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Nikon D5100 Built in flash won't pop up

Won't pop open on any setting. Shoe is hot and works with other flash

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Not even when you press the button on the left side of the class? the one with the flash symbol.
Switch on the camera and then press the button.
Look in the manual how you can setup the flash in all other than the automatic mode.

Posted on Nov 27, 2013

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SOURCE: Nikon D40 built-in flash...

Hi and thanks for coming to FixYa.

You can set the parameters for the manual flash in the Custom Settings Menu. Select Full to set the manual flash adjustments.
Hope this helps. Let me know if you have any questions in a comment.

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SOURCE: nikon d40 built in flash not firing but it popped up

there is a sensor in there that tells the camera the flash is up you need to take it to a repair shop its not a at home thing

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SOURCE: Nikon D40X built in flash doesn't pop up automatically

This is a common fault with the D40x. You will need to contact Nikon for repair details.

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Hey check out this video. the solution to the d5000 is same. the hook is a bit different though on the right.

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Contact your local Nikon authorized service center for repair on this issue. If you're in the east coast or in the New York City area you can contact us for this.

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Here's a very simple solution I found to get the flash to pop up without destroying your camera.
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1031&message=31993875
the person suggests using a fingernail. (s)he must have long fingernails. I had to use a piece of paper folded in half. Swipe the paper from back to front, as in, from the eyepiece side towards the lens side.
Here's a picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dougpardee/133066175/
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