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  • Page 1 Sending images from a camera to an iPhone (PowerShot G3 X)
  • Page 2 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, iPhones and iPads 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 iOS version 1. Check the smartphones specifications. The camera can connect via Wi-Fi to smartphones running the following operating systems: iOS 6.0 / 6.1 / 7.0 / 7.1 / 8.0 / 8.1 (As of February 2015) •...
  • Page 4 Step 2: Installing Camera Connect on the smartphone and setting Wi-Fi to ON Download Camera Connect from the App Store and install it on the smartphone. If Camera Connect is already installed on the iPhone, please proceed to Step 3: Connecting the camera to the smartphone. NOTE The example procedure is shown on an iPhone installed with iOS 6.0.
  • Page 5 2. Tap the search icon. Enter [Camera Connect] in the search field, and then tap [Search].
  • 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 [Settings]. 6. Confirm that the smartphone is not set to [Airplane mode]. Tap [Wi-Fi], and then set the [Wi-Fi] switch to [ON].
  • Page 7 Step 3: Connecting the camera to the smartphone IMPORTANT The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use. Procedures for using the two connection methods below are explained in the following sections. •...
  • Page 8 Pressing the Mobile Device Connect button to connect with the smartphone, and saving images from the camera to the smartphone. A-1. Press the cameras [Mobile device connect] ( ) button. (Hereafter referred to as the [ ] button.) NOTE When setting up Wi-Fi for the first time, the camera nickname registration screen will be •...
  • Page 9 A-2.Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [ ], and then press the [ ] button. A-3. The cameras SSID is displayed on the screen. REFERENCE When you are in the vicinity of an access point that you have previously connected to, the •...
  • Page 10 After confirming that the iPhone and the camera are connected, touch the [Home Button] to • return to the [Home Screen]. A-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.
  • Page 11 A-6.Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the smartphone to connect with, and then press the [ ] button. *[my phone] is shown in the example image above. A-7. After a connection is established with the smartphone, the smartphones name is displayed on the camera.
  • Page 12 A-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 13 NOTE To clear smartphones registered to the camera, press the [MENU] button, press the [ ], [ • buttons to choose [Mobile Device Connect Button] on the 4 ] tab, and then press the [ ] button. Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [OK], and then press the [ ] button.
  • Page 14 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 15 B-4. Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [Add a Device], and then press the [ ] button. B-5. The cameras SSID is displayed on the screen. B-6. Choose the SSID (network name) displayed on the cameras screen from the list of access points displayed on the smartphone.
  • Page 16 After confirming that the smartphone and the camera are connected, touch the [Home Button] • to return to the [Home Screen]. B-7. Tap the [Canon CC] ( ) application icon on the iPhone to start [Camera Connect]. After the camera recognizes the smartphone, a device selection screen is displayed.
  • Page 17 B-9. [Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [Yes], and then press the [ ] button. 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. •...
  • Page 18 NOTE You can connect to smartphones that you have already connected to by choosing them on the • [Select a Device] screen in step B-4. After you have accessed the Wi-Fi menu once, you can access it again by pressing the [ •...
  • Page 19 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 20 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 21 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 •...