Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

Card locked! a display comes up with card locked!

Answers :

Remove the SD card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the card to its other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card in the camera. But if you've already tried this, see this link for additional things that you can try.\015\012
You better check you card or reformatting will be useful. Steps might help you solved this. 1. Insert your card in the Memory reader.
2. Clean up the mess. 3. Scan with the latest anti virus you have. 4. insert in you camera. 5. Reformat. 
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Card locked! a display comes up with card locked!

Remove the SD card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the card to its other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card in the camera. But if you've already tried this, ... Canon Digital Cameras

Card lock.? I have a Samsung S630 and everytime i try to take a picture a black screen comes up with card lock. it is reonably new too. It is not coming up due to the slidey thing on the actual memory card. I have tryed to unlock it by formatting it but it says again card lock. What can i do?

Friend dont worry it so simple Insert u r card into card reader and then change its format Up to Fat or Fat 32 Into NTFS and format it if it is formated then it will be ok ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

"Card Locked" The "card locked" message keeps coming up even though my memory card is not locked. I bought a new memory card, and put that in, but it still says "card lock." I even put new batteries in, but still "card locked." So I know it's the camera, and not the memory card. What do I need to do?

Hi!There's a small switch on the memory card reader inside the camera which detects that the card is locked. Most likely this switch is broken. You can try to point it with needle or something but I'm afraid you will have to give it away for a ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera

Dear taran_2005, Thanks for your reply to resolve the issue. After sending you my issue regarding Nikon Camera D80, I formated the card. All snaps were deleted as expecter. Display "No Memory Card? and status marked" LOCKED did not changed. I tried to take shots - I took over say 6 nos. The display "No Memory Card? and status marked" LOCKED remained as earlier. I got 3nos 2 GB cards, only one was formmated but could see no result change please. The camera is brand new. Upgrade fIrmaware may be a

Please make sure your memory card does not have the "Lock" setting clicked on. It is a small slider at the side of the card. Check this out and try to save again to your card. ... Nikon D80 Body Only Digital Camera

My camera keeps displaying that my memory card is locked and will not take any pictures. I put the card in my laptop and it displayed all my pictures so I know that the card isn't locked.

Move the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera

Dear Camera expert, I bought a brand new Nikon dslr D80 a few weeks ago. From day one I tried to know the Camera, I found problem when I go to cameras "custom setting menu" at rear screen. It displays No memory card? Lock. Whereas there is always a memory card. No. of shots are erratic: Some times there is one shot and no shot further and No memory card display remains on rear screen. Sometimes I am able to take more shots but problen of No memory card display remains Regards, Ja

Hi,I know this is really irritating display and this is a common problem with canon and nikon camera's.Turning off this little annoying feature can be easy or challenging, depending on which camera system you are using.For ... Nikon D80 Body Only Digital Camera

Cannon SD1100 IS Digital Camera The Camera reads " Card Locked". The Maual's solution is to slide the switch up on the memory card. Did that still won't work. When I go to the Menu, the cursor will just bypass the "erase" and will light up below the erase display. Have never had this happen. I was trying to erase a movie, and this locked up. Tried another "card" the camera still reads "card locked". It has to be something in the camera. Thanks for your help.

There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". The most common is trying to use a 4GB or higher SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Other causes include problems with ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

My ixus 8515 says "card locked". The card has been broken, but a new one, wich is not locked, is placed in the camera. The display still says "card locked". What can I do?

HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Canon IXUS i7 Digital Camera

How do I un lock my card? Camera display syas card locked when I turn on the camera. How do I un lock the card?

HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

How do I un lock my card? Camera display syas card locked when I turn on the camera. How do I un lock the card?

SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the ot ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

My canon Digital IXUS 8015 says card locked when I try to take a picture. I can access photos taken last month on the same card Today when I tried to take a photo the camera beeped and displayed to following message "card locked". I removed to 4GB card and checked the tab was set to unlock. This did not rectify the problem. The card will work in another camera. Any suggestions?.

Your\012 camera uses SD memory cards. On one edge is a slider switch: towards \012the electrical contacts is the unlocked position and away from them is \012locked. Unfortunately, the switch is easy to move a ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera

I carent get a memory card to work at all. Tried a 2gb and it comes up with ERROR and askes if i wanna format the card, so I formated the card, and it went to picture display screen, took a photo and it came up with ERROR again. I then tried a 4gb card and when I turned on the camera and it just displays vivitar logo permanently. Camera works fine with no memory card in. Vivitar 3750 model thanks for all your help.

These cards is too much for the cam can hold and would cause errors just like u said try 512mb memory card or even less should work good and then clean it up by downloading all on ur pc and re use it i use 128mb even for mine lol,hope that helped ty ... Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera

The screen on my camera says 'Memory Card Locked'. The solution is to take out the memory card and flick the switch on the side. But I can't take the memory card out- it appears to be stuck. At the same time as the screen starting to say 'Memory Card Locked' the memory card only comes out half way so I can't flick the switch. How do I solve this problem??

... Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3 Digital Camera

Memory Card Locked The card works fine in my other Canon Camera, but not in my A620. I've switched out the cards and nothing works in my A620, but they all work in my other Canon. Memory Card Locked is all I get in the 620 and nothing works on camera. Lens comes out and the LCD screen lights up, but that is it. Any help would be appreciated. Jeff

I'm assuming the slide switch on the side of the card is in the correct position. In order for a card to work in a particular camera, it must first be formatted in that camera. This completely erases it so download any pictures still on it to your co ... Digital Cameras

Upon turning on my camera the message 'lens error restart camera' appears against black screen. I've turned off the camera and have tried turning on again. Still same message. Prior to the above message, my camera displayed a message 'memory card error card locked' and I was not able to see view my photos. I took out the card to see if it was in a locked position to which it was not. Please help as I have vacation photos on this memory card!

Can't help with the camera- sounds like it has a fault.The photos, however, should be recoverable by putting the memory card into a card reader on a computer. ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

NIKON D70 I have a Nikon D70 Whilst taking a series of photographs I get through to about 40 images then the camera stops shooting and the format card display comes up on the display. If the CF card is removed the images taken are ok and can be down loaded. If the card is then replaced without deleating the images then further images can be taken until the problem re-ocurs. I have tested the camera by taking a full card of images all at once and there is no problem. The issue seems to ocur if th

Problem in card holder repair or replace ... Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens

We have a PowerShot SD600 camera that is having trouble reading memory cards. It comes up with "Memory Card Error" and "Memory Card Locked" even when the card is not locked. Thanks.

This camera can use only cards with the SD mark on it. An identically physically sized SDHC card may be in the camera and could be causing the issue. Generally, SD cards have capacities up to 2 GB and the SDHC (the HC stands fo ... Canon Digital Cameras

Have a new Canon Camera with 2gb SD card. Card was OK at first but now comes up as card locked. Installed in a different camera with same results. Lock switch on card is in unlock pos.

Hello. your SD card has a tiny switch on the card itself which locks the card in one position and unlocks it in the other. The purpose of the lock is to prevent anyone from formating it and losing it's contents. Check your card and I believe you w ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Card Locked When camera is turned on, the display shows card locked. Pictures are not saved. Unable to format the card as well. Tried new card. Same problem persists.

Remove the memory card out of your camera and look to the side of it.. there is a little switch on the memory card that locks the card... try that first it might not be your camera... :) good luck :) ... HP Photosmart R707 Digital Camera

Card locked the camera is locked, display says card locked, won't take pictures. how do i unlock the camera

Take the SD card out of the camera, and check along one of the edges for a little tab which can be moved back and forth. In one direction (often marked on the card) it is "locked" so no changes can be made to the files on the card, nor can any new fi ... Canon PowerShot SD950 IS Digital Camera

My 3.2 bean camera uses a sd card and i dropped it and now it says card locked when i try to take a picture or video . I tried to unlock and lock the sd card but it still comes up

HelloIf the card works in another camera or another card doesn't work in your camera , the problem is with your card reader in your camera.If you open you sd slot and look inside with a sharp light , you shou ... Argus Bean A0570 Digital Camera

Card Locked have put new batteries in, switched on to take pictures then it comes on screen Card Locked. Removed batteries and card started again, sometimes it works, but mostly I have a repeat performance. Nothing in the book to explain.

There is probably a little slide on the side of the card that locks it. Take the card out and slide it back to the unlocked position. ... Samsung Digimax S600 Digital Camera

I have a canon powershot sx110is and when i turn it on it will not take any pictures but instead gives the message "memory card error." When I put it to the display mode it says the same message plus "memory card locked." I checked the Sd card and it isn't manually locked. I don't know what to do and I don't think I did anything to change the settings. Help!?

First see if the camera will work without the memory card installed. Then format the internal memory using the camera's setting as described in the manual.Then turn OFF the camera and insert the sd card. Turn on and reformat the card too. ... Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP

Card Locked camera locked. Canon Powershot A710IS, I tried to tkae pictures the ohter day and its displaying Memory Card Error. Have tried all troubleshooting tips and 2 Cards, but nothing.

Remove the SD card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the card to its other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card in the camera. But if you've already tried this, ... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera

My camera keep displaying memory card error. Card locked. I took the card out. it is not on lock position. What can I do to fix it. I can not take any photos.

Re-format the card. If that does not work, get a new card, preferably a sandisk. ... Canon PowerShot SX 200 IS Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.2298 seconds