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Canon powershot s500 will not switch to playback mode when I push the switch it doesn't change the mode always in shooting mode Help

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Possibly two (2) reasons:
1. Software/firmware glitch. Reset the camera by removing the battery;
2. One of the buttons is stuck preventing any other from working. Determine which one and tap on it a couple of times as a temporary workaround. Ideally, the unit must be opened and the contacts/ switches cleaned with contact cleaner.

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If you get a blank screen and the camera is on,there are two ribbons to the LCD one (the smaller one) is power to the screen. the larger ribbon is the data lines. If the camera is on the problem is a loose connection of one or both of the ribbons. Hope this helps Jerry

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This sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. If so, Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. This is regardless of your camera's warranty status. Please check this link for more info.

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Camera Buttons on back do not work


Hi,

Possibly two (2) reasons:
1. Software/firmware glitch. Reset the camera by removing the battery;
2. One of the buttons is stuck preventing any other from working. Determine which one and tap on it a couple of times as a temporary workaround. Ideally, the unit must be opened and the contacts/ switches cleaned with contact cleaner.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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You could try to help the lens coming out if you hear the motor trying to. Or hold the camera with the lens downwards to let gravity help as well. Hope that will help. Or the lens mechanism will be faulty and the whole lens needs to be replaced. But such a repair might not be worth it because of the costs and the value of the camera.

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