Having problems with your Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera ?

I Turned on my samsung l730 camera and the lens got stuck and the screen just went black and the lens wont retreat and the only way i can turn the camera off is to take the battery out

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What i did was i took off the front cover of it, turned it on while twisting the lens, and it came free. i used a screwdriver from a tech deck :)
Same thing happened to me, was at an area with sandy hills and I was filming and dropped the camera in the sand and when I got home and turned it on, the camera lens wouldn't come out and it beeped 3 times then closed, I tried getting the lens to come out by gripping it with my teeth and pulling. After doing this for ages the plastic front of the lens came off, my dad unscrewed the camera and tried fixing it up. After he screwed it back up again, it was working and we thought it was fixed but the next day it wasn't working again so I gave up but just recently I tried pulling it out with my teeth again, but more carefully this time and it worked. The blurriness went away and after pulling it out with my teeth multiple times, it's working again. All I have to do is push the power button and the lens comes out like it used to.\012

I am prepared for it to screw up again thought.
Anyway, all I can recommend is checking if any sand is caught inside the camera (you would have to unscrew it and pull it apart and know how to put it back together again, I don't know how to do this, my dad did this for me) or power it on and grip the lens and pull at the same time and hopefully that gives it the boost it needs to get the lens out.
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