Sending Images to Various Web Services (by way of CANON iMAGE GATEWAY) (Wi-Fi function)
Article ID: ART138138 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

Sending Images to Various Web Services (by way of CANON iMAGE GATEWAY) (Wi-Fi function)

Solution

First, sign up for a free CANON iMAGE GATEWAY account.
CANON iMAGE GATEWAY offers various services, such as the ability to share images in an online photo album. CANON iMAGE GATEWAY also serves as a bridge site to use Wi-Fi to send images to e-mail addresses, social networking services, and other Web services. Click http://canon.com/ cig, access the appropriate CANON iMAGE GATEWAY site for your country of residence, and follow the on-screen instructions to register as a member. You can continue to register other Web services other than CANON iMAGE GATEWAY to your account. For further details, check the websites for each web service you want to register.
IMPORTANT
  • An Internet connection is required to access CANON iMAGE GATEWAY (an Internet browser must be installed on the computer, you must have an account with an Internet service provider, and an Internet connection must be established).
  • Check CANON iMAGE GATEWAY for browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.) settings, conditions and version information when connecting to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.
  • Separate ISP connection and access point fees may be applicable.

Adjusting Settings for Using Web Services From CANON iMAGE GATEWAY

Adjust account settings for the Web services you want to use. Because CameraWindow is used to adjust settings, be sure to install it from the included CD-ROM beforehand.
For installation procedures, please see Installing the Software Applications .

1. Connect the camera to a computer with the interface cable.
  • On a computer running Windows, there is no need to connect the interface cable if you complete settings in advance. In this case, you can connect via Wi-Fi.

2. Display CameraWindow.

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

3. Click [Camera Settings], and then click [Set Up Web Services].


4. Login to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.

  • Enter your CANON iMAGE GATEWAY login name and password, and then click [Login].

5. Set a Web service you want to use.

Follow the on-screen instructions to complete settings for Web services you want to use.
Once the Web service settings are complete, click [Finish] at the bottom of the window to close it.
NOTE
  • After logging in to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY the second time in step 4, the screen in step 6 will be displayed. To change settings for Web services you use, click [Edit Web Services].

6. Apply Web service settings to the camera.

  • Choose the name of the Web service you want to set on the camera, and click [
    ] in the middle of the lists.
- The name of the Web service that will be saved to the camera will be displayed in the [Camera] list.
  • Click [
    ] or [
    ] to change the order of the Web services that will be displayed in the cameras Wi-Fi menu.
  • After you finish adjusting settings in the[Camera] list to your liking, close the window.
- The settings of Web services and for transferring images via the server are applied to the camera.

NOTE
  • To add or change Web services, repeat the above procedures starting from step 1.

Connecting to Web Services

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

8. Press the <Wi-Fi> (
) button.


9. Choose a Web service.

Press the <
><
><
><
> buttons to choose the icon of the Web service that you want to connect to, and then press the <FUNC./SET> (
) button.
  • If the Web service has multiple recipients, select the desired recipient on the [Select Recipient] screen, and press the <FUNC./SET> (
    ) button.

10. Connect to an access point.
Press the <
><
> buttons to choose [Add an Access Point], and then press the <FUNC./SET> (
) button.
- A list of detected access points will be displayed in the [Access Point Connect] screen.

For information on the steps involved in connecting to an access point, refer to step 5 of Sending images to a computer (Wi-Fi function).


11. When the connection is made, the screen for sending images will appear.

NOTE
After you have accessed the Wi-Fi menu once, you can access it again by pressing the <
> button. The recent target device is listed first, so you can easily connect again by pressing the <
><
> buttons to choose it. To add a new device, display the device selection screen by pressing the <
><
> buttons, and then configure the setting. If you prefer not to display recent target devices, press the <MENU> button, and on the
[] tab, choose [Wi-Fi Settings] > [Target History] > [Off].


SIMS Doc Id

8201758000