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How to Connect a Camera using WiFi Direct?

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1 64 bit

    How to Connect a Camera using WiFi Direct?

    I have a new Lumix GX7 camera which I'm trying to connect to a Dell laptop running Windows8.1 using WiFi direct.

    The laptop sees the camera's WiFi signal but connects with "Limited Connectivity" when I input the camera's SSID and password.

    What does Limited Connectivity mean and what should I check to enable a full connection so I can copy photos from the camera to PC via WiFi?

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  2. #2

    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    You will always get that with a device like that. Especially if you already have the laptop connected to a wifi access point. Suggest you read Panasonic's instruction on how to connect to the camera through its Wif hotspot. This is the owners manual. See pages 70 to 72.
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  3. #3

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    Windows 8.1

    When I connect my computer to Flashair, the displayed message is "Connection is Limited", but I still can view the pictures.

    The message reminds you that your computer is not connected to internet, you may note that when your computer is connected to router and internet signal is not available, the mesage will also appear.
    Last edited by big8; 07 Aug 2014 at 07:48.
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