How to Connect Canon T6i to Mac?
I just bought the Canon t6i, but don’t know how to connect the Canon t6i to the Mac? To get the desired results, simply refer to the steps below.
Now, before you start the same procedure, make sure a high-quality USB cable and other appropriate accessories are available.
In addition, in order to close any active sessions, you have to restart the two devices beforehand. You can ensure a smooth and uninterrupted phase of connection between both devices by doing this.
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Step1. Check the battery status of your camera
To get along with the rest of the process, the camera has to be fully charged. Else, while establishing its connection with the Mac, you might witness unwanted interruptions.
Step 2. Disable the auto-power off feature
Once the camera’s battery status has been ensured, enter the Canon t6i main menu and disable the auto-power-off feature. You can prevent any undesirable power interruptions while connecting the camera to the Mac by doing this.
Step3. Establishing a connection with the USB cable
Now, you must connect the respective ends of the USB cable on both devices to the ports specified. Connect to the camera the smaller end and to the Mac the bigger one.
Check for the prompts and messages on the devices confirming the successful connection once you are done with the process.
Step4. Download the Canon EOS Utility software
Download and install the software for the Canon EOS Utility from Canon’s official website. As the connection has now been established, you can start transferring images and videos according to your requirements.
Steps for how to connect Canon T6i to Mac ( via WIFI)
Restart both devices once again before going any further, to close down any active sessions. Afterwards, just follow the steps listed below.
Step 1. Adjusting the wifi settings in your camera
Once the download and installation of the Canon EOS Utility software is complete, you need to adjust the Canon T6i’s wifi settings. Later on, just follow the below stated steps.
WIFI Configuration>Enable>Wifi Function>Remote Control (EOS Utility)>Register a connection device
Once done, on the camera’s LCD screen, you will see the SSID and Password information.
Step 2. Creating the wifi connection with Mac
You are now required to activate the Mac wifi feature. Check the WIFI network option to go through the rest of the process and select ‘SSID WIFI info from the top.’
Now the Mac is going to ask you for a password. Enter the password visible on the camera screen and select ‘Join.’ You’ll see a message on the Mac instantly saying, ‘I’m on this network now.’
Step3. Establishing a connection between both the devices
You can now see a ‘Start pairing devices’ notification on the Canon t6i display. Press OK and you will then see a message saying ‘EOS XXXX pairing the device link in progress.’ This is the time that the EOS utility program should be running on the Mac.
The EOS program will then display the specifications of the camera to kickstart the pairing process. Select ‘Canon T6i’ and tap ‘Connect.’ Now on the MAC screen, you will see a pop-up window saying -‘ Check the LCD camera and complete the network configuration.
Once this message is displayed on the Mac screen, the LCD camera will also prompt- ‘XXXXX Found, PC Connect. Tap ‘OK’ simply,
Both the camera and the Mac are now linked via wifi to each other. Together with the transfer of your favorite videos and images, you can begin.
Summing it up
You can help in your efforts to link Canon t6i to Mac by following the steps mentioned above. Remember to use a high quality USB cable while you do that ( during connection via USB).
You can actually save the data that you may end up losing during the transfer of pictures and videos between devices by doing this.