Fixing Canon Camera with Error 02 Code

“Hey folks! I and my friends went for a trip last weekend. Making it memorable, we captured numerous pictures using my Canon DSLR camera. After few image capture, suddenly camera started to quit and read Error 02. Then I immediately turned off the camera and restarted but nothing happen. I am afraid of losing all the trip pics and some old photos. Somebody provide me a better option to solve this problem”.

Camera users or photographers encounter this kind of errors very frequently over the world. If you spot any such similar problem, stop worrying because the solution is already provided in this page. Continue to read.

Wondering what might be the cause for error 02 code on canon camera?

    Here are the causes:
  • Incorrectly shutting down the camera after usage
  • Ejecting memory card when still camera is in use
  • Suspending file transfer from camera to computer
  • Memory card is not being formatted for over a long time
  • Utilizing camera on low level of battery
  • Using same storage media on many devices
  • Some software issues

Causes might be quiet simple, but problem depth is something serious. Try to troubleshoot using few below mentioned methods.

Method 01: Starting with basics

  • Turn the camera off, remove its battery and memory card. Wait for few seconds and replace them back to position. Now restart the camera.
  • If it doesn’t work, then try the card on another camera to see whether the problem is with camera or memory card.

Method 02: Format your memory card

To format with a camera

  • (i)Turn camera on and press ‘Menu’ option
  • (ii)Use arrow buttons navigating through the menu control panel that contain ‘Format’ option
  • (iii)Select set button to format the card

To format with a computer

  • (i)Double-click on ‘My Computer’ icon
  • (ii)Right-click on drive letter that contains memory card and hit on ‘Format’
  • (iii)Check on "Quick Format" check box
  • (iv)Click on Start button
Method 03:

With method 01, there is no data loss but with second method, the error will be fixed but with a complete memory card wipeout. So, how to retrieve data out before formatting an error generating card? Simple, using a reliable application such as Yodot Photo Recovery tool. (Also Yodot Mac Photo Recovery for Macintosh users).

Regaining media files from Canon camera with error 02 issue

Yodot Photo Recovery application is programmed in an effective way of getting data from memory card with error 2 or any other similar error types. This tool supports music, RAW images, pictures, video files and also other basic file formats. Media files from internal and external hard disk, flash drive, and many other storage devices can be restored using this application. The software is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008 of Windows OS and with Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Yosemite, Sierra and El Capitan versions of Mac Operating system.

Procedure to retrieve files from Canon camera’s memory card.

  • Connect storage card of Canon camera to a PC (Windows or Mac)
  • Start downloading Yodot application
  • Install, run the program and follow instructions accordingly
  • Choose one among two options “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Scanning process is initiated displaying a list of restorable files, mark desired files or click on “mark all” option using “Data Type View” or “File Type View”
  • Utilize “Preview” option to view retrieved files and save them onto destination location

Preventive methods to avoid camera issues

  • Do not use single card on multiple camera devices
  • Avoid using camera during low battery level