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By kilroy1stcav, Senior Member on 20th April 2014, 12:46 AM
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20th April 2014, 02:14 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by kilroy1stcav

Attachment 2696987Anyone else having this problem with their new S5?

Do you use snapchat? I had this issue occasionally happen to my GS4 when I had switched from snapchat camera to another app or the home screen and then to the stock samsung camera.

I solved it by closing both apps and restarting the one that I needed. I haven't experienced this issue with my GS5 yet, but I've been using it for less than 24 hours.
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20th April 2014, 02:26 AM |#3  
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Yep. Returned mine yesterday for a replacement yesterday. Factory reset 3 times and even had the Samsung rep wipe it from scratch with Samsung image. No dice. Said it was a hardware failure. Get it returned soon.

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20th April 2014, 02:30 AM |#4  
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No, just using stock apps. Thanks for the advice, heading in now to get replaced!
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Just replaced it with new..
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Facing the same Issue on T-mobile SM G900T.
Talked to Samsng support online, but they say that replacements aren't a part of Samsung's policy. Bull****. Should've got myself a M8 :/
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