How to Fix the Camera Failed on the Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy devices take amazing pictures but like any other electronic device, it faces some issues. The most common error being the Camera Failed error. If you are facing trouble while operating your Samsung Galaxy camera, then you are on the right post. Go through the blog and follow the steps to fix the Camera Failed on the Samsung Galaxy devices.

Cause of the Camera Failed Errors

The error of the camera failed does not include any code error or any detail about why it’s not working. It is not impossible to fix the error as in some cases, it’s a software error. It can be caused due to unfinished firmware update, SD card, or the third party application that may be out of date.

How to Fix Errors of Camera Failed

If you want to fix errors of Camera Failed, then you can follow the provided steps:

  1. Restart the Camera
  2. Most of the software errors ]can be resolved by reset or restart.
  3. Click and hold the Power button to switch off the camera.
  4. When it’s off, leave the camera off for at least 30 seconds before turning it On.
  5. Switch on in the Safe Mode
  • Switch off the camera and then click and hold the Power button until the Samsung logo displays.
  • Move the Zoom option to the minus position and hold until screen displays and then release the button. The users will now be in safe mode.
  • Check the camera if it’s working correctly or not. If still there is an error, then it should be a third-party app that is creating issues with the camera software. Start the camera and delete newly updated or installed third-party apps until the problem vanishes.
  • Clear the Camera App Cache and App Data
  • Go to Apps.
  • Tap on Settings.
  • Click the Application manager.
  • Then go to the All button.
  • Click Clear Cache.

When the Cache is deleted, start the camera again and check whether the error is clear or not.

  • Clear the Cached Data
  • Go to Apps.
  • Open settings.
  • Click Storage.
  • Tap Cached data.
  • Click OK.
  • Remove and Reformat SD Card
  • To resolve it, turn off the camera and remove the SD card. Switch on the camera gain and insert it again. Reformat the SD card if needed.
  • If you have not been prompted to format the SD card, but you still find an error, then you can do it manually by :
  • Go to Settings.
  • Click Storage.
  • Tap Format the SD card.
  • Update the Camera’s Firmware Manually

Check the firmware version available on the Samsung support site, and if you have the same version, then you can skip it.

  • Format again the SD card of a camera using the above steps. You have to start it with a blank SD card.
  • Connect the PC to the camera using USB wire. You can find the SD card of the camera as the USB drive on the PC.
  • Download the exact firmware for the camera. This will download the zip file.

When the download completes, enlarge the zip file and then copy .bin file on the SD card on the camera.

  • Disconnect the Camera from PC.
  • Go to Settings.
  • Open device information.
  • Click Firmware Update.
  • Choose OK.
  • Click on Body Update from the option, and then the update will start.

When the update completes, start the camera and check whether the error is gone or not.

  • Do the Hard Reset
  • Switch off the camera.
  • Click on the shutter option for 30 seconds. Hold it as well as hold the Power button until it starts rebooting.
  • Leave the power button but continue holding the shutter option until the recovery screen displays.
  • Locate Wipe data/ Factory using the Zoom rocker option.
  • Click the Power button when highlighted.
  • The user’s camera will reset to the factory setting.

If it doesn’t work, then restore the camera and fix the error and contact Samsung support for any queries.

How to Fix the Error in Smartphone Cameras of Samsung Galaxy

If you want to fix the error in smartphone cameras of Samsung galaxy, then abide by the given steps:

  1. Start the Galaxy Smartphone
  2. Click and hold the Power button and select power off on Samsung models.
  3. Leave your phone at least for 30 seconds before starting it again.
  4. If it does not fix the problem, then follow the next step.
  5. Open Settings.
  6. Click System Updates.
  7. Press Download updates manually. Your system will check the updates automatically.
  8. If there is any, then install it before moving forward.
  9. To check whether the apps are updated, open play store and click the three-bar section.
  10. Select My Apps and games that display and ensure that you are on the Updates button.
  11. Click on Update next to apps or press Update all to update apps. Now check whether the issue is resolved.
  • Switch on in the Safe Mode
  • Hold the Power button until the power off option displays, then click and hold the power off until the Safe mode displays.
  • Click on Safe mode to start the phone.
  • Check if the camera is working correctly. If it is, then the issue could be the third-party app creating problems in the software.
  • Start the phone in regular mode and delete the newly installed or updated third-party apps one by one until the issue is resolved.
  • Stop the Camera and Delete Storage Data
  • Open Settings.
  • Click Apps.
  • Tap on the Application manager.
  • Select the Camera app.
  • Choose Force Stop.
  • Open Settings.
  • Tap on Apps.
  • Click Device Maintenance.
  • Then choose storage.
  • Click Clear Data or Clear Now to clear the data.

Once the cache is removed, start the camera and check if the issue is resolved.

  • Remove and Insert Again the Micro SD Card
  • Switch off the Smartphone to resolve the issue.
  • Remove the SD card.
  • Insert the SD card again and switch on the device.
  • Reformat the micro SD card, if it appears.
  • Switch off the Smart Stay
  • Switch off the Smart Stay
  • Open Settings.
  • Tap on Advanced Features
  • Disable the Smart Stay.
  • Check the camera that the error is resolved.
  • Empty Cache Partition
  • Switch off the Smartphone.
  • Hold the Bixby button, Volume Up button, and Power button to reboot the device. Hold it continuously until the phone vibrates.
  • Use the Volume Up and Down option to go to Wipe Cache Partition and choose the option with a power button.

When the process is complete, start the phone again and check the camera.

  • Do the Hard Reset, If This Not Works

If nothing works, then the last option is to do the hard reset.

  • Open Settings.
  • Tap on General Management.
  • Click Reset.
  • Select the Factory data reset.
  • It will take back the phone to the factory settings, and then you have to go to the whole procedure.

If nothing works on your device, then contact Samsung’s Mobile Support to get assistance.

I’m John Smith. I’m a web developer living in Texas. I am a fan of design, technology, and coffee. I’m also interested in reading and food. You can read my blog on office.com/setup with a click on the button above.

Source:- Samsung Galaxy

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