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I cannot find the arrows to set the date and time on my cannon powershot camera

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The four arrows are on the big control around the FUNC/SET button on the back.

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It is sometimes necessary to set the time or change the time on a digital camera.Some of the features on the camera actually require that you have set the time and date.To do this , follow the following steps.

  1. Firstly , Press the menu button
  2. Use the sideways arrow buttons to go to the settings tab indicated with a hammer and a wrench.
  3. Use the up and down arrow buttons to scroll to Time and Date and then press the function set button.
  4. Use the arrow buttons to select a area you would like to edit and use the up and down arrow buttons to select a time / date or value for a field.
  5. Once done , press the function set button again and the time and date will be saved.

For technical support from Canon , please follow either one of the following links to the support contact page. The steps descibed above are also included in the user manual which can be downloaded from Retrevo using the link below.

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To download the manual for your camera , please click on the following link :

Where to find the manual (pdf) for Canon PowerShot 95 IS / SD1200 IS

Please rate this tip if you found it useful and please do not hesitate to contact me via the comments section if you would like more information or help in setting the time and date on you camera.

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I need reset my cannon sx 130, how i can do?

Remove the battery out of the camera for 15 mins, then insert the battery and go to the camera's menu setting and set the date and time.

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How to get the date and time on the picture when your actually taking the picture

This is only availible during printing but here is how to do that if you are still interested.

1. Press the menu button
2. Navigate to the "Date Stamp" Setting
3. Press Left and right arrow buttons to toggle the "Off", "Date", or "Date/Time" settings, then leave it on the "Date/Time"
4. Connect the camera to a Cannon compatable Printer and press the set button 5. Navigate to the "Picture Styles" option, then the "Date" option. Use the left and right arrow to set it to "On." 6. Press the "Menu" button, then navigate to "Print" and push the Set button.

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I have a cannon Ixus 75 digital camera, which I have had for several years, and cannot get the date to print on the photo's. I have set the date and time as instructed in the namual, but when I go to...

The date stamp will only work when the camera's resolution is set to postcard mode. Press Func/set, scroll down to the bottom, then across to the icon with the clock and mountain. It will say "postcard". Press Func/set again. Then press Menu, scroll down to "Date stamp" and across to select date or date and time, then press menu again.

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How do I get date and time stamp to display on picture with the A560 Cannon Camera

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I set the date and time then turn of the camrea then whe i turn it back on i have to set it again cannon 75

Please try to press the OK/Set button after setting the date & time. Probably you are not doing the same

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A560 cannon camera, I want the date to appear while printing.

The date and time (and a lot more) are stored with every picture in its EXIF metadata. Any photo viewing/editing program should be able to display this data. To print this data, please consult the documentation for whatever program you're using to print your pictures. Depending on the program and printer you may print the date on the image, in the margins, or on the back.

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Do you want date/time stamp?

If so, you will have to be in postcard resolution.
To achieve this you will put your camera in shooting mode, hit function/set button, arrow down to bottom left corner where you will see L, M, S and postcard modes. Select the one that looks like a postcard.

Hit function/set to get out of there. Now hit menu and go to setup menu (tools) and arrow down to date stamp and make sure it's on date and time.

images shot in this resolution will look good as 4x6 prints, but should not be printed any larger or they will look pixelated, not good quality for larger prints.

Either that or you can add date and time in the Zoombrowser program that came with your camera should you need larger prints with date/time stamp.

I hope this helps!

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Time/date set

turn camera on
hit menu button
right arrow one time
and down 7
hit middle button which reads "func set"
then use the up and down arrows to adjust time and date
use the left and right arrows to move to next set

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