Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A490 Digital Camera ?
Just replaced batteries camera is brand new and wont turn on
Remove the backup battery. You will see a rectangular insert inside cover of battery compartment, closest to the hinges, pull out using fingernail. Close battery compartment with batteries inserted, turn on. Turn off open battery compartment replace backup battery. Reset date and time.
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