Connecting the camera and smartphone without pairing

You can also use the Imaging Edge Mobile function by connecting the camera and smartphone only via Wi-Fi, without pairing them for a Bluetooth connection.


If you want to connect without pairing, you need to perform the Wi-Fi connection operation every time.
After pairing, the camera and smartphone can be connected automatically just by launching Imaging Edge Mobile for subsequent connections. Refer to “Pairing the camera with a smartphone (Smartphone Regist.) ” to pair the camera and smartphone.


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: Press the (Delete) button on the camera to switch to the SSID and password screen.

  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][Connect without registering.].
  5. Smartphone icon: On the camera selection screen, select the product name of the camera (ILCE-7M4).
  6. Smartphone icon: Follow the instructions on the screen and open the setting screen on your smartphone.
  7. Smartphone icon: On the Wi-Fi setting screen on your smartphone, select the SSID displayed on the camera and enter the password.

    The smartphone will connect to the camera.

  8. Smartphone icon: Switch the screen to Imaging Edge Mobile again on your smartphone and select the desired function.


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 4.

Note

  • Radio wave interference may occur as Bluetooth communications and Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz) 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.