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Canon PowerShot N Troubleshooting
The Canon PowerShot N is a 12.1MP Compact Digital Camera which yields a 2.8-inch articulating touch screen which offers photographic flexibility. Photos can be shot diagonally, horizontally, from low angles or high angles.
- Battery/Charging Issues
- Errors Shooting Movies
- Playback Problems
Battery/Charging Issues ¶
Power button is pressed and nothing happens ¶
• Make sure battery is charged
• Make sure battery is inserted correctly
• Make sure covers are fully closed
Battery is dying quickly ¶
• Battery performance decreases at low temperatures. Warm the battery up then insert back into the camera
• If temperature change of battery did not fix the problem then the battery life is over. Replace the battery
Lens not retracted
• Close the cover, turn the camera on and then turn it off again
Cannot shoot ¶
• Switch from Playback mode to shooting mode
Shots are blurry ¶
• May occur when touch shutter is used to shoot, depending on shooting condition. "Hold the camera still"
• Make sure object is within focus range
Shots are too dark ¶
• Set the flash mode on
• Adjust the brightness by using exposure compensation
• Reduce the lighting on subject
Errors Shooting Movies ¶
Time elapsed time shown is incorrect ¶
• Switch to a card that supports high speed recording
Playback Problems ¶
Playback is not working ¶
• Image may not be possible if a computer is used to rename files or alter the folder structure.
Sound not playing during the movie ¶
• Adjust the volume, or if the mute setting is on
Wifi symbol not being displayed ¶
• Wifi menu not available in shooting mode, switch to playback mode and try again
• Touch the screen to switch to simple information display
• The wifi symbol will not be displayed while the camera is connected to a printer or computer
Cannot send images ¶
• The destination device has insufficient storage space.
• The write protected tab of the memory card in the destination camera is set to the locked position.