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    Default Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    When i try to use my camera I get a message that says "camera failed", I hit OK, then app closes....Anyone???
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    Go to Settings -> Application manager -> ALL, scroll down until you find the Camera app, select it and then Clear cache and Clear data.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    Thank you, unfortunately that did not work. I cleared the data and the cache...they both say 0.00B. Still getting the same warning.
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    Hmm; well, try the same thing with Gallery (be sure to backup your pictures/videos first) and Media Storage - if that doesn't work then it's time for a Factory Reset.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM 10.2 using Tapatalk 4
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    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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    I believe I have found the answer. If you use GO Launcher on your phone and you have the GO Flashlight. You can try this to see if you have the conflict I had. Turn the flashlight on then back off. Try your camera. If it works you have a conflict between the programs. I deleted the GO Flashlight and restarted my phone to see if it was a fluke. Camera came right up.
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    Worked for me...
    Thank you so much../.
    This prob was driving me crazzyy
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    Thanks man , you really helped me Elysianis
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    Quote Originally Posted by Anshul Goel1 View Post
    Worked for me...
    Thank you so much../.
    This prob was driving me crazzyy
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    My phone is doing the same thing but this stated after a tech at sprint put a new screen on my phone. What helped you fix it?
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    Default Re: Samsung Galaxy s3--- camera failed??

    Welcome to the forums!
    Quote Originally Posted by erin archer View Post
    My phone is doing the same thing but this stated after a tech at sprint put a new screen on my phone.
    It's quite possible that the technician swapped the complete screen assembly and included a camera that had different firmware. Obviously you should get the tech at Sprint to solve this problem as well; but if you don't want to go that route you could try updating the firmware yourself.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk

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