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Back buttons frozen

All of the buttons on the back (menu, both zooms, etc.) are totally unusable. I can turn on the camera, take pictures and switch modes, but other than that, I can't do anything else. I've tried removing both the battery and memory card, but neither seem to fix the problem.

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  • HP365 Dec 14, 2007

    need inside switch unit(control by back button)

  • Geirk Dec 15, 2007

    Can you be a little clearer on what you said? What do you exactly mean by "need inside switch unit(control by back button)"?

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2008

    i can turn on my camera,but the buttons not can be press but not work.
    cam say Date time not set.
    i cant fix it
    because buttons not working propely.
    plz help me

  • cleotard Apr 26, 2008

    I have the same problem! None of the buttons work anymore (not the display button, menu, zoom, etc). The problem started slowly, but within 3 months none of them worked anymore. This is before I'd had the camera for a year. Unfornately, I bought it in Australia so the warranty is useless.

    Is it possible to take the camera to a repair shop? Does it have to be a fuji store? What can I do?


  • Jwest0723 May 11, 2008

    I have the same problem with my camera, I cannot use any of the buttons on the back of the camera. Also, if I zoom in I am unable to zoom back out without turning the camera off an on. I have removed the battery and then replaced it and I am unable to fix the problem.

  • jenny08 May 27, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem, camera was working excellent, a pretty new camera (that is) all of a sudden all the buttons to the back stop functioning and that include the zoom

  • Anonymous Jul 27, 2008

    Some of my buttons on the back of F470 aren't responding

  • Beerg69 Jul 31, 2008

    Yeah the same thing happened to me, except they slowly stopped working... and now it takes blurry pictures, too. The only button that works is the display button. I'm so pissed because it happened RIGHT after I had something else fixed, then left it in florida til now... now I think it's not under warranty.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    yes I have the same problem the button to go forward, delete etc are all stuck





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This solution is basically ridiculous. You are actually telling me that it is more expensive to fix my camera than it is to purchase a new one. This seems to be a regular / consistent proble with this camera; and should therefore be consider a manufacturer's defect.

I will now have to purchase a new camera but definitely a different brand

Please note my camera is fairly new

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  • jenny08 Jun 02, 2008

    I believe that the fuji 470 should then be avoided at all cost. I personally thought that fuji (which was not my first pick) was an excellent camera but with soooo many people having a similar problem I will be force not to go with fuji again.

    My camera was not under 12 mths warranty so again I am left in the cold



I have the same problem... anyone know how to fix it?

Posted on May 26, 2008

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Yes im having the same problem ,however i open/disassembled my camera and my results was a broken ribbon connector from the Rear Button Board to the Main circuit board.....
The only problem is i can not find any parts list information or where i can get this part....

can any one help me with this??
FUJIFILM F460 Camera
Rear Button Assembly


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This fault (snapped ribbon is extremely common with this camera) is repairable at for £79.99, alternatively they will offer you £45 ish for trade in against a brand new camera with 12 months warranty. Check out their Camera Repair Centre webpage for an instant repair quotation at

Posted on May 31, 2008

  • Gareth Morgan Jun 01, 2008

    Any camera still covered by it's 12 months warranty will be repaired by Fuji free of charge (excluding initial RTB postage). A 12 month long warranty is pretty much standard as far as electronic products go, extended warranties are available at the time of purchase and at any time before the inital warranty expires by contacting the Fuji Service Centre.

    A 9 megapixel A900 camera will cost just £56 if you trade in an F470 with a broken ribbon. Personally I think this a great deal at just 50% of the cost.


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