Canon 0140C001 User Manual (en)

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Before Use
Basic Guide
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Auto Mode
Other Shooting 
Modes
P Mode
Playback Mode
Setting Menu
Accessories
Appendix
Index
Before Use
Basic Guide
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Auto Mode
Other Shooting 
Modes
P Mode
Playback Mode
Setting Menu
Accessories
Appendix
Index
Troubleshooting
If you think there is a problem with the camera, first check the following. 
If the items below do not solve your problem, contact a Canon Customer 
Support Help Desk.
Power
Nothing happens when the power button is pressed.
• 
Confirm that the battery pack is charged (
).
• 
Confirm that the battery pack is inserted facing the correct way (
).
• 
• 
Dirty battery terminals reduce battery performance. Try cleaning the terminals with a 
cotton swab and reinserting the battery pack a few times.
The battery pack runs out of power quickly.
• 
Battery performance decreases at low temperatures. Try warming the battery pack a 
little by putting it in your pocket, for example, ensuring that the terminals do not touch 
any metal objects.
• 
If these measures do not help and the battery pack still runs out of power soon after 
charging, it has reached the end of its life. Purchase a new battery pack.
The lens is not retracted.
• 
Do not open the memory card/battery cover while the camera is on. Close the cover, 
turn the camera on, and then turn it off again (
The battery pack is swollen.
• 
Battery swelling is normal and does not pose any safety concerns. However, if 
battery swelling prevents the battery pack from fitting in the camera, contact a Canon 
Customer Support Help Desk.
Display on a TV
Camera images look distorted or not displayed on a TV (
).
Shooting
Cannot shoot.
• 
Strange display on the screen under low light (
Strange display on the screen when shooting.
Note that the following display problems are not recorded in still images but are 
recorded in movies.
• 
The screen may darken under bright light.
• 
The screen may flicker under fluorescent or LED lighting.
• 
Purplish banding may appear on the screen if you compose a shot that includes a 
bright light source.
No date stamp is added to images.
• 
Configure the [Date Stamp 
] (
added to images automatically, merely because you have configured the [Date/Time] 
setting (
• 
) in which this setting cannot 
).
[h] flashes on the screen when the shutter button is pressed, and 
shooting is not possible (
).
[ ] is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway (
• 
Set the flash mode to [
h] (
).
• 
• 
Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still.
ELPH 170 IS
 
IXUS 170
 
IXUS 165
• 
Set [IS Mode] to [Continuous] (
). However, you should set [IS Mode] to [Off] 
when using a tripod or other means to secure the camera (
).
Shots are out of focus.
• 
Press the shutter button halfway to focus on subjects before pressing it all the way 
down to shoot (
).
• 
Make sure subjects are within focusing range (
).
• 
• 
Confirm that unneeded functions such as macro are deactivated.
• 
Try shooting with focus lock or AF lock (