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How to set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the 2011 and 2012 TV models

    IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.


    • Some models require the UWA-BR100 USB Wireless LAN adapter to be connected to the TV to enable this feature. For model-specific information, check the specifications or supplied operations guide.
    • Prior to following the steps in this solution, make sure that the latest software update has been installed. Downloads are posted on your model support page.
    • To automatically download software updates, set the Automatic software download setting to On.

    To set up and use the Wi-Fi Direct feature, follow the steps below.

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Applications.
    3. Select Wi-Fi Direct or Wi-Fi Direct Mode.
    4. Connect the Wi-Fi Direct device to the TV.

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    If Wi-Fi Direct connection fails, follow these steps:

    1. Press the Options button.
    2. Select Manual.
    3. Select either WPS or Other Methods.
      • For WPS (Push Button) connection
        • On the mobile device or computer, go to the wireless network setting screen, select WPS (if capable, for automatic setup) or perform a scan to connect to the television.
        • The WPS setting is not available on all Wi-Fi Direct capable devices. Check the manual supplied with the mobile device or computer for information regarding the WPS setting.
      • Other Methods
        • The SSID and the WPA Key that appears on the TV will have to be entered on the mobile device or computer.
    4. Connect the mobile device or computer to the TV.

    Once the setup is complete, images, videos and songs can be shared between the mobile device or computer and the TV.