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By danman7, Senior Member on 28th March 2014, 02:12 PM
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Anyone else having this problem? I'm running pretty much stock 4.4, although rooted and unlocked. Every time I start the camera, I get this weird distorted view, and then the camera crashes. Any idea what is going on?




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28th March 2014, 03:09 PM |#2  
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I hate to say it but it may be a hardware failure. I would fxz and see if it is software related but if after the fxz you have the same you need a new phone.

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28th March 2014, 04:51 PM |#3  
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Originally Posted by bigv5150

I hate to say it but it may be a hardware failure. I would fxz and see if it is software related but if after the fxz you have the same you need a new phone.

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Ugh, I really hope that's not the case. I just paid to have this unlocked, I'd hate to have to replace it.
28th March 2014, 05:41 PM |#4  
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One other option if it is the camera and not software is get a broke maxx and swap out the camera. But I would guess it would be cheaper to get another phone and pay 40 bucks again.

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28th March 2014, 06:37 PM |#5  
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Okay, further data. I found that if I switch to the second camera (the one on the screen) and then flip back, the camera appears to work. That leads me to think it's some form of software, not hardware issue.
29th March 2014, 12:19 AM |#6  
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Have you done an fxz yet if it is a software issue it will fix it.

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31st March 2014, 06:01 PM |#7  
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FXZ appears to have fixed the issue, whatever it was. Hopefully I'll be able to avoid whatever it was that caused it in the first place.
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