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eos m50 not recognizing lens unlock

michelle999
Apprentice

Hello, when I turn on my camera and follow the prompt to unlock, the lens unlocks correctly (as in I can push the button and turn the lens to unlock) but the prompt does not go away when I do this and I cannot take a picture.  Any ideas.  Battery fully charged and I have taken lens, sd card, battery out and then reattached everything unsuccessfully.

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NatalyaP
Product Expert
Product Expert

Greetings michelle999,

I understand you have unlocked the lens but the EOS M50 camera is still producing the message to unlock the lens. When unlocking the lens, let's try rotating the zoom ring to where the lens goes to the farthest focal length of the lens. For example, if it's the EF-M 15-45mm lens then let's set it to 45mm. Afterwards, rotate the zoom ring back to the widest focal length.

We can also clean the contacts on the lens with a dry microfiber cloth to ensure there is proper communication between the lens and camera body. If possible, please test a different lens with the EOS M50 to determine if the issue is caused by the original lens you're using or the camera body itself.

You may send the item to our facility for repair depending on which one is the cause of the issue. 

Canon U.S.A., Inc. has created a new online repair portal that allows you to set up service in a few simple steps. The repair portal gives you the ability to set up service for multiple pieces of equipment at once, and to receive a repair estimate in the majority of cases, depending on your model and issue. The portal also allows you to upload images or videos that will assist us in repairing your product. You can also select how you wish to be notified of the progress of your repair. The portal's service history section allows you to view all services that have been performed on any of your camera or video products since January 7, 2020.

Please follow the link below to access our online repair portal to arrange for service:

https://mycanon.usa.canon.com/signin

Instructions for Accessing and Using the Online Repair Portal.

You will need to access or create your My Canon Account.

If you already have a My Canon Account and your product is already registered, simply click on the “Get Repair Services” link on the left menu and follow the onscreen instructions to arrange for service for your product.

If you have a My Canon Account and your product is not registered, you must register your product first. Click on the “Get Repair Services” link on the left menu, then click on the “Register Product” link on the right. After your product is registered, click on the “Get Repair Service” link on the left menu and follow the onscreen instructions to arrange for service for your product.

If you do not have a My Canon Account, you will need to create one. After you create your account, click on the “Add Product” link to register your first product. After your product is registered, click on the “Get Repair Service” link on the left menu and follow the onscreen instructions to arrange for service for your product.

Once you have completed the repair request, you will have an opportunity to print a copy of the request for your records. This request form will also contain shipping instructions and an address label that you will attach to the outside of your shipping box when mailing your equipment for repair.

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