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Flash will not fire. Tried the reset not luck. Under Custom setting built in flash is grayed out. This option not available with current setting. It is in the Auto mode

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  • kakima May 11, 2010

    The flash won't pop up, or won't fire when popped up?

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Thanks, I reckon I'll just have to change from auto exposure to one of the preset ones.

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SOURCE: Nikon D50 flash not synchronizing

Ok this is a crappy fix but it works for me.

If your flash isn't syncing correctly make sure your on auto flash. when your flash flips up and you get the beep push the piece that holds the flash just a little forward. and walla your flash syncs up.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Flash has stopped working on my Nikon D40

There's a common problem in the flash arm. I found this link that shows a simple repair. If you use this and make the repair yourself, understand that you will void your warranty if you have one. Also, do not touch the bulb as you'll get oil on it, and don't touch the solder points on the wiring, you'll get zapped. http://www.vimeo.com/3141400

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

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SOURCE: In the CUSTOM SETTING MENU,

Switch out of the point&shoot modes to one of the PSAM modes by turning the mode dial on the top left of the camera.

Posted on Nov 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Shooting mode message this option is not available with current settings..some options like picture control are grayed out

Most of the options are not available in the automatic point-n-shoot modes. You need to switch to one of the advanced PSAM modes to gain access to these options.

If you're not too comfortable with the advanced modes, turn the mode dial to P. The Programmed Auto mode is just like the green Auto mode, except that you have the ability to override the camera and choose options like Picture Control.

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I know some of the common things for the digital camera. I want you to try these.

-------->If the built-in flash does not function, then the camera may be set to Auto and will only flash when taking pictures in poorly illuminated environments.
-------->Set the camera to the Forced flash setting so it will flash regardless of the surrounding brightness.

IMPORTANT: If the Forced flash setting is already enabled and the flash is still not working, then the issue may be due to another camera setting. Even if the Forced flash setting is enabled, the flash will still not work in the following circumstances:

* When shooting MPEG movies
* When set to the Twilight mode
* If an external flash is connected


The information above should resolve your issue. However, if the issue still persists, you can try resetting the camera to factory specifications.
Some cameras have a RESET button built into them or a menu option to reset the camera to the default settings.
Refer to the instruction manual supplied with your camera for specific information regarding the availability of a RESET button or menu option to reset the default settings. Otherwise, continue with the manual reset procedure below.

1. Turn off the camera.
2. Ensure the camera is not connected to an AC power adapter.
3. Remove the battery from the camera for 15 seconds.
4. Reinsert the battery.
5. Turn on the camera.

If all the above fails you, then i doubt that Impact damage would have caused the flash not to work.
But i know you are not going to like this solution. No other way , you have to contact Nikon service centre for repair.

i hope this helps to fix your problem.
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