Connecting a DSLR Camera to a Tablet

22 Feb 2023

Note: This information is provided as a reference and does not imply that Juniper Systems will provide full support for the use of any specific third-party device or software with a Juniper Systems product.

If you have a DSLR camera with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, you may be able to connect your camera and tablet to save your pictures directly to your tablet. The following documentation shows how to connect a Canon camera with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities to a Windows tablet. These steps may be adapted for other DSLR cameras with these capabilities or tablets running Android.

To connect a Canon camera to your Windows tablet,

  1. From your tablet, download the EOS Webcam Utility from the Canon website.
  2. With your tablet in landscape mode, install the app.

Note: Your device's resolution must be greater than 1024 X 768.

  1. Leave the EOS Webcam Utility open on your tablet.

From your camera,

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Select Wireless Settings
  3. Select Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Connection.
  4. Select Remote Control (EOS Utility).
  5. Select Add a Device to connect to.
  6. Select your tablet.

From your tablet,

  1. Connect to your camera's Wi-Fi hotspot.
  2. In the EOS Webcam Utility, tap Pairing over Wi-Fi/LAN.
  3. In the pop-up window, select your camera and tap Connect.

The DSLR camera controls display on your tablet with the option to use the tablet as a live viewfinder. To take a picture, tap Live view shoot.

The camera app saves the picture to the Pictures folder on your tablet.

Note: With the picture saved to your tablet, you can quickly attach it to a point on a Uinta map. For more information, see Adding a Point to a Uinta Map.

Reviewed & Approved: lr, 01March2023