1. mad_eyes's Avatar
    For some reason my camera does not start up. I'm presented with this message:

    "could not start the camera. Close other applications and try opening camera again"

    Did 2 battery pulls with no success. Recently updated berryweather, but I doubt that's the problem. Any help appreciated, thanks.

    5.0.0.423 (680)
    02-10-10 05:07 PM
  2. Shaylguul's Avatar
    Same problem with my wife's. I wiped and re installed OS, changed SD card - no change.

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    02-10-10 05:21 PM
  3. mad_eyes's Avatar
    Same problem with my wife's. I wiped and re installed OS, changed SD card - no change.

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    That doesn't make me happy, used to work before too. Which apps do u have installed?

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    02-10-10 05:29 PM
  4. Shaylguul's Avatar
    That doesn't make me happy, used to work before too. Which apps do u have installed?

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    She's on Bell Mobility and has:

    App World
    Food Mobile Canada
    Xtreme Speed Test
    A few themes

    I tested the camera after the OS install and before the restore and same error.

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    02-10-10 05:48 PM
  5. mad_eyes's Avatar
    Ya figured it wasn't an app thing. Only app in common is app world.

    I'm not sure why it suddenly stopped.

    Anyone else have any input?

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    02-10-10 08:30 PM
  6. mad_eyes's Avatar
    updated to 442 (east asian) today and still no functioning camera.

    this is definitely a wtf situation.
    02-15-10 05:23 PM
  7. Cherman's Avatar
    Are you updating with the OS provided by your carrier?
    02-19-10 10:39 PM
  8. mad_eyes's Avatar
    Are you updating with the OS provided by your carrier?
    no the os provided by at&t does not have east asian input. at&t's has east asian viewing capabilities, but someone dropped the ball and forgot to include the language input ability.

    i don't think a different carrier's os is the problem though.
    02-21-10 04:13 PM
  9. Shaylguul's Avatar
    Same here. I updated to the latest OS release and nothing. Wiped and downgraded - nothing. Wiped installed the latest - nothing. Gave up and took the BB in for warranty.

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    02-21-10 04:20 PM
  10. mad_eyes's Avatar
    Same here. I updated to the latest OS release and nothing. Wiped and downgraded - nothing. Wiped installed the latest - nothing. Gave up and took the BB in for warranty.

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    totally not encouraging

    i bought mine in december, am i out of luck as far as a return goes? should i contact at&t or someone else? thanks.
    02-21-10 08:46 PM
  11. mad_eyes's Avatar
    OK great news for those having this problem:

    I believe the issue is that the lens can become loose. I found a thread on another forum that said to slightly push on the camera and tap on it to "shake it into place". Then do a battery pull.

    I thought this was complete bs, but what did I have to lose right? Well looks like this bs method works because my camera is good to go again

    Good luck
    02-27-10 05:59 PM
  12. gmokri's Avatar
    OMG! It totally worked!!!! Thank you so much!!!! I thought it was total BS too but it fixed it!
    04-12-12 04:14 PM
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