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Hello guys, my sensation is like 18 months old and several months ago the camera just stopped working. When I try to open it there is a message that says "unable to start camera".
I'm sure that it's not a software problem, I switched roms, wiped everything, restored, anything. Another weird thing is that every once in a while the camera works for few minutes or more, and then the problem returns. I'm considering buying a new camera from eBay and install it myself but I'm not sure it'll solve it & I'm afraid to ruin the device. Any help please?

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Hello guys, my sensation is like 18 months old and several months ago the camera just stopped working. When I try to open it there is a message that says "unable to start camera".
I'm sure that it's not a software problem, I switched roms, wiped everything, restored, anything. Another weird thing is that every once in a while the camera works for few minutes or more, and then the problem returns. I'm considering buying a new camera from eBay and install it myself but I'm not sure it'll solve it & I'm afraid to ruin the device. Any help please?

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Of course it's have been dropped accidently from time to time, what's weird to me is that the camera sometime works for very short period and then the problem returns.

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Have u try a RUU.exe to know if it only a ROM issue or hardware issue§???
 
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I'm sure it wouldn't solve it because I didn't switch ruu and still several weeks ago the camera worked for few hours.

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I think it's the software issue try ruu.exe...I believe it will work..if it were hardware related the camera won't function at all...

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I'm sure it wouldn't solve it because I didn't switch ruu and still several weeks ago the camera worked for few hours.

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Try doing a firmware upgrade. Get 3.33 universal, then try again. Or if you're not s off, user rug.

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Try doing a firmware upgrade. Get 3.33 universal, then try again. Or if you're not s off, user rug.

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Hi,

I have same problem. I did system format and the camera worked for a while. But now even if i do system format, camera doesn't work. I also think it is a software problem. Sometimes camera comes back even when i clean dalvik cache.
When i first noticed camera is not working, i had 4.0.3 android. This is when mobile network didn't work, i restarted phone and network worked, but this was when camera did not start first time.
I have CM 10.2 albinoman887, base band 11.76A.3504.00P_11.24A.3504.31_M
 
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Just flash official Rom using RUU.exe....problem will be solved...I hope so

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Firmware update didn't work. Where can I download ruu? The downloads on the thread aren't working.

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