View the pictures on the camera memory card or take photographs from the web browser on a computer or smart device.

  • For more information on system requirements, see “HTTP Server System Requirements” (HTTP Server System Requirements).

  • Up to five users can access the camera at one time. Only one, however, can take photographs or edit text.

  • Note that the standby timer will not expire automatically when the camera is in http server mode.

  1. Select [Enable] for [Wired LAN/WT] > [Wired LAN/WT functions] in the setup menu.
    • When you press J, the camera will connect using the most recently-used network profile. To connect using a different profile, proceed to Step 2. Otherwise, proceed to Step 3.

    • When a connection is established, the URL to be used for connection to the camera will appear in the [Wired LAN/WT] display.

  2. Choose an http server profile in the [Network settings] display.
    • HTTP server profiles are indicated by an M icon.

    • When you press J, the camera will exit to the [Wired LAN/WT] display and initiate the connection. The network name will be shown in green in the [Wired LAN/WT] display once a connection is established.

  3. Launch the web browser on the computer or smart device.

  4. Enter the camera URL (“http://” followed by the camera IP address) in the browser window address field.

    • Enter the URL shown in the camera [Wired LAN/WT] display.

    • A login dialog will be displayed.

  5. Enter your user name and password in the web browser login dialog.

    • The default user name is “nikon” and the default password is blank.

    • The server home page will be displayed.

    User Name and Password

    The user name and password used for login from web browsers can be selected using [Wired LAN/WT] > [Options] > [HTTP user settings] in the setup menu.

  6. Click [Language] and choose the desired option.

    Choose the desired language.

  7. Choose [Shooting/Viewer], [Viewer], or [Edit text].

    Option

    Description

    [Shooting/Viewer]

    Control the camera and take pictures remotely from a web browser on a computer or smart device. You can also view pictures (Computer, Android, and iPad Web Browsers, iPhone Web Browsers).

    • Only one user can connect at a time. This option is not displayed if another user is currently connected using [Shooting/Viewer] or [Edit text].

    [Viewer]

    View the pictures on the camera memory card from a web browser on a computer or smart device (The Viewer Window, The Viewer Window).

    • Up to five users can connect at a time. Note, however, that only four users will be able to connect at a time if another user is currently connected using [Shooting/Viewer] or [Edit text].

    [Edit text]

    Use a web browser on a computer or smart device to edit image comments and copyright and IPTC information stored on the camera (The Text Edit Window, The Text Edit Window).

    • Only one user can connect at a time. This option is not displayed if another user is currently connected using [Shooting/Viewer] or [Edit text].

The [Wired LAN/WT] Status Display

The [Wired LAN/WT] display shows the following:

1

Status: The status of the connection to the host. The camera URL is displayed when a connection is established. Errors and error codes are also displayed here (Ethernet/Wireless Transmitter Troubleshooting).

2

Signal strength: Ethernet connections are shown by %. When the camera is connected to a wireless network, the icon instead shows the wireless signal strength.

HTTP Server System Requirements

Operation has been confirmed with the following systems:

Windows

OS

Windows 10, Windows 8.1

Browser

  • Windows 10: Microsoft Edge

  • Windows 8.1: Internet Explorer 11

macOS

OS

macOS version 10.14, 10.13, or 10.12

Browser

  • macOS version 10.14: Safari 12

  • macOS version 10.13: Safari 11

  • macOS version 10.12: Safari 10

Android OS

OS

Android version 9.0 or 8.1

Browser

Chrome

iOS

OS

iOS version 12 or 11

Browser

The version of Safari included with the operating system

Connection Status

Connection status is shown by the camera network indicator.

Network indicator

Status

I (off)

  • [Disable] selected for [Wired LAN/WT] > [Wired LAN/WT functions] in the setup menu.

  • Ethernet cable not connected.

K (green)

Waiting to connect.

H (flashes green)

Connected.

H (flashes amber)

Error.

The Viewfinder Display

Connection status is also shown in the camera viewfinder. T is displayed when the camera is connected via Ethernet, U when it is connected to a wireless network. The icon will flash if an error occurs.

Computer, Android, and iPad Web Browsers

Click or tap to adjust camera settings.

  • For information on the displays for iPhones, see “iPhone Web Browsers” (iPhone Web Browsers).

The Shooting Window

The following controls can be accessed by selecting [Shooting/Viewer] on the server home page. To display the view through the camera lens in the viewfinder area, tap or click the “live view” button.

1

Home button

2

View button

3

Shoot button

4

Viewfinder

5

Logout button

6

Display panel

7

Exposure mode

8

Camera settings

9

Test button

10

Shutter-release button

11

Live view button

12

Still photography/movie button

13

Focus buttons

14

Zoom buttons

Option

Description

Display panel

View the exposure indicator, the battery level, and number of exposures remaining.

Camera settings

Adjust settings for photography or movie recording. Adjustments are made by clicking or tapping the icons.

Shutter-release button

  • Photography: Release the shutter.

  • Filming: Start recording. Click or tap again to end recording.

Test button

Take a test photo and display it in the viewfinder. The picture is not recorded to the camera memory card.

Enabling Live View on the Camera

When the view through the camera lens is displayed in the viewfinder area, pressing the camera a button will display the view through the lens in the camera monitor. Press the a button again to end live view on the camera.

The Release-Mode Button

Rotating the camera release mode dial to S (quick release-mode selection) enables the browser-window release-mode button, which can be used to choose from single-frame, high-speed continuous, and low-speed continuous release modes. In high- and low-speed continuous release modes, the camera takes photographs while the browser shutter-release button is pressed.

Focus Buttons

The size of the focus adjustment increases with the distance of the button from the center of the display. Use q for smaller increases, w for larger increases.

Focusing

To focus, click or tap your subject in the viewfinder area.

The Viewer Window

The viewer window can be accessed by selecting [Viewer] on the server home page or by clicking or tapping the “view” button in the shooting window. The viewer window offers a choice of thumbnail, film-strip, and full-frame views.

Thumbnail View

View multiple small (“thumbnail”) images per page.

1

View most recent picture in folder

2

Folder selection

3

Thumbnails per page

4

Thumbnail view

5

Film-strip view

6

Full-frame view

Film-Strip View

Choose the picture displayed from the thumbnails at the bottom of the window.

Full-Frame View

Click or tap thumbnails to display pictures full frame.

The [Download] Button

Click or tap the [Download] button to save the current picture to the computer or smart device.

Voice Memos

Voice memos are listed as separate files.

Movies

Movies are indicated by 1 icons.

The Text Edit Window

Selecting [Edit text] on the server home page displays the text edit window. The text edit window is used to edit the image comments and the copyright and IPTC information stored on the camera.

1

Home button

2

Save button

3

Image comment

4

Logout button

5

Clear button

6

Copyright information

7

IPTC information

Saving Changes

Changes are not saved automatically. Click or tap the “save” button to save changes.

The “Clear” Button

Clicking or tapping the “clear” button immediately deletes the displayed text. The text will be deleted even if you exit without clicking the “save” button.

[Image Comment]

Create a comment that can be appended to subsequent images. Comments can be viewed as metadata in ViewNX-i or Capture NX-D.

Option

Description

[Attach comment]

Select (M) this option to enable comments. The current comment will be added to all pictures taken after you click the “save” button.

[Input comment]

Input a comment up to 36 characters long.

[Copyright Information]

Add copyright information to new photographs as they are taken. Copyright information can be viewed as metadata in ViewNX-i or in Capture NX-D.

Option

Description

[Attach copyright information]

Select (M) this option to enable copyright information. The current copyright information will be added to all pictures taken after you click the “save” button.

[Artist]/[Copyright]

Enter a photographer name up to 36 characters long and a copyright holder name up to 54 characters long.

Copyright Information
  • To prevent unauthorized use of the artist or copyright holder names, disable [Attach copyright information] before lending or transferring the camera to another person. You will also need to make sure that the artist and copyright fields are blank.

  • Nikon does not accept liability for any damages or disputes arising from the use of the [Copyright information] option.

Image Comments
  • Image comments can be viewed on the [Other shooting data] page of the camera photo information display.

  • To display the [Other shooting data] page, select (M) both [Shooting data] and [Other shooting data] for [Playback display options] in the playback menu.

Copyright Information
  • Copyright information can be viewed on the [Copyright info] page of the camera photo information display.

  • To display the [Copyright info] page, select (M) both [Shooting data] and [Copyright info] for [Playback display options] in the playback menu.

[IPTC]

Embed IPTC presets in photographs as they are taken.

Option

Description

[Auto embed during shooting:]

Selecting [Auto embed during shooting:] displays a list of IPTC presets. Highlight a preset and click or tap the “save” button to embed the selected preset in all subsequent photos. Select [Off] to take photos with no IPTC presets.

[Select IPTC preset:]

Choosing [Select IPTC preset:] displays a list of IPTC presets. Choose a preset to copy to the camera.

IPTC Information

Embedded IPTC information can be viewed by selecting the IPTC page in the photo information display during full-frame playback.

iPhone Web Browsers

Tap to adjust camera settings.

The Shooting Window

The following controls can be accessed by selecting [Shooting/Viewer] on the server home page. Use the “live view” button to initiate live view photography (C) or ready the camera for filming (1). To exit live view, use the “live view” button to turn live view off.

1

Home button

2

View button

3

Shoot button

4

Logout button

5

Viewfinder

6

Display panel

7

Camera settings

8

Shutter-release button

9

Live view button

10

Camera settings

11

Exposure mode

12

Zoom buttons

Enabling Live View on the Camera

When the view through the camera lens is displayed in the viewfinder area, pressing the camera a button will display the view through the lens in the camera monitor. Press the a button again to end live view on the camera.

The Release-Mode Button

Rotating the camera release mode dial to S (quick release-mode selection) enables the browser-window release-mode button, which can be used to choose from single-frame, high-speed continuous, and low-speed continuous release modes. In high- and low-speed continuous release modes, the camera takes photographs while the browser shutter-release button is pressed.

Focusing

To focus, tap your subject in the viewfinder area.

The Viewer Window

The viewer window can be accessed by selecting [Viewer] on the server home page or by tapping the “view” button in the shooting window. The iPhone viewer window offers a choice of thumbnail and full-frame views.

Thumbnail View

View multiple small (“thumbnail”) images per page. Tap thumbnails to view pictures full frame.

1

View most recent picture in folder

2

Folder selection

3

Thumbnails per page

Voice Memos

Voice memos are listed as separate files.

Movies

Movies are indicated by 1 icons.

Full-Frame View

Tap thumbnails to display pictures full frame.

1

Thumbnail view

2

View most recent picture in folder

The Text Edit Window

Selecting [Edit text] on the server home page displays the text edit window. The text edit window is used to edit the image comments and the copyright and IPTC information stored on the camera.

1

Home button

2

Save button

3

Logout button

4

Image comment (The Text Edit Window)

5

Copyright information (The Text Edit Window)

6

IPTC information (The Text Edit Window)

7

Clear button

Saving Changes

Changes are not saved automatically. Tap the “save” button to save changes.