How to Fix Camera Failed on Samsung Galaxy Devices

The "camera failed" error on Samsung Galaxy devices is often a software issue rather than a physical problem with the camera. This error can occur due to various reasons, such as outdated software, app conflicts, or cache buildup. To fix camera failed error on Samsung Galaxy, you can follow a series of troubleshooting steps to resolve the problem.

Common causes of the camera-failed error

Some common causes of the "camera failed" error on Samsung Galaxy devices include:

  1. Outdated software or apps
  2. App conflicts or bugs.
  3. Cache buildup or insufficient storage.
  4. Hardware issues, such as camera sensor or lens malfunction.

Troubleshooting steps for fixing the camera failed error

To fix the "camera failed" error on your Samsung Galaxy device, you can try the following steps:

Updating the camera app and software

  • Go to Settings > Software Update.
  • Tap Download and install.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions.

Checking for hardware issues

  • Inspect the camera lens and sensor for any physical damage or debris.
  • Ensure that the camera is not being affected by external factors, such as bright lights or vibrations.

Resetting the camera settings

  • Open the Camera app and select Settings.
  • Select Reset Settings.
  • Tap Reset to confirm.


If the "camera failed" error persists after trying the above steps, it is recommended to contact Samsung Support or visit your nearest authorized service center for further assistance. Keep in mind that forcing your device to restart may help resolve the issue in some cases.