Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?
Switch off flash
\015 How do you switch the flash off?\015
You can't turn it off in auto. But in any mode other than auto, press the button with the lightning bolt on the back of your camera until you the lightning bolt symbol with a slash through it on your screen.
\015\012The user manual for your camera can be downloaded free from Canon's website here:
\015\012The user manual for your camera can be downloaded free from Canon's website here:
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