Canon PowerShot A550 Digital Camera - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

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Canon PowerShot... | Answered on May 13, 2019 | 291 views

In camera setting there maybe a selection that says rechargeable or alkaline

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 03, 2018 | 288 views

You may need to replace it... I found one for my PowerShot on eBay.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Dec 08, 2014 | 59 views

you can get back deleted pictures from memory card with photo recovery software. download the best photo recovery software from

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jun 25, 2014 | 607 views

as far as i think VISTA is not compailant with the CANON software. since vista s a latest version CANON will have to release a new version of its software for VISTA.
so this must be requested with CANON.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Apr 21, 2014 | 194 views

Did you accidentally press the DISP button on the back of your camera? This manually turns the screen on and off to save batteries. Try pressing this button one more time to see if it turns the screen back on.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Feb 02, 2014 | 354 views

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Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 13, 2014 | 272 views

Your camera only can use SD cards. The SDHC is a newer generation of SD cards, that need a different protocol you access the files. The newest version is the SDXC version.
SD cards never exceed 4 Gbyte. The SDHC never are bigger than 32 GD and the SDXC are over 32 GByte.
When you try to buy a SD card, the biggest you will find will be 2 GByte. I own 2 SD cards that have 4 GByte, but even I can't find them on the net any more.
The cards are from Platinum. But I even can't guaranty you the 4Gbyte will work in your camera.

Some firms used to bring out new firmware, as soon as the SDHC cards came out. I succeeded to update my TomTom to SDHC and the old thing now even accepts 16 GByte cards. But Canon did not offer an upgrade for the V550, so you stay stuck to the normal SD cards.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 03, 2014 | 148 views

Go to to get all the drivers, firmware and software for all Canon cameras.
Hope this helps

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Oct 25, 2013 | 125 views

Take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. Here's some freeware photo recovery software that should be what you're looking for:

You will need to use a flash card reader with this software. If you don't have one, get one, they're cheap:

The reason this occurred is that you likely never formatted the card in your camera. The card will work fine in the beginning but eventually will corrupt. AFTER you've recovered the photos, format the card in your camera to prevent this from happening again (press function, select tools menu, select item stating your card's memory capacity, then follow the prompts for low-level format). Keep in mind formatting will also totally erase your card, so again only do this AFTER you've recovered the photos.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Oct 15, 2013 | 134 views

possible solution:
Remove memory battery (little gray cap next to the AA batteries. Got CR1220 stamped on it) and put it back in. This should do a reset. When you switch the camera back on it should ask for the date/time. Hope this works for you.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Sep 25, 2013 | 37 views

What is your question? Do you not have a memory card and want one? Is the camera saying there is no memory card even when you have one inserted?

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Mar 23, 2013 | 23 views

The problem could still be within the batteries, digital cameras are very demanding. For example, if an alkaline battery stops working in a camera, very often the battery is still plenty good, and will work fine in other devices such as a flashlight. So before you give up on it try a brand new quality battery, I like the modern rechargables.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Mar 15, 2013 | 52 views

Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Mar 07, 2013 | 20 views

i would make sure you didnt get a batch of bad batterys,and or make sure your putting the kind of batteries that your camera calls for.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Dec 25, 2012 | 25 views

sounds like either a stuck aperture or you have the camera in manual mode and you need to adjust the setting of either the shutter speed, aperture, or the iso... try just putting your camera in auto and see if yuo still have the problem... if it is taking good pics at night then it is you aperture if you are in auto.. if it does not take good pics at night then it is a bad ccd

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Nov 15, 2012 | 35 views

Take out the memory card from camera, and then connect it to computer with a card reader, then download this digital photo recovery software from

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 13, 2014 | 299 views

Yes, with a good image recovery software like asoftech photo recovery, it will be an easy job to recover deleted images from camera's memory card. follow the instructions here

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on May 30, 2014 | 642 views

Go buy a cheap card reader that you put your photo card into and connect to your computer. You can get tham fairly cheap. $10 to $20 or even less.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Oct 22, 2012 | 322 views

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