Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera ?

Sony cybershot DSC-W170 lens malfunction

\015 I have had this camera for less than an year, and has been working fine until yesterday. i tried turning it on and the lens got stuck half way while coming out. The LCD screen displays, "Turn Camera off and on again". And ofcourse this hasnt worked. The lens wont move at all now and is stuck half way constantly. I would have sent it in to sony for repair but I cant seem to find my purchase receipt. Not sure how much it would cost to repair it. Any suggestions would be great. Thankyou\015

Answers :

Sounds like you have dust, sand of some type stuck in the retracting lense. Ive found someone to tell me to take out my batterys and SD card, then tap the bottom of the camera on a table top. Replace the batteries and power up. Doing this, I was told it loosens up the debri for the lense to retract to close and to open again.
Using your fingers, pry it opened and then push it back in. then hit it on something on the side closet to the retracting lens. i owned one of these for 3 years. i had to do this several times before i replaced it.
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