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G9 flash my internal flash isnt working at all. I cannot find anything in the manual about it. Can you help me out? My internal flash seems to charge up; the camera adjusts the exposure for a flash, but the flash never happens.

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    The flash on my G9 camera isn't working. I've tried the steps that was stated in the manual but it just won't function. Does anyone have a solution for this problem?

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In your display, is the small lightning symbol appear on the screen? Try cycling through the various flash options by pressing the "flash" lightning symbol to the right of the monitor. If the flash is set to flash when there's not enough light at the G9's descretion (with an "A" next to the symbol) then the flash may or may not go off. I oftentimes set the flash to go off all the time if the camera is not doing it automatically (with the A next to the symbol). Being in Auto mode versus the other preset exposure modes affect the flash options available too.

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