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Lens stuck half way outm weird beep sound can I fix it

The lens seems to be frozen in this position and it beeps do I need to have it repaired or is it something i can do to fix it

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I get the three beeps also but the lense is fully retracted. I'm no expert but I've had this camera fixed once (would not focus) and is going back in for this latest issue. I like the little thing but I wish it would not break as much as it has. On the other hand I've had great esxperiences with smasung's warranty service. If your camera was purchased less than a year ago it is still under warranty and a quick call to samsung will get you a shipping lable to an authorized repair center free of charge. You only pay for shipping to the repair center.

Good luck

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