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Using the Remote Viewfinder Feature on Your NX1 Camera

Use the Remote Viewfinder feature on your smart phone to control your camera and remotely capture a photo or record video.

Controlling the Camera Remotely with a Smartphone

  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 Remote View Finder.     

  4. Review the NOTICE and then touch OK.    

  5. Touch the Camera icon to capture the photo.     

  6. Touch the Video icon to start video recording.    

  7. Touch the Arrow icon on the right side to select option.   

  8. 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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