Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A470 Digital Camera ?

When I turn the camera on, it says memory card error, card locked!. I took the card out and saw that the lock switch is not on.. still doing it


Answers :

The lock/unlock tab may be getting moved to lock when inserting into the slot of the camera, and then moving to the unlock position when it is removed from the camera. This will make you think it remained in the unlocked position while it was in the camera.

Use a small amount of scotch tape along the edge of the card with the tab to hold it in the unlocked position. Gently insert it into the camera - do not force the card into the camera. You may have to trim excess tape from the card, depending on how tightly the card fits in the camera slot. if you have trouble keeping enough tape on the card to hold the tab in place, you could try using a dab of super glue instead. The glue method however, will be permanent.

Once the card can be easily inserted and removed, try it again.

I hope this helps!
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