How to connect your iPhone to a Sony Bravia TV
Connect your iPhone via Wi-Fi Direct to another phone or TV
With the advent of smart TVs, or Smart TVs, it has become much easier to access the Internet to watch digital channels, movies in high quality, surfing the web, playing games and much more. In addition, there is a Wi-Fi Direct function that allows you to connect your phone to the TV. You can use it to type faster, display photos or videos from your phone on the big screen, turn your device on and off, and make various settings. It makes using your TV a lot easier because standard remote controls are not as simple and functional as cell phones.
The iPhone from Apple has the ability to make a direct connection to the TV for easy use and display on the big screen. This function depends on the TV model. For each there is a special set of applications, the installation of which will allow to use the option.
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The main purpose of Wi-Fi Direct is to facilitate some actions. For example, sometimes you need to type urgently on the TV. In this case, you can do it on the phone, and display the image on the big screen for easier reading and editing.
Important! It’s easy to set up your phone and TV to work together. This will require the installation of a special application.
The listed option helps to create networks wirelessly between several tablets, laptops or PCs. It was created by WECA group. It also performs maintenance and technology upgrades.
Wi-Fi Direct is a better and newer extension of conventional wireless networks, with which you can communicate between two devices without a router. Wi-Fi Direct is the same speed as a normal wireless connection. With this technology, it is possible to connect two or more gadgets.
Remarkably, the option can be supported on many other appliances and connect the iPhone to:
How to Connect Bluetooth to a Sony Bravia TV?
Set up Bluetooth again and see if the problem goes away.
- Press the Home button on the remote control.
- Select “Settings”.
- What you do next will depend on your TV’s menu options: Select Remotes & Accessories. Bluetooth Settings. Bluetooth. (Android 9).
- Change Bluetooth from on to off.
- Turn Bluetooth back on.
How to watch YouTube
To connect only YouTube from iPhone to Smart TV, you need to download and install the app on your smartphone and TV. The app is downloaded and installed on your phone through the App Store. On TVs, the app is often present immediately after purchase. If YouTube is not available, you will have to download the program through the store:
- LG Content Store for LG Smart TV;
- Samsung Apps for Samsung Smart TV;
- Google Play Store (Play Market) for Android TVs.
Connect TV and “iPhone” to the same Wi-Fi network. Launch YouTube on your gadget and play the video you want. After a single click on the video, the control buttons will appear, among which is the broadcast icon.
Tap the icon, select the detected TV.
After a quick connection, the YouTube video will automatically start playing in the TV app.
How to connect your iPhone to your TV
Such a device as iPhone becomes more popular every year. That’s why developers are doing everything to ensure that the device meets the expectations of customers. Owners of mobile devices sometimes wonder how to connect the iPhone to the TV. There are actually several ways to connect:
- Using a wireless connection;
- Via HDMI cable;
- Through an analog cable;
- Through auxiliary devices;
- Via USB cable.
It should be noted that each method is unique and has its own features. Connection with some cables allows you to transfer only photos. Other ways, on the other hand, allow you to watch movies and run games.
How to connect your iPhone to the TV via Wi-Fi
To connect your phone to your TV via Wi-Fi, you need your TV to support Wi-Fi Direct technology. Before performing the procedure, be sure to read the manual for your TV. It’s ideal if you find specific instructions for Wi-Fi Direct, but if your TV has a Smart set-top box, it’s likely to work just fine.
Broadcasting your iPhone screen to your TV without wires.
First, you need to connect your TV to your home Wi-Fi network. Every TV is different, so it’s hard to give universal instructions. In general, it will look something like this:
- Go to Settings.
- Then click on General Settings, Network.
- Then choose the wireless mode of connection.
- Next, TV will ask you to choose a Wi-Fi network, select your home network.
- Enter your password using the remote control.
- Tap Done.
Then we connect to the same Wi-Fi network on the iPhone and broadcast the screen of our phone to the TV. Here everything is much easier:
- Go to Settings, Wi-Fi.
- Then select the same network as on the TV (important).
- Connect to it (enter password if needed).
- Then go to the controls on your iPhone (swipe from the upper right corner for iPhone X and up, or swipe from the bottom for iPhone 8 and up).
- Click on the icon with two screens and select the TV.
First make sure that you connect both devices to the same network, and only then go to the Control Center.
Now you can easily translate the screen of your smartphone on your TV. There aren’t many scenarios to use, but it’s great to show your vacation photos! Well, you can also play games, although for me it seems much more convenient to connect my iPhone to my computer.
If you don’t see your TV in the Screen Repeat window, then the TV doesn’t support this trick and you’ll have to do it the old-fashioned way. Don’t be intimidated, it’s simple.
Connecting to Wi-Fi with a security key
A network security key is better known as a Wi-Fi or wireless password. This is the password that you can use to connect to the wireless network. Every access point or router comes with a pre-set network security key, which you can change on the settings page of the device.
Most of the default keys are not easy to remember and are only entered once or twice a year. If you have a new router or access point, in most cases the preset wireless key can be found on a sticker on the bottom or back of your device. Each manufacturer uses a different designation:
It can be found next to the (wireless) network name.
Why can’t I stream to my Sony Bravia TV?
Make sure your device and TV are connected to the same home network. Make sure the built-in Chromecast or the Google Cast Receiver app is not disabled on your Android TV Press the HOME button on the remote control. Select Apps. View all apps. Show system apps. Built-in Chromecast or Google Cast Receiver. Enable.
Notable for being the first available Android TV. Android TV on Sony TVs is now integrated with Google Assistant to control home automation and voice commandsBravia (brand)
|Type||Mainly LCD, LED and OLED HDTV|
|Retail Availability||2005. Now|
Possible problems connecting Sony TVs to the Internet
Wi-Fi connection can fail if the provider registers a permanent MAC-address of the device, and checks its authenticity every time to prevent unauthorized access. Because your TV has a different MAC address, your provider refuses to provide service and the connection fails. To solve this problem, contact your ISP and find out if you can connect Wi-Fi to your TV.
If your ISP (Rostelecom) asks for a login and password to install the Internet, you must enter the required data before you can connect your TV via Wi-Fi.
Problems can arise due to firewall. If this is the case, you must contact your provider.
Sometimes resetting your TV helps. To do this you need to open the menu item “Support”, “Self-diagnosis” and “Reset. After entering the PIN-code and agreeing to the terms of the license agreement the factory settings will be restored.
Important! If you have not succeeded in connecting the Internet, and after fulfilling the requirements of the service provider, you should turn to.
In conclusion, it should be noted that setting up Wi-Fi connection on the TV is not a difficult process, and to cope with it any owner is able to. To cope with difficulties always help in-house staff. For this you need to visit the official site of the company. Professional configurators Ethernet-access is always ready to help and provide services to set advanced TV connection parameters.
Podgornov Ilya Vladimirovich All articles on our site are audited by a technical consultant. If you still have questions, you can always ask them on his page.
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