Article ID : 00092678 / Last Modified : 01/05/2023Print

How to send images and MP4 movies from a Handycam to a mobile device using One-touch sharing

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    You can connect your camera to a NFC™ enabled mobile device (smartphone or tablet) and transfer images or MP4 movies displayed on the Handycam camcorder screen directly with just one touch by following the steps below:

    Before you start

    • On the mobile device
      • The NFC function must be enabled and the airplane mode must be off.
      • Disable the lock-screen mode and the sleep feature.
      • Download the latest version of Imaging Edge Mobile.
    • On the camcorder
      • The (NFC mark) must be displayed on the LCD screen of the camcorder.
      • If you want to import images from a memory card
        • Insert the memory card into the camcorder
        • Select memory card in Media Select (models with internal memory)

    Transfer an image or movie to the camcorder

    1. If not already set on your mobile device, select Settings More... to enable the NFC function. Refer to your mobile device manual if needed.
    2. Place the camcorder into the playback mode and display the image or movie you want to transfer.
    3. Touch the (NFC mark) of the camcorder to the(NFC mark) of your mobile device.
    4. Continue to touch the mobile device to the camcorder for 1-2 seconds until the Imaging Edge Mobile app launches.
      Camcorder and device touching
      Note: The position of the NFC mark on the camcorder may differ depending on the model. Refer to the supplied instruction manual. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
    5. The transfer will then start.


      • This application is not guaranteed to work on all mobile devices.
      • You cannot transfer AVCHD movies.
      • Send to Smartphone is not available when MP4 movies or still images have not been saved on the camcorder.
      • The transferred images will be stored in the Gallery or Album folder on an Android™ mobile device or Album folder on an iPhone® mobile digital device or iPad® mobile digital device.
      • For the latest supported operating systems, refer to the Imaging Edge Mobile download page.