How can I pair my Nikon Camera with PhotoSync to transfer photos/videos or enable remote shooting?

After successful configuration you will be able to transfer photos / videos from your Nikon camera to your iPhone / iPad over Wi-Fi. PhotoSync also enables shoot & transfer: Photos & videos are transferred to your iPhone / iPad right after shooting. Optionally also immediate transfer to remote locations (computer, NAS, cloud) can be configured and photo booth support over HDMI & Airplay to a big TV screen is possible. You can connect your iPhone / iPad directly to the camera's Wi-Fi network. Selected Nikon cameras you may also connect to an existing Wi-Fi network or a mobile hotspot.

Requirements

Optional

  • A Wi-Fi network or mobile hotspot (required for shoot & save to remote targets like computer, NAS or cloud)

Step 1

Open the settings menu on your Nikon camera and select "Connect to smart device". Some models also have a menu item called just "Wi-Fi". If this entry is present, please select it instead.

Fig. 1. Nikon: Connect to smart device / Connect to Wi-Fi
Nikon: Connect to smart device / Connect to Wi-Fi

Select “Wi-Fi connection” and confirm your selection either with the OK button or use the touchscreen (if available on your camera).

Fig. 2-1. Nikon: Wi-Fi connection
Nikon: Wi-Fi connection

Step 2

In the next screen select „Establish Wi-Fi connection“ and confirm the selection.

Fig. 2-2. Nikon: Establish Wi-Fi connection
Nikon: Establish Wi-Fi connection

Step 3

The camera will create a Wi-Fi hotspot you can connect your iPhone / iPad to. The connection information (Wi-Fi SSID and password) is now displayed. You will need to enter this password on your iPhone / iPad in the next step.

Fig. 3. Nikon – Wi-Fi Information display
Nikon: Wi-Fi Information display

Step 4

Take your iPhone / iPad, open the system settings and touch Wi-Fi. Select the Nikon (here: Z_50_6014907) Wi-Fi network and enter the Wi-Fi password as displayed on your camera screen.

Fig. 4.1. iOS: Select Wi-Fi
iOS: Select Wi-Fi

Fig. 4.2. iOS: Enter Wi-Fi password
iOS: Enter Wi-Fi password

Step 5

Now open PhotoSync, touch the red sync button, touch „Receive“ and select the „Nikon Wi-Fi“ target. After a moment PhotoSync will detect your camera.

Fig. 5.1. iOS: Select Nikon target
iOS: Select Nikon target

Step 6

The camera will confirm the connection.

Fig. 6.1. Nikon: Connection confirmation
Nikon: Connection confirmation

Step 7

You can now continue on your iPhone / iPad.
You can now browse the photos on your camera or shoot & transfer to your iPhone / iPad.

Fig. 7. iOS: Select mode
iOS: Select mode

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