How to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer in 6 steps

How to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer

The Canon EOS M50 is apt for vlogging about your experiences and feelings wherever you go. The advanced technology is not only limited with photography but also various ways of connecting them to other devices to transfer photos and videos.

Although the way through WiFi is not available for the Canon EOS M50, you can still transfer files from your Canon M50 camera using a data cable.

You will have files in large size so make sure you use a 5 pin USB cable (Hey! It’s on Amazon). Before you get started with the camera, take a quick glimpse into the steps you can take to make transfer of files easy.

How to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer
How to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer – High Speed USB cable
How to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer

Want to keep things simple? Consider a 128 gb memory card for canon m50 with speed up to 170MB second.



How to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer

6 Steps to transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer

Step 1

connect canon eos m5 to computer
transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer

You will find a USB port on the side of it which is covered with a cap. Carefully remove this cap to reveal the USB port. Now, insert the data cable that you get with your camera and insert the smaller end of the wire here and the broader part into your personal computer.

Your computer will recognize the camera almost immediately as you plug in the data cable and you will know this through the notification you get. You may have to download all the important drives and software that are necessary if you want to transfer the files.

Step 2

transfer from canon eos m5 to computer
transfer from canon eos m5 to computer

Once the initial step is done, you will find a message or notification on your computer screen that will allow you to discover what happens on the device that is your camera. This may be seen on the upper right corner of the screen after installation.

When you click on this, you will find a variety of options which are functions that you can perform on the camera through the computer.  Read all of them carefully and look for the option which says transfer files and clicks on it.

Step 3

connect canon eos m5 to computer - eos utility
transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer – eos utility

The option of transfer files will again show you a list of options, and you need to look for the option that says- “Open Device to View Files” and click on it. This option will open up all the files that are present in the camera in the file explorer.

Step 4

connect canon eos m5 to computer - DCIM
transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer – DCIM

The file explorer helps you to view the files present on your canon flip screen DSLR. Look for the DCIM folder which is the mother folder holding all the photos and vlogging videos.

Step 5

connect canon eos m5 to computer - transfer photos
transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer – transfer photos

From the folder, you can now select all the pictures and videos that you have clicked from your vlogging camera to start transferring them to your computer.

Once you finish selecting, right-click on any of the images to find a drop-down list and then click on the ‘copy’ option. The copy option will save a copy of all the files you have selected onto the clipboard.

Step 6

connect canon eos m5 to computer - pairing setup
transfer photos from Canon M50 to Computer – pairing setup

To transfer the files, including the pictures and videos to your computer, you need to go to the hard drive of your computer. There you need to create a folder wherever you wish to store and save your files. You cannot create folders anywhere except in a removable disk.

Once you have created this folder, right-click anywhere on the screen and click on the ‘paste’ option from the drop-down list that appears.

After this, you will find all the files and folders you selected from the camera being transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Make sure that your camera is turned on while the transfer is being made so that all files are safely transported to your computer.

How to connect canon m50 to computer