Connecting to a Printer and Printing Via a Wireless LAN (EOS M5 / EOS M6)
Article ID: ART167072 | Date published: 12/30/2016 | Date last updated: 09/11/2018
 

Description

Connecting to a Printer and Printing Via a Wireless LAN (EOS M5 / EOS M6)

Solution

 

Connect the camera to a printer via Wi-Fi to print as follows.
These steps show how to use the camera as an access point, but you can also use an existing access point.
IMPORTANT
  • This camera requires a PictBridge-compatible printer (supporting DPS over IP) for printing via Wi-Fi.
  • Procedures for connecting a camera to a printer and printing via Wi-Fi are explained in the following sections. For more information on making Wi-Fi settings on the printer, please refer to the printerâs instruction manual.
  • In this example the procedure is shown on the PowerShot EOS M5. The position of buttons, screen indications, and setting items may vary by camera model.
NOTE
  • Connections require that a memory card with saved images be in the camera.
  • Follow these instructions when using the camera as an access point.
  • To connect using another access point, please refer to the cameraâs instruction manual.

 

Connecting To a Printer And Printing Via a Wireless LAN

1. Access the Wi-Fi menu.
  • Move the power switch to [ON].
  • Press the [ ] button.
NOTE
When making Wi-Fi settings for the first time, a screen will appear for you to register a nickname for the camera.
This nickname will be displayed on the screen of target devices when connecting to other devices via Wi-Fi.
Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the [Nickname] filed, and then press the [ ] button.
Enter the nickname on the keyboard displayed. After you have finished entering it, press the [MENU] button to return to the registration screen, and then touch [OK].
*For more information on using the keyboard, please refer to "Using the on-screen keyboard".

 

 

2. Choose [ ].
  • Press the [ ], [ ], [ ], [ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial to choose [ ], and then press the [ ] button.

 

 

3. Choose [Add a Device].
  • Press the [ ], [ ] buttons or turn the[ ] dial to choose [Add a Device], and then press the [ ] button.

NOTE
  • Once a printer is added, the printer name will be displayed on the screen in step 3. To connect to a printer again, simply choose the printer name from the list.
  • Once you have connected to devices via the Wi-Fi menu, recent destinations will be listed first when you access the Wi-Fi menu. You can easily connect again by pressing the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the device and then pressing the [ ] button. 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, choose MENU > [ - 4] tab > [Wireless settings] > [Wi-Fi Settings] > [Target History] > [Off].

 

 

  • The camera SSID and password are displayed.

 

 

4. Connect the printer to the network.
  • In the printerâs Wi-Fi setting menu, choose the SSID (network name) displayed on the camera to establish a connection.

 

 

5. Choose the printer.
  • Choose the printer name (either press the [ ], [ ] buttons or turn the [ ] dial), and then press the [ ] button.

 

 

6. Once the printer has been registered, the following screen appears.

 

 

7. Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose an image.

 

 

8. Press the cameraâs [ ] button, choose [ ] and then press the [ ] button again.

 

 

9. The screen for specifying the print settings appears.

 

 

Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose an item, and then press the [ ] button. After the screen changes, press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the desired setting, and then press the [ ] button to return to the print screen.
Default Matches current printer settings.
Date Prints images with the date added.
File No. Prints images with the file number added.
Both Prints images with both the date and file number added.
Off -
Default Matches current printer settings.
Off -
On Uses information from the time of shooting to print under optimal settings.
Red-Eye 1 Corrects red-eye.
No. of Copies Choose the number of copies to print.
Cropping - Specify a desired image area to print.
Paper Settings - Specify the paper size, layout, and other details.

 

 

The following example explains printing operations when [Paper Settings] has been selected.
  • Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose [Paper Settings], then press the [ ] button.

 

 

  • The screen for specifying the paper size appears.
Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose an item, and then press the [ ] button.

 

 

  • The screen for setting the paper type appears.
Press the [ ], [ ] buttons to choose the paper type, then press the [ ] button.

 

 

  • The layout (border) settings screen appears.
Press the [ ], [ ] to choose the layout type, then press the [ ] button.

 

 

  • The camera returns to the print setting screen.

 

 

Make sure that the settings are correct.
Press the [ ] button with [Print] selected to begin printing.

 

Using the On-Screen Keyboard

  • Use the on-screen keyboard to enter wireless settings and other information. Note that the length and type of information you can enter varies depending on the function you are using.

Entering Characters Touch the characters to enter them.
Moving the Cursor Touch .
Entering Line Breaks* Touch .
Switching Input Modes To switch to numbers or symbols, touch .
Touch
to enter capital letters.
Available input modes vary depending on the function you are using.
Deleting Characters Touch to delete the previous character.
Confirming Input and Returning to the Previous Screen Press the [MENU] button.
*For some functions, is not displayed and cannot be used.

 

SIMS Doc Id

8203258100