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Locked camera the memory card on the camera is locked how do i unlock it?

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Memory card lock

So you're having problem in your memory card?

Try this:
1. Take out your memory card from the camera.
2. There's switch to lock and unlock on the memory card.
3. Just unlock it, and put back your memory card.

Hope this help! PM me if you have another questions.

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I had the same problem - just put the lock button of the card to the lock position and than again to the unlock position

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Little sliding switch on the side of the SD memory card. Remove from camera, slide switch away from lock position, re-install and you should be good to go.

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I noticed that this camera does not work well with cheaper memory cards. The only brand that works without fail is the SanDisk brand.

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Memory card

If the card is locked, you could the steps below:

- Turn off camera
- Remove memory card
- Take a look on the switch of the memory card itself
* If it's at the TOP = card is UNLOCKED
* If it's at the BOTTOM = card is LOCKED

- So, you just have to make sure that the switch is at the top
for the memory card to be UNLOCKED

After doing that, you just have to put back the memory card to your camera and turn on the camera. Try to check if this works.

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