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My preview screen is blank when taking a picture with the Canon A550, but I can view pictures in the memory. How can I turn the preview screen back on?

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Think that you might have accidentally pressed the DISP or DISPLAY button on the back of your camera. This manually turns the LCD display on and off to save batteries. You would then use the optical viewfinder in its place. To turn the screen back on, just press the DISP button one more time.

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