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

Connect. Control. Create.

Connect and control your camera from a compatible smartphone or tablet with an app that delivers features, functions and essential information to enhance your creative vision.

One app, many benefits

From latest firmware releases to downloading photos, shooting remotely and more, make the new Canon Camera Connect v3 app part of your creative workflow.

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    Touch and select

    Personalise the app with a picture and nickname of your camera and swipe left or right to add more.


    Control and download

    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 fuss.


    Access apps easily

    Shortcuts to your favourite apps and keep your camera and lenses working perfectly with latest firmware releases that often unlock new features.

The app that gives you more

Watch a short video that clearly explains why Canon Camera Connect is the essential app for your Canon camera.

Main benefits


    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

    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 fuss.


    Stay ahead with firmware updates

    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 computer 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.

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    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.

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    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, with the reassurance that you have all the latest features.

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    Download Canon Camera Connect v3

    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

    Through the Canon Camera Connect App, users will be able to update the firmware on their Canon cameras. This function will only work for firmware updates for the EOS-1D X Mark III EOS R5, EOS R6, EOS R3, PowerShot Zoom and products announced from 2022 onwards.


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