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Connect your camera to your smart phone via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth – and harness its true potential.


Get more from your camera with the Canon Camera Connect App

Connect and control your camera in creative and dynamic ways from a compatible smartphone or tablet and stay up-to-date and download1 latest firmware releases – all from one essential Canon app.

The benefits

Connect your Canon camera with your smartphone or tablet and do more than ever.


    Fine tune and adjust

    Frame the shot and make changes to camera settings and exposure values from the comfort of your phone.


    Download and share on the move

    Connect to your smart device and select images or videos to transfer from your camera. Then share via social media or email to clients with no cables and no fuss.


    Stay ahead with firmware updates1

    Keep your camera and lenses working perfectly with latest firmware releases that often unlock new features. Update the firmware via your smartphone on the move or remotely with no PC required.


    Shoot and record remotely

    Keep yourself out of the shot and fire your camera remotely via the easy-to-use Bluetooth remote function.


    Geotag your shots

    If your camera does not have built in GPS, use your phone’s positioning data and add location information to your images for smart cataloguing and captioning later.


    Check your shots on the go

    Connect to your camera while it’s in your bag and review images from your phone. Tag the best images from your phone or delete those that don’t work making downloading and editing quicker when you get home.

Look closely, the benefits are real

Canon Camera


Shoot and record remotely

For shy wildlife, long exposure landscapes, a cheeky selfie or even vlogging, the remote control function adds new creative options to your photography and videos. Watch the Live View on your device and view from a distance while being able to adjust many of the camera settings. Or in studio environments control flashes remotely using the ST-E10 Speedlite Transmitter. And for even longer exposures using Bulb mode, keep vibrations away from your camera by operating the shutter through the app instead.


Download, rate and share

Connect your smart device and select images or transfer all images automatically to it. You can select to open images in other Canon apps such as Digital Photo Professional Express for editing or Canon Print app for printing. It’s easy to transfer videos from your camera too, with no cables and no fuss to streamline your workflow, movies are resized for easier sharing on the move. And once paired with your smartphone, you can check the images in the camera on the screen of your smartphone just by operating the smartphone – even if the power to the camera is off. Images can be transferred to your smartphone at original size or resized, so you can share them immediately to your social media feeds.

Canon Camera
Canon Camera


Accurate location information

By connecting your smartphone to the Canon Camera Connect app you unlock your phone’s GPS function so if your Canon camera doesn’t have it, you can still map and record your journey, wherever you may be. You can even set your camera’s clock easily when travelling to different time zones!


Keep your camera up to date

Ensure you have the latest firmware for your camera and lenses by receiving notifications of new updates direct to the app. Download and install the new camera firmware via your phone with no need for a computer or to remove cards. This makes sure your camera is up to date with the latest firmware wherever you are, with the reassurance that you have all the latest features.1

Canon Camera

Download Canon Camera Connect App

The Camera Connect app is available to download for free from your device. Just visit the App Store or Google Play and search for ‘Canon Camera Connect’. For full compatibility, check the relevant app page.

Compatibility information

1Through the Canon Camera Connect App, users will be able to update the firmware on their Canon cameras. This function will only work on firmware updates for the EOS R3, PowerShot Zoom and products announced from 2022 onwards.

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