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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.


Any ideas will be most welcome.

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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 from chinese to english - playbackicon.gif (Playback) mode.
  2. Hold down the <SET> button and at the same time press the <MENU> button.
  3. Use the , direction_arrow_downfrom chinese to english - direction_arrow_lt.gif <img src=, or direction_arrow_rt.gif button to select a language and press the <SET> buttofrom chinese to english - playbackicon.gif

    Method 2

    1. In the playbackicon.gif (Playback) mode press the <ON/OFF> button until the power lamp lights.from chinese to english - 023.gif/li>
    2. Press the <MENU.> button to difrom chinese to english - setup_icon.gif or Play menu.

      - Use the 023.gifbufrom chinese to english - 026.gif select the setup_icon.gif(Set up) menufrom chinese to english - 067.gif- Use the 021.gifofrom chinese to english - 021.gifdata-src="/uploads/images/026.gif" alt=from chinese to english - 026.giff" class="h_mi" /> button to selefrom chinese to english - 023.gifUAGE and press the <SET> butfrom chinese to english - 028.gif />
    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.

Posted on Oct 12, 2007

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2007

    PS: if you go to their website you'll even see the nice pictures showing you the menu.



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