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Camera wont auto focus when taking a picture. it makes noise likes it doing something but nothing is happening

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It could well be the lens, take it off and clean the contacts on the body and lens, where they meet with a cotton swab lightly dampened with rubbing alcohol.

You have several possibilities first is that if the lens is equipped with an auto and manual switch the switch may have been set to manual or it's positioned between manual and auto focus. Failing that we suggest you turn off the camera release the lens from the body and reinstall it making sure the lens has fully locked and you hear it click into place.

Also, in this link could find several tips about
Back-Button Auto Focus Explained.

Hope helps.





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