Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS, ELPH 160, IXUS 170, IXUS 165, IXUS 160 Digital Cameras User Guide

Easy to use and stylish too, the PowerShot ELPH 160 camera is designed for hassle-free capture of family fun and special memories. Slim and light, it boasts a big 8x Optical Zoom so you can get close to your subjects quickly. Image quality is sharp and detailed thanks to the high-resolution 20.0 Megapixel sensor plus DIGIC 4+ Image Processor. When you’re ready to shoot impressive 720p HD video, simply press the dedicated movie button. And when you shoot in Smart AUTO mode, the camera automatically chooses the proper camera settings by analyzing the scene based on several common and more unique predefined shooting situations, so achieving the best possible image quality can be effortless. There is even a Help button that provides clear explanations and guidance for camera operations. Preserve your memories beautifully – and simply – with the PowerShot ELPH 160 camera.

Camera Basics

Shutter Button
Shooting Display Options
Using the FUNC. Menu
Using Menus
Indicator Display

Auto Mode

Shooting with Camera-Determined Settings
Common, Convenient Features
Image Customization Features
Helpful Shooting Features
Customizing Camera Operation

Other Shooting Modes

Brightness / Color Customization (Live View Control)
Specific Scenes
Applying Special Effects
Special Modes for Other Purposes

P Mode

Shooting in Program AE ([P] Mode)
Image Brightness (Exposure)
Adjusting White Balance
Shooting Range and Focusing
Using Eco Mode
Other Settings

Playback Mode

Browsing and Filtering Images
Image Viewing Options
Protecting Images
Erasing Images
Rotating Images
Editing Still Images

Setting Menu

Adjusting Basic Camera Functions


System Map
Optional Accessories
Using Optional Accessories
Using the Software
Printing Images
Using an Eye-Fi Card


On-Screen Messages
On-Screen Information
Functions and Menu Tables
Handling Precautions

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