How to Change the Live View Auto-Off Timer on a Nikon D3300

By default, the Nikon D3300’s Live View will turn itself off after 10 minutes. You can bump that up to a maximum of 30 minutes. Here’s how.

Nikon D3500 Aperture
Nikon D3500 Aperture
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By default, the Nikon D3300’s Live View will turn itself off after 10 minutes. You can bump that up to a maximum of 30 minutes. This come in handy when you need to keep the Live View active for longer stretches, such as when you’re connecting your D3300 to a computer to use as a webcam.

You can find this setting under:

Settings > Auto Off Timers > Custom > Live View > 30m

Nikon D3500 Live View Auto Off Custom 30 Minutes

Nikon D3500 Live View Auto Off Custom 30 Minutes

Nikon D3500 Live View Auto Off Custom 30 Minutes

Nikon D3500 Live View Auto Off Custom 30 Minutes

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