Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital Camera ?

Lens won't close.

\015 I haven't dropped my Canon PowerShot SD870, but while I was taking pictures one day, the screen just randomly went black, and the lens stayed open. I tried charging the battery, but it does nothing to help. There has been no lens error messages, due to the fact that the screens all black.\015\012\015\012Thanks so much for your help.\015

Answers :

I just found the culprit causing my camera to do the same. Under the battery door there is a post that hits a switch. That switch needs to be activated when the door is closed in order for it to work. Safety feature to allow someone not to put in a SD card while camera is on.
Have you rung Canon? Are you still under warranty? It's definitely not a DIY job. That would be my first action.
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