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Sending images from a camera to an android smartphone
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Sending images from a camera to an Android smartphone
(PowerShot G3 X)

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  • Page 1 Sending images from a camera to an Android smartphone (PowerShot G3 X)
  • Page 2: Getting Started

    IMPORTANT In the following explanation, smartphone setting procedures are indicated by the icon, and • camera setting procedures are indicated by the icon. In this article, Android smartphones and tablets are collectively referred to as 'smartphones'. • NOTE Keep your fingers or other objects off the Wi-Fi antenna area. Covering this may decrease the •...
  • Page 3 Step 1: Confirming the smartphone's OS version 1. Check the smartphones specifications. The camera can connect via Wi-Fi to smartphones running the following operating systems: Android OS ( smartphone/tablet ) 2.3.3 - 2.3.7 / 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 4.3 / 4.4 •...
  • Page 4 Step 2: Installing Camera Connect on the smartphone and setting Wi-Fi to ON Download Camera Connect from Google Play and install it on the smartphone. If Camera Connect is already installed on the smartphone, please proceed to Step 3: Connecting the camera to the smartphone. NOTE The example procedure is shown in Android OS 4.0 •...
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT The Camera Connect application is free, but separate connection charges for accessing Google Play may be applicable. A Google account is necessary to download Camera Connect. It is not possible to download Camera Connect to smartphones not equipped with GooglePlay. Downloading the application via a cellular network may take longer than downloading via Wi-Fi.
  • Page 6 4. Choose [Camera Connect] from the displayed search results, and install it on the smartphone. After installation has been completed, tap the [Home] button to return to the Home Screen. 5. Touch the menu key, and then touch [Settings] ( 6.
  • Page 7 NOTE Using an NFC-compatible Android smartphone (OS version 4.0 or later) simplifies the process of connecting the devices via NFC. B: Registering the smartphone to the [ ] button and connecting. NOTE Simply press the [ ] button to connect the devices. This simplifies sending images to a smartphone. C: Connecting via Wi-Fi.
  • Page 8 A-2. The camera starts up automatically. NOTE When making Wi-Fi settings for the first time, a screen will appear for you to register a • nickname for the camera. This nickname will be displayed on [Select a Device] screen when connecting to other devices via Wi-Fi. If the [Device Nickname] screen is displayed, press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [OK], and then press...
  • Page 9 You can now use the smartphone to browse, import, or geotag images on the camera or shoot remotely. REFERENCE You can change privacy settings for registered smartphones. • A-5. The following screen appears. A-6. Once you have connected to the smartphone, a screen like the one below will appear. A-7.
  • Page 10 Please proceed to Step 4: Sending images to the smartphone. Pressing the Mobile Device Connect button to connect with the smartphone, and saving images from the camera to the smartphone. B-1. Press the cameras [ Mobile device connect ] ( ) button.
  • Page 11 When setting up Wi-Fi for the first time, the camera nickname registration screen will be • displayed. This nickname will be displayed on [Select a Device] screen when connecting to other devices via Wi-Fi. If the [Device Nickname] screen is displayed, press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [OK], and then press the [...
  • Page 12 REFERENCE When you are in the vicinity of an access point that you have previously connected to, the • camera will automatically connect to it. To change access points, select [Switch Network] from the screen that will be displayed when •...
  • Page 13 B-5. Tap the [Canon CC] ( ) application icon on the smartphone to start [Camera Connect]. After the camera recognizes the smartphone, a device selection screen is displayed. • B-6.Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the smartphone you want to connect with, and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 14 B-8. Touch [Images on camera ] in Camera Connect. REFERENCE • Once you have connected to a smartphone initially via Wi-Fi by pressing the [ ] (Mobile device connection) button, you can simply press the [ ] (Mobile device connection) button after that to connect again for viewing and saving camera images on connected devices.
  • Page 15 If you wish to register a different smartphone to the [ ] button, clear the one currently registered first. Please proceed to Step 4: Sending images to the smartphone. Pressing the Wi-Fi button to connect with the smartphone, and saving images from the camera to the smartphone.
  • Page 16 This nickname will be displayed on [Select a Device] screen when connecting to other devices via Wi-Fi. If the [Device Nickname] screen is displayed, press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [OK], and then press the [ ] button. You can change the device nickname (display name) that is displayed on the camera.
  • Page 17 C-5. The cameras SSID is displayed on the screen. C-6. Choose the SSID (network name) displayed on the cameras screen from the list of access points displayed on the smartphone. NOTE For better security, you can display a password on the screen by accessing MENU and choosing [ 4 ] tab >...
  • Page 18 C-7. Tap the [Canon CC] ( ) application icon on the smartphone to start [Camera Connect]. After the camera recognizes the smartphone, a device selection screen is displayed. • C-8. Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the smartphone's nickname, and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 19 You can now use the smartphone to browse, import, or geotag images on the camera or shoot remotely. REFERENCE You can change privacy settings for registered smartphones. • C-10. The following screen appears. C-11. Once you have connected to the smartphone, a screen like the one below will appear. NOTE You can connect to smartphones that you have already connected to by choosing them on the •...
  • Page 20 recent target devices, press the [MENU] button, and on the [ 4 ] tab, choose [Wi-Fi Settings] [Target History] [Off]. To add multiple smartphones, repeat the above procedures starting from step C-3. • C-12. Touch [Images on camera ] in Camera Connect. Please proceed to Step 4: Sending images to the smartphone.
  • Page 21 Step 4: Sending images to the smartphone 1. Use the smartphone to import images from the camera to the smartphone. When the camera is connected to the smartphone, a list of the images on the camera will appear in [Camera Connect].
  • Page 22 2. After the screen refreshes, choose the desired images, and then touch [Save] on the bottom right of the screen. The selected images will be saved to the smartphone. 3. After the images have been saved, touch the [Home] button to return to the menu screen.
  • Page 23 4. To end the connection, touch the [ ] icon displayed in the upper right of the screen, and then touch [Yes]. When the connection is ended, the camera will automatically turn off. NOTE To control the camera manually, either end the connection from the smartphone or restart the •...