Most of the Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ players are wireless capable however, if your Blu-ray Disc™ player does not have the Wi-Fi functionality, you have to purchase an optional wireless adapter and insert it into the USB port of your Blu-ray Disc™ player. Alternatively, you can also connect your Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ player to your Linksys router using an Ethernet cable. To learn more, click here
Before connecting your device to the wireless network, ensure that:
Follow the steps below to know how to connect your Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ player to your wireless network.
- The Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ player and TV are powered ON and connected to each other via HDMI cable.
- The TV is set to the proper input that the Blu-ray Disc™ player is connected to. Since we’ve connected the player and the TV via HDMI, select the HDMI input on your TV.
- The wireless network is configured and you know your complete wireless settings. To learn how to check the wireless settings of your Linksys router, click here.
To set up the wireless connection, you need to start by pressing the HOME button on the remote.
Select the Setup option and select Network Settings.
Select Internet Settings, then select Wireless Setup.
The Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ player will then scan any available wireless networks available in your area.
Select your wireless network name (SSID) from the list and press Enter.
Enter your wireless network’s password in the available field.
NOTE: WPA keys are case-sensitive (abc is different from ABC). WEP keys are hexadecimal (0-9 and a-f) characters and are not case-sensitive.
When asked how you want to set up the IP address settings of the Blu-ray™ Disc player, select Auto.
You will then be shown a preview of how your network settings will be configured. Press the right button on the remote to continue.
QUICK TIP: If you’re prompted to use a proxy server, select No.
Select Save & Connect. The Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ player will then attempt to connect to your wireless network.
When successfully connected, you will be prompted that the Wireless Connection and Internet Access is OK. Select OK to continue.
NOTE: If the connection is not working, ensure that you have selected the correct wireless network and entered the correct password.
You should have successfully connected the Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ player to your wireless network now.
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