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Using Android phone as wireless viewfinder for my Canon DSLR?

Your camera is supported by Canon Camera Connect (available for Android on the PlayStore), that can make your phone act as a remote Liveview monitor (among plenty of other things). CCC is free, so you ...
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Why are the the Wifi options for my Canon EOS not showing?

The Canon EOS series disables Wifi if you enable HDR, or certain other functions (there seems to be no logic behind it). Check your manual for your specific model; Don't rely on common sense, as the ...
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Is there any information on Fuji X Wifi protocol?

I was searching for something similar and found this GitHub repository, which was someone's attempt to reverse engineer the wi-fi protocol with the Fujifilm X-T10.
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

In short: There is no easy solution, that is always on and will not need dedicated setup and extra steps. But I will elaborate common similar solutions. Some of them will not be available on you ...
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Is it practical to transfer thousands of photos via WiFi? What about 4K video?

If your problem is that your computer has only USB-C ports, just get a USB-C to USB adapter or hub. Transferring 5000 photos via WiFi from any camera capable of recording 4K video will not be ...
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How to reset the password on a Nikon WU-1a WiFi adapter?

From the manual (http://nikonsupport.eu/europe/Manuals/wu-1b/wu-1a_wu-1b_e5_01.pdf) you can reset the settings: To restore default settings, keep the WPS button pressed for over 10 seconds and then ...
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How do I connect a phone to a Nikon D5600 using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi?

Spent some time with Nikon tech support today. They said that I need a software update that is not out yet. I said that they had just released the IOS update so I pulled out my IPad mini, and I was ...
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Is it practical to transfer thousands of photos via WiFi? What about 4K video?

It depends on a lot of factors you haven't revealed in your question. Among them: How does one define "practical?" For some that would be "nothing less than the fastest possible speed available by ...
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WiFi dSLR Cameras

but what if I what to connect my camera to a WiFi (with internet) and not the other way around? Unfortunately, almost no cameras with Wifi work this way. Their target is not a managed, expert-level ...
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Is it practical to transfer thousands of photos via WiFi? What about 4K video?

It seems like your real concern is transfer of files to a computer without a USB A port. You ask about USB C cables for cameras, but, generally, people I know tend to pop the card out and put it in a ...
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How can I find the Nikon D5300 wifi WPA2 password?

I had the same problem--my Nikon d5300 came with WPA2 security already enabled for the WiFi connection, and I had no idea what the password was. I was connecting with an iPad, so I didn't have the ...
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Wifi Adapter for Nikon D3300: is better the official one or a SD card with wifi?

Official wifi adapter Pros: Allows more than just photo transfer. Nikon's official apps (iOS, Android) will allow remote triggering. Unofficial apps (e.g. qDslrDashboard) will probably give you more ...
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How useful is wifi on a camera?

It is advantageous for several purposes, mainly remote live view and remote trigger. For example: Taking photographs on a tripod: usually when shooting far away objects with long exposure you use ...
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How useful is wifi on a camera?

The answer, as usual, is that it depends. In fact, it depends on multiple factors: what does the camera support doing over wifi? And what kind of situations will your daughter use the camera in? On ...
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Why doesn't wifi on canon 70D connect to my Android device?

I know this answer is some years late, but I was so tired of fighting to connect mine that I bought one of these They come in a USB-C version as well. Just plug into your mobile device and plug your ...
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How to reset Canon 70D WiFi?

I had to reset my phone’s settings, so I lost my connection to my camera. I was perplexed trying to find the password. Finally I found how to reset the Wi-Fi and then be given a new password. Select ...
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Wireless transfer of photographs from a camera to a local network or a cloud service

According to EyeFi's Mobi Pro support article and discussion forums, you can configure a Mobi Pro to connect to existing networks (called Infrastructure Support), rather than your computer connecting ...
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Wirelessly transfer photos from camera to a computer?

Note there are also many newer cameras from all major vendors that have WiFi built in (too many to list) or have a specific dongle for WiFi (e.g., the Nikon WU-1a (see this Nikon page). Last I checked ...
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Canon 70D wifi cannot be enabled

One thing to keep in mind, the 70D has been produced in two different versions. A version with and one without WiFi. Ensure you are certain that one of the two cameras you have is not the WiFi-less ...
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Can the Canon 6D connect to a phone's WIFI hotspot and talk to the Canon app on that phone?

Can the Canon 6D connect to a phone's WIFI hotspot and talk to the Canon app on that phone? No. In order to use the Canon app on the phone to control the camera, use the phone to see any images ...
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How to continuously store Canon EOS 80D images on a computer over WiFi

Yes there is! In EOS utility you can go to live shoot, then you can see a panel that looks a bit like this: In this box the bottom-right icon (the one with the laptop and the down facing arrow) will ...
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Cameras with Android Operating Systems

Cameras with Android have mostly vanished again. The mix between a camera and a phone (mostly combining the negatives of two worlds like high battery use and clunky cases) has not really worked. There ...
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Cameras with Android Operating Systems

The Android requirement is what makes this impossible. Camera makers have tried in attempt at novelty but it failed due to inefficiency. Android is much heavier than necessary which drains battery ...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

Note that this is the way iPhone and Android handle photo sharing/uploading: It's fully automatic with zero manual steps: 1) take photo 2) wait 3) photo is online. This is the workflow I'd like to ...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

https://image.canon/st/en/features.html This Canon cloud network service claims to do everything you've listed above - haven't tried it myself yet, but intend to with my 5D4.
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When I do WiFi transfer, why do only the last few photos taken show up?

It takes far longer to send by WiFi (or BlueTooth) than just popping the card into a laptop or reader. From even a quarter-filled 128 GB card, it likely takes so long that the camera shuts down to ...
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Unable to transfer images and videos over NFC and wifi on sony a6000

I have noticed that NFC isn't always working to well for me either (Sony A77II). Try opening the app and manually configuring the wifi connection. After this opening the app using NFC or just opening ...
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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? Depends on the phone. On Apple iPhones, no, that capability is not supported. I'm not sure if Android phones natively ...
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Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer?

My HP PC has an HDMI input, and yes you can connect with out purchasing any HDMI to USB capture device. Check if your PC has a HDMI in port. Plug in directly.
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Can Nikon D5600 wifi connect directly to a PC or Mac computer?

As far as I am aware, the above description of Bluetooth controlling the WiFi link is correct - certainly that's what seems to be happening using Snapbridge. What I've tried doing is connecting to ...
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