How to Set Up a Sony UBP-X800 BluRay Player

Introduction

This guide will show you how to perform a basic setup for your Sony Blu-ray player.

In the box you should find the following items:

  • The player itself
  • The HDMI cable
  • The remote control with batteries
  • The user manual

1 Identify Components

Front Panel

Front panel of Blu-ray player
  1. Tray door
  2. Remote sensor
  3. Open / Close - Opens or closes the tray door
  4. On / Standby - Turns on the player or sets it to standby mode
  5. Power indicator - Lights up when the player is turned on
  6. USB port cover - Lift to connect USB device

Rear Panel

Rear panel of Blu-ray player
  1. LAN port
  2. HDMI Out 1 port (video / audio)
  3. HDMI Out 2 port (audio only)
  4. Digital Out (coaxial) port

2 Setup Prep

Before performing the setup follow these preparatory steps:
  • Place the Blu-ray player close to your TV set so that it is within the length of the HDMI cable and of the power cable.
  • Only connect the power cable into a power outlet once all the other cables have been plugged into the player and the TV set.
  • Insert the batteries in the remote control with their terminals corresponding to the polarity indicators.

3 Connect Device to TV Via HDMI

HDMI Type A connector and cable
  1. Acquire an HDMI cable.
  2. Take one end of the cable and plug it into your TV's HDMI port.
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into your device's HDMI out port, or the appropriate adapter.
    1. If you are using an adapter, connect the adapter to your device.
  4. Turn on both the TV and connected device.
  5. Ensure that your TV is set to use HDMI as the input source.

4 Initial Setup

The first time you turn the Blu-ray player on it will show the Easy Setup. To perform the setup and navigate the menu afterward you'll need to use the Remote Control. Use the Arrows to navigate then press Enter to confirm your selection.
Navigation buttons on remote control

  1. Select your preferred Language then press the Right Arrow button.
    Language selection screen in initial setup
  2. Choose whether you want to enable Quick Start Mode then press the Right Arrow.
    Quick Start Mode toggle screen in initial setup
  3. To be able to stream online content with the Blu-ray player, it has to be connected to the internet. If you don't have a network or you wish to skip the network setup you can select Finish. To connect to a network select Easy Network Settings and press Enter.
    Initial setup finish screen
  4. Press the Right Arrow to start the network setup.
    Easy Network Setup initilization screen
  5. If you already connected an Ethernet cable between the player and router select Wired Setup and press the Right Arrow.
    Network connection type selection screen
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the wired connection then press Enter to continue.
    Wired network connection summary screen
  7. If you wish to connect your player over Wi-Fi, then select Wireless Setup and press the Right Arrow.
    Network connection type selection screen
  8. Select your Wi-Fi networks name from the list and press the Right Arrow.
    Wi-Fi network selection screen
  9. Press Enter over WPA Key.
    Wi-Fi key pre-entry screen
  10. Type in your Wi-Fi password, select Enter on the screen, then press Enter on the remote.
    Wi-Fi key entry screen
  11. Press the Right Arrow to accept the typed in password and continue.
    Wi-Fi key post-entry screen
  12. The wireless connection should be set up and show you a confirmation screen. Press Enter to continue.
    Wireless network connection summary screen
  13. Choose whether you want to allow special content to be played from the internet and press the Right Arrow.
    Special content toggle screen
  14. Select Auto for the Gracenote settings and press the Right Arrow.
    Gracenote settings selection screen
  15. With that your setup should be complete. Press Enter to finish.
    Easy Network Setup completion screen

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This guide will show you how to perform a basic setup for your Sony Blu-ray player.

In the box you should find the following items:

  • The player itself
  • The HDMI cable
  • The remote control with batteries
  • The user manual

Front Panel

Front panel of Blu-ray player
  1. Tray door
  2. Remote sensor
  3. Open / Close - Opens or closes the tray door
  4. On / Standby - Turns on the player or sets it to standby mode
  5. Power indicator - Lights up when the player is turned on
  6. USB port cover - Lift to connect USB device

Rear Panel

Rear panel of Blu-ray player
  1. LAN port
  2. HDMI Out 1 port (video / audio)
  3. HDMI Out 2 port (audio only)
  4. Digital Out (coaxial) port
Before performing the setup follow these preparatory steps:
  • Place the Blu-ray player close to your TV set so that it is within the length of the HDMI cable and of the power cable.
  • Only connect the power cable into a power outlet once all the other cables have been plugged into the player and the TV set.
  • Insert the batteries in the remote control with their terminals corresponding to the polarity indicators.
HDMI Type A connector and cable
  1. Acquire an HDMI cable.
  2. Take one end of the cable and plug it into your TV's HDMI port.
  3. Plug the other end of the cable into your device's HDMI out port, or the appropriate adapter.
    1. If you are using an adapter, connect the adapter to your device.
  4. Turn on both the TV and connected device.
  5. Ensure that your TV is set to use HDMI as the input source.

The first time you turn the Blu-ray player on it will show the Easy Setup. To perform the setup and navigate the menu afterward you'll need to use the Remote Control. Use the Arrows to navigate then press Enter to confirm your selection.
Navigation buttons on remote control

  1. Select your preferred Language then press the Right Arrow button.
    Language selection screen in initial setup
  2. Choose whether you want to enable Quick Start Mode then press the Right Arrow.
    Quick Start Mode toggle screen in initial setup
  3. To be able to stream online content with the Blu-ray player, it has to be connected to the internet. If you don't have a network or you wish to skip the network setup you can select Finish. To connect to a network select Easy Network Settings and press Enter.
    Initial setup finish screen
  4. Press the Right Arrow to start the network setup.
    Easy Network Setup initilization screen
  5. If you already connected an Ethernet cable between the player and router select Wired Setup and press the Right Arrow.
    Network connection type selection screen
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the wired connection then press Enter to continue.
    Wired network connection summary screen
  7. If you wish to connect your player over Wi-Fi, then select Wireless Setup and press the Right Arrow.
    Network connection type selection screen
  8. Select your Wi-Fi networks name from the list and press the Right Arrow.
    Wi-Fi network selection screen
  9. Press Enter over WPA Key.
    Wi-Fi key pre-entry screen
  10. Type in your Wi-Fi password, select Enter on the screen, then press Enter on the remote.
    Wi-Fi key entry screen
  11. Press the Right Arrow to accept the typed in password and continue.
    Wi-Fi key post-entry screen
  12. The wireless connection should be set up and show you a confirmation screen. Press Enter to continue.
    Wireless network connection summary screen
  13. Choose whether you want to allow special content to be played from the internet and press the Right Arrow.
    Special content toggle screen
  14. Select Auto for the Gracenote settings and press the Right Arrow.
    Gracenote settings selection screen
  15. With that your setup should be complete. Press Enter to finish.
    Easy Network Setup completion screen
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