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05-25-2016, 08:47 PM   #1
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K-S2 WiFi suddenly won't work

Greetings, everyone! I've had my K S-2 since November, and am loving it. All has been working well, including WiFi. I've been able to use the Image Sync app many times to transfer images to my phone. However, today when I attempted to turn on camera wifi, I heard the usual beep and the Wi-Fi icon appeared on the camera's LCD screen, but was grayed out. In my phone's list of available networks, the camera's WiFi network was shown to be out of range, even though the two were right next to each other. I had disabled mobile data, as usual. Any troubleshooting ideas? Thanks for any help! (Will cross post in K S-2 forum.)

05-25-2016, 08:53 PM   #2
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I'd try resetting your camera settings. Is the battery properly charged? Is your firmware up to date? Hopefully it's not a hardware issue!

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05-26-2016, 05:51 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply, Adam. I tried restoring factory defaults and putting in a fresh battery, with no luck. How do I update firmware?

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My firmware version is 1.0
05-27-2016, 06:43 AM   #4
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Problem solved! I started digging into old troubleshooting forum posts pertaining to wifi, and stumbled across a poster who bumped NFC transfer points on his phone and camera to enable the connection. I'd never had to do that to get a connection in the past, but gave it a try. SUCCESS! I love these forums!


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