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Displays

The main displays in NX MobileAir are the album list, which serves as the home display, and the settings, lock, gallery, and single-frame displays.

First Launch

When launched for the first time, NX MobileAir displays a license agreement, notices, and other information.

Display Rotation

The album list, gallery, and single-frame displays rotate to match smart device orientation.

Smart Device Controls

  • Screen timeout is disabled while NX MobileAir is running.
  • Split-screen mode is not supported.

The Album List

The album list, which serves as the home display, is shown at launch. It lists albums for storage of imported pictures.

The Settings Button
View settings (0 The Settings Display). Not available during import or FTP upload.
The Lock Button
Tap to lock the display (0 The Lock Display).
The Menu Button
Display a sub-menu. Select [Camera menu settings banks] to import or export settings saved using [Save/load menu settings] in the camera setup menu (0 Importing and Exporting Camera Menu Settings).
The Camera Connection Status Icon
Displayed in white when a camera is connected, and flashes during import. It turns gray when no camera is connected.
The FTP Upload Indicator (Animated)
An animated display showing FTP upload status. It turns in gray when the smart device has no connection to an FTP server.
The “Cancel” Button
Cancel import or FTP upload.
The Sync Button
A sync button appears to the left of the current album when the camera and smart device are connected via USB. Tap the button to display a confirmation dialog and then tap [OK] to import any pictures on the camera memory card that have not previously been imported to the current album.
The Import Type Icon

An icon showing the type of pictures to be imported.

  • : All RAW and JPEG pictures
  • : All JPEG pictures
  • : Protected RAW and JPEG pictures
  • : Protected JPEG pictures
The Auto IPTC Annotation Icon
Displayed if auto IPTC annotation is enabled. No icon is displayed when auto IPTC annotation is disabled.
The Auto FTP Upload and Straighten Icons
A (FTP upload) icon is displayed when auto FTP upload is enabled, (FTP upload and retouch) icons when both auto FTP upload and auto straighten are enabled. No icon is displayed when auto FTP upload is disabled.
The Album Menu Button
Adjust album settings or copy or delete albums. The menu button is not displayed during import or FTP upload.
Album Selection Buttons
Tap a selection button to choose the associated album as the destination for imported pictures. The selected album moves to the top of the list. The selection buttons cannot be used while import is in progress.
Subscription Status, Number of Pictures Imported, and Album Name
A (“free”) icon is displayed if you are not currently a subscriber.
Album Pane
Shows the first picture imported to the album. Tap to switch to gallery view.
The Album Control Button
Tap to display album settings. New albums can be created in the album settings display. The button is not displayed during import or FTP upload.

The Settings Display

The settings display can be viewed by tapping the (settings) button in the album list. It contains IPTC and FTP server settings.

App Information
The app name and version number.
The “Check Subscription” Button
Displayed if you are not currently a subscriber. Tap to display subscription options.
Notices from Nikon
View notices from Nikon. You can also view a notice history. The app checks for new notices once a day and displays a icon to the right of this item if it finds any that are unread.
License Agreement
View the license agreement.
Privacy Policy
View the privacy policy in a web browser.
Online Help
View online help in a web browser.
IPTC Presets
View a list of IPTC presets (0 Album Settings).
Customize IPTC Data Entry
Display options for creating customized IPTC data entry forms (0 Customizing IPTC Data Entry Forms).
FTP Presets
View a list of FTP presets (0 Album Settings).
Filter options

Choose the criteria available when filtering pictures for display in gallery view (0Filtering Pictures).

  • Use the check boxes to display or hide criteria. Criteria cannot be renamed.
  • To change the order in which criteria are listed, touch and hold a icon and then drag it up or down. Tap the (menu) button at the top right corner of the display and select [Default sort] to use the default order.
App Options

Display app options, where you can enable or disable the following features.

  • Use mobile network: Disable this feature if you want to upload pictures to FTP servers only via Wi-Fi.
  • Rotate pictures based on Exif orientation data: Disable this feature if you do not intend to use the orientation information embedded in pictures by the camera.
  • Re-import deleted pictures: At default settings, pictures can be re-imported after having been deleted from the destination album. Disable this option if you do not wish to re-import deleted pictures. Regardless of the setting selected, deleted pictures can be re-imported once 30 days have passed.
  • Sync clocks: Enable this option to sync the camera clock with the clock on the smart device when the two are connected via USB (0Step 3: Import Pictures to the Album). The camera clock will not, however, be set to the time zone selected on the smart device.
Cancel Paid Subscription
Display information on canceling a paid subscription. This option is visible only to subscribers.

Gallery View

To view pictures imported to an album, tap the album pane in the album list.

The Back Button
Return to the album list.
The Lock Button
Tap to view the lock display (0 The Lock Display).
The Menu Button

View a pull-down menu. The menu button is not displayed during import or FTP upload.

  • Select: Enable picture selection in gallery view.
  • Select all: Enable picture selection with all pictures selected.
  • Select pictures uploaded via FTP: Enable picture selection with a selection that includes all pictures that have previously been uploaded via FTP.
  • Select FTP upload failed pictures: Enable picture selection with a selection that includes all pictures for which FTP upload has failed.
  • Import from smart device: Import pictures to the album from elsewhere on the smart device.
  • Album settings: Adjust album settings, including those for FTP upload and IPTC data.
The Camera Connection Status Icon
Displayed in white when a camera is connected, and flashes during import. It turns gray when no camera is connected.
The FTP Upload Indicator (Animated)
An animated display showing FTP upload status. It turns in gray when the smart device has no connection to an FTP server.
The “Cancel” Button
Cancel import or FTP upload.
Thumbnail
Tap to view the associated picture full screen.
The Criteria Button
Display criteria for filtering the display of pictures in gallery view. Filter criteria can be selected using the radio buttons and check boxes (0Filtering Pictures).
The Number of Pictures Displayed
The number of pictures in the album. If filtering is enabled, the number of pictures in the album that meet the current filter criteria.
The Filter On/Off Switch
Enable or disable the filters selected in the filter criteria display. Changing the criteria when filters are off automatically turns filters on.
The FTP Upload Icon

An icon showing FTP upload status. No icon will be displayed if auto FTP upload is disabled and manual upload is not in progress.

  • : Awaiting upload.
  • : Upload in progress.
  • : Upload complete.
  • : Upload failed.
The Retouch Icon
Displayed if the picture has been retouched in NX MobileAir.
The IPTC Icon
Displayed on pictures with IPTC data.
The Voice Memo Icon
Displayed on pictures with voice memos.
The File Name
The image file name.

Single-Frame View

Tap pictures in gallery view to view them full screen.

The Back Button
Return to the album list.
The Voice Memo Button
Play the voice memo for the current picture.
The Shooting Data Button
Tap to view or hide shooting data, including image size and the date and time of recording.
The Camera Connection Status Icon
Displayed in white when a camera is connected, and flashes during import. It turns gray when no camera is connected.
The FTP Upload Indicator (Animated)
An animated display showing FTP upload status. It turns in gray when the smart device has no connection to an FTP server.
The “Cancel” Button
Cancel import or FTP upload.
The FTP Upload Icon

An icon showing FTP upload status. No icon will be displayed if auto FTP upload is disabled and manual upload is not in progress.

  • : Awaiting upload.
  • : Upload in progress.
  • : Upload complete.
  • : Upload failed.
The Retouch Icon
Displayed if the picture has been retouched in NX MobileAir.
The View Area
Zoom the picture in or out using stretch or pinch gestures. Double-tap the picture to view it full frame. Swipe left or right to view other pictures. Pictures that do not meet the filter criteria selected in gallery view will not be displayed.
The IPTC Icon
Displayed on pictures with IPTC data.
The Shooting Data Area
View shooting data, including image size and the date and time of recording.
The Toolbar
Perform such tasks as retouching pictures or adding IPTC data. Not available during import or FTP upload.

The Lock Display

Launching other apps, using data connections, or putting the smart device to sleep may interrupt import and FTP upload. The display can be locked to prevent these operations being performed unintentionally.

  • A (lock) button appears at the top right corner of the album list and gallery displays.
  • When lock is enabled, the display dims and shows the message “Screen lock enabled”. Import and FTP upload status is shown by the camera connection status icon and animated FTP upload indicator at the top of the display.
  • To end screen lock, touch and hold the (unlock) button at the bottom of the display.

First Launch

When launched for the first time, NX MobileAir displays a license agreement, notices, and other information.

Display Rotation

The album list, gallery, and single-frame displays rotate to match smart device orientation.

Smart Device Controls

Auto-lock is disabled while NX MobileAir is running.

The Album List

The album list, which serves as the home display, is shown at launch. It lists albums for storage of imported pictures.

The Settings Button
View settings (0 The Settings Display). Not displayed during import or FTP upload.
The Lock Button
Tap to lock the display (0 The Lock Display).
The Camera Connection Status Icon
Displayed in white when a camera is connected, and flashes during import. It turns gray when no camera is connected.
The FTP Upload Indicator (Animated)
An animated display showing FTP upload status. It turns in gray when the smart device has no connection to an FTP server.
The “Cancel” Button
Cancel import or FTP upload.
The Sync Button
A sync button appears to the left of the current album when the camera and smart device are connected via USB. Tap the button to display a confirmation dialog and then tap [OK] to import any pictures on the camera memory card that have not previously been imported to the current album.
The Import Type Icon

An icon showing the type of pictures to be imported.

  • : All RAW and JPEG pictures
  • : All JPEG pictures
  • : Protected RAW and JPEG pictures
  • : Protected JPEG pictures
The Auto IPTC Annotation Icon
Displayed if auto IPTC annotation is enabled. No icon is displayed when auto IPTC annotation is disabled.
The Auto FTP Upload Icon
A (FTP upload) icon is displayed when auto FTP upload is enabled.
Album Selection Buttons
Tap a selection button to choose the associated album as the destination for imported pictures. The selected album moves to the top of the list. The selection buttons cannot be used while import is in progress.
Subscription Status, Number of Pictures Imported, and Album Name
A (“free”) icon is displayed if you are not currently a subscriber.
Album Pane

Shows the first picture imported to the album. Tap to switch to gallery view.

The Album Menu

To view album settings or copy or delete an album, swipe left on the album pane. This gesture is disabled during import or FTP upload.

The Album Control Button
Tap to display album settings. New albums can be created in the album settings display. The button is not displayed during import or FTP upload.

The Settings Display

The settings display can be viewed by tapping the (settings) button in the album list. It contains IPTC and FTP server settings.

App Information
The app name and version number.
The “Check Subscription” Button
Displayed if you are not currently a subscriber. Tap to display subscription options.
Notices from Nikon
View notices from Nikon. You can also view a notice history. The app checks for new notices once a day and displays a icon to the right of this item if it finds any that are unread.
License Agreement
View the license agreement.
Privacy Policy
View the privacy policy in a web browser.
Online Help
View online help in a web browser.
IPTC Presets
View a list of IPTC presets (0 Album Settings).
Customize IPTC Data Entry
Display options for creating customized IPTC data entry forms (0 Customizing IPTC Data Entry Forms).
FTP Presets
View a list of FTP presets (0 Album Settings).
Filter options

Choose the criteria available when filtering pictures for display in gallery view (0Filtering Pictures).

  • Use the check boxes to display or hide criteria. Criteria cannot be renamed.
  • To change the order in which criteria are listed, touch and hold a icon and then drag it up or down. Tap the (menu) button at the top right corner of the display and select [Default sort] to use the default order.
App Options

Display app options, where you can enable or disable the following features.

  • Use mobile network: Disable this feature if you want to upload pictures to FTP servers only via Wi-Fi.
  • Rotate pictures based on Exif orientation data: Disable this feature if you do not intend to use the orientation information embedded in pictures by the camera.
  • Re-import deleted pictures: At default settings, pictures can be re-imported after having been deleted from the destination album. Disable this option if you do not wish to re-import deleted pictures. Regardless of the setting selected, deleted pictures can be re-imported once 30 days have passed.
  • Sync clocks: Enable this option to sync the camera clock with the clock on the smart device when the two are connected via USB (0Step 3: Import Pictures to the Album). The camera clock will not, however, be set to the time zone selected on the smart device.
Cancel Paid Subscription
Display information on canceling a paid subscription. This option is visible only to subscribers.

Gallery View

To view pictures imported to an album, tap the album pane in the album list.

The Back Button
Return to the album list.
The Lock Button
Tap to view the lock display (0 The Lock Display).
The Menu Button

View a pull-down menu. The menu button is not displayed during import or FTP upload.

  • Select: Enable picture selection in gallery view.
  • Select all: Enable picture selection with all pictures selected.
  • Select pictures uploaded via FTP: Enable picture selection with a selection that includes all pictures that have previously been uploaded via FTP.
  • Select FTP upload failed pictures: Enable picture selection with a selection that includes all pictures for which FTP upload has failed.
  • Import from smart device: Import pictures to the album from elsewhere on the smart device.
  • Album settings: Adjust album settings, including those for FTP upload and IPTC data.
The Camera Connection Status Icon
Displayed in white when a camera is connected, and flashes during import. It turns gray when no camera is connected.
The FTP Upload Indicator (Animated)
An animated display showing FTP upload status. It turns in gray when the smart device has no connection to an FTP server.
The “Cancel” Button
Cancel import or FTP upload.
Thumbnail
Tap to view the associated picture full screen.
The Criteria Button
Display criteria for filtering the display of pictures in gallery view. Filter criteria can be selected using the radio buttons and check boxes (0Filtering Pictures).
The Number of Pictures Displayed
The number of pictures in the album. If filtering is enabled, the number of pictures in the album that meet the current filter criteria.
The Filter On/Off Switch
Enable or disable the filters selected in the filter criteria display. Changing the criteria when filters are off automatically turns filters on.
The FTP Upload Icon

An icon showing FTP upload status. No icon will be displayed if auto FTP upload is disabled and manual upload is not in progress.

  • : Awaiting upload.
  • : Upload in progress.
  • : Upload complete.
  • : Upload failed.
The Retouch Icon
Displayed if the picture has been retouched in NX MobileAir.
The IPTC Icon
Displayed on pictures with IPTC data.
The Voice Memo Icon
Displayed on pictures with voice memos.
The File Name
The image file name.

Single-Frame View

Tap pictures in gallery view to view them full screen.

The Back Button
Return to the album list.
The Voice Memo Button
Play the voice memo for the current picture.
The Shooting Data Button
Tap to view or hide shooting data, including image size and the date and time of recording.
The Camera Connection Status Icon
Displayed in white when a camera is connected, and flashes during import. It turns gray when no camera is connected.
The FTP Upload Indicator (Animated)
An animated display showing FTP upload status. It turns in gray when the smart device has no connection to an FTP server.
The “Cancel” Button
Cancel import or FTP upload.
The FTP Upload Icon

An icon showing FTP upload status. No icon will be displayed if auto FTP upload is disabled and manual upload is not in progress.

  • : Awaiting upload.
  • : Upload in progress.
  • : Upload complete.
  • : Upload failed.
The Retouch Icon
Displayed if the picture has been retouched in NX MobileAir.
The View Area
Zoom the picture in or out using stretch or pinch gestures. Double-tap the picture to view it full frame. Swipe left or right to view other pictures. Pictures that do not meet the filter criteria selected in gallery view will not be displayed.
The IPTC Icon
Displayed on pictures with IPTC data.
The Shooting Data Area
View shooting data, including image size and the date and time of recording.
The Toolbar
Perform such tasks as retouching pictures or adding IPTC data. Not available during import or FTP upload.

The Lock Display

Launching other apps, using data connections, or putting the smart device to sleep may interrupt import and FTP upload. The display can be locked to prevent these operations being performed unintentionally.

  • A (lock) button appears at the top right corner of the album list and gallery displays.
  • When lock is enabled, the display dims and shows the message “Screen lock enabled”. Import and FTP upload status is shown by the camera connection status icon and animated FTP upload indicator at the top of the display.
  • To end screen lock, touch and hold the (unlock) button at the bottom of the display.