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My flash isnt working!

I was taking pictures at night and my flash wasnt going off and the little flash simble was there saying it was on!

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  • MCathy1994 Jul 16, 2008

    well its not my battery because it turns on it my flash thats not working but like you a it might be a sensor. is the sensor next to the flash!

  • o3dee Sep 01, 2008

    I have the same problem with no flash. While in the Auto mode, I'm not able to even "click" a picture. The only time when I can click a picture is to set the flash "off". However my pictures turn out really blurry. I was wondering if the flash needs replacement? Please advise.

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I assumed this is a typographical error you mean the flash is not going on right? if this is so,

all digital cameras have a small tiny lens on the front, ( not the actual lense) this tiny sensor senses the background and the image you were trying to take a shot, if it does recognize the image is dark then the flash will work, when trying to use at night, try not putting your fingers to obstruct this lenses

or you can put the flash in auto mode if you have, then try, but since it was on as you say, change the battery...

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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    ariel santos Jul 25, 2008

    yes a tiny small piece of lens

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