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If a notification appears at the top of the display indicating that new firmware is available, you can use SnapBridge to download the update and transfer it to the camera as described below (for information on cameras that support this feature, see here).

Before You Begin

Before proceeding:

  • insert a memory card in the camera,
  • turn the camera on,
  • check that the camera battery level is at least 80%, and
  • confirm that the camera and smart device are paired and connected via Bluetooth.
  1. Tap the firmware update notice at the top of the display.

  2. Read the update instructions and tap Next.

    Viewing Update Contents

    To open your web browser to the Nikon Download Center page detailing the contents of the update, check that the smart device is connected to the Internet and tap Details.

  3. Review the license agreement. To accept the terms of the agreement and proceed to the next step, tap Accept and download.

  4. Tap Download to start the download. A progress bar will be displayed while download is in progress.

  5. When download is complete, you will be prompted to switch to Wi‑Fi. Tap OK to switch to Wi‑Fi and transfer the update to the camera. The update will be deleted from the smart device once transfer is complete.

  6. Tap OK to end the Wi‑Fi connection and return to the previous tab when transfer is complete.

  7. The camera will display a confirmation dialog. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.

  1. Tap the firmware update notice at the top of the display.

  2. Read the update instructions and tap Next.

    Viewing Update Contents

    To open your web browser to the Nikon Download Center page detailing the contents of the update, check that the smart device is connected to the Internet and tap Details.

  3. Review the license agreement. To accept the terms of the agreement and proceed to the next step, tap Accept and download.

  4. Tap Download to start the download. A progress bar will be displayed while download is in progress.

  5. When download is complete, you will be prompted to switch to Wi‑Fi. Tap Join to switch to Wi‑Fi and transfer the update to the camera. The update will be deleted from the smart device once transfer is complete.

  6. Tap OK to end the Wi‑Fi connection and return to the previous tab when transfer is complete.

  7. The camera will display a confirmation dialog. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.

Interrupting Download or Transfer

  • To interrupt download or transfer, tap and then tap OK when prompted.

  • To restart download or transfer, tap Go to display the firmware update dialog and then tap the Resume button under the progress bar. The suspended process will resume from 0%.