Easily Connect Your Sony A6100 to Android & iPhone!

Piper O'Shanassy03 Jan 2023

The Sony a6100 is an incredibly powerful camera, capable of shooting 4K videos and connecting to both iOS and Android devices. The power of the a6100 means that you can upload your photos and videos directly from your camera onto social media accounts or back them up to other cloud storage solutions. In this blog post, we'll walk through how easy it is to connect your iPhone or Android device with the Sonya 6100—so read on for more information!

Using the Sony a6100 with an iPhone

Connecting your Sony a6100 camera to an iPhone or Android device is incredibly easy. To get started, simply download the Imaging Edge Mobile app from either Google Play Store or Apple App Store depending on which kind of mobile device you have. Once it’s downloaded and installed, open the app and select “Camera Viewer (S)” at the bottom of your screen. You should be prompted with a list of available devices – select yours! Lastly, accept any prompts that appear during pairing in order for successful connection between your smartphone and Sony A6100 camera. Now you can use both devices together to capture amazing photos while wirelessly transferring them straight away into editing software or social media apps like Instagram directly from within the Imaging Edge Mobile App!

Using the Sony a6100 with an Android Device

Using the Sony a6100 with an Android device is incredibly simple and straightforward. All you need to do is make sure your phone has Bluetooth enabled, then open up the Wi-Fi settings on both devices. Once connected, go into Settings > Connected Devices on your phone and select “Camera” from the list of options. After that it's just a matter of opening up any app or program you want to use in order to access images stored on either device - no extra cables necessary! It really couldn't be simpler than that; so if you're looking for an easy way to connect Android phones (or iPhones) with this camera model, using Bluetooth should do the trick nicely.

Tips for Connecting to Your Smartphone

Connecting your smartphone to the Sony a6100 is a breeze with its easy-to-use guides for both iPhone and Android devices. First, make sure you have downloaded the Imaging Edge Mobile application on your device from Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Then, open it up and select “add camera” followed by selecting “wireless setup” on the home page of the app. You can then scan through available Wi-Fi networks until you find one labelled as SSID: SONY_A6100 which will allow you to access settings specific to that camera model – follow any further steps needed here in order to complete connection process between phone and camera! All set? Now just launch into capturing beautiful photos with help of remote live view screen & shutter button offered by this amazing piece of technology - good luck & happy shooting!

Troubleshooting Common Connection Issues

Connecting the Sony a6100 to an iPhone or Android device can be quite tricky, but with these troubleshooting tips you should be able to get it done. Firstly, make sure that your phone and camera are on the same wifi network - if they aren’t connected at all then this won't work! Then download and install either PlayMemories Mobile (for iPhones) or Smart Remote Control (for Androids). Make sure you have enabled NFC so that your phone detects the camera correctly. Finally restart both devices before connecting them together again via WiFi - this often does the trick when other methods don’t succeed. With any luck by following these steps you will soon be enjoying full remote control of your Sony A6100 from your smartphone!

Exploring Mobile Apps for Further Features

Whether you're a photographer looking to take advantage of the Sony Alpha 6100's advanced features or just starting out with your first camera, connecting to mobile apps is an excellent way to get more from this powerful device. Mobile apps often have unique features and settings that are not available directly on the camera – such as special filters when taking images, editing tools for making adjustments on-the-go, or even remote control of certain operations. Connecting iPhone and Android devices is simple; simply download compatible app versions onto both devices and then pair them via Bluetooth connection. With some quick setup time, you’ll be able make use of amazing new tools in no time!


As we have seen, connecting a Sony A6100 with both an iPhone and Android device is now easier than ever. Whether you're looking to transfer photos or videos between devices, connect through Bluetooth for wireless control of the camera's settings, use Wi-Fi for remote shooting capabilities disguised as a phone app - all these functions are available across any smartphone and the Sony A6100! You can also take advantage of Sony Imagination Studio’s Mobile App Suite to easily share and edit your images from anywhere in the world. With so many ways to stay connected on-the-go it has never been simpler or more convenient for photographers everywhere.

Piper O'Shanassy

Piper O'Shanassy

Piper grew up with a love of animals, which quickly turned into a love of photographing them. She shares her tips and tricks on photography, and hopes she can help you shortcut your expansion of a passion.

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