Installing and removing the card and battery on the PowerShot G9 X
Article ID: ART174223 | Date published: 05/01/2019 | Date last updated: 05/01/2019


Installing and removing the card and battery on the PowerShot G9 X


Insert the included battery pack and a memory card (sold separately). Note that before using a new memory card (or a memory card formatted in another device), you should format the memory card with this camera.

Inserting the battery pack and memory card

1. Open the cover.

  • Slide the switch (1) and open the cover (2).

2. Insert the battery pack.

  • Holding the battery pack with the terminals in the position shown (1), hold the battery lock toward (2) and insert the battery pack (3) until the lock clicks shut.
  • If you insert the battery pack facing the wrong way, it cannot be locked into the correct position. Always confirm that the battery pack is facing the right way and locks when inserted.

3. Check the card's write-protect tab.

  • Recording is not possible on memory cards with a write-protect tab when the tab is in the locked position. Move the switch toward (1).
  • Insert the memory card with the label (2) facing as shown until it clicks into place.
  • Make sure the memory card is facing the right way when you insert it. Inserting memory cards facing the wrong way may damage the camera.

4. Close the cover.

  • Lower the cover (1) and hold it down as you slide the switch, until it clicks into the closed position (2).

Removing the battery pack and memory card

Remove the battery pack.

  • Open the cover and press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow.
  • The battery pack will pop up.

Remove the memory card.

  • Push the memory card in until it clicks, and then slowly release it.
  • The memory card will pop up.