Plugged camera into computer, it doesn't show up

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Aberaeron Senior Member • Posts: 6,534
Re: Plugged camera into computer, it doesn't show up

crimsonclover wrote:

Hi, I have a FinePix S4800 and when I plug it into my MacBook, the camera does not show on my desktop, and on the camera screen it says "USB." What am I supposed to do? I wanted to copy pics off the camera this way. Thanks

If its like every other camera, or most other cameras, it just needs you to confirm in the camera that you are using USB. The Mac should then automatically launch Photos to the Import page where you can choose which files to upload.

I find my iMac's USB ports to be somewhat temperamental at times, along with its card reader. Sometimes it just doesn't see the device or card. You can check whether it does in finder, where it should be listed as an external device if it is detected.

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