Camera won't turn on ¶ 

You can't turn on your camera.

Charge the Camera ¶ 

Try charging camera again. The charger may not have been plugged in correctly to the wall or camera.

Check the orientation of the battery ¶ 

The battery will not work correctly if it is in backwards. Take out the battery and make sure it is in correctly. Follow this guide to remove the battery.

Replace the battery ¶ 

If your camera still won't turn on, you might need to replace the battery. Follow this guide to remove the battery.

Replace the display ¶ 

It is possible that the camera does turn on but the display is bad so nothing is happening. You will need to replace the LCD. Follow this guide to remove the LCD.

Replace the motherboard ¶ 

If the camera still won't turn on, the problem is most likely due to the motherboard so the motherboard will need to be replaced. Follow this guide to remove the motherboard.

Flash won't go off when you take a picture ¶ 

Can't use the flash to take pictures.

Charge the battery ¶ 

Try charging the camera. The flash may not work when the camera has low battery.

Replace the flash ¶ 

The flash may need to be replaced. Follow this guide to replace the flash.

Camera won't connect to the computer ¶ 

You can't connect your camera to the computer to download your pictures.

Make sure the USB port is plugged in correctly ¶ 

The USB cable may not be plugged in correctly. Make sure it is plugged into the USB port on both the camera and the computer and that the cable is pushed in all the way.

Make sure the memory card is in ¶ 

Unplug the USB cable and check the memory card is in. If so, try removing the memory card and putting it back in. Follow this guide to remove the memory card. Then connect the camera to the computer again.

Replace the USB cable ¶ 

The USB cable may be broken so you may need to buy another cable.

Replace the USB port ¶ 

The USB port may be broken so it will need to be replaced. Follow this guide to replace the USB port.

Buttons don't work ¶ 

Nothing happens when you press the buttons.

Clean the camera ¶ 

Take apart the camera and clean the inside.

Replace the Buttons ¶ 

You may need to replace the buttons. Follow this guide to replace the back panel buttons and follow this guide to replace the top panel buttons.

Replace the motherboard ¶ 

The motherboard is not be working so it needs to be replaced. Follow this guide to remove the motherboard.

Can't save pictures ¶ 

You can't save the pictures you take.

Verify that the memory card is in correctly ¶ 

Check that the camera has the memory card inserted correctly. Follow this guide to check the memory card.

Replace the full memory card ¶ 

The memory card may be full and unable to store any more pictures and you will need to buy another one.

One Comment

Is it necessary to have a battery charger for lumix, or can you plug camera into wall via cord???

scott brown - Reply

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