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

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