Power-saving features (auto power down), Shutter button – Canon EOS M10 User Manual

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Before Use

Basic Guide

Advanced Guide

Camera Basics

Auto Mode /

Hybrid Auto Mode

Other Shooting Modes

Tv, Av, and M Mode

Playback Mode

Wi-Fi Functions

Setting Menu




P Mode

Shutter Button

To ensure that the subject is in focus, begin by holding the shutter button

halfway down, and once the subject is in focus, press the button all the

way down to shoot.
In this manual, shutter button operations are described as pressing the

button halfway or all the way down.


Press halfway. (Press lightly to


Press the shutter button halfway. The

camera beeps twice, and frames are

displayed around image areas in focus.


Press all the way down. (From the

halfway position, press fully to


The camera now shoots.

Subjects may be out of focus if you shoot without initially pressing
the shutter button halfway.

Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down)

As a way to conserve battery power, the camera automatically deactivates

the screen (Display Off) and then turns itself off after a specific period of


Power Saving in Shooting Mode

The screen is automatically deactivated after about one minute of

inactivity. In about two more minutes, the camera turns itself off. To

activate the screen and prepare for shooting when the screen is off and

the indicator is lit, press the shutter button halfway (= 29).

Power Saving in Playback Mode

The camera turns itself off automatically after about five minutes of


You can deactivate Auto Power Down and adjust the timing of
Display Off, if you prefer (= 140).

Power saving is not active while the camera is connected to other
devices via Wi-Fi (= 112), or when connected to a computer
(= 153).