Article ID : 00127499 / Last Modified : 01/05/2023Print

What is the Wi-Fi Direct feature?

    Wi-Fi Direct is a feature that allows audio and video content to be played back from a personal media player or mobile phone directly to a compatible TV without the need for a home network connection. Using a computer, wireless access point, or cable is not necessary. It is a great way to share movies, pictures, and music when friends and family come over using the big, beautiful BRAVIA TV screen, instead of having everyone pass around or crowd around a smaller portable device.

    The Wi-Fi Direct feature supports the following wireless connections:

    • WPS Push Button
    • WPS Input PIN Code
    • WPA Key Input


    • Your TV may require the latest system software (firmware) update to activate the Wi-Fi Direct feature. Updates are available from the menu of a TV that is connected to a high-speed Internet connection or downloaded using a computer.
    • The Wi-Fi Direct feature is not available on all Sony products. To see if your product supports the Wi-Fi Direct feature, check the specifications of the TV.
    • Televisions manufactured before January 2011 will not have this feature.
    • For how to use the Wi-Fi direct feature, refer to the article How to use the Wi-Fi Direct feature on a BRAVIA TV.