Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera ?

Lens goes in and out four times then ask to turn power off and on

\015 When I turn the camera on, the lens goes in a out about four times ending inward with the lens closed. The camera then tells me to turn the power off and on again, which I do. After that the camera repeats the exact same thing. I can still look at pictures I have all ready taken but cannot take any new ones due to this problem. Please help!!! Thanks (the solution posted didn't work for me)\015

Answers :

Option 1:

Try Initializing the Camera as follow; Initializing\015\012the Camera will reset the settings of the Camera to the factory\015\012settings including date and time. It will not delete any data saved in\015\012the Camera.

1. Touch the HOME and select the SETTINGS menu in the Camera.

2. Now, please select the MAIN settings menu.

3. Then select the INITIALIZE option under the MAIN Settings 1 menu.

Option 2:

If issue persists try Power reset the Camera by removing the battery from the Camera and inserting it after 1 minute.

Option 3:

If the issue still persists then Service may requires to resolve it.


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