The wonderful new camera of Samsung Galaxy S8 is often a subject of discussion. Nevertheless, it isn’t always good things that people are talking about, especially since with this error “Warning: Camera Failed” that it’s beginning to be reported online.
As users declare, once this message pops on the screen, the camera stops working. Rebooting the device or returning it to its default factory settings doesn’t seem to have any effect either. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably tried all that without success. So, it’s our job to show you the alternatives of how to fix the Warning: Camera Failed Error on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
- Restart the device by holding the Power button and the Home button until the phone vibrates – it should take about 7 seconds.
- If the restart didn’t work, use the Force stop and clear cache from Settings >> Application Manager >> Camera app >> Force stop >> clear cache and clear data.
- If the clear cache didn’t work, try to clear the cache partition: turn off the device >> simultaneously press and hold the Home, Power, and Volume Up buttons >> let go once the Android system recovery screen showed up >> use Volume Down to highlight “Wipe cache partition” >> use Power key to select this option.
- If none of the above worked, the only solution to fix camera failed problem on Samsung Galaxy S8+ Plus and Galaxy S8 is to take it to an authorized service.
Replacement may be necessary, but that’s for a technician to conclude. You did your best and now it no longer depends on you. Even if it can be fixed without replacement, special knowledge and even some special tools might be necessary.