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From chinese to english


I have bought an S5 IS camera in Hong Kong and the language is in chinese. How do I change it to english.


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Re: from chinese to english

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How do I set the language?
Solution: Procedure for setting the language PowerShot S5 IS.

Setting the Language

The language in which menus and messages are displayed can be selected with this function.

Method 1

  1. Power the camera on in the playbackicon.gif (Playback) mode.
  2. Hold down the <SET> button and at the same time press the <MENU> button.
  3. Use the direction_arrow_up.gif, direction_arrow_down.gif, direction_arrow_lt.gif, or direction_arrow_rt.gif button to select a language and press the <SET> button.

Method 2

  1. In the playbackicon.gif (Playback) mode press the <ON/OFF> button until the power lamp lights.
  2. Press the <MENU.> button to display the Rec. or Play menu.

    - Use the 023.gifbutton to select the setup_icon.gif(Set up) menu.
    - Use the 021.gifor 026.gif button to select LANGUAGE and press the <SET> button.


  3. Use the 021.gif , 026.gif, 023.gifor 028.gifbutton to select a language.

  4. Press the <SET> button.
  5. Press the <MENU> button to redisplay the Rec. or Play screen.

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