Question about Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera
I take one picture and my change battery message comes on, not allowing me to take anymore pictures. I bought new batteries thinking my old ones weren't charging anymore. I get the same message with the new batteries. Any ideas?
Clean the battery contachs- use a pencil eraser to get at those in the base of the chamber. Then try. Some timer the cap that closes the battery chamber is no longer making tight contact- keep it pressed in with a finger when taking shots. If all this is to no avail get onto Canon Technical Support.
Posted on Jul 21, 2007
I had the same problem - I think the battery was not being held in far enough by the battery cover, this cured my particular problem yours may be the same. Try a thin piece of card (less than 0.5mm thick) about 5.0 mm wide folded in a U shape over the top of the battery. This will 'push' the battery in just a little further. If the battery cover is a little tight when you try to close it your card is too thick!
Posted on Aug 25, 2007
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 11, 2011 | Nikon D80 Digital Camera
Jan 31, 2010 | Canon Powershot SD450 / IXUS 55 Digital...
Nov 09, 2009 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120 Digital Camera
Jun 28, 2009 | Motorola Mobility Moto Q
Jun 12, 2009 | Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
Dec 17, 2008 | Cameras
Nov 30, 2007 | Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Sep 03, 2012 | Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital...
Mar 20, 2017 | Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital...
66 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!