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PlayMemories Mobile

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PlayMemories Mobile is a free application that makes your Wi-Fi compatible Sony camera use more convenient. You can enjoy the following features by connecting your camera with a smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi.

■Send photos and videos to your smartphone
-You can easily send photos or videos taken with the camera to your smartphone.
-High quality images shot with the camera can be shared on your favorite SNS or web service.

■Remote shooting from your smartphone
-You can remotely control the camera from your smartphone while watching the contents of the camera screen on the smartphone screen.
-This is a useful shooting style when you take group photos or selfies.
-You can also intuitively control the camera, making it useful when taking a photo or video in situations where you don’t want to be holding the camera directly: such as night scenes or macro photography. (*Availble for selected models)
-Using the smartphone’s location information service, you can add the location info to the saved photo on the smartphone while remote shooting.

■For users of the “Lens-style Camera”
-With this application, you can operate various settings of the camera from your smartphone: viewing the subject, shooting, zoom, touch-AF, etc.
-For more information about the products, please visit our website:

-Operating environment: iOS7.0-8.1
-This application is not guaranteed to work on all smartphones and tablets.
-Available functions can vary according to the connected camera.
-For details about the compatible cameras and available functions, please visit our support page:

What's New in Version 5.1.1

-Supported new Action Cam FDR-X1000V and HDR-AS200V.
-Displays Sound Photo icon when transfer mode(for Sound Photo compatible camera only) -Changes operating environment: iOS 7.0-8.1

Please authorize photo permissions for PlayMemories Mobile to use this application
In case you cancelled out this setting, please go to settings on iPhone > Privacy > Photos > and turn on PlayMemories Mobile


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Customer Reviews

Reasonable but not great

I use the app with the QX30 lens and as a combination they work well enough but without quite fulfilling their full potential. Plus points are the ease of linking by wifi which worked first time and seems rock solid after about 3 weeks use; reasonably full feature set and a clear UI. Points to improve would be turning off pop ups after first showing, enabling use of volume button to take pictures (if Apple will allow it) and improving response times

However, QX30's killer app would be to enable it and app to work on Apple Watch. That would be genuinely fantastic for both devices

I got it to work!

Ok, so there are loads of steps you need to take to get this working. First, you need to connect your camera to your wi-fi. Next, you need to "send to smartphone" on your camera. Then, you need to look in your wi-fi settings on your iPhone/iPad to find the camera. THEN you open this app up and it will transfer. It's all on the Sony website. I wish the app had the instructions in it!!

GPS tagging features would be appreciated

GPS tagging features would be appreciated. The ideal time to GeoTag Photos and Videos is when uploading photos AND VIDEO's to my iPhone. Either that or let your camera's get GPS data from a phone. GPS tagging is pretty impirtant nowadays with the way apple photos organises and searches photos via location.

Your icon is pig ugly, its time to change it. Sony your so good with design, but this series of icons looked horrid when it first came out, nevermind with the advent of flay design

PlayMemories Mobile
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Photo & Video
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.1.1
  • Size: 16.9 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Bokmål, Norwegian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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