Sending Images from a Camera to an iPhone (Wireless Connection) (PowerShot SX740 HS)
Article ID: ART171785 | Date published: 09/11/2018 | Date last updated: 09/13/2018
 

Description

Sending Images from a Camera to an iPhone (Wireless Connection) (PowerShot SX740 HS)

Solution

Introduction

  • Before connecting to the camera, you must install the free dedicated Camera Connect app on the smartphone.
  • Camera Connect can be installed from the App Store. You can also access the App Store from a QR code that you can display on the camera when registering the smartphone on the camera.
  • Use the latest version of the smartphone OS.
  • Activate Bluetooth* and Wi-Fi on the smartphone.
*Bluetooth low energy technology (hereafter referred to as "Bluetooth")

 

 

NOTE
  • In the following explanation, smartphone setting procedures are indicated by the icon, and camera setting procedures are indicated by the icon.
  • Please refer to the related information for details on the smartphones which can be connected with a camera wirelessly.

 

Connect via Bluetooth

1. Confirm the smartphone's settings.
  • Make sure that [Airplane mode] is not set.
  • Touch [Wi-Fi].
  • Set the [Bluetooth] switch to [ON].

 

 

2. Download Camera Connect from the App Store and install it on the smartphone.

 

 

3. Press the button.

NOTE
When the [Nickname] screen appears, press the button.
  • To use the nickname displayed, press the button.
  • Nicknames are 1 - 8 characters and can be changed later. For more information on using the keyboard, please refer to "Using the On-Screen Keyboard".
  • Press the / buttons to choose [OK] , and then press the button.

 

 

NOTE
  • If the following screen appears, press the / buttons, the screen for step 4 will appear.

 

 

4. Press the button.

 

 

5. Press the button.

 

 

6. Press the / buttons to choose [ 1 ].

 

 

7. Press the / buttons to choose [Wireless communication settings], then press the button.

 

 

8. Press the / buttons to choose [Bluetooth function], then press the button.

 

 

9. Press the / buttons to choose [Bluetooth function] again.

 

 

10. Press the / buttons to choose [Enable], then press the button.

 

 

11. Press the / buttons to choose [Pairing], then press the button.

 

 

12. Press the / buttons to choose [Do not display], then press the button.

 

 

13. A message is displayed indicating that pairing is in progress.

 

 

14. Touch the [Camera Connect]( ) application icon on the smartphone to start Camera Connect.

 

 

15. After the camera is recognized, a camera selection screen is displayed.
  • Touch the camera to connect.

 

 

16. Choose the camera nickname, touch [Pair] to connect.

 

 

17. Press the / buttons to choose [OK], press the button.

 

 

18. Press the button of this screen.
  • The Pairing between the camera and the smartphone should be complete, and connected.

IMPORTANT
  • Battery life may be shorter when you use the camera after pairing, because power is consumed even when the camera is off.
  • Before bringing the camera to places where the use of electronic devices is restricted, go to the [ 1 ] menu, [Wireless communication settings], set [Bluetooth function] to [Disable], to avoid having the camera ready for Bluetooth communication even when it is off.
  • Bluetooth connection will be disconnected when the battery is taken out while connected via Bluetooth. The connection will be re-established once the battery is placed.

 

 

19. Choose [Images on camera] in Camera Connect.

 

 

20. Changing to Wi-Fi connection.
  • When the following screen appears, touch [Copy password and display smartphone's Wi-Fi settings screen].

 

 

21. In the Wi-Fi menu, choose the SSID displayed on the camera, paste the copied password.

 

 

22. Once the connection between the camera and the smartphone has been confirmed, press the home button to return to the home screen.

 

 

23. Open Camera Connect.

 

 

24. Use the smartphone to import images from the camera to the smartphone.
  • When the camera is connected to the smartphone, a list of the images on the camera will appear in Camera Connect. Tap [Select] appearing in the upper right of the screen.

 

 

25. After the screen refreshes, choose the desired images (), and then touch [ ] on the bottom of the screen ().
  • To select all images at once, press the [ ] icon in the upper right of the screen, and then touch [ ] on the bottom to save them on your smartphone.

NOTE
  • A screen to set [Image save size] may be displayed, so choose an option and press [OK].

 

 

26. After the images have been saved, touch [ ] appearing in the upper right of the screen.

 

 

27. Touch [ ] in the upper left of the screen to return to the menu screen.

 

 

28. To end the connection, touch the [ ] icon displayed in the upper right of the screen.

 

 

29. Touch [Yes].

 

 

NOTE
  • To check the information of the smartphone connected via Bluetooth, go to [ 1 ] tab > [Wireless communication settings] > [Bluetooth function] to [Check/clear connection info]. You can also choose [ Bluetooth address ] to check the cameraâs Bluetooth address.
  • To pair with another smartphone, clear the connection of the previously connected device first.

 

Connect via the Wi-Fi Menu

1. Confirm the smartphone's settings.
  • Make sure that [Airplane mode] is not set.
  • Turn [Wi-Fi] to [ON].
  • Set the [Bluetooth] switch to [ON].

 

 

2. Download Camera Connect from the App Store and install it on the smartphone.

 

 

3. Press the button.

NOTE
When the [ Nickname ] screen appears, press the button.
  • To use the nickname displayed, press the button.
  • Nicknames are 1 â 8 characters and can be changed later. For more information on using the keyboard, please refer to "On-Screen Keyboard".
  • Press the / buttons to choose [OK] , and then press the button.
NOTE
If the following screen appears, press the / buttons, the screen for step 4 will appear.

 

 

4. Press the / buttons to choose [ ] , press the button.
NOTE
  • If the [Connection history] is set to [Hide], in the [ 1 ] menu, [Wireless communication settings] > [Wi-Fi settings], the hisotry will not be displayed.

 

 

5. Press the / buttons to choose [Register a device for connection] , press the button.

 

 

6. Press the / buttons to choose [Do not display] , press the button.

 

 

7. The SSID ( ) and password ( ) will be displayed on the screen.

 

 

8. Turn Wi-Fi settings to ON in your smartphone, choose the SSID ( ) from step 7.

 

 

9. Input password from step 7 ( ) .

 

 

10. Once the connection between the camera and the smartphone has been confirmed, press the home button to return to the home screen.

 

 

11. Touch the [Camera Connect] ( ) application icon on the smartphone to start Camera Connect.

 

 

12. After the camera is recognized, a camera selection screen is displayed.
  • Touch the camera to connect.

 

 

13. Press the / buttons to choose [OK] , press the buttons.

 

 

14. The camera screen will show [Wi-Fi on] .

 

 

15. Choose [Images on camera] in Camera Connect.

 

 

16. Use the smartphone to import images from the camera to the smartphone.
  • Touch [Select] in the upper right of the screen.

 

 

17. After the screen refreshes, choose the desired images (), and then touch [ ] on the bottom of the screen ().
  • To select all images at once, press the [ ] icon in the upper right of the screen, and then touch [ ] on the right to save them on your smartphone.

NOTE
  • A screen to set [Image save size] may be displayed, so choose an option and press [OK].

 

 

18. After the images have been saved, touch [ ] appearing in the upper right of the screen.

 

 

19. Touch [ ] in the upper left of the screen to return to the menu screen.

 

 

20. To end the connection, touch the [ ] icon displayed in the upper right of the screen.

 

 

21. Touch [Yes].

 

Using the On-Screen Keyboard

Use the on-screen keyboard to enter information. Note that the length andtype of information you can enter varies depending on the function youare using.
â¢Entering characters
Press the / / / buttons or turn the dial to choose the key of your desired character, and then press the button.
â¢Moving the cursor
Choose [ ] or [ ] and press the button.
â¢Switching input modes
Choose [ ] , press the button to switch to capital letters.
Choose [
] , press the button to switch to numbers and characters.
â¢Deleting characters
Choose [ ] and press the button.
The previous character will be deleted.
â¢Confirming input
After pressing the button, press the / buttons to choose [OK] , press the button.

 

 

NOTE
  • To return to the previous screen, press the button.

 

Smartphone (Device) Specifications and System Requirements for a Wireless Connection with a Camera (Canon Camera Connect)

SIMS Doc Id

8204064100