Article ID : 00048974 / Last Modified : 06/02/2020

How to set up the camera to be remotely controlled with a smartphone

    IMPORTANT: The Imaging Edge Mobile (replaces 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.

    Remote control setup

    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 Imaging Edge 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 Imaging Edge Mobile app.