Using One-touch Functions to Connect to an NFC-enabled Android Smartphone (FDR-X3000/HDR-AS300)

Perform preparation for connecting to your smartphone before connecting.

  1. Set the camera's Wi-Fi connection setting to ON.
  2. Touch the (N mark) on the smartphone to the (N mark) on the camera.
    • Cancel the sleep and screen lock function of the smartphone beforehand.
    • Continue touching without moving until PlayMemories Mobile starts (1-2 seconds).
    • Touch the (N Mark) of the smartphone to the (N Mark) of the camera. If there is no (N Mark) on the smartphone, refer to the instruction manual of the smartphone for the touch area.
    • If the camera and the smartphone cannot be connected by NFC, see “Connecting a smartphone to Wi-Fi via QR Code (Android device)” and connect them.

About NFC

NFC is a technology for short-range wireless communication between various devices, such as a mobile phones and IC tags. Data communication is achieved simply by touching devices together at a specific point.

NFC (Near Field Communication) is an international standard of the short-range wireless communication technology.


  • When Airplane mode is set to ON, the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functions are not available.
  • Depending on local electrical interference or the smartphone’s capabilities, the live view images may not be displayed smoothly.
  • When operating multiple cameras with a connected device, the NFC One-touch function is not available.