Sending still images and movies from a camera to a smartphone (Wi-Fi function) (PowerShot S110)

Article ID: ART136372 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Sending still images and movies from a camera to a smartphone (Wi-Fi function) (PowerShot S110)


Add a smartphone with wireless LAN functionality to the list of available devices as follows.
Add a smartphone to your list of devices to connect to via wireless LAN.
When establishing a wireless connection with a smartphone, you can either use the camera as an access point (Camera Access Point mode) or use another access point.
  • Follow these instructions when using the camera as an access point. When using another access point, see Connecting to a wireless LAN (Manual Setup).
  • Before connecting to a camera via wireless LAN, download and install the dedicated CameraWindow (free) application on your smartphone.
  • You can also configure this setting through touch-screen operations.

Connecting the camera to a smartphone wirelessly

Connect to the smartphone over the wireless LAN.

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

2. Press the <wireless LAN> () button.

3. Operate the <directional buttons> or turn the <> dial to choose
, and then press the <> button.

4.Operate the <directional buttons> or turn the <> dial to choose [Add a Device], and then press the <> button.

  • If you register a smartphone, that smartphone's name will appear on the screen in step 4. From the second time onward, select the smartphone's name to make the connection.

5.Operate the <directional buttons> or turn the <> dial to choose [Set Camera As Access Point], and then press the <> button.

6. The following screen appears.

Operating the smartphone, connect to the access point shown on the camera's screen.
Choose the displayed SSID (network name) from the smartphones Wi-Fi setting menu. Enter the encryption key(WEP key) displayed on the camera screen into the password field on the smartphone.

7. Start CameraWindow on the smartphone.
  • Once the smartphone is recognized on the camera, the device connection screen will be displayed on the camera.

8. Choose a smartphone to connect to.

9. The following screen appears.

Choose [Yes] when you want to view camera images on a smartphone, and choose [No] when you dont want the images to be viewed on a smartphone.
Choose [Yes] to use a smartphone to send images from the camera to the smartphone.
  • You can now use the smartphone to receive images sent from the camera, or to geotag images on the camera.
  • When the smartphone has been added successfully, the image transfer screen will be displayed.

10. The following screen appears.

11. Once you have connected to the smartphone, a screen like the one below will appear.

  • The image quality level for movies that can be sent may differ depending on the smartphone. Refer to the instruction manual provided with your smartphone for details.
  • To add multiple smartphones, repeat the above procedures starting from step 4.
  • To change privacy settings for smartphones added to the list, choose the smartphone whose settings you want to change from [Edit a Device] in step 4, and then choose [View Settings].
  • When a connection destination is set using the Touch Actions setting, you can send images from the next time by just performing touch operations without needing to perform the connection operation again.
  • See the Camera User Guide for details on Touch Action settings.

Sending one image at a time to a smartphone

12. Turn the <> dial to choose an image to send.

Press the <><> buttons to choose [Send this image], and then press the <> button.
  • When uploading to YouTube, read the terms of service, choose [I Agree], and press the <> button.
  • Image transfer will begin.
  • After images are uploaded to a Web service, [OK] is displayed. Press the <> button to return to the playback screen.
  • After sending images to a camera or smartphone, [Image sent] will be displayed, and the display will return to the image transfer screen.
  • To disconnect from the camera, press the <> button, and after the confirmation message, choose [OK] (either press the <><> buttons or turn the <> dial) and press the <> button.
  • On the screen, wireless signal strength is indicated by the following icons.
[ ] high, [ ] medium, [ ] low, [ ] weak
However, no icon is displayed when the camera is used as an access point.

13. The following screen appears.

After the image has been sent to the smartphone and the [Image sent] message appears, return to step 12.

Sending multiple images to a smartphone

14.Press the <><> buttons to choose [Select and send], and then press the <> button.

15. The following screen appears.

  • Press the <directional buttons> to choose an image to send, and then press the <> button. [ ] is displayed.
  • To cancel selection, press the <> button again. [ ] is no longer displayed.
  • Repeat this process to choose additional images.
  • After you finish choosing images, press the <> button.

16. The following screen appears.

Press the <><> buttons or turn the <> dial to choose [Send], and then press the <
> button.
You can also choose images in step 15 by pressing the zoom lever twice toward <> to access single-image display and then pressing the <><> buttons or turning the <> dial.
In step 16, you can choose the resolution (size) to resize images to before sending.



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