Setting the language on the PowerShot SX20 IS.

Article ID: ART131218 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


You can change the language displayed in the LCD monitor menus and messages.

  • Screens or menu listings may differ depending on the camera model being used.
  • As the actual locations of buttons / switches on cameras vary depending on the camera model, the illustrations that appear on this page may differ from your camera.

1. Press the < Playback > () button to turn on the camera.

2. Hold down the < FUNC./SET > () button, and press the < MENU > () button immediately.

3. The following screen will appear on the LCD monitor.

Operate the < Directional buttons > to select a target language.

After a language is selected, press the < FUNC./SET > () button.

  • The clock will appear if too much time passes between pressing the < FUNC./SET > () button and the < MENU > () button in Step 2. If the clock appears, press the < FUNC./SET > () button to remove the clock and repeat Step 2.
  • You can also change the display language by pressing the < MENU > () button, choosing the [Set up] () tab, and choosing the [Language] menu item.



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