Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5000

Upload Settings(Eye-Fi)

Sets whether to use the upload function when using an Eye-Fi card (commercially available). This item appears when an Eye-Fi card is inserted into the product’s memory card slot.

  1. MENU (Setup) → [Upload Settings] → desired setting.
  2. Set your Wi-Fi network or destination on the Eye-Fi card.
    For details, refer to the manual supplied with the Eye-Fi card.
  3. Insert the Eye-Fi card you have set up into the product, and shoot still images.
    Images are transferred to your computer, etc., automatically via the Wi-Fi network.

Menu item details

On (default setting):
Enables the upload function.

Disables the upload function

Communication status screen display

: Standby. No images are to be sent.

: Upload standby.

: Connecting.

: Uploading.

: Error


  • Eye-Fi cards are only sold in certain countries/regions.
  • For more information on Eye-Fi cards, please contact the manufacturer or vendor directly.
  • Eye-Fi cards can be used only in the countries/regions where they were purchased. Use Eye-Fi cards in accordance with the law of the countries/regions where you purchased the card.
  • Eye-Fi cards are equipped with a wireless LAN function. Do not insert an Eye-Fi card into the product on an airplane. When an Eye-Fi card is inserted into the product, set [Upload Settings] to [Off]. When the upload function is set to [Off], theindicator will be displayed on the product.
  • Power save mode will not function during uploading.
  • If (error) is displayed, remove the memory card and reinsert it, or turn the product off and then on again. If the indicator appears again, the Eye-Fi card may be damaged.
  • Wireless LAN communication may be influenced by other communication devices. If the communication status is poor, move closer to the access point to be connected.
  • This product does not support Eye-Fi “Endless Memory Mode.” Before using an Eye-Fi card, be sure that “Endless Memory Mode” is turned off.