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Default Camera causing phone crash

Anyone else experiencing crashes when they use the camera app, finish what they're doing, close out, use the phone and then go back to the camera? Multiple times I've used it to snap photos and exit, then come back later to launch the camera app only to have it sit, with the icon lit blue and then crash the phone after 2-3 minutes of sitting
 
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Something similar happened within 1 hour of owning the phone for me, wife was testing out the camera and was not waiting for focus and kept tapping the shutter button, phone made the shutter sound in a continuous death loop for a few minutes and rebooted.
 
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Yes, I have experienced a crash from the camera app too. Later, the camera had an error that wouldn't allow me to open the app at all. When I tried to open the camera it just kept displaying "Unable to initialize camera," it took a reboot to fix it. I think it was caused by opening the camera app and sleeping the phone then waking it a few times. Plus, the panorama function has failed me. It didn't crash the phone, but it just didn't work. Hopefully Motorola will address these bugs in the future but I won't be holding my breath.
 
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Yeah it has happened to me twice

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Yeah, I've had to pull the battery out to get it to reboot. Pretty craptacular - can't wait for root on this baby
 
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It's happened twice to me. Motorola has admitted the camera app has a bunch of problems that they're working on.
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Happens here too
what a fail by moto how did they release this to the public
did anyone from the moto forum (matt) address this and anything else
phone is very buggy choppy and mine reboots alot too
 
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Happens here too
what a fail by moto how did they release this to the public
did anyone from the moto forum (matt) address this and anything else
phone is very buggy choppy and mine reboots alot too
Yes, Matt admitted that the camera is being worked on by Moto and partners between the crashes and the blue tint problem.
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Hopefully its only a software problem that can be corrected, the camera app definitely needs some work. Maybe a 3rd party app can help us in the mean time, anybody know anything that works?
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Based on recommendations, I just got Camera360.

So far it seems to be working great!
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