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I am currently running CyanogenMod 11 (M3) for t-mobile. I really need help fixing my camera. I was having problems with my camera earlier but now it is constantly force closing. Just recently the camera updated to Google camera and I was hoping the force would not occur anymore, but now it's even worse. If any ideas how to fix PLEASE tell me because I have many needs for the camera. This how the problem occurs: I try to take a picture and it will take it then it will freeze and I have to kill the app. Then I try to restart the app but I get an "Camera error: cannot connect to the camera." The problem was really bad after I flashed the ROM so I deleted that camera and flashed a "better" one. I try to use the other features of this updated Google camera but none of them work such as: lens blur, panorama or photo sphere . I would really love having these features working or even taking regular pictures without any force closes. I have to use the camera everyday so please help as soon as possible. Please anyone help me solve this problem!!!! (Current Phone: Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-T999)

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First thing I'd do is make a nandroid backup, then factory reset. If it fixes it then some data you had was causing the issue.

Next thing to try is copy the cameradata folder from a stock rom to yours. Reboot and test.

If that doesnt help i would then Odin flash stock/root66 firmware and factory reset. Then test the camera. If its still not working it may be hardware. If it works, you can be certain its software/firmware related. No sense in more troubleshooting if you determine its hardware related.

If it works on stock but not after a clean rom flash, the rom is likely the problem. Search its thread for similar issues.

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First thing I'd do is make a nandroid backup, then factory reset. If it fixes it then some data you had was causing the issue.

Next thing to try is copy the cameradata folder from a stock rom to yours. Reboot and test.

If that doesnt help i would then Odin flash stock/root66 firmware and factory reset. Then test the camera. If its still not working it may be hardware. If it works, you can be certain its software/firmware related. No sense in more troubleshooting if you determine its hardware related.

If it works on stock but not after a clean rom flash, the rom is likely the problem. Search its thread for similar issues.

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Thank you so much for the reply I will try this! If the factory reset does not work do you where I would able to find the camera data folder for Stock S3 Rom?
 
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Unzip any stock based rom such as StockMod and its in the system folder.
 
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The reset didn't work...I', trying to fix this camera https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.GoogleCamera
This camera keeps freezing and then I have to end the task. After I end the task and try to go back to camera I get an "Camera error: Can't connect to camera." The lens blur and photo sphere and panorama are not working. Also, the camera is not taking the full screen when in rear facing camera but when I change to front facing the size becomes even smaller. Any idea how I can fix these problems? I am getting frustrated
 
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The reset didn't work...I', trying to fix this camera https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...d.GoogleCamera
This camera keeps freezing and then I have to end the task. After I end the task and try to go back to camera I get an "Camera error: Can't connect to camera." The lens blur and photo sphere and panorama are not working. Also, the camera is not taking the full screen when in rear facing camera but when I change to front facing the size becomes even smaller. Any idea how I can fix these problems? I am getting frustrated
Me too! Facing all that errors and don't still know how to fix them.
 
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Me too! Facing all that errors and don't still know how to fix them.
I figured it out...it was a ROM problem. I flashed liquid smooth 4.4.2 and it worked perfectly.
 
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I figured it out...it was a ROM problem. I flashed liquid smooth 4.4.2 and it worked perfectly.
Ok, then, that issue would be fixed if I flash the latest nightly CM 11 Rom??
 
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Ok, then, that issue would be fixed if I flash the latest nightly CM 11 Rom??
It is a possibility, you can try and see. I flashed a completely different ROM.

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