Cameras are one of the most important parts of any smartphones. Today’s users consider camera as one of the top priority when they get new phone. Almost all the people love to take the picture whether it is selfie or any special moment of life. Many people are even passionate about taking the picture. But, What if you camera stopped working? Well, there are plenty of the users who are going through this error. But now you don’t have to worry anymore. Here, I will show you How to Fix “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” Error in Android starting from quickest way so that you can get back to you camera to the complex one.
It is possible that you can get the “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” Error, if you are using the camera for a long period of time. So, just by exiting the camera app, waiting for 10 seconds and launching the app should fix your issue. Also, remember clear the camera app if it is opened in multi tasking. However, this solution may be a temporary and if the error occurs continuously try next solution.
Sometime just by re-starting your device can solve the issue. Many of the time it is just a simple app glitches which creates the problem. So why not try this once. To re-start your device:
If you are still facing the error, continue the third solution.
Cache and data may be the reason behind the error. Many of the users have fixed the error just by clearing cache and data. You don’t have to worry about your photos or videos, they won’t be deleted. To Clear the Cache and Data of Camera App:
I hope your Error is fixed by this solution If you are still getting the error then go to next solution.
Sometimes, you may get this error when there is a problem in Gallery as Gallery is linked with Camera. Simply, Clear the Cache and Data of Gallery App. To do so follow the given steps
Sometimes due to large collection of photos in the Gallery can get this error. So, it is better to move many of the images to your PC or external storage.
This solution can be a little bit complex compared to other solution mentioned above. Trying this solution is worth because this will ensure whether the third-party application is causing the error in camera app or not. In the safe mode, all third-party apps are disabled so we can detect the problem is with third-party app or other.
As soon as the device opens in Safe Mode, check whether the camera works or not. If the camera works perfectly fine then third-party app may be causing error in the camera.So, try uninstalling the recently downloaded app and see whether the error is fixed or not.
If you still face the error then you can try the last solution, Factory Reset. It will fix your error.
How to Factory Reset your Android Device
If you are using custom ROM like Cyanogenmod, SlimROM etc and facing some errors whether it is “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” Error or any other than you should know either it is because of compatibility issue or the ROM has not been installed properly. So, it is better you reflash the operating system along with compatible GAPPs (Google Applications) package. If you are still getting the error, try flashing different ROM.
So, these are some of the solution to Fix “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” Error in Android. Hopefully, you have fixed the error by now. Let us know which method worked for you.
Kaif is an author and co-editor at Appslova. Intellectually curious tech enthusiast and has been specially covering on How to-Tips-Tricks & Fixes with mobile technology news and app reviews.
I just solved this by disabling Android live wallpaper (on android 5.1).
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