Article ID : 00255052 / Last Modified : 05/16/2021

How can I use my Xperia as an external monitor of a camera or a camcorder?

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    • Android™ 11


    You can connect the USB Video Class (UVC) compatible camera or camcorder to your Xperia® via USB cable and launch the External monitor app.

    Note: If your camera or camcoder is not compatible wth UVC, but comptible with HDMI output, your camera or camcorder may be able to connect using a third party's HDMI-UVC comverter*1.

    *1: Please be aware that Sony doesn't warranty or guarantee the performance of any third party's equipment and is not responsible for any damage or reduced performance of your device attributable to the use of third-party equipment.