Menu Operations and Settings on the EOS R5.

Article ID: ART178197 | Date published: 11/19/2020 | Date last updated: 07/14/2022


Canon : Product Manual : EOS R5 : Menu Operations and Settings



Menu Operations and Settings

  1. (1) MENU button
  2. (2) Q (Quick Control) button
  3. (3) INFO button
  4. (4) Screen
  5. (5) Quick control dial 1 Quick control dial 1
  1. (6) SET button
  2. (7) Quick control dial 2 Quick control dial 2
  3. (8) Main dial Main dial

Menu Screen in [Scene Intelligent Auto] Mode

  • In [Scene Intelligent Auto] mode, some tabs and menu items are not displayed.

Menu Screen in [Flexible-priority AE]/[Program AE]/[Shutter-priority AE]/[Aperture-priority AE]/[Manual exposure]/[Bulb] Mode

  1. (1) Main tabs
  2. (2) Secondary tabs
  3. (3) Menu items
  4. (4) Shooting: Shooting
  5. (5) Autofocus: Autofocus
  6. (6) Playback: Playback
  1. (7) Wireless features: Wireless features
  2. (8) Set-up: Set-up
  3. (9) Custom Functions: Custom Functions
  4. (10) My Menu: My Menu
  5. (11) Menu settings

Menu Setting Procedure

  1. Display the menu screen.

    • Press the MENU button to display the menu screen.
  2. Select a tab.

    • Each time you turn the Quick control dial 2 dial, the main tab (group of functions) will switch. You can also switch tabs by pressing the Q (Quick Control) button.
    • Turn the Main dial dial to select a secondary tab.
  3. Select an item.

    • Turn the Quick control dial 1 dial to select an item, then press SET.
  4. Select an option.

    • Turn the Quick control dial 1 dial to select an option.
    • The current setting is indicated in blue.
  5. Set an option.

    • Press SET to set it.
  6. Exit the setting.

    • Press the MENU button to return to shooting standby.


  • The description of menu functions hereafter assumes that you have pressed the MENU button to display the menu screen.
  • Menu operations are also possible by tapping the menu screen or using Multi-controller.
  • To cancel the operation, press the MENU button.

Dimmed Menu Items

Example: When Highlight tone priority has been set

Dimmed menu items cannot be set. The menu item is dimmed if another function setting is overriding it.

You can see the overriding function by selecting the dimmed menu item and pressing SET.

If you cancel the overriding function’s setting, the dimmed menu item will become settable.


  • You may not be able to see the overriding function for certain dimmed menu items.


  • You can reset menu functions to the default settings by selecting [Basic settings] in [Set-up: Reset camera] ().




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