Guide to fix failed camera on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

The new flagships of Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung are finally launched and come with some good specifications. Twp devices are launched in the 2018 Galaxy S series, which are Galaxy S9 and S9 plus. Both the devices are added with top in the market specification in all departments from performance to camera. Being the current leader of premium Android devices Samsung has nothing but the same leadership position in the market with the launch of two new flagships. In this article, we will provide you with a guide to fix failed camera on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

The specification includes a 5.8-inch display for Galaxy S9, while S9 Plus gets a 6.2-inch display. S9 gets a 4 GB RAM, while S9 Plus gets a better 6 GB RAM. The rear camera of both devices is also different with a dual camera setup of 2 sensors each of 12 MP on S9 Plus, while a single 12 MP sensor is provided with the S9. Both devices get the latest Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 SoC. An internal storage of 64 GB is available for both devices and can be expanded up to 400GB. A 3000 mAh battery for S9 and a 3500 mAh battery for S9 Plus is provided.

Guide to fix failed camera on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Ways to fix failed camera on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

The camera has grown to be an integral part of smartphones today. Smartphone manufacturers are improving the camera departments on their devices greatly. Now the smartphone’s cameras are powerful enough to deliver sharp images equal to the quality of a high-end DSLR camera. Galaxy S9 series devices also offer impressive camera configuration. With the expectations, an issue with the camera like a camera failed error can be annoying for all users. Here are some fixes you can try for the failed camera error on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.

Clear camera app cache

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on App manager
  3. Find and tap on Bluetooth app
  4. Tap on storage
  5. Now tap on clear cache button

Clear camera app data

  1. Open settings
  2. Tap on App manager
  3. Find and tap on Bluetooth app
  4. Tap on storage
  5. Now tap on clear data button

Boot into safe mode

Sometimes a third-party camera app can make problems with the default camera app. Booting into safe mode is the best way to identify if the issue is caused by a third-party camera app. You can uninstall the app to solve the issue.

  1. Power off the device completely.
  2. Press and hold until the logo appears
  3. Once the logo appears to release the power button and the press and hold the volume down button
  4. Release the button when safe mode appears at the bottom of your device screen

Clear system cache

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe cache partition and use power button to select it
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

Hard reset

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe data/factory reset and use power button to select it
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

I hope this guide was useful in understanding the how to fix failed camera on Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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