The camera can connect via Wi-Fi wireless networks to a smart device (smartphone or
tablet) running Nikon’s dedicated Wireless Mobile Utility app.
Enabling Wireless Security
At default settings, wireless security is not
enabled. Enable wireless security on the camera before connecting.
Wi-Fi connection type.
Select Wi-Fi connection type in the Wi-Fi menu.
02. Enable encryption.
Select "Authentication/encryption" to display
encryption options. Highlight "WPA2-PSK-AES" and press OK to enable wireless
security. A password will now be required when connecting to the camera; the default
password is “NIKON_J5”. To allow connection without a password, select
"Open" for "Authentication/encryption."
The current password can be viewed at any time by selecting "Current settings"
in the Wi-Fi menu.
Changing the Password
The password can be changed as described below. The
password can only be changed when "WPA2-PSK-AES" is selected for "Authentication/encryption"
in the Wi-Fi menu.
01. Select "Wi-Fi connection type" > "Password."
Wi-Fi connection type in the Wi-Fi menu, then highlight "Password" and press
02. Enter a password.
The text-entry dialog shown at right will be displayed
with the current password (by default, “NIKON_J5”) in the password area.
Tap to highlight characters in the password area or rotate the command dial to move
the cursor. To enter a new character at the current cursor position, tap the keys
in the keyboard area or highlight characters using the multi selector and press OK.
To switch between lower and upper case, numbers, and symbols, press the "Fn"
button or tap the shift key.
1: Password area
2: Shift key
Passwords can be from 8 to 36 characters long. After entering the password, tap 4.
The password can be viewed at any time by selecting "Current settings" in
the Wi-Fi menu.
Android and iOS: Connecting via SSID
01. Press the "Wi-Fi" button.
camera SSID will be displayed (the camera SSID can also be displayed by highlighting
"Connect to smart device" in the Wi-Fi menu and pressing the multi selector
02. Select the camera SSID.
On the smart device, select "Setting"s
> "Wi-Fi" and select the camera SSID to connect via Wi-Fi. If this is
the first time you have connected since changing password settings, enter the new
password when prompted.
03. Launch the Wireless Mobile Utility.
Launch the copy of Wireless Mobile
Utility installed on the smart device.
Android: Connecting via NFC
If the smart device supports NFC (Near Field
Communication), a Wi-Fi connection can be established simply by touching the camera
N-Mark logo to the smart device NFC antenna. Before connecting, enable NFC and Wi-Fi
on the smart device as described in the documentation provided with the smart device.
connect via NFC, touch the camera N-Mark logo to the smart device NFC antenna (for
the location of the NFC antenna, see the documentation provided with the smart device).
Maintain contact until the camera displays a message stating that an NFC device has
View information on functions related to Wi-Fi.