Printing Pictures Directly from a PictBridge (Wi-Fi) Compliant Device - G5020 / G6020

Article ID: ART179581 | Date published: 04/01/2021 | Date last updated: 04/01/2021


Learn how to print pictures from a wireless PictBridge device (such as a digital camera) with the PIXMA G5020 / G6020.


You can connect a PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device such as a digital camera, camcorder, or camera-equipped mobile phone to the printer via Wi-Fi, and print recorded images directly without using a computer.

Connectable devices:

PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device

Printable image data format:

The printer accepts images* taken with a camera compliant with the Design rule for Camera File system and PNG files.

* Exif 2.2/2.21/2.3 compliant

 A Wi-Fi connection with the printer is required to use this function.

 PictBridge is the Standard to print your photos directly without using a computer, connecting a device such as a digital still camera, digital camcorder, or camera-equipped mobile phone.

 When printing photos with the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device connected to the printer, we recommend the use of the AC adapter supplied with the device. If you are using the device battery, be sure to charge it fully.

 Depending on the model or brand of your device, you may have to select a print mode compliant with PictBridge (Wi-Fi) before connecting the device. You may also have to turn on the device or select Play mode manually after connecting the device to the printer.

Perform necessary operations on the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device before connecting it to this printer according to instructions given in the device's instruction manual.

  1. Make sure that the printer is poweed on.

  2. Load paper in the cassette or the rear tray.

  3. Connect the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device to the printer.

    Detect the printer with the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device and connect the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device to the printer via a wireless network connection.

     For more on detecting the printer, refer to your PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device's instruction manual.

  4. Specify print settings such as paper type and layout.

    Use your PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device to select the same size and type of paper as is loaded in the printer.

    If your PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device doesn't have a setting menu, change the setting from the printer.

     When printing from the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device, set the print quality with the operation panel on the printer. You can't set the print quality on the PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device.

  5. Start printing from your PictBridge (Wi-Fi) compliant device.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

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