How to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” ,“Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues

The camera is the most complex components of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge . Its sensor is mechanical so it has its own timing. In this article, learn how to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues.

How to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues
The hardware also has to work flawlessly with the firmware and the app. So when you tap the Camera app, a lot of things happen; the sensor will initialize together with the app. And, if one of them failed to initialize, then problems occur and errors arises.

In this post, learn to troubleshoot a couple of error messages that may encounter while using the camera app plus an issue with the camera mode.

Fix Galaxy S7 Edge with notice “Warning: Camera failed”

 

When the user try to open the camera, Galaxy S7 Edge start showing an error “Warning Camera failed.”



How to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues

Troubleshooting: The warning of “Camera failed” issue shows it is a hardware issue. However, this problem may occur due to a synchronization issue. If it happens, the problem can be in the firmware or the app. So, it is better to boot the device in “Safe Mode”. This step will help to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues

 

Step 1: Boot your phone in Safe Mode and open the camera

It is possible that the problem appears with your device when you install an app. But in every case, the safest thing is to restart your phone in “Safe Mode”. 

In this mode, the device will run with only pre-installed apps at default settings and built in services running in the background. In other words all third parties apps are temporarily disable.

Diagnostic state is the other term used for safe mode where one can immediately know if the problem is with pre-installed apps,firmware or downloaded apps.

First you should find out whether the problem is with pre-installed apps or firmware itself. Otherwise you should find out which third- party app is actually causing the problem.So, uninstall it to the issue. 

Following are the steps  to run Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in Safe Mode:

  • Press and hold the Power button . As you see “Samsung Galaxy S7 EDGE” appear on the screen, release the Power Key.
    Hold immediately the Volume Down Key.
  • Continue holding the Volume Down Button until the device finishes rebooting.

The text "safe mode" appears at the bottom left corner of the screen of your device. Safe Mode will help to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues

  • Release it, when you see “Safe Mode” in the bottom left corner of the screen.

The purpose of Safe Mode is actually to find out that your device can boot up successfully. And if so, try to boot it in Normal Mode.
If the device is unable to boot in Safe Mode , you must follow the step below.

Step 2: Perform the Factory Reset if the problem occurs in safe mode

In this method, the device will bring back to its default settings. This process will delete all stored files like: contacts, music, videos and all third-party apps installed in the firmware. So, before following this step, it is better to create a backup for all of these. It is better to do Master Reset because it removes all bugs and other issues that conflict the system from the firmware.
Follow these steps:

  • From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings and then touch Backup and reset.
  • Tap Factory data reset and touch Reset device.
  • If you have screen lock feature turned on, enter your password or PIN.
  • Touch Continue.
  • Select  “Delete all” to confirm your action.

Step 3: Send the phone in for checkup and/or repair

After Reset if the problem is not fix then send the device to check by a professional. So tests will be done to pinpoint what the problem is and whether or not there’s an economical solution for it. If the problem was caused by either liquid or physical damage, then the user may not be able to claim warranty.

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How to fix Galaxy S7 Edge with error “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” 

When the user wants to use the camera, “Unfortunately, Camera has stopped” appears. The device works fine before showing the error. Apparently there is no reason of this problem. 

Solution:

Follow the step by step guide to fix this problem.

STEP 1: Wipe Cache Partition

The device downloaded a firmware update which has updated its operating system. Since the previous version created caches so that the phone would run smoothly, the new system may still be using those outdated files. By deleting these, the new system will create new ones that are compatible with it.
Therefore, the first thing you have to do is to Wipe the Cache partition by booting your device into Recovery Mode:

It’s better to delete the system caches so that they’ll be replaced with new ones.
It is difficult to tell which app is corrupt and which one isn’t. So, the easiest way to replace these apps is to Reboot the device in Recovery Mode and then Wipe the Cache partition.
For this purpose follow the steps below

  • Turn Off the device.
  • Press Power button, Home and Volume up button simultaneously.
  • Hold for about 5-7 seconds.
  • When the Samsung logo appears, release the Power button only but continue hold the Home and Volume Up Keys.
  •  Recovery screen appears in which a list of options are given.Scroll down with the help op Volume Down key and select “Wipe Cache partition” using the Power button.
  • Using the Volume Down button, highlight the option “yes”. Select “yes” by pressing Power button.
  •  Your phone will start wiping cache partition.As the process of wiping cache is complete, highlight “Reboot SystemNow” using Volume key.
  • Press Power key to start Reboot.

    The device will now reboot longer than usual.

This picture shows the highlighted option"Reboot System Now".It help to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues
This picture is showing the highlighted option “Reboot System Now”

After clearing the Cache partition, the phone successfully boot up. Open the camera again to see if it crashes just like before. If so, then boot the device immediately to know whether it’s caused by a third-party app or pre-installed ones. 

2-Boot your phone in Safe Mode and open the camera

It is possible that the problem appears with your device when you install an app. But in every case, the safest thing is to restart your phone in “Safe Mode”. 

In this mode, the device will run with only pre-installed apps at default settings and built in services running in the background. In other words all third parties apps are temporarily disable.

Diagnostic state is the other term used for safe mode where one can immediately know if the problem is with pre-installed apps,firmware or downloaded apps.

Following are the steps  to run Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in Safe Mode:

  • Press and hold the Power button . As you see “Samsung Galaxy S7 EDGE” appear on the screen, release the Power Key.
    Hold immediately the Volume Down Key.
  • Continue holding the Volume Down Button until the device finishes rebooting.

The text "safe mode" appears at the bottom left corner of the screen of your device. Safe Mode will help to fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge “Camera Failed” & “Camera has stopped” errors and other camera issues

  • Release it, when you see “Safe Mode” in the bottom left corner of the screen.

The purpose of Safe Mode is actually to find out that your device can boot up successfully. And if so, try to boot it in Normal Mode.
If the device is unable to fix the error after booting in Safe Mode , you must follow the step below.

Reset the device

Again, try to open the camera to know if it crashes and if it still does, then it’s time you Reset your device but first you need to backup all your files and data and then follow these steps:

  • Backup your data.
  • Remove your Google account.
  • Turn OFF screen lock.
  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
  • Press and then hold the Home and Volume UP keys, then press and hold the Power key.

NOTE: It doesn’t matter how long you press and hold the Home and Volume Up keys, it won’t affect the phone but by the time you press and hold the Power key, then the phone starts to respond.

  • When “Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge” shows on the screen, release the Power key but continue holding the Home and Volume Up keys.
  • When the Android logo shows, you may release both keys and leave the phone be for about 30 to 60 seconds.

NOTE: The “Installing system update” message may show on the screen for several seconds before displaying the Android system recovery menu. This is just the first phase of the entire process.

  • Using the Volume Down key, navigate through the options and highlight ‘wipe data / factory reset.’
  • Once highlighted, you may press the Power key to select it.
  • Now highlight the option ‘Yes — delete all user data’ using the Volume Down key and press the Power button to select it.
  • Wait until your phone is finished doing the Master Reset. Once completed, highlight ‘Reboot system now’ then press the Power key.

The phone will now reboot longer than usual.
If this step fails to fix the problem then take help of a professional.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Camera mode issue

Problem: . All of the Camera mode disappear. The phone (Galaxy S7 Edge), it’s not on easy mode. Even the pro mode isn’t working. And for the front camera only selfie mode is functional. 

Solution:

There is a possibility that due to misconfiguration in camera settings of the phone that this issue occurred. First try to see if there is a gear icon present on the screen every time the camera app is open. If it is, then there is a chance that the problem can be fix by simply tapping the icon and then disable the Easy mode. 

To disable the mode, follow these steps.

  • From the Home screen, launch the Settings app.
  • Select “Easy Mode”.
  • Tap Easy mode again to enable it.
  • Press “Done”.
    However, after performing the procedure if the issue is still there, then doing a master reset is the best thing to resolve it.

Do the Master Reset

This method would bring back your handset to its default settings. And take note that this procedure will delete all your files including the third-party apps you installed So, backing up all your files is necessary. To perform the master reset, follow these steps.

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
  • Press and then hold the Home and Volume UP keys, then press and hold the Power key.
  • When “Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge” shows on the screen, release the Power key but continue holding the Home and Volume Up keys.
  • When the Android logo shows, you may release both keys and leave the phone be for about 30 to 60 seconds.
  • Using the Volume Down key, navigate through the options and highlight ‘wipe data / factory reset.’
  • Once highlighted, you may press the Power key to select it.
  • Now highlight the option ‘Yes — delete all user data’ using the Volume Down key and press the Power button to select it.
  • Wait until your phone is finished doing the Master Reset. Once completed, highlight ‘Reboot system now’ then press the Power key.

The phone will now reboot longer than usual. If the issue is still there take help from professional.

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