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Fill flash/ flash setting for backlit

I live/work in Samoa, S. Pacific where the sun is VERY bright and most subjects are contrasty and backlit. I have a new Coolpix s200 and am frustrated that when I set the flash to the backlit setting no flash is fired. I have an example photo but don't see a way of sending an attachment and I can't find an online customer support from Nikon. Could someone provide me with suggestions about getting a fill flash function to work and a online contact for Nikon customer support....just in case this function is actually bronken. I cannot dial tool free from this country to the US and I cannot afford an overseas cass from the S. Pacific. Thanks ahead of time. RPMS

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Set up the flash
When ready to shoot point camera to a dark area[the ground?] and press the release HALF WAY- holding it there point camera at subject and shoot.

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