Panasonic DMC-ZS40 Basic Manual
First, try out the following procedures.
If the problem persists, performing [Reset] in the [Setup] menu may resolve
The charging lamp blinks.
Charging is being performed in a place with extremely high or low temperature.
→ Reconnect the USB connection cable (supplied) and retry charging in a place
where ambient temperature is 10 °C to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F) (temperature
conditions also apply to the battery itself).
Charging is not possible if the power supply capacity of the computer is low.
The lower right portion of recorded pictures appears dark or the color is unnatural.
Your finger is blocking the flash.
→ Make sure you are holding the camera correctly (→21).
Striping or flicker may appear under lighting such as fluorescent lighting and LED
This is characteristic of MOS sensors which serve as the camera’s pickup sensors. This
is not a malfunction.
I would like to upload recorded pictures to a social networking service right after
taking them. How can I do that?
We recommend sending the pictures to your smartphone and uploading them from the
I am having a problem connecting to my Windows 8 PC. The user name and
password are not recognized.
Depending on the OS version, on Windows 8, for example, there are two types of user
account (local account/Microsoft account). Be sure to use the user name and password
for the local account. Since a Local account is not required by Windows 8, you may need
to create one.