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Using a Smart Phone as a Remote Shutter Release

With Samsung Camera Manager app, use the Bluetooth shutter function in your smart phone as a remote shutter for the Samsung NX1 Camera.

Using the Bluetooth Shutter Function

  1. Connect the camera and a smart phone via Bluetooth.

  2. On the smart phone, turn on Samsung Camera Manager. You can download from the Play Store or App Store.

  3. Touch Bluetooth Shutter.

  4. Touch Camera icon to capture the photo.

  5. Touch Video icon to start video recording.

  6. Touch Arrow icon on the right side to view option.

  7. Please choose an option from the list.

  • Select Press to capture a single photo at each time you touch.

  • Select Press & Hold and touch to allow Shutter remain pressed. Press again to release shutter. When capturing continuous shots or using the Bulb function, select Press& Hold and touch to capture photos for the desired time.


  • The ideal distance between the camera and the smart phone may vary, depending on your surroundings.

  • The smart phone must be within 23 ft(7m) of the camera to use this feature.

  • The Remote Viewfinder function will deactivate when:

    • You answer incoming call on the iOS devices.

    • There is an incoming call on the smart phone.

    • Either the camera or the smart phone turns off.

    • The device loses a Bluetooth or Wi Fi connection.

    • The Bluetooth or Wi Fi connection is poor or unstable.

    • You perform no operations for approximately 3 minutes while connected.

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