Setting or Changing the Date and Time (PowerShot G5 X)
Article ID: ART164368 | Date published: 01/13/2016 | Date last updated: 01/13/2016
 

Description

Setting or Changing the Date and Time (PowerShot G5 X)

Solution

This section describes how to make the date and time settings on the camera.
Information you specify this way is recorded in image properties when you shoot, and it is used when you manage images by shooting date or print images showing the date.
IMPORTANT
  • The shooting date cannot be displayed when capturing images with the camera. To add the shooting date to captured images, please print them after making the necessary settings on a printer.
  • Unless you set the date, time, and home time zone, the [Date/Time] screen will be displayed each time you turn the camera on. Specify the correct information.

Initial Date and Time SettingsWhen you turn on the camera for the first time after purchase, the [Date/time] settings screen appears. Please be sure to set the current date and time correctly.
If the [Date/time] settings screen is not displayed, please refer to Changing the Date and Time.

1. Press the power button to turn the camera on.
  • The [Date/Time] settings screen is displayed.

2. Set the [Date/Time].
Press the <><> buttons to choose an item, and then press the <><> buttons to make the setting.
  • Set the year, month, date, and time.
  • Change the year, month, and date.
  • Touch [ ] to set daylight saving time () (one hour is added to the current time).
  • When finished, press the <> button.


3. The [Time Zone] screen appears.
Press the <><> buttons to choose your home time zone.

4. Press the <> button when finished. After a confirmation message, the setting screen is no longer displayed.

Changing the Date and Time

1. Press the power button to turn the camera on.

2. Press the <MENU> button.

3. Choose the [ ] tab from the menu screen.
: Operate the zoom lever to choose the [ ] tab.
: Press the <><> buttons to choose [ ].


4. Press the <><> buttons to choose [Date/Time], and then press the < > button.

5. Set the [Date/Time].
Press the <><> buttons to choose the desired item, and then press the <><> buttons to make the setting.
Set the year, month, date, and time.
Change the year, month, and date.
Touch [ ] to set daylight saving time () (one hour is added to the current time).

When finished, press the <> button.
Then, press the <MENU> button to close the menu screen.
NOTE
  • Date/time settings can be retained for about 3 weeks by the camera‚Äôs built-in date/time battery (backup battery) after the battery pack is removed.
  • The date/time battery will be charged in about 4 hours once you insert a charged battery pack or connect the camera to an AC adapter kit (sold separately), even if the camera is left off.
  • Once the date/time battery is depleted, the [Date/Time] screen will be displayed when you turn the camera on.


SIMS Doc Id

8202708700