Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera ?
I can't get the flash to work.
\015 I have followed the instructions on page 72 in the manual and still get nothing. It worked when I first got the camera a month ago. I don't know if I have pressed a wrong button or what. I have gone into the different settings and still have no luck !!!! I also would like to know where I can go to download more manual info on my camera that has more extensive directions. Thanx. Sue\015
Try changing the batteries. Mine also stopped working, I called Canon tech support and they wanted me to send it in at a minimum cost of $235. I didn't have that kind of cash, so I thought I'd look into an external shoe flash later. About a month later I got a notice on the screen while trying to take a daytime picture to change my batteries. After I changed the batteries, voila, the flash started working again. I personally find it very sad that Canon tech support never suggested this. Never mind that there was not an error on the camera that detects the batteries are too low to utilize the flash.
On the top of the camera to the left of the flash is a small round button with the flash icon and also a microphone icon. Press that button while the camera is on to get to the flash menu, but note that it doesn't work in Auto mode, as Auto controls the flash automatically. Another feature of this button is to mute the camera when you hold it down as you turn on the camera. Hopefully I'm not just repeating what you read in the manual!
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