Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings (EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R)

Article ID: ART162881 | Date published: 10/05/2015 | Date last updated: 10/05/2015


Reverting the Camera to the Default Settings (EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R)


The camera’s shooting function settings and menu settings can be reverted to their defaults.

1. Set the power switch to [ON].

2. Press the [MENU] button to display the menu screen.

3. Press the [ ] button and select the [ ] tab.

4. Turn the [ ] dial and select the [ ] tab.

5. Turn the [ ] dial to select [Clear all camera settings], then press [ ].

6. Turn the [ ] dial to select [OK], then press [ ].

  • Setting [Clear all camera settings] will reset the camera to the following default settings:
Shooting Function Settings
AF operationOne-Shot AFHDR ModeDisable HDR
AF area selection modeSingle-point AF (Manual Selection)Interval timerDisable
AF point selectionCenterBulb timerDisable
Registered AF pointCanceledAnti-flicker shootingDisable
Metering mode (Evaluative metering)Mirror lockupDisable
ISO speedAutoViewfinder display
ISO speed rangeMinimum limit: 100Electronic levelHide
Maximum limit: 6400Grid displayHide
Auto ISO rangeMinimum limit: 100Show/hide in viewfinderOnly Flicker selected
Maximum limit: 3200Custom FunctionsUnchanged
Minimum shutter speedAutoExternal Speedlite control
Drive mode (Single shooting)Flash firingEnable
Exposure compensation/AEBCanceledE-TTL II flash meteringEvaluative flash metering
Flash exposure compensationCanceledFlash sync. speed in Av modeAuto
Multiple exposureDisable
AF Settings
Case 1 - 6Case1/Parameter settings of all cases clearedAF area selection methodM-Fn button
AI Servo 1st image priorityEqual priorityOrientation linked AF pointSame for both vertical/horizontal
AI Servo 2nd image priorityEqual priorityInitial AF point, AI Servo AFAuto
Lens electronic MFEnable after One-Shot AFAutomatic AF point selection: EOS iTR AFEnable
AF-assist beam firingEnableManual AF point selection patternStops at AF area edges
One-Shot AF release priorityFocus priorityAF point display during focusSelected (constant)
Lens drive when AF impossibleContinue focus searchVF display illuminationAuto
Selectable AF point61 pointsAF point during AI Servo AFNon illuminated
Select AF area selection modeAll items selectedAF MicroadjustmentDisable/Adjustment amount retained
Image Recording Settings
Image quality White balance bracketingCanceled
Crop/aspect ratioFull-frameColor spacesRGB
Picture StyleStandardLong exposure noise reductionDisable
Auto Lighting OptimizerStandardHigh ISO speed noise reductionStandard
Lens aberration correctionHighlight tone priorityDisable
Peripheral illumination correctionEnable/Correction data retainedRecord functionStandard
Chromatic aberration correctionEnable/Correction data retainedFile numberingContinuous
White balance (Ambience priority)File namePreset code
Custom White BalanceCanceledAuto cleaningEnable
White balance shiftCanceledDust Delete DataErased
Camera Settings
Auto power off1 min.LCD brightnessAuto
Release shutter without cardEnableEye-Fi settingsDisable
Image review time2 sec.LanguageUnchanged
Highlight alertDisableVideo systemUnchanged
AF point displayDisable button display optionsAll items selected
Playback gridOffCustom Quick ControlUnchanged
Histogram displayBrightness button functionRating
Movie playback countUnchangedCustom shooting modeUnchanged
Magnification (Approx.)2x (magnify from center)Copyright informationUnchanged
Control over HDMIDisableConfigure: MY MENUUnchanged
Image jump w/ (10 images)Menu displayNormal display
Auto rotateOn
Live View Shooting Settings
Live View shootingEnableExposure SimulationEnable
AF method +Tracking Silent LV shootingMode 1
Continuous AFDisableMetering timer8 sec.
Grid displayOff
Movie Shooting Settings
Movie Servo AFDisableTime code
AF method +Tracking Count upUnchanged
Grid displayOffStart time settingUnchanged
Movie recording sizeNTSC : Movie recording countUnchanged
PAL :  Movie playback countUnchanged
Sound recordingAutoDrop frameUnchanged
Wind filterDisableSilent controlDisable
AttenuatorDisable button function /
Silent LV shootingMode 1Time-lapse movieDisable
Metering timer8 sec.



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