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How do I set the date and time spamp on a Canon A490

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To set the date and time stamp on pictures, Follow the given instructions:
Setting Date and Time:

First of all set the exact and time if your camera:

  • Press the "Menu" button on the camera and use the right navigation button to choose the "Set Up" menu.
  • Scroll down to "Date/Time" and press the ""Func./Set" button. The set date and time will appear on the screen, and the month unit will flash.
  • Adjust the month unit by pressing the up or down navigation buttons. Move to the day unit by pressing the right navigation button. Use the same instructions to adjust each unit of the date and time.Push the "Func./Set" button to save the time and date settings.
Setting Date Stamp on pictures:
  • Press the "Func./Set" button and select "Recording Pixels" and "Postcard". The camera is now set to "Postcard" mode.
  • Open the "Rec." menu by pressing the "Menu" button on the back of the camera.
  • Highlight "Date Stamp" by pressing the down navigation button.
  • Change the "Date Stamp" setting by pressing the right or left navigation button. Your choices are "Off", "Date" or "Date/Time". Now, when you take photographs the date or the date and time will appear on the picture.

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Thank you so much, I lost my manual and then found this.....again thank you for the walk through.

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