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connect eos r to iphone with cable


I'm not able to connect my EOS R to my iPhone 12 Pro Max using a USB cable. I didn't have this problem with my 70D, which connected immediately. 



Is everything else the same? Same phone and version of iOS?

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, Pixma TR8620a, LR Classic



You were able to connect the 70D to an iPhone 12?  


What app were you using?  I believe the Canon Connect app is strictly wireless. You would connect via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.  The app does not work on USB, AFAIK.  I recommend using Bluetooth.

"The right mouse button is your friend."

I'm not using an app.It's a direct physical connection between the camera and the iphone using a usb/lightening cable. the connection should be automatic, just like it is with the 70D.

I believe you are correct. That is how the SD reader works on my iPhone and iPad. It also worked that way with my cameras that had mini-USB connectors.

However, my 1DX Mark III, which has a USB-C connection is not recognized by my iPad when I use. USB-C to Lightning cable. It only works with the USB-C Camera Connection adapter.
John Hoffman
Conway, NH

1D X Mark III, Many lenses, Pixma PRO-100, Pixma TR8620a, LR Classic

Upgrading a cable or even a lightening cable adapter to use USB-C should be simple enough. I don’t know why cable manufacturers  haven’t done it yet since Canon is now using using USB-C connectors exclusively. 

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