Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera ?

How do i set the timer on my canon powershot a560 to take a pic


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There's a button with a clock next to it. Press that button and put your camera where you want it. Press the shutter release half way, to get focused. When you press it the whole way down, the timer will start and you will have 8-10 seconds. There is normally a burst of a few flashes when it takes the picture.
From the menu, select Drive Mode (third item from the top) then one of the self-timer options. To take a picture using the self-timer, simply press the shutter release button as normal.
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