Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera ?

When I try to take a picture it says 'Busy' What does that mean? The SD card has only 3 photos on it so there is plenty of room.


Answers :

It might be recharging the battery after you used the flash. This takes a few seconds depending on your battery charge.
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