Connecting to a Printer via a Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) and Printing (EOS Rebel T7i/ EOS 800D)

Article ID: ART167389 | Date published: 02/21/2017 | Date last updated: 02/21/2017


Connecting to a Printer via a Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) and Printing (EOS Rebel T7i/ EOS 800D)


Connect the camera to a printer supporting PictBridge (Wireless LAN) via Wi-Fi to print images.
This section describes how to connect the camera directly to a printer via Wi-Fi.
  • To establish a Wi-Fi connection, operations on the printer are required. For details, refer to the printer’s instruction manual.
  • When in the < : > or < : > modes or when Multi Shot Noise Reduction is set, the camera cannot be connected to a printer via Wi-Fi.

Step 1: Connecting the Camera to a Printer via Wi-Fi

1. Turn on the camera and the printer.

2. Press the camera’s < > button.

3. Select [Wi-Fi settings].

4. Select [Wi-Fi].

5. Select [Enable].

6. When the following screen appears, press < >.

7. Enter the nickname. You can enter any characters between 1 to 8 characters in length.
When you finish entering, press the <MENU> button.

*For more information on using the keyboard, please refer to "Using the Virtual Keyboard".
Before setting up a connection, set the camera’s nickname (for identification).
When the camera is connected to another device via a wireless LAN, the nickname will be displayed on the device. Be sure to set a nickname as otherwise you cannot go to the wireless LAN settings screen.

8. When the following screen appears, select [OK], then press < >.
To return to the screen that appears when the < > button is pressed, press the <MENU> button.

9. Select [Wi-Fi function].

10. Select [ ] (Print from Wi-Fi printer).

11. Select [Register a device for connection].

12. Check the SSID and password.
  • Check the SSID (network name) ( ) and password ( ) displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor.
  • In [Wi-Fi settings], if you set [Password] to [None], the password will not be displayed or required.

"_Canon0A" is displayed at the end of the SSID.

13. Operate the printer to connect it to the camera via Wi-Fi.
  • On the Wi-Fi settings menu of the printer to be used, select the SSID you have checked in step 12 ( ).
  • For the password, enter the password checked in step 12 ( ).

14. When a list of detected printers appears, select the printer to connect to via Wi-Fi, then press < >.
  • Some printers may make a beeping sound.
  • When 16 or more printers are detected or the search takes over 3 minutes, you can select [Search again].

The processing screen is displayed.
When a Wi-Fi connection is established, an image on the card will appear.
The settings for connecting to a printer are now complete.

Step 2: Printing Images

1. Press the < > < > keys of the cross keys to select an image to print, then press < >.
By pressing the < > button, you can switch to the index display and select an image.

2. Select [Print image].

3. Select [Print].
  • For the print setting procedures, see "Print Settings" in the Wi-Fi (Wireless Communication) Function Instruction Manual. The Instruction Manuals can be downloaded from the Canon Web site.
  • When printing is complete, the screen for step 1 will reappear. To print another image, repeat steps 1 to 3.

4. Press the < > button to display the confirmation dialog. Select [OK], then press < > to terminate the connection.

  • With a Wi-Fi connection to a printer established, a picture cannot be taken even if the camera’s shutter button is pressed.
  • Movies cannot be printed.
  • Before printing, be sure to set the paper size.
  • Certain printers may not imprint the file number.
  • If [Bordered] is set, certain printers may imprint the date on the border.
  • Depending on the printer, the date may appear faint if it is imprinted on a bright background or on the border.
  • RAW images cannot be printed by selecting [Print order]. When printing, select [Print image] and print.
  • The screen display and setting options vary depending on the printer. Some settings may not be available. For details, refer to the printer’s instruction manual.
  • When you use a battery to power the camera, make sure it is fully charged.
  • Depending on the image’s file size and image-recording quality, it may take some time to start printing after you select [Print].
  • To stop printing, press < > while [Stop] is displayed, then select [OK].
  • When printing with [Print order], if you stopped printing and want to resume printing of the remaining images, select [Resume]. Note that printing will not resume if any of the following occurs.
 - You changed the print order or deleted any of the print ordered images before resuming printing.
 - When index is set, you changed the paper setting before resuming printing.
 - The card’s remaining capacity was low when you paused printing.

Additional Information: Using the Virtual Keyboard

The following section describes how to set the camera’s nickname using the virtual keyboard.
The nickname can be changed later from the [Wireless communication settings] screen.

Changing the entry areaPress the < > button to toggle between the top and bottom entry areas.
Moving the cursorPress the < > < > keys in the top area to move the cursor.
Entering textIn the bottom area, press the < > < > or < > < > keys to select a character, then press < > to enter it.
You can check how many characters you have entered and how many more can be entered by referring to [*/*] on the upper right of the screen.
Changing the entry mode*Select [ ] at the bottom right of the bottom entry area. Each time you press < >, the entry mode will change as follows: Lower case > Numerals / Symbols 1 > Numerals / Symbols 2 > Upper case.
* When [Touch control: Disable] is set, you can enter all characters on one screen.
Deleting a characterPress the < > button to delete one character.
Finishing the text entryPress the < MENU > button to confirm what you have entered and exit. If a confirmation dialog is displayed, select [OK] to exit.
Canceling the text entryPress the < INFO > button to cancel text entry and exit. If a confirmation dialog is displayed, select [OK] to exit.



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