How to Charge My Nikon COOLPIX S3100

By William Pullman

You can monitor the remaining battery life by checking the battery indicator on the LCD screen.
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When you're taking pictures with the Nikon Coolpix S3100, you don't want to have to worry whether the battery is properly charged. The S3100's rechargeable lithium-ion battery is charged using the supplied mini-USB to USB cable and the AC adapter or a computer. Nikon designed the S3100 with a charge lamp that indicates when the camera is charging and when it is finished. The charge time when the battery is depleted is approximately two hours and ten minutes.

Step 1

Lift the prongs on the supplied AC adapter upward with your finger. Press on the side of the prongs to ensure they're fully extended.

Step 2

Plug the small end of the mini-USB to USB cable into the mini-USB port on the bottom of the camera, and then plug the USB end of the cable into the USB port on the AC adapter.

Step 3

Plug the AC adapter into a power outlet. The charge lamp, located to the right of the LCD screen, blinks green while the battery is charging.

Step 4

Unplug the mini-USB to USB cable from the camera when the charge lamp turns off.