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Using Wi-Fi on Your Galaxy Camera

Wi-Fi is a wireless connectivity feature that lets you connect Wi-Fi enabled devices to share information or to connect to the internet.

Turning Wi-Fi On and Off

Open the Notification Panel by swiping your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom, and touch Settings > Wi-Fi. Touch the slider to turn Wi-Fi on. When Wi-Fi is on, your device will scan for and connect to any known access points (access points you have previously connected to).

Connect to a Wi-Fi Network

  1. Open the Notification Panel by swiping your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom, and touch Settings  > Wi-Fi.

  2. Access point device names and security requirements of detected Wi-Fi devices display under Wi-Fi networks. Touch the access point, commonly known as the network, you want to connect to.

  3. Enter a wireless password, if necessary, and touch Connect.

    Manually Add Your New Network Connection

  1. Touch Add Wi-Fi network.

  2. Enter the Network SSID. This is the name of the access point you are connecting to.   

  3. Select the Security setting of the access point you are connecting to. If you select a security setting that does not match your access point, you will not be able to connect.

  4. If secured, you will also need to enter your access point's password.   

  5. Touch Save to store the new information and connect to the access point. Wi-Fi Status Indicator

Wi-Fi Status Indicator

The following icon shows your Wi-Fi connection status at a glance:

Displays when Wi-Fi is connected, active, and communicating with a Wireless Access Point (WAP).

Wi-Fi Advanced Settings

  1. Open the Notification Panel by swiping your finger from the top of the screen to the bottom, and touch Settings  > Wi-Fi.

  2. Touch Menu  > Advanced.

    • Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep: Specify whether your device should continue to stay connected to Wi-Fi if the screen goes to sleep.

    • Check for Internet service: Check if internet service is available when connected to a Wi-Fi access point.

    • MAC address: This is a unique number assigned to your device's Wi-Fi transmitter.

    • IP address: View the current IP assigned to you by the Wi-Fi access point you are connected to.

Wi-Fi Options

To use WPS, your product must support WPS and be compatible with WPA security.

  • Manage networks: View all the networks you have connected to. Touch and hold a network to connect, forget the network, or modify the network configuration.

  • WPS push button: Use this option to connect directly with your wireless router using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on your router.

  • WPS PIN entry: Use this option to connect directly with your wireless router by entering the randomly generated PIN on your device.

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