It’s quite a hassle that every time you need to transfer photos or videos from your camera to your computer, you have to eject the memory card, insert it into your computer’s card reader and retrieve the files. This process is even more complicated when you want to make the transfer to your mobile device.
Well, you can save yourself from such an ordeal if you own one of Nikon’s Z-series mirrorless cameras – the Z6 and Z7 – that offer wireless connectivity feature allowing you to get your photos on your PC or mobile device as soon as you capture them.
In this post, I’m going to show you the steps required to wirelessly connect a Nikon Z6 / Z7 to a PC to quickly transfer your media files.
That’s it, your camera should now be connected to your PC. Go ahead and take a quick test to see if it’s really working.
Note: For Mac users, here’s the direct path to where photos are downloaded: Macintosh HD/Users/user_name/Pictures/Wireless Transmitter Utility
It’s quite handy to be able to connect your Nikon camera wirelessly with your PC, but some bonus tips are always helpful for a better experience.
Sometimes you have to connect your camera temporarily to a WiFi network to transfer files on a PC or a mobile device. However, this may leave your camera files vulnurable to a security threat. So to make the wireless connection more secure, you can add an extra password on the your Nikon camera.
Here’s how to do it:
You Nikon camera now has an added layer of password protection.
For any reason you don’t want to connect your camera to a certain Wi-Fi network anymore, here’s how you can delete it from your camera:
There, your camera will not conenct to the deleted WiFi anymore.