Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera ?
My canona530 lense will not extend, it is not the batteries, they are new. any ideas?
There could be a grain of sand/salt/etc stuck between the extending ring elements of the barrel. My A620 had a similar issue that I fixed by prying the pebble out with a very small tool, I think a pocket knife. Be careful though, you don't want to end up scratching the lens or causing permanent cosmetic damage. This might be one about which to contact the good folks at Canon.
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