How to Connect a Sony Blu-ray to Wireless Internet

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How to Connect a Sony Blu-ray to Wireless Internet
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A Blu-ray is an optical disc storage medium that is an improvement upon the DVD format. Blu-ray disks have 25 gigabytes of storage per layer, and are available in single- or dual-layer. Connecting a Sony Blu-ray player to the Internet can be very easy if you use a wired connection, but wireless makes it a little more difficult, depending on the exact player you have--most just require a wireless adaptor.

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Things you need

  • Wireless adaptor

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  1. 1

    Turn on the Blu-ray player and go to the "Setup" icon using the arrow keys on the remote.

  2. 2

    Navigate to "Network Settings" using the remote and then press "Enter." Select "Internet Settings" and press "Enter" again.

  3. 3

    Hit the "Enter" button to select to start configuring your Blu-ray player.

  4. 4

    Select "Wireless" and press "Enter" on the remote. Select "Access point scan" and then continue. Now the player will search for networks.

  5. 5

    Select the network that matches your network's SSID and press "Enter." The player will automatically detect the correct encryption type, so just hit "Enter" again.

  6. 6

    Press "Enter" on the remote to begin entering your passphrase. Use the remote buttons to input your phrase and then hit "Enter" again.

  7. 7

    Select "Auto Acquisition" to automatically acquire the IP address and the DNS address. When prompted to use a proxy server, select "Do not use." Select to perform a test and when it is finished, your network will be working.

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