Controlling the camera using an Android smartphone (QR code)

You can control this product using your smartphone by connecting your smartphone to the camera using the QR code.

  1. MENU (Application) → [Application List] → [Smart Remote Embedded].
    QR code (A) and the SSID (B) are displayed on the monitor of this product.

  2. Launch PlayMemories Mobile on your smartphone and select [Scan QR Code of the Camera].

  3. Select [OK] on the smartphone screen.
    • When a message is displayed, select [OK] again.

  4. Read the QR code displayed on the monitor of this product with the smartphone.
    Once the QR code has been read, a message [Connect with the camera?] will be displayed on the monitor of the smartphone.
  5. Select [OK] on the smartphone screen.
    The smartphone is connected to the product.
    • You can shoot an image using remote control while checking the composition of the image on the smartphone screen.


  • Once the QR code has been read, this product's SSID (DIRECT-xxxx) and password are registered to the smartphone. This enables you to easily connect the smartphone to the product via Wi-Fi at a later date by selecting the SSID.


  • Radio wave interference may occur as Bluetooth communications and Wi-Fi communications use the same frequency band. If your Wi-Fi connection is unstable, it may be improved by turning off the Bluetooth function of the smartphone. If you do this, the location information interlocking function is not available.
  • When you record movies using a smartphone as a remote controller, the monitor of the product becomes darker. Also, you cannot use the viewfinder during shooting the still images or movies.
  • If you cannot connect your device to this product using the [One-touch(NFC)] function or QR code, use the SSID and password.