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Return to full auto setting

I let a friend play with my new 400D and now I can't seem to return the camera to it's full automatic settings.

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To set the camera to shoot fully automatically (camera selects f-stop, shutter speed, exposure, etc), turn to Mode Dial to the green rectangle icon, right next to the "P" on the dial.

To reset all settings to their original default settings, the procedures are on page 100 in the manual.
1. Press the Menu button and use the Jump button to go to the Setup 2 menu (far right).
2. Use the arrow keys to scroll to "Clear Settings" and press the Set button.
3. Scroll to "Clear all camera settings" and press the Set button.
4. Scroll to "OK" and press the Set button.

Posted on Sep 19, 2008

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