How to put a movie on Sony Xperia Z5
All the news on Sony Xperia Z5 in our articles.
How to put a movie on Sony Xperia Z5
Smartphones are one of the most amazing technology advancement of our time.
We went from a big portable block that couldn’t call everywhere, to a handy thin tablet with a wide tactile screen. We no longer only call with our devices, we can listen to music, play games, go on social media, and watch videos.
Those videos can either be on streaming platforms, recorded by ourselves, or be short or long movies that we can put and play on it directly.
We will here explain to you how to put a movie on Sony Xperia Z5 so you can enjoy better the technical wonders of your Sony Xperia Z5.
Put a movie from your computer to your Sony Xperia Z5
This manipulation can be a bit difficult, but do not worry, we are here every step of the way.
You first need to make sure your Sony Xperia Z5 is powered, that you have an USB cord you can connect your phone to your computer with, and that you have legally obtained movie files.
Download a media player app
Google Play and the Amazon App Store, have plenty of free video play apps that are capable of playing any format. The best on the market are VLC player and MX player.
Of course, you can download any other app. To do so, go to your Google Play Store and tap “Media player” in the search bar.
You will have plenty of media players ready to be downloaded. Just make sure it meets your expectations by reading the notes and reviews.
Also, some apps are free and other are payable, be careful on what you download to avoid any bad suprises on your bank account.
Transfer the movie from the computer to your Sony Xperia Z5
We will now tell you how to put a movie on Sony Xperia Z5 from your computer. If you have never setup a connection between your computer and your Sony Xperia Z5, connect it with the USB cable to your computer.
You will see the USB icon and “USB connected” appear.
You then have to set your Sony Xperia Z5 as a storage device.
Tap the USB icon and slide your finger down to open the notification area, where you will see a “USB connected” notification. Tap it and a window will open in which you’ll see a “Connect USB storage” button. Tap it. On your computer you will see a new disk drive appear.
It is your Sony Xperia Z5.
All you have to do now, is open your Sony Xperia Z5 as a disk drive on your computer.
Find the file called “Movies” or “Videos” (if you have both, choose “Movies”) and open it by double clicking on the file.
In an other window, go to the movie file you want to put on your Sony Xperia Z5. Click and keep the click down while dragging the movie to the “Movie” file.
Let it download on your Sony Xperia Z5. When it is done, disconnect your phone from your computer.
Our other articles on Sony Xperia Z5 can help you.
Play the movie on your Sony Xperia Z5
To play the movie, you now have to open the media player app you downloaded earlier.
Follow the instructions given by the app, and play your movie !
Buy and play a movie from your Sony Xperia Z5 Google Play Store
This solution allows you to legally access a movie and play it on your device without having to use anything other than your Sony Xperia Z5, at the condition it has access to the internet. First, you have to go to your Google Play Store app. On the homepage, click on the top left menu with three layered lines.
You will see your account and different sections you can go to. Select “Movies & TV”. You will be takent to the movie page where you can buy or rent movies and TV shows.
If the movie you want isn’t on the movie homepage, go to the search bar and type it’s name.
It is possible that Google Store doesn’t have it. If so, contact them for further information. Once you find the movie you want, tap on it. You will have either : have two buying options, normal definition or high definition; or the rent and buying option. Choose which ever you prefer, but now the prices and accessibility to the movie can change.
When you tap on your option a window appear, asking you how you wish to pay.
Select your choice and tap on “Buy” or “Rent”, according to the option you chose earlier.
To watch your movie, open the Google Play Movies & TV app. Tap the three layered lines top left menu and then “Library”. Swipe to select “Movies” or “TV Shows”. You then just have to tap on the movie of your choice to play it. Enjoy your screening !
We hope our article helped you.
Need more details? Our team of experts is here for you.