Article ID : 00190090 / Last Modified : 16/03/2021Print

Use Photo Sharing Plus to display photos, videos, and songs on your Bravia TV

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check Applicable Products and Categories for details.

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

    Photo Sharing Plus, which was available for some BRAVIA TVs, is now unsupported for some LCD TV and all Android TV™ models. To learn about an alternative way to view content on your TV, refer to How to play back the content stored in a mobile device on the TV screen.


    • Connect a USB flash drive to store up to 50 photos.
    • You can connect up to 10 smartphones or tablets to the TV at the same time.
    • The maximum file size of each photo is 20 MB.
    • You can also throw 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.


    For Bravia non-Android TVs*

    1. Enable the Renderer Function of your TV
      1. Press the HOME button.
      2. Select Settings.
      3. Select System Settings.
      4. Under the System Settings category, select Set-up.
      5. Under the Set-up category, select Network.
      6. Under the Network category, select Home Network Setup.
      7. Select Renderer.
      8. Under the 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

      NOTE: 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 on the browser of your mobile device.
      6. Follow on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

    *NOTEHow to tell the difference between an Android and non-Android TV


    To display a photo on your 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 your TV.

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