Having problems with your Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera ?
The auto focus is not working. My pictures are blurry & out of focus.
I FIXED IT!!! It's not the camera -- it's the lens. I took the lens out and tried to take a picture and it still took it. But when I put the lens back on it wouldn't. It's not focusing cos probably the lense is stuck. Just keep turning the lens as if your focusing or lightly pull the top part of the lens out. Maybe it's dirty or whatever but after that -- my cam worked! \015\012
\015\012Hopefully this'll work with your cam too! xoxo:ces
\015\012Hopefully this'll work with your cam too! xoxo:ces
Clean the contacts on the camera body and the lens where they meet with a cotton swab dampened lightly with rubbing alcohol.
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