Power-saving features (auto power down), Shutter button – Canon EOS M10 User Manual
Auto Mode /
Hybrid Auto Mode
Other Shooting Modes
Tv, Av, and M Mode
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