Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Send to Smartphone

You can transfer still images to a smartphone and view them. The application PlayMemories Mobile must be installed on your smartphone.

  1. MENU (Wireless) → [Send to Smartphone] → desired setting.
  2. If the product is ready for the transfer, the information screen appears on the product. Connect the smartphone and the product using that information.
    • The setting method for connecting the smartphone and the product varies depending on the smartphone.

Menu item details

Select on This Device:
Selects an image on the product to be transferred to the smartphone.

(1) Select from among [This Image], [All Images on This Date] or [Multiple Images].

  • The options displayed may differ depending on the View Mode selected on the camera.

(2) If you select [Multiple Images], select the desired images using on the control wheel, then press MENU → [Enter].

Select on Smartphone:
Displays all images recorded on the product’s memory card on the smartphone.


  • You can select an image size to be sent to the smartphone from [Original], [2M] or [VGA].
    To change the image size, refer to the following steps.
    • For Android smartphone
      Start PlayMemories Mobile, and change the image size by [Settings][Copy Image Size].
    • For iPhone/iPad
      Select PlayMemories Mobile in the setting menu, and change the image size by [Copy Image Size].
  • Some images may not be displayed on the smartphone depending on the recording format.
  • RAW images are converted to JPEG format when they are sent.
  • You cannot send XAVC S or AVCHD format movies.
  • This product shares the connection information for [Send to Smartphone] with a device that has permission to connect. If you want to change the device that is permitted to connect to the product, reset the connection information by following these steps. MENU → [Wireless][SSID/PW Reset]. After resetting the connection information, you must register the smartphone again.
  • When [Airplane Mode] is set to [On], you cannot connect this product and the smartphone. Set [Airplane Mode] to [Off].