GPS via mobile
It is possible to add locations to your photos taken with a Canon compact camera offering the GPS via mobile function. In order to use this feature you must have a smartphone or tablet with a GPS module and the Canon CameraWindow app. The smartphone/tablet can be used to track locations while you are shooting with the camera. When you are finished shooting you can sync the locations recorded with the smartphone with the images in the camera using the Wi-Fi connection.
Remote Shooting from smartphone
You can wirelessly control the camera via your smartphone from up to 5m away, perfect for including yourself in group shots with friends and family or capturing images of wildlife. Simply connect the camera to your smartphone using Wi-Fi and control the shutter, zoom, flash and timer guided by a live view feed on the dedicated app.
Uploading to the internet from the camera
When connected to a mobile device:
Some mobile devices including smartphones support Wi-Fi Tethering or Mobile hot-spot Access Point. This allows them to share a mobile data network connection with other devices including Canon Wi-Fi cameras. The camera instant sharing functionality when using the Tethered connection is identical to having the camera connected to a normal Wi-Fi internet access point (see below). Tethered connection can incur additional charges from your mobile data provider.
When connected to a Wi-Fi access point:
Access to a Wi-Fi internet access point and to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY are required for uploading images to web services using the camera. Images will be saved to your CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Online Album and a link to each new album will be added to your Facebook or Twitter account or in the Email message body.
When sharing on Facebook it is also possible to select if the image should be saved only on Facebook, only on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY or on both.
When the destination is YouTube, the movie will be uploaded and saved directly to your YouTube account.
Images can also be sent to your Flickr and Google Drive accounts.
CANON iMAGE GATEWAY
CANON iMAGE GATEWAY is an online facility for sharing photos and videos. Providing up to 10 GB of personal storage capacity it is perfect for storing many photos, even in full resolution. An easy interface allows users to search for images, create combined photo and movie Albums that can receive comments from friends, and to share Albums directly via email and Social Networking Sites. Canon cameras with Wi-Fi connectivity use CANON iMAGE GATEWAY to access various Web services such as social networking services and Email directly from the camera.
Backup online or on a computer (Image Sync / Send via Server)
A CANON iMAGE GATEWAY account is required to backup images using the Image Sync or Send via Server function. Selected images can be backed up online (Using CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, Flickr and Google Drive) and on a designated computer.
Connecting to a Computer
It is possible to connect the camera wirelessly to a computer when they are connected to the same Wi-Fi network (ex. home Wi-Fi router). CameraWindow DC computer software must be installed on the computer prior to the connection.
Printing from the Camera
Photos can be printed wirelessly from the camera on printers compatible with PictBridge via Wireless LAN, including selected Canon SELPHY and PIXMA printers.