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8 Tricks For Solving Can’t Connect To Camera Error

Are you facing can’t connect to camera issue on your android phone? Are you getting “camera stopped” & ” can’t connect to camera “ notice while opening the camera app on your android smartphone? I have personally experienced this issue on my Nokia 6 mobile phone. I could fix this issue myself using some techniques learned from the internet only. And have an overall idea about this issue. So, I am going to help you with some easy tricks, with the help of which, you can fix can’t connect to camera issue.

Can't Connect To Camera
Can’t Connect To Camera

Reasons Behind Can’t Connect to Camera Issue

So, first of all, I would like to inform you that there is no particular reason behind this
issue. It may be due to below reasons –

Phone hardware issue:

Phone hardware issue
Phone hardware issue / Source:- Freepik

It may be due falling of your android smartphone or breakdown of any part.

Phone software issue:

Phone software issue
Phone software issue / Source:- Freepik

It may be due to the presence of any corrupt file on the device or any kind of software issue.

Third-party app permission issue:

Several times we give permissions to an unauthorized application which creates software issue later.

Update issue:

So many times I have faced with wrong or error including updates direct from your smartphone company only.

Temporary heavy use or misuse issue:

Large App Issue
Large App Issue

Running large size android apps which is not comfortable with the hardware specification of your device may create this kind of issue.

Virus infection issue:

Virus infection
Virus infection

Download files from the internet or from any other device may contain infected files which may cause an error later.

Ways of Fixing Can’t Connect to Camera Issue

If there is any hardware or software issue on your phone then none of these below tricks will be helpful for you. But as you can’t catch up the particular reason for this issue. So you must try all the methods to resolve the issue.

Method 1- Restart your device

It’s a very common method to try and so many people have reported that the issue has been resolved after restarting the device. So you need to turn off your device then again on it.

Method 2- Restart in safe mode

There is a safe mode restart option on Android. To restart in safe mode.

  • Hold on the power button until the “shutdown option” display.
Hold On Power Button
Hold On Power Button
  • Then hold on the “Power Off” option displayed on the screen.
  • Confirm” your safe mode reboot.
Reboot In Safe Mode
Reboot In Safe Mode

When you started in Safe mode, access the system camera application. Take a few pictures if it allows you to and then closes the app. Access the camera app again and see if it still works. If it works properly in safe mode then you are facing the problem with the allowance of any third party app that isn’t allowing other applications to access the camera.

Method 3- Remove all the apps that you have given access to the camera

So many installed apps on your device accessed to the camera. So you need to do that uninstall all the third-party applications that you have given access to the camera. This may cause can’t connect to camera error.

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Method 4- Delete all cache data of your camera app

Try deleting all the cache data of your camera app. For removing cache data of your smartphone follow below method –

  • Go to settings of your phone
  • Find Apps and notifications.
Apps & notification on settings
Apps & notification on settings
  • Search for the app “camera“, open it up.
Camera Settings
Camera Settings
  • Then click on the “storage” section.
Camera Storage Settings
Camera Storage Settings
  • In there you need to click on the “Clear Cache“, also click on the “Clear Storage” for better clarification.
Camera Clear Cache and Clear Storage
Camera Clear Cache and Clear Storage

After that, trying to open your Camera and check that weather that you are getting the same error.

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Method 5- Force stop the camera app

So many users have reported that force stopped of the camera app resolved their issue.
For force stop the camera app.

  • Follow the previous steps to go “Camera” under the settings.
  • On the Camera section, you will see the “Force Stop” button just click on it.
Camera Force Stop
Camera Force Stop

After force Stop, clear all the minimized app then try reopening the camera app, On
clicking the camera icon.

Method 6- Try installing any third party camera applications

Try installing any third party camera app. There are so many third party camera apps as B612, Candy camera, camera for Android, etc. You need to check to install any one of the application. And if it works ok then, you have a problem with your own camera app.

Third Party Camera Applications
Third Party Camera Applications

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Method 7- Wipe cache partition by Recovery Mode

Several times recovery of the previous data of your phone resolves the error. It also means removing the update of your smartphone. Follow up below steps.

  • Power off the device.
  • Hold the “Volume up button(1) + Power button(2)” for some time, Recovery mode menu open.
Volume Up button and power button together
Volume Up button and power button
  • But in some phones, You need to select Boot Mode. On that Boot Mode, you will need to select “Recovery mode“. (Note:- Use the Volume Up button to navigate to Boot mode and press the Volume Down button to enter)
Android Recovery Mode
Android Recovery Mode
  • After that Recovery Mode menu will show up on your screen. But in some cases, the android logo will show up.
Recovery Mode Android Logo
Recovery Mode Android Logo
  • So on that time Press and hold the “Power Button(2) and then press the “Volume Up(1) button once. then you will get the Recovery Mode menu.  (Still, if you did not find just google it with your device name or got to https://www.hardreset.info for all devices)
Volume Up button and power button together
Volume Up button and power button
  • Find Out the option that asking “Wipe cache partition” using volume buttons and press the power button to confirm the action. Wait for some time to complete it and you will see “Cache wipe complete” confirmation message. (Note:- Use the volume up & down button to navigate to Recovery mode and press the power button to enter)
Wipe cache partition On Android
Wipe cache partition On Android

If you can’t understand the text version then watch the video version. I think you can understand.

After it is successful, restart your android phone and try opening the camera app again.
Please keep in mind that in your device or smartphone it may be some other
combination to access the maintenance and recovery mode.

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Method 8- Factory reset

This is the last option you have. A factory reset deletes all the data present on your smartphone. So take a backup of all the files present on your phone to factory reset.

  • Go to settings of your phone
  • Find “Backup & Reset” under the settings.
Backup & Reset Option on Android
Backup & Reset Option on Android
  • Under “Backup & Reset” you will see “Factory data reset”,
Factory data reset
Factory data reset
  • just click on it and in there click on the “Reset Phone”.
Reset Phone
Reset Phone
  • Enter security credentials if you set on your device if you don’t have or if you don’t have to leave it. Wait for some times and your phone completely reset.

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Following this method, you need to go back to Method 7 for “Recover Mode menu“.

  1. Opening the Recover Mode menu then find “Wipe data/factory reset” and open it. 
Wipe data factory reset On Recover Mode
Wipe data factory reset On Recover Mode

2. Use the volume up & down button to navigate to Recovery mode and press the Power Button to enter

Power Off Button
Power Off Button

3. In “Wipe data/factory reset” section select “Yes — delete all user data” using the same method.

Yes - delete all user data Under Wipe Data
Yes – delete all user data Under Wipe Data

Wait for some time and you are good to go with your phone. Now “Power off” and turn on again, your phone is not completely reset. After trying to open your Camera and check that weather that you are getting the “can’t connect to camera” error.

I wish the issue may have been resolved after following the above-mentioned steps. If none of those above steps resolved our issue, then be sure you are facing with phone software or hardware issue. In this case, you should consult with the nearest service centre of your mobile phone brand.

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