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how to fix front/face camera??!!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by kmap123, Oct 19, 2014.

  1. kmap123

    kmap123 Lurker
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    My front camera was working fine today untill this evening, and then everytime i switched my camera to the front to take a "selfie" it wouldnt work ive tried everything from the internet and even screwing the back off of my GS4 and removing the front camera part and putting it back in. My back camera works fine but when i switch to the front its pure black and says " camera failed" and on instagram it says "camera can not connect" but thats only when its not in the charger, when it is in the charger it just stays pure black and camera settings work but just wont take the picture, and my snapchat front camera wont work either.... plz help me i just had a problem with my power button which i fixed now this!!
     



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  2. lotus49

    lotus49 Android Expert

    It's difficult not to conclude from this that your front camera has failed and needs to be replaced. Normally I advice people not to try to fix their phone themselves in case they do even more damagae but since you have effectively done this once without doing any additional damage and taking into account the fact that the camera costs <
     
  3. Mr. Lucky

    Mr. Lucky Android Expert

    There have also been many reports in Play store of the latest update to Google Camera causing this problem. If that's what you're using, see if you can revert to an earlier version or try another camera app.
     
  4. kmap123

    kmap123 Lurker
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    But its not just my Google play front camera my face camera also doesn't work on instagram or snap chat , but the rear camera works fine
     
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The Samsung Galaxy S4 release date was April 2013. Features and Specs include a 5.0" inch screen, 13MP camera, 2GB RAM, Exynos 5410 Octa processor, and 2600mAh battery.

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