Operating the camera remotely

Smartphone Operation Screen

The following screen is an example. The items which are displayed and can be configured may differ depending on the camera you are using.

The screens which will be displayed when you operate the app on your smartphone are located. Two screens are shown; horizontal and vertical. Each item on the screens is marked from A to I in order from the upper right. Refer to the following for details.
  • Live View Display Rotation
  • Zoom
  • White Balance, Focus Mode
  • Continuous Shooting settings, Continuous Shooting Speed
  • Self-portrait Mode, See In-Camera Images
  • Switch Display
    Tap to switch the display between the full-screen display, Setting Menu screen, etc.
  • Shooting mode, Video shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation, ISO sensitivity
  • Various setting menus
  • Shutter Button
    Shutter button indicated by a circle

    Single Shooting

    Shutter button indicated by a circle with the continuous drive icon

    Continuous Shooting
    Slide to the left to lock the shutter button in the depressed position.

    Movie start and stop button indicated by a red circle

    Movie shooting start/stop


  • The still images captured by Remote shooting are, with the exception of some models, automatically saved in smartphones in 2-megapixel resolution.

  • The videos recorded by Remote shooting are not saved in smartphones.

  • If you connect the camera and a smartphone to use the Smart Remote Control of PlayMemories Camera Apps, the RAW data and aspect ratio settings revert to default settings. If you need to use settings other than the default settings, perform the desired settings again.

  • Some cameras are unable to use some shooting modes such as the Superior Auto mode.

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