Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50K Digital Camera ?

Flash forced off

\015 The auto setting on the flash does not pop-up the flash automaticallically in dark settings. How do I solve this? I have looked into the flash menu, but do not have an option flash forced off to unclick. Please advise. Thanks.\015

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THESE CAMERAS DO NOT HAVE A AUTO POP UP SOLENOID TO OPEN FLASH. THIS HAS TO BE DONE MANUALLY WITH THE BUTTON TO THE LEFT OF THE FLASH.
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