How to Connect Canon 5d Mark IV to Computer ?

So, you are trying to connect canon 5d mark iv to computer but don’t know how to go about it? Well, you need not worry as here we are with a stepwise tutorial in the same regards.

Speaking of the all-new canon 5d mark iv, this beast sports a full-frame, high-speed CMOS sensor that is quite perfect for all your photography needs.

Still, connecting it with a computer or a laptop is a cumbersome task altogether. Well, not anymore as the below-mentioned guidelines can certainly help you in the same context.

Steps to connect canon 5d mark iv to  computer via USB

Now, before you get along with the rest of the process, make sure you got a high-quality USB cable to connect canon 5d mark iv to the computer.

Step 1.

You firstly need to ensure that the camera and the computer are powered off and there’s no unfinished activity or program running on the same device. Once you are sure about this, power ON both the devices.

Step 2.

Once the devices are switched ON, you are now required to connect them via a USB cable by inserting both the ends of the USB cable to their respective ports. Once a connection has been established between both the devices, wait for your camera to be identified as a storage device on the computer.

Step 3.

Once the camera has been identified as a storage device on the computer, you can start ahead with the transfers of your favorite images and videos.

Now that you know about how to connect canon 5d mark iv to computer via USB, we will take you through to another method of establishing connection i.e via WIFI.

Recommended steps to connect canon 5d mark iv with computer via WIFI

Step 1.

Download the EOS utility software in your computer

You are firstly required to download EOS utility software in order to transfer the image and videos between both the devices( you can download the same from Canon’s official website).On the other side, if If the camera battery is low, connect it to a power source.

Step 2.

Enable the wifi feature in the camera

 

connect canon 5d mark iv to computer - wifi feature
connect canon 5d mark iv to computer – wifi feature

To enable the wifi feature in your canon 5d mark iv, you just need to go to the setup menu 3 of the main menu settings and simply set the wifi feature as ‘Enable’.Right beneath the same option, you need to select the icon signifying the PC.

Step 3.

Selecting EOS utility as the connection type

connect canon 5d mark iv to computer - wifi function
connect canon 5d mark iv to computer – wifi function

You now need to initiate the wifi pairing process by selecting the EOS utility as the type of connection in the camera settings. Once done, simply go by the instructions in the camera to carefully configure the network settings.

Once the camera is finished with the same configuration process, it will prompt you to start the pairing process on the computer. All you need to do now is simply go and run the EOS utility software on your PC.

Step 4.

Run the EOS utility launcher

connect canon 5d mark iv to computer - EOS utility launcher
connect canon 5d mark iv to computer – EOS utility launcher

This EOS utility launcher is the latest offering from Canon in regards to establishing an easy wifi connection between the camera and the computer device. Once the EOS utility software detects that there are no active USB connections between both the devices, it will initiate the process of establishing wifi connection in order to connect canon 5d mark iv with computer

You just have to choose the ‘ Pairing over wifi/LAN’ option and the computer would show any active camera devices during the same process. Once it locates your canon 5d mark iv, it will ask you to select the device on the computer.

Step 5.

Establish the connection between canon 5d mark iv and the computer

connect canon 5d mark iv to computer - canon 5d mark iv wifi
connect canon 5d mark iv to computer – canon 5d mark iv wifi

Once you have selected your canon 5d mark iv as the camera device on the computer, you just have to select the ‘ Connect’ option. You will get a  prompt message regarding connection establishment on the computer which would then ask you to check your canon 5d mark iv for further instructions.

You will find some new instructions and settings on canon 5d mark iv’s LCD which confirms that the wifi connection has been successfully established between both the devices.

Your camera is now connected with the computer and you can start along with the process of image and video sharing between both the devices.

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