While I was browsing through the menu on my camera I ran into the Format section (format memory card?) and I clicked ok. Then all my pictures weren't there anymore. Did I accidently delete them? Or are they stored some where in there? If so how to I get them back? Please help!
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To delete individual pictures: while viewing the picture, tap the trash can icon on the screen, then tap yes when it asks for confirmation.
To delete all pictures on a memory card: format the card. TAP MENU, tap the wrench icon, select "Format card."
To delete all pictures in internal memory: format internal memory. Tap MENU, tap the wrench icon, select "Format memory."
The delete instructions are in the "Deleting Pictures" section of the manual (page 33 in my copy). The format instructions are in the "Format Memory/Format Card" section of the manual (page 150). If you need a manual, you can download one from the manufacturer's web site at http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16763
In your menu settings in the camera, you can go to "Format" and format your card from the camera, which is always the best way to do it. Also, you can, through, a card reader, open up the SD card and just delete the pix that way. I suggest doing so in the camera.
Hi, SD Memory Card is compatible with your Digimax 401 camera. You just need to format the card. Formatting a memory card ** This is used for formatting the memory card. If you run [FORMAT] on the memory card, all images, including the protected images, will be deleted. Be sure to download important images to your PC before formatting the memory card. ** If the memory card is not inserted, the internal memory will be formatted. ** Be sure to format the memory card if you are using a newly purchased or non-initialized memory card, if it contains data that the camera cannot recognize, or if it contains images captured with a different camera. Formatting a Memory Card 1. In any mode other than Voice Recording mode, press the MENU button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [SETUP] menu tab. 3. Select the [FORMAT] menu by pressing the UP/ DOWN button and press the RIGHT button. 4. Select a desired sub menu by pressing the UP/ DOWN button and press the OK button. - If [No] is selected : The memory card will not be formatted. - If [Yes] is selected : A [PLEASE WAIT!] message appears and the memory card will be formatted. If you ran FORMAT in Play mode, a [NO IMAGE!] message will appear.
Hello. Turn the camera on and go to the menu. Find reset and reset your camera. This will take you back to the original factory settings. Next you may have to format your memory card. once again go to your menu and find format. Formatting will erase what you have on that card, so if you do not want to lose those pix save them to your computer first. Joe
These instructions are from the Instruction Manual of the Coolpix S 210 and need to be carried out within the Set-Up Menu.
Refer Page 19:
Removing Memory Cards Before removing memory cards, turn the camera off and confirm that the power-on lamp is off. Open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover and press the card in 1 to partially eject the card 2. The card can then be removed by hand. B Formatting Memory Cards If the message at right is displayed, the memory card must be formatted before use (A110). Note that formatting permanently deletes all pictures and other data on the memory card. Be sure to make copies of any pictures you wish to keep before formatting the memory card. Use the multi selector to choose Yes and press k. The confirmation dialog will be displayed. To start formatting, choose Format and press k. • Do not turn the camera off or open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover until formatting is complete. • The first time you insert the memory cards used in other devices into the COOLPIX S210, be sure to format them using this camera (A110).
Refer Pg 110:
Format Memory/m Format Card
Use this option to format the internal memory or a memory card. Formatting the Internal Memory
To format the internal memory, remove the memory
card from the camera.
The Format memory option appears in the setup
menu. Formatting a Memory Card
When the memory card is inserted in the camera, the Format card option appears in the setup menu.
I suggest you to remove the card from the camera and use a memory card reader to transfer the pictures to the computer. Note that the memory card should be formatted in the camera. Once the pictures are transferred you can reinsert the memory card to the camera and then format it in the camera.
If you have the camera in shooting mode and you press ok and then right arrow to Mode Menu then you can down arrow to Card tab and right arrow to Card Setup and then right arrow to format option. This will permanently delete all of the images from the memory card.
maybe if you reset the cam and card, by formatting it using the PC rather than the Camera, save what pix u can then format, to format, goto my computer right click camera drive, usually F:\ press format, do a full format, dissconnect from PC then make sure u leave power on and format thru the camera, dont know if its possible top save pix but this shud fix the whole card issue