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    Default Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    hi guys. yesterday I was taking a walk and taking photos with my 2 month old galaxy s4. I have never had any issues with it. intill yesterday, I encountered a camera crash. I took out my camera, made a panorama, and then switched to auto mode and that's when my camera froze for like 30 seconds. after, it unfroze. I took a picture and the picture came out well accept the white black little horizontal lines on the top and bottom of the photo. after that I got worried so when I went back to the camera, it said the camera failed message and then it brought me to the home screen. after that, I accessed the camera again and everything was fine, the camera worked, accept the interface was frozen. I could not press the shutter button, gallery button, mode button, video button, etc. so I rebooted my phone and now the camera works perfectly. yesterday after the reboot I took pictures the whole day and It was perfect. today it is perfect too, no crashes. im just getting a little paranoid about why this happened and I am scared something is wrong with my phone as I worked and paid full price. everything is alright now im just wondering, was this a glitch in the software? did the camera crash because it was having a hard time that second to go back to auto mode from panorama mode? this is again, not happening any more but what was the message all about? how come it works now? is my phone alright? thanks guys, by the way I am new to this forum. any answers will really help me out and help me get rid of these annoying worried thoughts of mine haha thanks guys.
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    I got it fixed by following these steps:

    1. Connect your device to your laptop using data cable
    2. Go to folder: Computer\SAMSUNG-SGH-I747\Phone\Applidium Image Cache
    3. Delete everything in this folder
    4. Go to folder: Computer\SAMSUNG-SGH-I747\Phone\Android\data\com.sec.android.gallery3d\cache
    5. Delete everything in this folder
    6. Restart your phone
    7. Camera works
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    Just restart ur phone I did it on my s3
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    If you can't fix "Camera failed" by Hard / Factory reset, upgrade or change firmware, you must to replace rear facing camera module. This part you can find easy on eBay.

    Video tutorial:
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    So today I replaced my s4 with the camera module from amazon and I absolutely cannot get it to work. How do it get it to work?
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    i have samsung galaxy s4 GT-I9505 this is second time camera failed error first time i fix through from kies now again same problem but i can't fix it please do me any advice.

    Regards,
    Atif
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    thank you very much for your video tutorial i got same problem but when i m using skype video calls video will comes up its me both camera are fine.

    Please advice
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy S4 Warning Camera failed.

    Quote Originally Posted by jonathan3195 View Post
    Just restart ur phone I did it on my s3
    indeed .. restart works on my old S3 as well, but I guess the same treatment cannot applied on s4

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