Despite their enormously wonderful cameras, both Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus owners have reported the ‘camera failed’ problem on their smartphones. They report that after a few days of normal usage, the Galaxy S8 main camera displays a strange message-‘’Warning: Camera Failed’’- and then stops working. The phone continues exhibiting this problem even after a reboot or the device is reset to factory settings.
Here is a couple of fixes you can consider while trying to repair the camera failed problem on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
Fixing the Galaxy S8 Camera Failed Problem
- Reboot your Samsung Galaxy S8. This will sometimes fix your Camera Failed Problem. Just hold the ‘Power’’ button and the ‘’Home’’ buttons simultaneously for 7 seconds until your phone restarts.
- Go to settings, press on Applications Manager and then tap on Camera app. Then select ‘force stop’, ‘clear data’ and ‘clear cache.’
- The next step is to wipe the cache partition, this will fix the problem in some devices. Then switch OFF your smartphone and get it into Recovery Mode. Release all the buttons at the same time then wait until the Android screen shows. Select Wipe Cache partition using the Volume Down key then press the Power key to pick your option.
If you have tried the following steps and your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus still exhibits the Camera Failed problem, it is advisable that you contact your retailer or Samsung for a replacement to be done as your camera may be damaged or defective.