Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera ?

My camera's flash isn't working. Turned on the flash and still isn't flashing.



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If the Forced flash setting is already enabled and the flash is still not working, then the issue may be due to another camera setting. Even if the Forced flash setting is enabled, the flash will still not work in the following circumstances:\015\012When shooting MPEG movies\015\012When shooting in the Twilight or Handheld Twilight mode\015\012If shooting with the Burst or Multi Burst mode\015\012Shooting with Sweep Panorama\015\012Shooting with the Fireworks or High Sensitivity mode.\015\012If an external flash is connected.\015\012Please make sure that the Camera is not set to any of these modes. You can check the manual to get the information to change the setting.. \015\012
\015\012If the issue persists, please reset the Camera and make sure that battery is fully charged. \015\012If the issue persists after performing all the above mentioned troubleshooting steps, service is required. \015\012If you feel that the above Troubleshooting steps, helped you. please rate my answer positively.\015\012Thanks for understanding.
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