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I bought the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Camera in April of

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I bought the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Camera in April of this year from Sams. It has worked great until two days ago. The power button did not activate the camera to come on. I recharged the battery, cleaned the metal connectors, ensured that it was placed correctly back into the camera, and the camera would bot come on.
The owners manual does not go in to detail concerning this problem. Do you have any suggestions that I might try?
Thank you,
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Richard replied 1 month ago.

Hi there and welcome
Can you remove the battery please then hold the shutter button down for 60 seconds then release.
Wait 5 minutes, put the battery back in and try to turn it on.
Tell me please if it now starts
Thank you