D7500 WiFi Connection Process

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CSharpDude
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D7500 WiFi Connection Process

Post by CSharpDude »

I just got this app and love it. I did not know there is a firmware update (1.10) for the D7500 that removes the need to open Snapbridge to connect over WiFi. After installing the firmware update, use the menu item "Establish Wi-Fi Connection" in the Setup --> WiFi section. Connect your phone or tablet to the WiFi network displayed on the camera using the displayed password. Now you can connect DSLRdashboard using the Nikon WiFi button. Easy!

bgoffe
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Re: D7500 WiFi Connection Process

Post by bgoffe »

I too have a D7500 with the 1.10 firmware update and I've been unable to connect from my Pixel 3 phone. Here's what I did:
1. On my Pixel, I turned off the connection to my home WiFi
2. On my D7500, I selected "Establish Wi-Fi connection".
3. On my phone I selected "D7500_*****" when offered sites to connect to.
4. I got "connecting" then "Obtaining IP address" then "No internet."

I did check the password set by my D7500 several times and it seems correct. Also, when I try the wrong password I get the suggestion to retry my password. Any ideas?

hubaiz
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Re: D7500 WiFi Connection Process

Post by hubaiz »

- enable wireless on your D7500
- connect your Pixel wireless to the D7500
- start qDslrDashboard and press the 'Nikon wireless' button

* be sure that no other device is connecting to the D7500 wireless
* be sure that the Nikon WMU or Smartbridge applicaitons are not running on your Pixel
* be sure that your Pixel does not change automatically the wireless AP if there is no internet on current one
* eventually disable your mobile data

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