Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?
Close Flash On Xti
\015 I recently just bought a XTI. I started to take pictures and turned off the camera. I want to close the internal flash, but it just wont close even if i push it down. How do i close the internal flash even when its off ?\015
Turn off the camera and remove the batteries. Then try to close the flash by pushing it down lightly. If it still won't remain closed, your camera is faulty and you should bring it back for a repair/replace.\015\012
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Close Flash On Xti
Turn off the camera and remove the batteries. Then try to close the flash by pushing it down lightly. If it still won't remain closed, your camera is faulty and you should bring it back for a repair/replace.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps,  ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
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