Samsung Galaxy S5: Camera error - Solved!

It may happen that if you want to open the camera app on the Samsung Galaxy S5, an error message appears on the display with the text “camera error”. The camera then does not start and you cant take any pictures or record a video. This is of course very annoying and should be fixed as soon as possible. Therefore, we now show you a trick on how to fix the Samsung Galaxy S5 camera error, which is caused by the camera software app.

Open the menu on your Samsung Galaxy S5 and then select the settings. Scroll down here to the section "Applications". Then tap on "Application Manager" and navigate here on the tab "All". Search now in the alphabetically sorted list for "camera". Do you have the app found, tap on it. You will now the app information’s.

You can find here the two buttons, "Clear cache" and "Clear data". Tap on the two buttons one after another and then restart your Samsung Galaxy S5. After the smartphone has rebooted and you open the camera app no “camera error” should appear on the display. It should now be possible to take pictures as normal with the Samsung Galaxy S5 camera.
If this tip did not helped you should check if your camera module is defective.



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Manuel has been involved with technology for more than 15 years, especially with mobile phones, smartphones and PC systems and shares his passion here in this blog. If he can help someone with a technical problem, he is especially happy about it.