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How to Connect Phone to Sony Bravia TV (2023)

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How to Connect Phone to Sony Bravia TV

Have you ever wanted to watch your phone’s content on a bigger screen? If so, you may be interested in connecting your phone to your Sony Bravia TV. By connecting your phone to your Sony Bravia TV, you can enjoy various benefits, such as:

  • Mirroring your phone’s screen, which means displaying the same content that you see on your phone on your TV.
  • Streaming movies and TV shows from apps like Netflix, YouTube, or Amazon Prime Video.
  • Playing games from your phone on your TV, using your phone as a controller or a second screen.
  • Sharing photos and videos from your phone’s gallery or camera.

Connecting your phone to your Sony Bravia TV can be a simple and easy process that can enhance your entertainment experience. In this blog post, we will show you how to connect a phone to a Sony Bravia TV using three different methods: using Wi-Fi Direct, using Screen Mirroring, and using the Google Home app.

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What you need

Before you start connecting your phone to your Sony Bravia TV, you will need the following equipment:

  • A phone that supports Wi-Fi Direct, Screen Mirroring, or Google Home app. You can check your phone’s specifications or user manual to see if it supports these features.
  • A Sony Bravia TV that supports Wi-Fi Direct, Screen Mirroring, or Google Home app. You can check your TV’s specifications or user manual to see if it supports these features.
  • A Wi-Fi network that both your phone and your TV are connected to. You can use your home Wi-Fi network or create a hotspot from your phone.

Once you have these equipment ready, you can proceed to connect your phone to your Sony Bravia TV using any of the methods below.

How to connect using Wi-Fi Direct

One of the easiest ways to connect your phone to your Sony Bravia TV is using Wi-Fi Direct. Wi-Fi Direct is a feature that allows two devices to communicate with each other directly without using a router or an access point. You can use Wi-Fi Direct to stream videos, music, or photos from your phone to your TV without any cables or wires. Here are the steps:

  • On your Sony Bravia TV, press the Home button on the remote control.
  • Select Settings > Network > Wi-Fi Direct Settings.
  • Select Wi-Fi Direct Mode and turn it on.
  • You will see a list of available devices that support Wi-Fi Direct. Select your phone from the list and press OK.
  • On your phone, go to Settings > Connections > Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi Direct.
  • You will see a list of available devices that support Wi-Fi Direct. Select your Sony Bravia TV from the list and tap on Connect.
  • You will see a confirmation message that says Connected on both devices.
  • You have successfully connected your phone to your Sony Bravia TV using Wi-Fi Direct.

To stream content from your phone to your TV using Wi-Fi Direct, you can use any app that supports this feature, such as Gallery, Music, or Video Player. Just open the app on your phone and select the content that you want to stream. Then tap on the Share icon and select Wi-Fi Direct. Choose your Sony Bravia TV from the list of devices and tap on Send. The content will start playing on your TV.

To disconnect from Wi-Fi Direct, you can either turn off Wi-Fi Direct Mode on your TV or turn off Wi-Fi Direct on your phone.

How to connect using Screen Mirroring

Another way to connect your phone to your Sony Bravia TV is using Screen Mirroring. Screen Mirroring is a feature that allows you to display the same content that you see on your phone on your TV. You can use Screen Mirroring to watch videos, play games, or browse the web on a bigger screen. Here are the steps:

  • On your Sony Bravia TV, press the Home button on the remote control.
  • Select Settings > Network > Screen Mirroring Settings.
  • Select Screen Mirroring Mode and turn it on.
  • You will see a message that says Waiting for connection… on the screen.
  • On your phone, go to Settings > Connections > Screen Mirroring (or Smart View, Cast, or Mirror Share depending on your phone model).
  • Turn on Screen Mirroring and wait for a few seconds until you see a list of available devices.
  • Select your Sony Bravia TV from the list and tap on Connect.
  • You will see a message that says Connecting… on both devices.
  • You have successfully connected your phone to your Sony Bravia TV using Screen Mirroring.

To display content from your phone to your TV using Screen Mirroring, you can use any app or feature that you want. Just open the app or feature on your phone and it will automatically appear on your TV.

To disconnect from Screen Mirroring, you can either turn off Screen Mirroring Mode on your TV or turn off Screen Mirroring on your phone.

How to connect using the Google Home app

Another way to connect your phone to your Sony Bravia TV is using the Google Home app. The Google Home app is an app that allows you to control and manage your smart devices, such as Google Home, Chromecast, or Nest. You can use the Google Home app to cast content from your phone to your TV using a Chromecast device or a built-in Chromecast feature. Here are the steps:

  • On your Sony Bravia TV, press the Home button on the remote control.
  • Select Settings > Network > Built-in Chromecast Settings.
  • Select Built-in Chromecast Mode and turn it on.
  • You will see a message that says Ready to cast… on the screen.
  • On your phone, download and install the Google Home app from the Google Play Store or the App Store.
  • Open the Google Home app and sign in with your Google account.
  • Tap on the Add icon and select Set up device.
  • Tap on Set up new devices in your home and follow the instructions to add your Sony Bravia TV to your Google Home app.
  • You have successfully connected your phone to your Sony Bravia TV using the Google Home app.

To cast content from your phone to your TV using the Google Home app, you can use any app that supports this feature, such as YouTube, Netflix, or Spotify. Just open the app on your phone and tap on the Cast icon. Choose your Sony Bravia TV from the list of devices and tap on Connect. The content will start playing on your TV.

To disconnect from the Google Home app, you can either turn off Built-in Chromecast Mode on your TV or tap on the Cast icon and select Stop Casting on your phone.

What to do if you’re having trouble connecting

If you’re having trouble connecting your phone to your Sony Bravia TV, here are some tips that may help you:

  • Check your phone’s and TV’s compatibility and make sure that they support the same method of connection.
  • Check your phone’s and TV’s settings and make sure that they are enabled for the method of connection that you are using.
  • Check your Wi-Fi network and make sure that both devices are connected to the same network.
  • Check your phone’s and TV’s software version and make sure that they are up to date.
  • Contact Sony customer care at 1800 103 7799 or visit any Sony service center near you if you need further assistance or clarification.

Conclusion:

Connecting your phone to your Sony Bravia TV can be a simple and easy process that can allow you to mirror your phone’s screen, stream movies and TV shows, and even play games. In this blog post, we showed you how to connect a phone to a Sony Bravia TV using three different methods: using Wi-Fi Direct, using Screen Mirroring, and using the Google Home app. We also gave you some tips on what to do if you have trouble connecting. We hope this guide was useful for you and helped you connect your phone to your Sony Bravia TV successfully.

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