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Some time internal flash does not work in my nikon D3100 camera

I generally use program mode when it stopped flashing i used manual mode but it did not work then I turned to Auto mode and it flashed... I don't understand what is the actual problem..

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When in program and manual mode, you will have to set it to flash. Make sure the circle around the electric bolt on the screen does not have a line through it, and it should work. There is usually a button with the symbol on it somewhere around the lcd(I'm not very familiar with your model or I'd tell you where) or it may be in the on screen menus if it's not a button around the screen.

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