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

Article ID: ART143814 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


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


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 send images wirelessly to e-mail addresses, social networking services, and other Web services. Click 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.
  • 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 on the camera.

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


  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Establishing Web Service Connections

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

8. Touch [Wi-Fi].

9. Choose a Web service.

Touch <><> or drag across the screen to choose the web service you want to send images to.
  • If multiple recipients are available for the same service, touch the desired recipient on the [Select Recipient] screen.

10. Connect to an access point. Drag up or down across the screen to choose an access point.

For more information on connecting to an access point, refer to Sending images to a computer (Wi-Fi function) (PowerShot N).

11. When you have connected to the Web service, the image transfer screen will be displayed.

When you are in the vicinity of an access point that you have previously connected to, the camera will automatically connect to it in step 9. To change access points, select [Switch Network] from the screen that will be displayed when the connection is being established.
When a connection destination is set using the Touch Actions setting, you can automatically access the function to connect to the last connected destination from the next time by just dragging on the screen without needing to perform the connection operation.
For more information on the Touch Actions setting, please see the cameras Instruction manual.



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