1. AC Question's Avatar
    Hey guys , i had just baught my android phone about 5 months ago . When i first got my phone my front camera was working perfectly fine, Now it just goes to the home screen when i get on. I have already reseted my phone . cleaned out gallery and everything , can any of you please help
    06-16-2014 05:43 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Please tell us which phone you're using. What do you mean when you say, "Now it just goes to the home screen when I get on"? Does the rear-facing camera still work? When you open the Camera app, do you still see the toggle to switch between the rear- and front-facing cameras?
    06-16-2014 07:48 PM
  3. fix1frank's Avatar
    I have the same issue.
    Android Mini
    Toggle disappeared that allowed forward facing camera. I have forced close on camera, tried third party app, did a factory reset. All to no avail. I did get a whole bunch of pictures of me looking at my phone with a very confused and frustrated look on my face. Not pretty.
    06-17-2014 03:40 PM
  4. fix1frank's Avatar
    Further observation includes:
    Clear cache data = no change
    Clear all app data and force close = when camera is restarted the icon to return to forward facing camera is there but when I touch it I get another horrible self portrait and it disappears again.
    06-17-2014 06:56 PM
  5. fix1frank's Avatar
    Any help out there?
    06-19-2014 06:51 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Sorry, but which Mini do you have? There are a number of phones out there that have a Mini added to the model name. Any recent updates, either to the system or the camera app?
    06-19-2014 11:20 PM
  7. Tiffanie Applegate's Avatar
    I have a Droid Ultra and have been having the same exact issue which seems to happen upon installing the KitKat update. When I did a system reset I had the weird experience of having the forward facing camera work sporadically. Usually, if the battery would die out completely the function would return. Now that I allowed the reinstallation of the update...same issue. I have been searching for some fix.
    07-17-2014 11:30 PM
  8. Rohine 001's Avatar
    Hi. I have lava pixel V1 and I am having a problem with the front camera. There isn't even the option to switch to front camera. Its just 9 months that I bought the phone. Please help me
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    08-20-2016 06:04 AM

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