Question about Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Canon powershot A520 doesn't work in camera mode. I can look at and edit pictures in viewing mode, but switching to "camera" won't let me take pictures... in this mode it also lets me view pictures already on card, so something isn't making the switch over.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 300 Answers

Hi!
Do other buttons work? If so, the switch could be broken because it sounds it doesn't switch to the CAMERA mode, just stays at the VIEW mode.
If you're not experienced in repairs, you should give it to a local repair shop or Canon service center.

Sorry for the bad news. I repair these cameras very often.

Tom

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

Testimonial: "Dear Tom, Yes, all the other buttons work... you're correct that it just stays in VIEW. I'm not afraid to repair if you can walk me thru."

  • Toms Safranovs
    Toms Safranovs Sep 27, 2009

    Hi!
    Do other buttons work? If so, the switch could be broken because it sounds it doesn't switch to the CAMERA mode, just stays at the VIEW mode.
    If you're not experienced in repairs, you should give it to a local repair shop or Canon service center.

    Sorry for the bad news. I repair these cameras very often.

    Tom

×

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My problem is just the opposite. It stays in Shoot mode.

Posted on Dec 05, 2015

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Playback switch does not operate


PDF]Camera User Guide

gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/7/0900011217/01/PSA520510CUG-EN.pdf
Switching between Shooting and Playback.....32 .... Please note that Canon digital cameras are intended for personal use and should never be used .... Do not operatethe flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to its lens. ..... PowerShot A520:.

Repair tips for digital cameras that won't power on. 'Do It ...

camerarepair.blogspot.com/.../simple-fix-for-dead-cameras-that-wont.ht...
Nov 30, 2007 - It was a fix for a Canon A520, but am not sure if it would work for ..... I have a Canon Powershot A540 which will not turn on and lens is stuck out extended.... (even when they are new) in camera mode and not playback mode.

Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ...


Dec 02, 2015 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

2 Answers

I have a Canon Power Shot A520 and have just put in a new memory card 4GB and new batteries. When I turn on camera is says memory card error at the top of the sceen. Why is that?


The A520 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card. While it fits into the slot, it is electronically incompatible.

You need to use SD cards 2GB and smaller.

Oct 05, 2010 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

1 Answer

How do i save the picture once i zoom it in? i have a canon powershot a520


You can't do that in the camera. You need to import the picture into an editing program and crop the picture.

Sep 25, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Canon Powershot SD1000 Uploading Pics To Computer Problem


ugh this happened to me too :( it sucks cuz i have had great pictures i wanted to upload but they wont upload :(

Jan 12, 2009 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

2 Answers

I bet you can't solve this.


We have a Canon A520 and it was having all the symptoms noted. Searched for a resolution on numerous sites including the Canon Support site. While on the Canon Support site, I found an FAQ on "How to RESET the A520". Turn camera on, find and hold MENU button for 5+ seconds until "Reset settings to default?" screen appears. Arrow over to OK and press the SET button. When we did this the battery low indicator showed, replaced batteries with standard alkaline batteries. Everything functions properly, with no additional problems for the past 5 days. I guess the camera just lost its mind and had to be defaulted and rebooted, hope this helps.

Oct 01, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Canon powershot a520 problem


Try to see if you can connect the cable to a TV and see if it will do the same thing.

Example: camera - cable plug - to Input of TV.

Jul 23, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

2 Answers

How to get pics on my computer


Download the software and then install it once that is done connect the camera to the usb port on the computer it should automatically detect the camera once it is turned on.

software canon

May 20, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Canon Powershot A520 Stuck in View Picture Mode


You need to power it with rechargable batteries. with the MAH being no less than 2000. I bought a charger which came with 2batteries for less than a tenner

Sep 30, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera Logo

Related Topics:

241 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Cameras Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

TC CAMERA REPAIR.Com...

Level 2 Expert

169 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1983 Answers

Are you a Canon Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...