Article ID : 00187220 / Last Modified : 09/07/2018

Use Photo Sharing Plus to Display Photos, Videos, and Songs on Your Bravia TV

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

With Photo Sharing Plus, you can connect, view, and save favorite photos, videos, and songs on your TV using devices such as smartphones or tablets.

IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products.

  • For Android TVs, check the Applicable Products of this article. For models xxD or xxE series, you will not be able to use Photo Sharing Plus due to the latest software update. For details about another way to view the content  on the TV, refer to: How to play back the content stored in a mobile device on the TV screen
  • For other TVs, refer to the manual to find out whether your device supports Photo Sharing Plus.

NOTES:

  • Connect a USB flash drive to store up to 50 photos.
  • Up to 10 smartphones or tablets can be connected to the TV at the same time.
  • Maximum file size of each photo is 20 MB.
  • You can also throw a background music with a maximum file size of 30 MB.
  • The default browser for Android 2.3 or later is supported.
  • The default browser for iOS is supported; however, some functions cannot be used depending on the version of your iOS.
  • Music cannot be saved to a different device. Videos cannot be saved to iOS devices.

Setup

For Android TVs

  1. Enable the Renderer Function of your TV
    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Under the Settings category, select Settings.
    3. Under the Network & Accessories category, select Network.
    4. Select Home Network Setup.
    5. Select Remote Device or Renderer.
    6. Switch Renderer Function to On.
  2. Start Photo Sharing Plus
    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Under the Apps category, select the Photo Sharing Plus app.
    3. In the Photo Sharing Plus app screen, select Start.
  3. Connect the mobile device

    NOTES: The steps to connect the mobile device to the TV may vary. Check your mobile device manual for model-specific instructions.

    1. On your mobile device, select Settings.
    2. Select Wi-Fi Settings.
    3. Select the DIRECT-xx-BRAVIA Wi-Fi signal.
    4. Enter the Password displayed on your TV screen.
    5. Enter the URL http://192.168.49.1 on the browser of your mobile device.
    6. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

For Other TVs

  1. Enable the Renderer Function of your TV
    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System Settings.
    4. Under System Settings category, select Set-up.
    5. Under Set-up category, select Network.
    6. Under Network category, select Home Network Setup.
    7. Select Renderer.
    8. Under Renderer category, select Renderer Function.
    9. Select On.
  2. Start Photo Sharing Plus
    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select All Apps.
    3. Select Photo Sharing Plus.
    4. Follow the instructions on the screen to connect your device to the TV.
  3. Connect the mobile device

    NOTES: The steps to connect the mobile device to the TV may vary. Check your mobile device manual for model-specific instructions.

    1. On your mobile device, select Settings.
    2. Select Wi-Fi Settings.
    3. Select the DIRECT-xx-BRAVIA Wi-Fi signal.
    4. Enter the Password displayed on your TV screen.
    5. Enter the URL http://192.168.49.1 on the browser of your mobile device.
    6. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

Functions

To display photo on TV

  1. Tap on your device to start.
  2. Select a photo.
    • The selected photo will be displayed automatically on TV.

To save a photo displayed on TV

  1. Tap thumbnail on your device, then hold the photo to open the context menu.
  2. Select OK.