Connecting to a Computer via Wi-Fi

This section describes how to connect the camera to a computer via Wi-Fi and perform camera operations using EOS Utility (EOS software). Install the latest version of EOS Utility on the computer before setting up a Wi-Fi connection.

For computer operating instructions, refer to the computer user manual.

Operating the Camera Using EOS Utility

Using EOS Utility, you can import images from the camera, control the camera, and perform other operations.

Steps on the camera (1)

  1. Set Wi-Fi settings to [Enable].

  2. Select [Wireless features: Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connection].

  3. Select [ComputerRemote control (EOS Utility)].

    • If the history () is displayed, switch screens with the Quick control dial 1 Quick control dial 2 dial or Multi-controller.
  4. Select [Add a device to connect to].

  5. Check the SSID (network name) and password.

    • Check the SSID (1) and password (2) displayed on the camera screen.

Steps on the computer (1)

  1. Select the SSID, then enter the password.

    Computer's screen (sample)

Steps on the camera (2)

  1. Select [OK].

    • The following message is displayed. “******” represents the last six digits of the MAC address of the camera to be connected.

Steps on the computer (2)

  1. Start EOS Utility.

  2. In EOS Utility, click [Pairing over Wi-Fi/LAN].

    • If a firewall-related message is displayed, select [Yes].
  3. Click [Connect].

    • Select the camera to connect to, then click [Connect].

Steps on the camera (3)

  1. Establish a Wi-Fi connection.

    • Select [OK].

[SmartphoneWi-Fi on] screen

  • Disconnect,exit

    • Terminates the Wi-Fi connection.
  • Confirm set.

    • You can check the settings.
  • Error details

    • When a Wi-Fi connection error occurs, you can check the details of the error.

The Wi-Fi connection to a computer is now complete.

Caution

  • If the Wi-Fi connection is terminated while recording a movie with remote shooting, the following will occur.

    • Any movie recording in progress in movie recording mode will continue.
    • Any movie recording in progress in still photo shooting mode will end.
  • You cannot use the camera to shoot in still photo shooting mode when it is set to movie shooting mode in EOS Utility.
  • With a Wi-Fi connection to EOS Utility established, certain functions are unavailable.
  • In remote shooting, the AF speed may become slower.
  • Depending on the communication status, image display or shutter release timing may be delayed.
  • In Remote Live View shooting, the rate of image transmission is slower compared to a connection via an interface cable. Therefore, moving subjects cannot be displayed smoothly.

Direct Transfer

With the camera connected to EOS Utility and the main EOS Utility window displayed, you can use the camera to transfer images to computer.

Selecting images to transfer

  1. Select [Wireless features: Image transfer].

  2. Select [Image sel./transfer].

  3. Select [Direct transfer].

  4. Select [Sel.Image].

  5. Select images to transfer.

    • Use the Quick control dial 1 dial to select an image to transfer, then press SET.
    • Use the Quick control dial 1 dial to add a [Check] in the upper left of the screen, then press SET.
    • You can turn the Quick control dial 2 dial counterclockwise to switch to selecting images from 3-image display. To return to single-image display, turn the Quick control dial 2 dial clockwise.
    • To select other images to transfer, repeat step 5.
    • After image selection, press the MENU button.
  6. Select [Direct transfer].

  7. Select [OK].

    • The selected images are transferred to the computer.

Selecting multiple images

Multiple images can be transferred at once after you choose a selection method.

  1. Access the [Image sel./transfer] screen.

  2. Select [Multiple].

  3. Select a selection method to use.

    • Select range

      • Select [Select range]. Selecting the first and last images of the range marks all the images in the range with a checkmark [Check], and one copy of each image will be sent.
      • To change the number of images in index display, turn the Quick control dial 2 dial.
    • In a folder

      • Selecting [Folder images failed transf.] selects all images in the selected folder for which transfer failed.
      • Selecting [Folder images not transfer'd] selects all unsent images in the selected folder.
      • Selecting [Clear folder transf. history] clears the transfer history of images in the selected folder. After clearing the transfer history, you can select [Folder images not transfer'd] and transfer all images in the folder again.
    • In a card

      • Selecting [Card images failed transfer] selects all images in the selected card for which transfer failed.
      • Selecting [Card images not transferred] selects all unsent images in the selected card.
      • Selecting [Clear card's transf. history] clears the transfer history of images in the selected card. After clearing the transfer history, you can select [Card images not transferred] and transfer all images in the card again.
  4. Select [Direct transfer].

  5. Select [OK].

    • The selected images are transferred to the computer.

Transferring RAW+JPEG or RAW+HEIF images

For RAW+JPEG or RAW+HEIF images, you can specify which image to transfer.

  1. Select [Wireless features: Image transfer].

  2. Select the type of images to transfer.

    • RAW+JPEG transfer

      • Select [RAW+JPEG transfer], then select [JPEG only], [RAW only], or [RAW+JPEG].
    • RAW+HEIF transfer

      • Select [RAW+HEIF transfer], then select [HEIF only], [RAW only], or [RAW+HEIF].

Caution

  • Some menu items are not available during image transfer.

Note

  • This setting is linked to [RAW+JPEG transfer] and [RAW+HEIF transfer] settings on the [Transfer type/size] screen ().

Creating and Registering Captions

You can create captions and register them on the camera to use them as described in Adding a Caption Before Transfer.

  1. Start EOS Utility and select [Camera settings].

  2. Select [WFT Captions].

  3. Enter the caption or captions.

    • Enter up to 31 characters (in ASCII format).
    • To acquire caption data stored on the camera, select [Load settings].
  4. Set the captions on the camera.

    • Select [Apply to camera] to set your new captions on the camera.