Recently, the All-new Canon t6i has made its way into the elite list of best entry-level DSLRs and for the same, we can definitely give the credit to its excellent performance and stunning features. The camera also carries along a multi-angle monitor and built-in wifi and NFC while featuring a 24MP sensor and DIGIC 6 processor.
Now, once you’ve taken some awesome shots with your Canon t6i, you may want to edit or store your computer with those images. So you must first read about ‘how to link Canon t6i to your device’ before you go ahead and do this. You can do this either by WIFI or a USB cable when it comes to creating a computer link.
Steps to connect Canon t6i to computer via USB
First of all, you need a USB cable to connect the Canon t6i to the machine before you get along with the rest of the operation. Now, you have to purchase a high-quality USB cable that does not allow you to lose any information during the connection or transfer process..
Step 1.Turn on the Computer and the Camera
You must ensure that the camera is turned off and before forming a new link with the device, all previous activities need to be closed. Once confirmed, both the camera and the device can now be turned on.
Step 2.Connect the USB cable to the camera and the computer
How to connect the Canon t6i to the USB cable device?
When the machines have been turned on, both ends of the USB cable must now be inserted into the respective ports of the camera and the machine. Wait for your computer to recognise the camera as a storage device after the connection has been created.
Step 3.You are good to go with the image transfers
You can now open the camera system on your computer and start transferring your favorite images and videos after the computer recognizes the Canon t6i as a storage device. As the image transfer process could take some time, please ensure that the camera is connected to a power source and this will further make the battery drain quickly.
How to connect Canon t6i to computer – upload
Steps to connect Canon t6i to computer via wifi
Step 1.Downloading the EOS utility software in computer
You don’t need to turn off the camera now, as you were supposed to do when connecting the Canon t6i via USB to your device. If the battery is low, it always ensures that the camera is connected to a power source. You are now expected to install the EOS Utility program on your device once it is completed (refer to Canon’s official download link website). How to connect Canon t6i to computer – Canon EOS utility
Step 2.Enabling the wifi option in Camera
You simply need to first go to the Setup Menu 3 in the main menu settings to set up the wifi feature in your Canon t6i and then set the wifi option to ‘Allow.’ You can find a ‘wifi feature’ option just below the same, from where you can pick the option that means a PC.
How to connect Canon t6i to computer – enable wifi option
Step 3.Select EOS utility as the type of connection
Once you have activated your camera’s wifi link, you are now required to initiate the wifi pairing by selecting the EOS utility as the connection form. Once completed, in order to correctly configure the network settings, you now need to follow the steps given on the camera menu.
The Canon t6i will prompt you to start the pairing on the machine at the end of the same process. Now, that’s where you need to run your computer’s EOS utility program.
How to connect Canon t6i to computer – select EOS utility as the connection type
Step 4.Running the EOS utility launcher
In the new EOS utility software, Canon has recently introduced a Canon utility launcher that will start immediately once the EOS utility software detects’ No camera connected via USB to the device ‘. The software automatically assumes that a wifi link can be formed between the computer and the camera as there are no active connections via USB.
To let the machine view any camera device detected on the network during the wifi pairing setup, simply click the ‘Pairing over wifi/LAN’ button. You will now be presented with a dialog box asking you to pick your Canon t6i on the network.
How to connect Canon t6i to computer – EOS utility launcher
Step 5.Establishing the connection between the Camera and the Computer
You only have to press ‘Link’ once you have selected the right camera to connect the Canon t6i to a device. The machine now prompts a message on the screen, asking you to review the camera instructions. Any new settings and instructions can now be found on the LCD of your camera and this ensures that your camera is successfully matched with the device.
So now that you have a better understanding of how to connect Canon t6i to your computer, start sharing, saving, or editing your favorite images or videos without any problems.