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How to Factory Reset a Canon EOS Rebel T5 Camera

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Introduction

There are times you may want to factory reset your Canon Camera.

  • Selling your camera to another person
  • Troubleshooting issues with your camera

EOS Rebel T5 camera
This guide will walk you through resetting your Canon EOS Rebel T5 camera to factory defaults.

1 Factory Reset

Performing a factory reset on your camera will erase all custom settings you have set.

  1. Tap on the Menu button.
    diagram of camera with menu button highlighted
  2. Tap on the 3rd Wrench.
    menu with 3rd button highlighted
  3. Tap on Clear Settings.
    menu with clear settings highlighted
  4. Tap on Clear All Camera Settings.
    clear all camera settings
  5. Tap on OK.
    clear all camera settings notification with ok highlighted
  6. The camera has been reset and is ready for first time setup.

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There are times you may want to factory reset your Canon Camera.

  • Selling your camera to another person
  • Troubleshooting issues with your camera

EOS Rebel T5 camera
This guide will walk you through resetting your Canon EOS Rebel T5 camera to factory defaults.

Performing a factory reset on your camera will erase all custom settings you have set.

  1. Tap on the Menu button.
    diagram of camera with menu button highlighted
  2. Tap on the 3rd Wrench.
    menu with 3rd button highlighted
  3. Tap on Clear Settings.
    menu with clear settings highlighted
  4. Tap on Clear All Camera Settings.
    clear all camera settings
  5. Tap on OK.
    clear all camera settings notification with ok highlighted
  6. The camera has been reset and is ready for first time setup.