- Camera won't turn on
- Zoom doesn't retract
- Lens cover doesn't open or close properly
- LCD screen is broken
- Flash doesn't work
- The case is broken.
- Camera was submerged in water and doesn't work anymore
No matter what you do, you can't get your camera to turn on.
If your camera won't turn on, you may need to charge or replace the battery. If you haven't recently used your camera the battery may be drained or dead. Click here to view the battery replacement guide.
It is possible that it appears nothing is happening because the display is bad and must be replaced. Click here to view the LCD disassembly guide.
If none of the above fix the problem the issue possibly lies in the motherboard.
Pushing the zoom button does nothing.
It is possible that the one or more of the zoom buttons are broken and need to be replaced.
It is possible that the lens is broken and needs to be replaced.
The lens cover doesn't work properly.
It is possible that the lens cover spring is broken and needs to be replaced.
Lens Doors may need to be removed and lubricated.
Camera turns on but the display is cracked or broken.
If the LCD screen is cracked, broken, or doesn't turn on, you may need to replace the display. Click here to view the LCD disassembly guide.
The flash is turned on, but doesn't work when I take pictures.
It is possible that the flash bulb is dead and needs to be replaced.
It is possible that the capacitor that stores the flash's charge is dead and needs to be replaced.
If you want to replace the exterior case, click here for the case replacement guide.
Camera won't turn on after being dropped in water
If the camera has been dropped in water, it may have internal water damage and may need to be dried out. The Thirsty Bag is a liquid absorption bag designed to dry all the water out of your device after it gets wet.