV.
    How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the TV with the mobile device

    MHL/HDMI connection

    • If the mobile device supports Mobile High-Definition Link™ (MHL)
      You can use an MHL cable to display the screen of the mobile device on the TV.
      How to connect an MHL device to a TV using an MHL cable
    • If the mobile device supports Micro HDMI
      You can use an HDMI cable to display the screen of the mobile device on the TV.

    Notes:

    • Not all TVs have an MHL input. If the TV supports MHL, at least one of the HDMI inputs on the TV will be labeled MHL.
    • Not all mobile devices support MHL or Micro HDMI. Check the specifications or the supplied manual.


    * iPhone, iPad, AirPlay, and HomeKit are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions.