Copying Wireless LAN Profiles to a Computer
Copying network profiles to a computer automatically updates the computer’s wireless LAN settings.
This feature is available with cameras connected to a wireless network via a WT-7 or WT-5 wireless transmitter. The following models are supported: the D4S, D4, D810, D810A, D800/D800E, D750, and D7200.
Computers on Existing Network
Note that copying network profiles to a computer may alter wireless LAN settings, preventing the computer connecting to existing networks.
Note for Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and macOS
This option will not be available if Direct connection (ad hoc) is selected with the connection wizard.
Create a new network profile.
Select Network > Network settings in the camera setup menu and follow the on-screen instructions to create a network profile. For information on creating Ethernet profiles, see the Network Guide supplied with the camera. For information on using the WT-7, WT-6, or WT-5, see the documentation provided with the device.
Click Yes when the connection wizard is displayed.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
Follow the on-screen instructions to establish a connection and launch the Wireless Transmitter Utility. When prompted, choose a wireless LAN adapter from the pull-down menu in the Wireless Transmitter Utility.
The profile will be copied to the computer and a message will be displayed stating that setup is complete.
Click Next and choose the destination folder and application.
You can choose the destination folder for pictures downloaded from the camera in image transfer mode. Click Browse to select from a list of available folders. A sub-folder can be entered in the field below.
The default destination is:
- Windows: \Users\“user name”\Pictures\Wireless Transmitter Utility
- macOS: /Users/“user name”/Pictures/Wireless Transmitter Utility
The application used to display pictures when transfer is complete can be selected from Open images with this application after transfer menu; choose from Windows Explorer (or in macOS, the Finder), Capture NX-D, and ViewNX-i. Applications that are not installed will not be listed.
Copying Ad-hoc Mode Settings
If Direct connection (ad-hoc) is selected in the camera connection wizard, the camera will not connect automatically even if the network profile has been copied to the computer. To connect, manually select the network profile on the computer.