- Camera will not turn on
- The battery was replaced, it's still not turning on
- Camera takes a long time to turn on
- Photos are blurry
- Camera will not enable deleting photos
Camera will not turn on ¶
The camera does not respond and it shows no signs of any activity when it's turned ON.
Take a test shot ¶
Take a quick test shot and if it works it's not the battery, the issue might be with the display.
Check the ON switch ¶
Make sure the ON switch is completely clicked into place. The camera will not turn on if the switch is half way into the ON and OFF position.
Check the battery ¶
The battery might not be properly inserted. Make sure the direction of the battery is correct; positive with positive marks match.
Your battery might need to be recharged. Do a full charge on the battery and try turning on your camera. If it does not turn on, you might need a replacement battery using this guide.
The battery was replaced, it's still not turning on ¶
There are no signs of energy or flow in the camera.
Check the user's manual ¶
Motherboard was replaced still having issues ¶
If you're able to take photos, but you're unable to see anything on the screen. You might have a faulty LCD screen. You can replace the screen using this guide.
Camera takes a long time to turn on ¶
The camera seems sluggish when it's powered on.
Check the memory card ¶
Make sure the memory card is inserted correctly. Also make sure it is not locked: take out the memory card, make sure the 'Lock' tab is off, and reinsert into the camera.
Check memory card files ¶
Look through the memory card to check if it is full; if it is full, then delete files/folders to free up storage. You can delete the photos or use a new memory card. Use this guide to replace the memory card.
Photos are blurry ¶
The camera and lens do not come to a focus.
Clean the lens ¶
The outer lens may be dirty. Carefully detach the outer lens, and with a microfiber cloth, lightly rub the inside and outside of the lens. Reattach when complete.
Check auto focus settings ¶
The auto focus settings switch may not be locked into place. Make sure it is fully into position. Make sure you are not on manual focus.
Camera will not enable deleting photos ¶
I cleared all the pictures but there are some that will not be erased.
Pictures may be protected ¶
Select the picture, use the menu options to un-protect the picture on the screen.
Memory Card is locked ¶
Take out the memory card, make sure the 'Lock' tab is off, and reinsert into the camera.