help please: EP5 and wifi

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by caimi, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. caimi

    caimi Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2012
    middle US
    Caimi caimiphotography.com
    I am not sure why I decided to try to configure my ipad and EP5 but last night I tried to do just that and - no luck. I followed the directions but I can't get the ipad to read the EP5 no matter how long I hold the bar code up to the ipad. What am I missing here?
     
  2. SRHEdD

    SRHEdD Mu-43 Top Veteran

    979
    Feb 24, 2011
    Viera, Florida USA
    Steve
    Same happened here. Delete the app and start over from zero. Also, readers are finicky sometimes... try downloading a different free QR code reader.
     
  3. lersch

    lersch New to Mu-43

    1
    Dec 9, 2013
    Hi,

    your iPad has to be connected to the WiFi net, which is created by the E-P5. Most probably you are connected to another available net.

    Just scan the available WiFi nets with your iPad. There should be one with a cryptic name, which contains the letters EP5 after your activated WiFi on your E-P5.

    When connected to the correct network the pairing via QR code should be possible.

    Regards,
    Martin
     
  4. oly18

    oly18 Mu-43 Regular

    55
    Oct 21, 2011
    Hold your ipad really close to the QR code when it is scanning. I couldn't get it to work too until I figured out how close the QR code really has to be...
     
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