How to Connect Canon T6i to Mac

Just bought the Canon t6i  but don’t know how to connect Canon t6i to mac? Simply refer to the steps below to get the desired results.

Now before you start ahead with the same process, ensure the availability of a high-quality USB cable and other required accessories.

Furthermore, you got to restart both the devices beforehand in order to close any active sessions. Doing this, you can ensure a smooth and uninterrupted connection process between both the devices.

Steps for how to connect Canon T6i to Mac (via USB)

connect Canon t6i to mac - USB cable
connect Canon t6i to mac – USB cable

Step1. Check the battery status of your camera

The camera must be fully charged to get along with the rest of the process. Else, you might witness unwanted interruptions while establishing its connection with the Mac.

Step 2. Disable the auto-power off feature

Once you have ensured the battery status of the camera, enter into the main menu of the Canon t6i and disable the auto-power off feature. Doing this, you can avoid any undesirable power interruption while connecting the camera with the Mac.

Step3. Establishing a connection with the USB cable

You are now required to connect the respective ends of the USB cable to the given ports in both the devices. Connect the smaller end to the camera and the bigger one to the Mac.

Once you are done with the process, check for the prompts and messages on the devices confirming the successful connection.

Step4. Download the Canon EOS Utility software

Download and install the Canon EOS Utility software from the official website of Canon. As the connection has now been established, you can start ahead with the transfer of images and videos as per your wish.

Steps for how to connect Canon T6i to Mac ( via WIFI)

Before going any further, restart both the devices once again to close down any active sessions. Afterward, just go by the steps mentioned below.

Step 1. Adjusting the wifi settings in your camera

Once you are through with the download and installation of the Canon EOS Utility software, you need to adjust the wifi settings of the Canon T6i. Later on, just follow the steps mentioned below.

WIFI settings>Enable>Wifi Function>Remote Control (EOS Utility)>Register a device for connection

Once done, you will see the SSID and Password information on the LCD screen of the camera.

Step 2. Creating the wifi connection with Mac

You are now required to enable the wifi feature in the Mac. To go by the rest of the process, check the WIFI network option and select ‘ SSID WIFI info from above.’

The Mac will now ask you for a password. Enter the password  that is visible on the camera screen and select ‘ Join.’ You will instantly see a message on Mac saying- ‘ I am now on this network’.#

Step3. Establishing a connection between both the devices

You will now see a message- ‘ Start pairing devices’ on Canon t6i’s screen. Press OK and you will then been seeing a message stating- ‘EOS XXXX pairing connection with the computer in progress.’ This is the time when you should run the EOS utility software on the Mac.

The EOS software will then be showcasing the camera details to kickstart the pairing process. Select ‘ Canon T6i’ and tap ‘ Connect.’ You will now see a popup window on the MAC s screen saying -‘ Check the camera LCD and complete the network settings.

Once this message appears on Mac’s screen, the camera LCD will also prompt- ‘ XXXXX found, Connect with the PC. Simply tap on ‘OK’

Both the Camera and the Mac are now connected with each other via wifi. You can start along with the transfer of your favorite videos and images.

Summing it up

Following the steps mentioned above can help you in your efforts to connect Canon t6i to Mac. While you do that, do remember to use a high-quality USB cable ( during connection via USB).

Doing this, you can actually save up on the data that you may end up losing during the transfer of images and videos between the devices.

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