How to Connect Xperia Ion to PS3

In this article we will tell you how to connect Xperia Ion to PS3. Here are the complete details.

Sony Xperia Ion is one of the best phones launched by Sony Inc. Sony Xperia Ion contains 1.5 GHz Dual-core processor with 1 GB RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 12MP Rear and 1.3MP Front camera plus a large screen of 4.55 inch with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and approx. 323 ppi pixel density, and many more exciting features.

Play Station 3 is a video game console created by Sony Computer Entertainment. It provides various HD games that users can play at their home and can share the music, pictures and videos too. It comes in various versions like 120 GB, 320 GB, 500 GB, etc. It is best in its class and competes well among the competitors.


In order to connect your Sony Xperia Ion and your PS3 you must have a working Wi-Fi.

It is recommended that before starting with the topic you must read the disclaimer and pre-requisite.


We are not responsible if anything wrong happens in between the process. And just to be sure that this article is only for Sony Xperia Ion, so don’t try it on any other mobile and if you want to then try it yourself.


  1. Your mobile must be a little bit charged.
  2. Make sure that you’ve backed up all of the necessary data.

Steps to follow to connect your Sony Xperia Ion to your PS3 are:

Step 1:

Connect your PS3 and Sony Xperia Ion to the same Wi-Fi.

Step 2:

In your ps3, go to menu and select “Settings”, then open the “Network Settings”, then open “Media Server Connection” and at last select “Enable”.

Step 3:

Now, go to your Sony Xperia Ion’s menu and open SmartShare app & use bottom left touch key in order to open the Settings (if you’re already inside a ‘to’ or ‘from’ screen, then you can not access the Settings, so in that case you have to press the return key).

Step 4:

Now, inside the Settings menu, just enable your Sony Xperia Ion to be found and check on the preferred boxes (music, photos, videos, etc.).

Step 5:

Now, in your PS3 menu click on either Music or Pictures or Videos and then select the ‘Search for Media Servers‘ option.

Step 6:

Now, in your Sony Xperia Ion’s SmartShare menu make sure to allow devices having same IP address just as your PS3.

Step 7:

Now, your Sony Xperia Ion’s name must be appearing at top of playback list for each of the category.

Step 8:

Now, you can either select ‘Video’ in video section, ‘Music’ in music section or ‘Picture’ in pictures section etc.

Step 9:

Now your Sony Xperia Ion is successfully connected to your PS3. Enjoy sharing data.

So these are some simple steps that you have to follow to connect your Sony Xperia Ion to your PS3 successfully.

Hope this article about how to connect Sony Xperia Ion to PS3 helped you.




Prashant Sharma

Prashant Sharma is a Delhi based Entrepreneur who spent most of his college days polishing his marketing skills and went for his first business venture at 19. Having tasted failure in his entrepreneurial debut, he turned a Tech-enthusiast, specializing in web technologies later. Join him on Google Plus

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