Article ID : 00161839 / Last Modified : 04/04/2019

BRAVIA does not appear on the screen of a Screen mirroring or Wi-Fi Direct compatible device

    Check the following if BRAVIA is not displayed on the screen of your device that is compatible with either Screen Mirroring feature or Wi-Fi Direct feature:

    For devices that are compatible with Screen mirroring
    Please make sure that the input of the TV is set to Screen Mirroring .

    For devices that are compatible with Wi-Fi Direct

    • For 2014 models:
      Please make sure that Built-in Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct settings are set to On. These settings can be changed from the menu of the TV.

    • For Android TV:
      Please check Wi-Fi Direct is set to On by following:
      1. Press the Home button on remote and select Settings.
      2. Select Network in the NETWORK & ACCESSORIES category.
      3. Select Wi-Fi Direct
      4. Select On.

        After checking, please select Wi-Fi Direct Settings.


    If the steps above did not resolve the issue, follow the steps below:

    • For 2014 models:
      1. Make sure the TV and wireless router (access point) are not connected using a 12 or 13 channel frequency. If the wireless channel are set to that frequency, BRAVIA will not appear on the compatible devices.

        NOTE: Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for assistance with verifying this setting.

      2. Change the wireless channel frequency of your wireless router between 1 ch and 11 ch.

        NOTE: Refer to the manual of your wireless router for detailed information regarding how to change the wireless channel frequency.

    • For Android TV:
      If the TV is connected to the network by wired LAN, please change the connecting channel between 1ch-11ch by following:
      1. Press the Home button on remote and select Settings
      2. Select Network in the NETWORK & ACCESSORIES category.
      3. Select Wi-Fi Direct
      4. Select Advanced settings
      5. Select Band setting
      6. Select Manual.
      7. Select a Channel.