Aug 05, 2016

When will EyeFi Wi-Fi SD cards stop working (EOL)?

My dad is a photographer and uses Eye-Fi cards in his cameras. These cards both store data and let you wirelessly transfer images, which is very convenient. This weekend he said that he had heard that EyeFi cards were going to stop working soon. When will EyeFi storage cards reach end of life (EOL)?
EOL is officially September 16, 2016. It's not entirely clear whether or not there will be some wireless functionality after that.

I also checked on the Eye-Fi website and found some info that you might find useful. Link is at the bottom:

"Will I still be able to create an Eye-Fi Center account after September 16th?
No, you will not be able to create an Eye-Fi Center account or log in to an existing Eye-Fi Center account.

Can I still download and install Eye-Fi Center or your mobile applications after September 16th?
The Eye-Fi Center applications can be installed, but since account creation and logging in will no longer work, these applications will not be functional.

Will I be able to use my Eye-Fi 1.0 card after September 16, 2016?
Certain X2 functions, such as Direct Mode, may not be directly impacted by our end of life process. If you wish to try Direct Mode you will need to set it up prior to the end of life date. You can find instructions on how to set up direct mode here: for Android, for iOS. Please note that while Direct Mode may not be directly affected, Eye-Fi applications will no longer be updated for operating system updates, and their functionality is not guaranteed - additionally, no support will be provided either for the setup or functionality of Direct Mode. Note: THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT DIRECT MODE CONFIGURATIONS WILL CONTINUE FUNCTIONING AFTER THE SEPTEMBER 16TH 2016 SHUT DOWN."
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