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We have a Samsung S85 and the lens is sticking. It either will not go in or will not come out without effort on our part. when it is stuck it beeps 4 times and shuts off. What can we do to fix this? Lubricate it? Is Samsung an unreliable brand of camera? I own several Nikon's Never have a problem. I never had problems with HP either.

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You can try with fully charged batteries. If this does not help, you may need to take it to a camera repair shop or buy a new one.

Overall there have been issues with the S85, as the lens gives a problem. Lubricating can be a good idea but you should not use any liquid that can not evaporate, however the best idea woudl be to go to the nearest Samsung dealer and have it checked.

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