1. AC Question's Avatar
    Out of the blue my htc one m8 camera decided to lock itself and I can't find any information anywhere about a lock on the camera so now I can't use my camera at all.
    08-26-2015 12:43 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! What do you mean by a lock? Does it ask you for a password or PIN when you try to open the Camera app? Or does nothing happen at all when you try to open it?
    08-26-2015 02:27 AM
  3. Sharon Sanders23's Avatar
    I can get into the camera app okay but there is a lock icon on the button that won't allow me to take a photo or do anything else. This has only just appeared as I haven't had any issues with the camera in the past and didn't even know that you could put a lock on it. I'm not sure how it's happened.
    08-26-2015 03:30 AM
  4. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    Welcome to the forums. If you were to download Google Camera, does it do the same thing?
    B. Diddy likes this.
    08-26-2015 04:50 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Also, are you certain it's the stock camera you're using? You haven't installed any other cameras, right?

    Try wiping the cache partition: http://forums.androidcentral.com/htc...tc-one-m8.html
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    08-26-2015 04:51 PM
  6. Sharon Sanders23's Avatar
    No it's the camera that was on the phone from new
    08-26-2015 09:33 PM
  7. Sharon Sanders23's Avatar
    Thanks for the advice. I downloaded Google camera (didn't even know there were cameras you could download) and it works fine but the quality isn't anywhere near the htc camera
    08-27-2015 03:14 AM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Did you also update the HTC Camera app to the latest version? You can find it on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...c.camera&hl=en
    Golfdriver97 likes this.
    08-27-2015 11:20 AM

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