What are the error messages that appear on the LCD monitor? (PowerShot S120)

 

Description

What are the error messages that appear on the LCD monitor? (PowerShot S120)

Solution

If error messages appear on the screen, try one of the following solutions.
Message displayedSolution
No memory cardThe memory card may be inserted facing the wrong way. Reinsert the memory card facing the correct way
Memory card lockedThe write-protect tab of the memory card is set to the locked position. Switch the write-protect tab to the unlocked position
Cannot record!Shooting was attempted without a memory card in the camera. To shoot, insert a memory card facing the correct way
Memory card errorThe memory card may be malfunctioning. You may be able to solve this problem by formatting the memory card (low level formatting).
Formatting a Memory Card
If the same error message is displayed even when you have inserted a formatted memory card facing the correct way, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
Insufficient space on cardThere is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot or edit images. Either erase unneeded images or insert a memory card with enough free space
Touch AF unavailableTouch AF is not available in the current shooting mode
Touch AF canceledThe subject selected for Touch AF can no longer be detected
Charge the batteryBattery charge is insufficient to operate the camera. Replace it at once with a charged one or recharge the battery.
No Image.The memory card does not contain any images that can be displayed.
Protected!The image is protected. Follow the procedures below to remove the protection.
- Press the ( ) button, and then turn the power on. Select the < MENU > ( ) button > the [Playback] ( ) tab > [Protect] > [Select] and then select the image for which you want to remove protection. Next, press the ( ) button to remove [Protect] ( ).
Unidentified Image
Incompatible JPEG
Image too large.
Cannot play back MOV
Unsupported or corrupt images cannot be displayed.
It may not be possible to display images that were edited or renamed on a computer, or images shot with another camera.
Cannot magnify!
Cannot play back this content in Smart Shuffle
Cannot rotate
Cannot modify image
Cannot modify
Cannot assign to category
Unselectable image.
No identification information
The following functions may be unavailable for images that were renamed or already edited on a computer, or images shot with another camera. Note that starred (*) functions are not available for movies. Edit ID Info*, Magnify* , Smart Shuffle* , Rotate, Favorites, Edit*, Print List*, and Photobook Set-up*.
Grouped images cannot be processed.
Invalid selection rangeWhen specifying a range for image selection, you attempted to choose an initial image that was after the final image, or vice-versa.
Exceeded selection limitMore than 998 images were selected for Print List or Photobook Set-up. Choose 998 images or less.
Print List or Photobook Set-up settings could not be saved correctly. Reduce the number of selected images and try again.
You attempted to choose more than 500 images in Protect, Erase, Favorites, Print List, or Photobook Set-up.
Communication errorAn excessive amount of images (approx. 1,000) on the memory card prevented printing or image transfer to a computer. To transfer the images, use a commercially available USB card reader. To print, insert the memory card directly into the printer card slot.
Naming error!The folder could not be created or images could not be recorded, because the highest supported folder number (999) for storing images on the card has been reached and the highest supported image number (9999) for images in folders has been reached. Press the < > button to choose the [ ] tab, and then change [File Numbering] to [Auto Reset], or format the memory card.
Lens ErrorThis error may occur if the lens is held while it is moving, or when the camera is used in dusty or sandy locations.
Frequent display of this error message may indicate camera damage. In this case, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
A camera error was detected (error number)If this error message is displayed immediately after a shot, the image may not have been saved. Switch to Playback mode to check for the image.
Frequent display of this error message may indicate camera damage. In this case, write down the error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
File ErrorCorrect printing may not be possible for photos from other cameras or images that have been altered using computer software, even if the camera is connected to the printer.
Print errorCheck the paper size setting . If this error message is displayed when the setting is correct, restart the printer and complete the setting on the camera again.
Ink absorber fullContact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk to request assistance with ink absorber replacement.

List of Messages for Wi-Fi Functions

Message displayedSolution
Connection failedNo access points were recognized. Check the access point settings.
A device could not be found. Turn the camera off and on again, and retry the connection.
Check the device you want to connect to and make sure it is ready for connection.
Cannot determine access pointThe WPS buttons on numerous access points were pressed simultaneously. Try reconnecting again.
No access points foundCheck to make sure that the access point is turned on.
When connecting to an access point manually, make sure that you entered the correct SSID.
Incorrect password
Incorrect Wi-Fi security settings
Check the access point security settings
IP address conflictReset the IP address so that it does not conflict with another.
Disconnected
Receiving failed
Sending failed
You may be in an environment where Wi-Fi signals are obstructed.
Avoid using the cameras Wi-Fi function around microwave ovens, Bluetooth devices, and other devices that operate on the 2.4 GHz band.
Bring the camera closer to the other device you are trying to connect to (such as the access point), and make sure there are no objects between the devices.
Check the connected device to make sure it is not experiencing errors.
Sending failed
Memory card error
The memory card may be malfunctioning. You may be able to solve this problem by formatting the memory card (low level formatting).

If the same error message is displayed even when you have inserted a formatted memory card facing the correct way, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
Receiving failed
Insufficient space on card
There is not enough free space on the memory card in the target camera to receive images. Erase images to create space on the memory card, or insert a memory card with sufficient space.
Receiving failed
Memory card locked
The write-protect tab of the memory card in the camera to receive the images is set to the locked position. Slide the write-protect tab to the unlocked position.
Receiving failed
Naming error!
When the highest folder number (999), and the highest image number (9999) have been reached on the receiving camera, images cannot be received.
Insufficient space on serverDelete unnecessary images uploaded to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY to create space.
Save the images sent via Image Sync to your computer.
Check network settingsCheck to make sure your computer can connect to the Internet with the current network settings.

SIMS Doc Id

8201910500

Doc ID   ART143341
Updated   08/17/2015

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