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I have a cannon powershotA720 IS & it won't keep the date & time so I have to reset it every time I switch it on. Can you help me or is it a faulty camera


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You need to replace the date battery -- a button-style battery, CR1220. This battery is in a holder which fits into a slot right next to the regular batteries. Pull the holder out and be sure (for this model) that the negative side is up when putting the new battery into the holder. (This is on pages 182 -183 of the manual.)
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