Article ID : 00081196 / Last Modified : 07/03/2023Print

How to use the Wi-Fi Direct feature with an iPhone mobile device


    • Make sure that the TV is connected and set up to a high-speed Internet connection.
    • Make sure that the Sony device is updated with the latest system software (firmware) update. Updates are available through the Network menu of the TV.
    • Wi-Fi ready model TV require the UWA-BR100 USB wireless adaptor prior to following the steps in this solution.

    Follow these steps to set up the Wi-Fi Direct feature:

    1. Activate the Wi-Fi Direct mode of the BRAVIA TV.
      For details on the setting procedure, refer to the following FAQs
      How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the Android TV with Wi-Fi Direct capable device.
      How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the TV models.  (For 2015 and 2016 model other than the Android TV)
      How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the 2014 TV models.
      How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the 2013 TV models.

    2. Establish a connection with the iPhone.
      1. Keep the TV on the screen that displays the WPA key (password) to be input into the iPhone.


      2. Select Wi-Fi in the iPhone’s settings to turn on the Wi-Fi.


      3. Tap Direct-xx-BRAVIA on the iPhone’s screen to display the password input screen.
        Enter the WPA key (password) displayed on the TV screen, then tap Join.


      4. Allow a few minutes for the connection to be established, and the Settings screen to appear.
        If a checkmark is displayed at SSID on the iPhone side and a dashed line is displayed on the TV side, the connection is established normally.


    NOTE: If a connection is not established, re-attempt the steps above and make sure that the WPA Password is entered correctly.

    Once the set up is complete, media can be shared between the iPhone mobile digital device and a Wi-fi Direct compatible Sony device using iMediaShare software , DiXiM software and other applications.
    For additional information including information on how to get specific Wi-fi Direct applications on your iPhone mobile digital device, visit the Apple website at or contact your iPhone retailer.