How to Connect Canon PowerShot SX740 HS to Computer

Canon PowerShot digital cameras are a popular choice among photography enthusiasts. If you own a Canon PowerShot SX740 HS and want to know how to connect it to your Windows® computer through a wireless network, you have come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the step-by-step process of connecting your camera to your computer.

Before we dive into the nitty-gritty of the process, there are a few things you need to ensure. Firstly, make sure your wireless router is properly set up, and your computer is connected to the network. Next, you will need to download the Camera Window DC software package from the Canon website. To download the software, follow the steps below:

– Visit

– Click on Choose A Search Area and type your PowerShot camera model.

– Select your camera from the search results.

– Click the magnifying glass icon.

– In the search results, click the name of your PowerShot camera.

– Scroll down and then click Drivers and Downloads.

– Look for the Camera Window DC software package in the optional software list.

– Click Select.

– Click Download.

Once you have downloaded the software, follow the steps below to connect your camera to your computer:

1. Open Wi-Fi Connection Setup from the Start Menu on your computer.

2. When the message appears, click Yes and then click OK.

3. Open the Control Panel and select Add a Device. Leave this window open on your computer and return to your camera to continue the setup.

4. Press and briefly hold the Wi-Fi® button on your camera. If this is your first time pressing the Wi-Fi® button, you’ll be shown a device nickname. Use the default nickname or enter your own. Select OK, and then press the Set button.

5. On the Connection Screen select Connect to Computer, and then press the Set button.

6. Select Add a Device, and press the Set button.

7. Select the name of the network your PC is connected to, and press the Set button.

8. When the screen appears, press the Set button to enter your network password. This is the same password you used to set up your wireless network.

9. On the Network Settings screen, select Auto. On this screen, select the name of the computer you wish to connect with, then press the Set button.

10. Back on your computer, the camera should appear in the Add a Device window. If the camera does not appear, click Cancel and then click Add a Device again to refresh the device list. Double-click the camera name to begin the driver installation.

11. The Canon Camera window app will open automatically. To send images from your camera to your computer, click Import Images from Camera. Then click Select Images to Import.

12. When the screen appears, select your images. Then click the import icon. Your images will now be transferred and saved to your computer. This may take a few minutes.

13. When the screen appears, your image import is complete. Click OK.

That’s it! You have successfully connected your Canon PowerShot SX740 HS to your Windows® computer. Now, you can easily share photos from your camera to your computer. If you need help with connecting your camera to a Mac, Android™, or iOS device, you can visit Canon’s YouTube channel for more videos.

We hope this blog post was helpful in guiding you through the process of connecting your camera to your computer. Happy clicking!