Questions tagged [wifi]

Wifi is a common protocol for wireless communication between computers and other electronic devices, e.g. cameras and smartphones

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Motion detection camera [closed]

I am looking for a camera that offers two features (or I guess 3). The first feature is that it needs to be able to either have a motion detector, or be compatible with one so that it captures a ...
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How can I download photos from multiple Canon 6D cameras to the same computer?

I've got a setup where I have 3+ cameras with three photographers taking photos. I can only connect my computer to one camera directly via Wifi and download files via the EOS utility or Lightroom. ...
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Using Android phone as wireless viewfinder for my Canon DSLR?

I am thinking about buying a 1300D and taking some photos with it. I am thinking of climbing to the Mount Sipylus and taking photos of myself just like the expedition photos of history (which always ...
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WiFi dSLR Cameras

I'm looking for a new dSLR with WiFi (or build-in WiFi, can't tell if there's a difference) to connect the camera to a WiFi with internet in order to upload photos to the cloud while shooting. The ...
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Although I choose to auto-connect, Android Smartphone keeps refusing DSLR's wifi, as no internet found

At first time connecting my smartphone to DSLR's wi-fi, I get a message box stating that no internet access could be reached, and asking if I want to keep connection though. So, I just tap "yes, don't ...
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How to continuously store Canon EOS 80D images on a computer over WiFi

The EOS Utility for Canon cameras allows the transfer of images stored in the Camera to a computer running the EOS Utility over WiFi. And this EOS Utility can be configured to transfer only those ...
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Can the EOS-M cameras use a wired remote and\or programmed wifi remote?

I'm looking for the lightest Mirrorless around (for a skydiving helmet). It must have a wired remote since it is inaccessible in freefall. According to Wikipedia, the original 2012 EOS M model is the ...
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Is it practical to transfer thousands of photos via WiFi? What about 4K video?

Suppose I take 5000 photos a day. I'm willing to buy a computer without SD card reader and USB-A (only type C). I need to know an estimation of how much time it'd take to transfer those 5000 photos ...
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When I do WiFi transfer, why do only the last few photos taken show up?

I have a large number of shots on my 128 GB card. When I do a Wi-Fi transfer, only the last few show up. The rest show on the camera but don’t show up when transferring.
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Unable to transfer images and videos over NFC and wifi on sony a6000

I'm not able to transfer images and videos from the Sony α6000 to my smartphone via NFC or wifi. It's just says 'sending cancelled' on the camera and 'unable to connect' on the smartphone. ...
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Can the Canon 6D connect to a phone's WIFI hotspot and talk to the Canon app on that phone?

Is the Canon 6D capable of talking to a phone over the phone's WIFI hotspot? What I want to accomplish is to connect the camera to the phone without losing internet access for easy sharing of images ...
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Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer?

Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer? (Not through a smart phone or tablet) I'm thinking file manager....
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Nikon D5600 : Android mobile cannot connect to camera's wifi (Snapbridge App Problem)

I am able to connect my mobile (Samsung S6 Edge) to the camera (Nikon D5600) via Bluetooth in the Snapbridge app. PROBLEM: When I press the "Remote Photography" or "Download Photos" button, the ...
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Wifi Adapter for Nikon D3300: is better the official one or a SD card with wifi?

I want an adapter for sharing my pics from the Nikon D3300 to my phone or tablet (iOS). It is better the official Wifi Adapter or it is more recommended an SD Card with Wifi? Another option can be ...
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Can Capture One connect to a Nikon DSLR via WiFi?

My Nikon D750 camera has a built-in wifi module that allows it to be controlled via smartphone (shoot/view/download photos). Is it possible to connect my laptop to to the camera via wifi to ...
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Automatically send raw photos to PC

I want to set up my Canon T5i to transmit photos wirelessly to a nearby PC/Mac in semi-real-time (as I take them). I can stay fairly close to the PC, but need to be mobile enough that I can roam about ...
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Canon 70D wifi cannot be enabled

I bought two Canon EOS 70D and I can enable Wifi for one of them with no problem. But for the second camera, wifi seems deactive and I cannot click on Wifi options at all as can be seen in attached ...
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How do I connect a phone to a Nikon D5600 using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi?

A couple of days ago I received my new Nikon D5600. The phone I am trying to pair with is a Samsung Galaxy x7, just a few months old, with latest software updates. I am consistently getting the same ...
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Why are the the Wifi options for my Canon EOS not showing? [closed]

In the menu/settings, Wi-Fi/NFC → Disable and Wi-Fi Function are greyed out, not white like the others, and I can't select them. What do I do?
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Slow WiFi Direct connection between Samsung WB250F camera and smartphone

My Samsung WB250F camera can wirelessly transfer photos to a smartphone or a tablet via WiFi Direct. But, though I'm not sure if it's just natural, the transferring seems way too slow to me. It also ...
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How to reset the password on a Nikon WU-1a WiFi adapter?

I bought a used Nikon D5200 and it came with the WU-1a wifi adapter. How can I reset the password on it? I would like to be able to connect it to my smartphone or iPad.
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Wireless transfer of photographs from a camera to a local network or a cloud service

We have a few cameras out in our warehouse that we use to track progress of jobs and we send the pictures from the 3-4 cameras to the company they are going to so they also can see the status of their ...
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What can I, as a software developer, do with “Wi-Fi builtin” mode on cameras?

I'm looking into purchasing a camera. The online specs usually include a field named "Wi-Fi builtin", but rather than expanding on the details, it gives a binary Yes/No answer. What sort of features ...
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Is a WU-1a WiFi adapter secure?

Let's say I am shooting using Nikon D3200 and I am using the external WU-1a Wifi adapter to transfer the images from the camera to my smartphone, and in a party. Is it possible that someone else with ...
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Can't connect Canon 70D to Android smartphone

It's about 6 months since I bought my Canon 70D and I still can't connect it to my smartphone. I'm feeling pretty stupid... Yes, I've read the instructions, watched all sorts of tutorials in Youtube ...
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Can the Nikon WU-1a wifi adapter work with an iPhone 6?

My WU-1a keeps disconnecting. I have a Nikon D5200. I can't find any solutions to this. I am thinking of returning the device since it doesn't work. Any ideas?
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How do I maintain a Canon dSLR/phone wi-fi connection when I change shooting modes?

When using Canon Camera Connect or DSLR Controller app together with my Canon 750D, the wifi connection between my Android smartphone and my camera is lost whenever I change the shooting mode on the ...
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How can I directly browse or transfer pictures from iOS without using the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility app?

I have a Nikon D5300 with built in WiFi. I'm interested in tinkering/hacking with its network protocol and transferring photos wirelessly, without using the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility application ...
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Can my Nikon D750 fire a flash while I'm connected to it over wifi?

I'm trying to take photos from my iPad using the wifi connection on my D750, but I can't get the setup to trigger my flash when I take photos that way. Is this a thing that can be done?
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Wirelessly transfer photos from camera to a computer?

Is it possible to wirelessly transfer photos from a camera to a computer? Specifically: What kind of specs does a camera require to be able to do this? In other words, if I'm looking at a bunch of ...
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How can I control a DSLR camera programmatically over Wi-Fi? [closed]

I'm a programmer and writing an application in C# (Windows 7) which should take pictures (and also download them) via Wi-Fi. I can't use USB because the camera is about 50 meters away and mounted at a ...
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Will wifi SD cards work with old digital cameras which only support up to 2GB cards?

Is it possible to use an EyeFi or similar SDHC card in an oldish camera such as the Canon Powershot A620 that supports SD cards up to 2 GB only? If not (what I would guess but the information ...
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Are there cameras that can photograph Wi-Fi/WLAN or mobile phone radiation?

Considering that there are cameras for infrared, X-ray and ultraviolet, I wonder if there are also cameras that can picture the WLAN or mobile phone parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Considering ...
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Canon Software: Live Internet Connection for WiFi-based Transfer?

Canon Utilities Image Transfer Utility Version 1.2.1.8 allows me to transfer photos to my computer successfully via wifi. But if the computer does not have an Internet connection, it fails to connect ...
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How to reset Canon 70D WiFi?

When I go to the WiFi Settings in Camera (Canon 70D) all I see is: Connection: Exit Confirm Set Error Details (greyed out) I can't recall the password or find any way to reset it. Some I found (Why ...
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How can I shoot a time-lapse using a Samsung point and shoot camera?

I have a samsung wb50f point and shoot digital camera. It has wifi remote triggering, but it takes only one image at a time. I want to shoot a time-lapse, which takes photos automatically at a set ...
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How can I find the Nikon D5300 wifi WPA2 password?

When I try to connect to D5300 built-in wifi from my Android phone (WPS password correctly entered), I'm asked to provide a password to complete the WPA2 connetion. I've no clue which password I'm ...
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Is there any information on Fuji X Wifi protocol?

Some, if not all, Fuji X-series cameras seem to contain a Wifi (802.11) network function with ability to send/upload/download files and possibly do some tethered shooting or remote control. Mostly ...
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How to transfer all my photos from my Canon camera to my iPad mini in wi-fi?

I want to transfer all my photos from my Canon camera to my iPad mini in wi-fi. How can I do that ? I have installed the app CameraWindow on my iPad. I found a way to choose and transfer one photo. ...
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Should the Canon EOS 6D get hot when connected to Wi-Fi?

I just got a Canon EOS 6D. When it is connected to a Wi-Fi network and used for remote shooting and transferring files to a smartphone, after barely 5 minutes the camera becomes hot. Is this normal?
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Solutions to Multiple 70D Connected to a single computer?

My situation is I have 3-6 70D Canon Cameras on the floor depending on the event and would like to utilise the WIFI connection on these cameras but I have tried to work out a way to have Multiple ...
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Smartphone/Tablet assistant Apps

Are there Apps which assist and can help making better photos. Like shuttersnitch which warns when shutter speed, aperture, and more doesn't fit. Or a photo asssitant systems which provide some sort ...
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Would Wi-Fi enabled SD cards affect battery performance?

There's an ongoing craze for Wi-Fi enabled SD cards. The concept is clear and impressive, but I would like expert opinions or experiences with these SD cards. Currently there are only a few ...
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WiFi programmable camera [closed]

Looking for ways to make work the following setup: camera on a tripod, not reachable by cables, but within WiFi range POSIX-compliant computer in order to perform the following: producing ...
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Why doesn't wifi on canon 70D connect to my Android device?

Just this past weekend, I got a Canon 70D, and I was so excited especially because of the wifi functionality. So I got all set up on my camera, and also got the EOS remote from Google Play store. But ...