Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix 3100 Digital Camera ?

Card Contains No Images

\015 I've only just got this camera and it came with no manual. I've hard a\015\012look around it and set the time and date and everything. I've tried\015\012taking photos, but eventhough it seems to do it and the flash goes and\015\012everything, when I try to use the Play Back mode; it just says "Card\015\012Contains No images" every single time.\015\012\015\012How do you take photos with this? How do you save photos with this?\015\012\015\012I assume I'm doing something wrong.\015\012\015\012Thanks for reading!! =)\015

Answers :

To download a copy of the manual, click >HERE<
\015\012Further Nikon support can be found >HERE<
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\015\012Most cameras have two memory options.
\015\012Firstly, an internal SDRAM that cannot be removed from the camera and
\015\012secondly, a plug in memory card that can be removed.
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\015\012Make sure that the write protect on the card has not been enabled.
\015\012If it has, your card will not allow anything to be written on it.
\015\012Also, check through the menu and make sure you have selected the External Memory. I do not know how to set up your camera but you should find everything you need to know in the user manual when you have downloaded it.
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\015\012Have fun :-)
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