1. techstupid's Avatar
    When I open my camera, the white camera icon appears with a black screen behind it. It immediately closes and goes back to my home screen. When I try using my camera through another photo app, I get a message that says "The camera hardware is not responding. The camera driver may have crashed, and may need rebooted." How do I reboot the driver? I have restarted my phone, removed my battery, cleared the camera data, uninstalled all other photo related apps, hard reset... My camera still does the exact same thing. It did this once before about a month ago, but it was fixed by soft reset. What can I do?
    10-02-2012 11:51 AM
  2. charkswitlazers's Avatar
    You need to take it back asap....faulty hardware i would assume. my camera has the red spot issue but never crashes on me.
    10-02-2012 06:23 PM
  3. lolinternet's Avatar
    I'd return it. Sounds like faulty hardware, but that's just a guess. I'm not an expert or anything close so don't quote me on it. As long you never unlocked your bootloader at htcdev.com then it should still be covered by the manufacturers warranty.

    Do you have Sprint or Boost? If you have Sprint, do you have insurance? In either case, you should be covered for a replacement.

    *Sent from work early bcuz some1 4got teh NSFW tag*
    10-02-2012 08:29 PM
  4. dpfaz59's Avatar
    My wife's camera quit working a little while after installing Vaulty. If you have some 3rd party camera apps installed, especially Vaulty which apparently encrypts or hides photos. try removing them.
    10-07-2012 09:24 PM
  5. bikdav's Avatar
    Let me ask you a question. Do you have a third partycamera app - as dpfaz59 mentioned? If so, get it out of the phone and try things again. If the camera works you found and solved the problem. Third party software can be unpredictable.
    10-16-2012 08:57 PM
  6. 6tjs66's Avatar
    How do you turn off the shutter sound so it does not make noise???
    10-26-2012 10:58 PM
  7. ThePurpleAndroid's Avatar
    How do you turn off the shutter sound so it does not make noise???
    You don't.. There are apps that say they can, but haven't heard of any that actually work.

    ~~HTC Evo Design~~
    10-27-2012 03:11 AM
  8. anon58445's Avatar
    Just switch your profile to silent. That's what I do

    Sent from my HTCEVODesign4G using Tapatalk 2
    ThePurpleAndroid likes this.
    10-27-2012 09:55 AM
  9. ThePurpleAndroid's Avatar
    Just switch your profile to silent. That's what I do

    Sent from my HTCEVODesign4G using Tapatalk 2
    Ahhh it works!!! Thanks

    ~~HTC Evo Design~~
    10-28-2012 10:39 PM
  10. lyrrad85z's Avatar
    When I open my camera, the white camera icon appears with a black screen behind it. It immediately closes and goes back to my home screen. When I try using my camera through another photo app, I get a message that says "The camera hardware is not responding. The camera driver may have crashed, and may need rebooted." How do I reboot the driver? I have restarted my phone, removed my battery, cleared the camera data, uninstalled all other photo related apps, hard reset... My camera still does the exact same thing. It did this once before about a month ago, but it was fixed by soft reset. What can I do?
    at least your whole phone doesn't reboot when you try to take a picture.. jellybean...smh.
    11-30-2012 09:11 PM
  11. Gabrielle Philip's Avatar
    I am having the exact same problem as you were having with the camera did you find a way to fix it?
    dalejocala likes this.
    04-06-2013 11:22 PM
  12. Mayank Kaushik's Avatar
    When I open my camera, the white camera icon appears with a black screen behind it.
    i have to press home key to come out...
    i try with another camera app but problem is same..
    i have tried 1.Factory reset
    2. hard rest
    3. press camera less (not too hard)

    My mobile is Rooted , so when i tried to update its software ; during installing a error comes and installing stop..
    what should i do now ...guYs its really frustrating ...

    i am not good at mobile knowledge .plz help me out
    07-16-2013 03:47 PM
  13. Speed Oh's Avatar
    Pressing down on the cam lense worked! THANK YOU!
    09-19-2013 02:53 AM
  14. willielemon's Avatar
    Its not working
    06-01-2014 10:27 PM

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