Camera won't turn on
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.
Zoom doesn't retract
Pushing the zoom button does nothing.
One or more of the zoom buttons are broken
It is possible that the one or more of the zoom buttons are broken and need to be replaced.
Lens is broken
It is possible that the lens is broken and needs to be replaced.
Lens cover doesn't open or close properly
The lens cover doesn't work properly.
Internal spring is broken
It is possible that the lens cover spring is broken and needs to be replaced.
Lens doors are jammed
Lens Doors may need to be removed and lubricated.
LCD screen is broken
Camera turns on but the display is cracked or broken.
LCD screen is cracked, broken, or doesn't turn on
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.
Flash doesn't work
The flash is turned on, but doesn't work when I take pictures.
Flash bulb is dead
It is possible that the flash bulb is dead and needs to be replaced.
Flash charge capacitor is dead
It is possible that the capacitor that stores the flash's charge is dead and needs to be replaced.
The case is broken.
If you want to replace the exterior case, click here for the case replacement guide.
Camera was submerged in water and doesn't work anymore
Camera won't turn on after being dropped in water
Camera has internal water damage
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.