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Lens doesn't come out anymore

I have Samsung L100 digital camera. My toddler did something to it (didn't drop it), probably pressed on the lens when it came out and pushed it back. Now the lens won't come out and when I turn the camera on, it makes a sound. Any idea if it's serious and how to fix it. Thanks !

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I'm sorry to know that the Camera Lens is not focusing and retracting. I'll be glad to assist you with this. I suggest that you perform a power reset of the Camera and check if it helps.
Turn off the camera.
Remove the battery pack.
Press and hold the power button for 30 seconds.
Allow the camera to remain without power for 60 seconds.
Reinsert the battery pack.
Turn on the camera.
If you're able to access the Menu of the Camera, then reset it back to factory reset and check if it helps. Press the MENU button, press the Right Arrow button and select the SETUP Menu of the Camera. Now press the down arrow button to select RESET. Resetting the Camera will change all the settings to factory default.
Performing the steps should resolve the issue.

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