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On the screen it says lens error and then the lens go back in

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The lens doesn't get tilted unless it's been abused. That means it was dropped, sat on or stepped on. The warranty doesn't cover anything like that. It would cost money to be fixed. Tell your parents what happened, and tell them you are sorry. Maybe you are too young yet to have a camera. They are delicate things, and you have to treat them very gently. I have had cameras since I was 11 years old, and I have never dropped one or ruined one in any way. Sorry this happened...



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