Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Date/TIme Screen ALWAYS appears when camera turned on.

\015 We bought the Canon A570 IS a few years ago and after a couple of months, the Date/Time screen started popping up EVERY time we turned on the camera. \302\240I have entered the date dozens of times but nothing will make it stick. The Date/Time continues to come on every time.\015

Answers :

You need to replace the lithium date/time battery. It is a CR1220 coin cell and it's replacement can be done using the instructions on page 109 of the advanced guide. If you don't have a copy you can get one here:
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