Pairing the camera with a smartphone (Smartphone Regist.)

Connects the camera to your smartphone to use the smartphone application Imaging Edge Mobile.

If you did not pair the camera with your smartphone after you turned on the camera for the first time and set the date and time, perform the pairing operation according to the following procedure.


The following is the procedure for connecting the camera to your smartphone when you install Imaging Edge Mobile on your smartphone for the first time.

Smartphone icon: Operations performed on the smartphone
Camera icon: Operations performed on the camera

  1. Camera icon: On the camera, select MENU (Network) → [Smartphone Connect][Smartphone Regist.]
  2. Camera icon: Follow the instructions on the screen and set [Bluetooth Function] to [On].

    The pairing screen will appear.

    • If [Bluetooth Function] is already set to [On], the pairing screen will appear immediately.
  3. Smartphone icon: Launch Imaging Edge Mobile on your smartphone and select the product name of the camera (ILCE-7M4).
  4. Smartphone icon: On the smartphone screen, select [Camera Connection/Registration].
  5. Smartphone icon: On the [Camera Connection/Registration] menu on your smartphone, select the [Pairing] button next to the product name of the camera (ILCE-7M4), and then perform pairing by following the instructions on the screen.
  6. Camera icon: Select [OK] on the Bluetooth connection confirmation screen displayed on the camera.

    The camera and the smartphone will be paired.

    • When pairing is completed, a menu to select a function for the camera appears on the smartphone.
  7. Smartphone icon: On the smartphone screen, select the desired function.
    • Your smartphone is now connected to the camera and you can use the functions of your choice.


If you have used Imaging Edge Mobile with other cameras

Launch Imaging Edge Mobile after Step 2, and then select [Camera Connection/Registration] to display the camera selection screen. Select the product name of the camera (ILCE-7M4) and continue the procedure from Step 5.


About the icons when connecting to a smartphone

(Bluetooth connection available): Bluetooth connection with the smartphone is established.

(Bluetooth connection unavailable): Bluetooth connection with the smartphone is not established.

(Wi-Fi connection available): Wi-Fi connection with the smartphone is established.

(Wi-Fi connection unavailable): Wi-Fi connection with the smartphone is not established.

Note

  • [Smartphone Regist.] cannot be executed when [Airplane Mode] is set to [On].
  • Up to 2 devices can be connected to the camera at the same time using Bluetooth communication.