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Flash not working

Flash doesn't go off even when in 'Forced on" mode. Camera won't take a picture when this happens

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  • JohnSF Nov 25, 2008

    Same issue. Just started happening on a 1.6 year old camera. I have not been thrilled with this model since I purchased, and now no flash. It will be replaced as soon as financially possible I think.

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"Forced on" means the flash is forced. Try "Forced OFF". Note that there are several options and scenes when the flash is enabled by default.

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If the Forced Flash setting is already enabled and the flash is still not working, then the issue may be due to another camera setting. Even if the Forced flash setting it enabled, the flash will still not work in the following settings.
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Even if the Forced flash setting is enabled, the flash will still not work in the following circumstances:

  1. When shooting MPEG movies.
  2. When shooting in the Twilight or Handheld Twilight mode.
  3. If shooting with the Burst or Multi Burst mode.
  4. Shooting with Sweep Panorama
  5. Shooting with the Fireworks or High Sensitivity mode.
  6. If an external flash is connected.

Please make sure that the Camera is not set to any of these modes. You can check the manual to get the information to change the setting..


  • If the issue persists, please reset the Camera and make sure that battery is fully charged.
  • If the issue persists after performing all the above mentioned troubleshooting steps, service is required.

If you feel that the above Troubleshooting steps helped you. Please rate my answer positively.


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If the built in flash does not function, then the Camera flash may be turned off or ot is set to Auto and will only flash when the taking pictures in poorly lit environments. To turn on the flash so it works regardless of the lighting conditions, press the flash button on the Camera until the Forced Flash icon appears on the LCD screen. The flash button on the Camera has a lightning bolt symbol on it.
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