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Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
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My dscw800/ sony camera will not close the front part,will

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My dscw800/b sony camera will not close the front part,will not retract
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer, I look forward to assisting you today. Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The camera will try to autofocus while the lens is attempting to extend and retract. Try this step several times. If that doesn't work, as you power the camera off, very gently try pushing the lens barrel back into the camera body.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Tried all the steps you told me camers is saying syber shot, and turn on and off again
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
it just is not working, I;ll send it back to sony.
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

You can also try blowing out the lens with a can of compressed air to see if you can dislodge any debris that may be jamming the lens.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Called sony, they want the camera back
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

Okay very well. Good luck with your repair.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Camera went back to sony today, for them to fix it, thanks for your help
Expert:  Dan replied 4 months ago.

You're welcome. Good luck!