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Takes pictures, but all over-exposed

When I take a shot, the display mode shows the image, but many bright white lines appear across the screen. Then when I view the pictures, they all seem very over-exposed. The indoor photos seem less exposed but when I go outside to take photos, the display shows the image as very over-exposed. Essentially each outdoor picture appears as a very bright image, just light.
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Keep iso 100 and set ur screen brightness

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