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Default S4 zoom - lens opens on its own randomly

only developed this problem recently - no idea why it's doing it and it's quite random....anyone else?

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yep same here... after some time i reflashed it again with root, and sometimes its open itself dont know why
 
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recent update from skype . messes with zoom. i had to uninstall skype
 
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Yeah, happened by me to. I know some communicators cause this, but it happened mostly when i was moving (outside the home).

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recent update from skype . messes with zoom. i had to uninstall skype
Just uninstalled skype... lets see if its gone.
 
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Just uninstalled skype... lets see if its gone.
Any update to this? I can't beliieve this is the only thread about this issue online. I have a black C105 unlocked from the UK purchased off ebay and being used with T-Mobile here in CA. It might be helpful if everyone state these details to help narrow down the issues or suspects. Just purchased this phone and this is a NO-GO if other apps can cause a simple issue like this to become a BIG issue. I had skype also and just uninstalled it. Before I wait any longer, what were your results?

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recent update from skype . messes with zoom. i had to uninstall skype
Curious, how'd you figure out it was Skype?
 
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Any update to this? I can't beliieve this is the only thread about this issue online. I have a black C105 unlocked from the UK purchased off ebay and being used with T-Mobile here in CA. It might be helpful if everyone state these details to help narrow down the issues or suspects. Just purchased this phone and this is a NO-GO if other apps can cause a simple issue like this to become a BIG issue. I had skype also and just uninstalled it. Before I wait any longer, what were your results?

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Curious, how'd you figure out it was Skype?
i checked recently updated apps.. in market.. and that was the only app that was accessing the camera.. i think u should do a check on all apps that access your camera. and uninstall. one by one. Pierre
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I have had this issue,I uninstalled Skype and now the camera is okay and does not open randomly.
 
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yes guys, its SKYPE - lens opens when you connect to wifi or internet, because then SKYPE automatically login you, turns on, and acces camera - thats the reason why opens itself uninstall SKYPE or leave it that way... only solution is some update from skype, but i dont think its possible (skype is checking accesibility of cameras when turns on, but on our zoom it opens it)
 
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yes guys, its SKYPE - lens opens when you connect to wifi or internet, because then SKYPE automatically login you, turns on, and acces camera - thats the reason why opens itself uninstall SKYPE or leave it that way... only solution is some update from skype, but i dont think its possible (skype is checking accesibility of cameras when turns on, but on our zoom it opens it)

Glad i found this thread, uninstalled SKYPE and no more lens popping out. Previously i thought it was because of a change in connection between wifi and hsdpa.
No wonder i could not find the problem or apps that cause this issue, because skype is not even in the running processes or background processes.

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