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How to Pair Bluetooth Devices to Nikon D3400 Camera

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Your Nikon D3400 does not pair directly with your device, but rather through the SnapBridge app. This guide will take you through steps on enabling Bluetooth on your device, on downloading the app, and on setting up the connection between your device and Nikon camera.

Nikon D3400 Camera.

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Your Nikon D3400 does not pair directly with your device, but rather through the SnapBridge app. This guide will take you through steps on enabling Bluetooth on your device, on downloading the app, and on setting up the connection between your device and Nikon camera.

Nikon D3400 Camera.

  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
    Swipe down
  2. Tap the Bluetooth icon to enable it.
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Enabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
    Bluetooth Disabled
  1. Launch the Play Store on your smartphone.
    Google Play Store.
  2. Select the search bar at the top.
    Google Play Store with Search bar highlighted.
  3. Type in "SnapBridge", then select SnapBridge from the list.
    Search with SnapBridge typed in and highlighted.
  4. Select Install.
    SnapBridge App page with Install highlighted.
  5. This app requires extra permissions. When prompted, select Accept.
    SnapBridge extra permissions with Accept highlighted.
  6. Once installed, you can select Open now to open it.
    SnapBridge installed with Open button highlighted.

We will return to the app in a moment, our next step is to enable pairing mode on your camera.

  1. Push the Menu button.
    Camera with Menu button highlighted.
  2. Select Setup.
    Menu with setup highlighted.
  3. Scroll down, and select Connect to Smart Device > Start.
    Connect to smart device with start highlighted.
  1. Launch SnapBridge on your device.
    SnabBridge.
  2. Select Pair with camera.
    napBridge start screen with pair with camera highlighted.
  3. Select digital SLR camera.
    Camera select with digital SLR camera highlighted.
  4. Your phone will locate your camera. Follow the directions on your phone's screen to complete the connection.
    Pairing screen.
  1. Open Settings.
    iOS Settings.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
    iOS Bluetooth
  3. Ensure that the Bluetooth toggle is in the On position.
    Bluetooth toggle switch highlighted in iOS settings.
  1. Open the App Store.
    Apple App Store.
  2. Select Search in the bottom right corner.
    App Store Search Button.
  3. Type in "SnapBridge", then select Search.
    Search bar with SnapBridge entered.
  4. Select Get for SnapBridge.
    SnapBridge app entry with Get highlighted.
  5. Select Open to open the app now, if you wish.
    SnapBridge App Store entry with Open highlighted.

We will return to the app in a moment, our next step is to enable pairing mode on your camera.