09-10-14 07:29 AM
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  1. anon8182988's Avatar
    When I start the Camera App I get the following message " Camera can't be started. I have this problem since I installed 3 days back. I have been doing a lot of reading on several websites to figure out what the real problem is.

    Prior to updating to 10.2 official release, I was running leaked and had run leaked earlier without any issues.

    Several users has reported the issue and have concluded that the issue is something to do with the hardware. I refused to take it as the hardware issue and investigated further.

    So, I installed and the problem still existed even after several resets and security wipe(s).

    I then decided to go back to the leaked and the Camera works just fine. So, I can say without any doubts that the issue is not with the hardware but the SOFTWARE.

    Last night I installed official again and removed FACEBOOK, TWITTER, FOURSQUARE and after a reset the camera worked on

    I tried this again with a clean install and it didnt work this time but the camera still works with

    Its not just the camera which is'nt working, there's whole lot of other problems such as Multimedia ( Video Playback doesnt work) Screenshots, Device shuts down at 60% and on reboot reports 0% battery at the boot screen. On connecting the charger, the device boots up fine and reports 60+% of battery.

    Any suggestions/Comments ???

    10-27-13 10:45 AM
  2. qbnkelt's Avatar
    Hi! welcome to CB, but it's too bad you are having this issue. I don't think I've read this before....did anything change other than the update? Any new apps?
    10-27-13 05:36 PM
  3. zocster's Avatar
    Just remember when updating means taking time to resync. Many things will behave in odd ways.

    Personally I update and start from scratch. Setup my accounts let it sync over night. In the morning I power cycle and install my apps and sideloads
    10-27-13 05:49 PM
  4. chdhamilton's Avatar

    I HAD the same issue, resolved in the thread I'm linking
    10-27-13 06:26 PM
  5. LP_Rigg's Avatar
    Hope you get your problem resolved.

    My only questions would be since you were already running the 1791 without issue, why did you update to "official" and how did you receive the update since theoretically you should not receive it ota.

    Posted via CB10
    10-27-13 06:48 PM
  6. anon8182988's Avatar
    Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

    Well I was running leak .1767 when I received the official OTA .1791 update.

    @chdhamilton : I formatted the memory card on .1521 and reloaded the .1791 by removing the memory card but still the camera (or multimedia) does'nt work.

    I have not sideloaded anything on top of the OS yet. I did try loading the camera app from the other builds earlier but none of them worked.

    I still believe that it is a software bug something like a flag which is checked in .1791 but not on .1521


    10-28-13 12:23 AM
  7. anon8182988's Avatar
    Really????? No one ever came across this issue????????
    10-28-13 04:57 PM
  8. n8tiveg's Avatar
    Have you tried a volume key reboot

    Posted via CB10
    10-28-13 05:04 PM
  9. anon8182988's Avatar
    Vol Key reboot has never worked on my device!!!! Vol Up + Vol Dwn
    10-28-13 05:07 PM
  10. chdhamilton's Avatar
    Don't remove the sd card, just cut everything and paste it on the local memory (device), fire up the autoloader, complete setup, open camera, then restore.
    10-28-13 05:51 PM
  11. anon8182988's Avatar
    I formatted the memory card, so technically I dont have any data to copy to the device!!!
    jamierj likes this.
    10-28-13 06:11 PM
  12. BUSPBP's Avatar
    This is now a known issue for 10.2 update on STL100-1 and as far as I know BlackBerry is working on a fix for this.

    Posted via CB10
    10-28-13 07:48 PM
  13. Abhishek Bisawa's Avatar
    I am facing same issue. My camera don't work after update so is videos. Battery is draining very fast. On airplane mode it drains by 50% in one night. System is using lot of CPU. I tried pulling out battery for half an hour and then everything was fine. But again same problem started.
    11-05-13 03:26 AM
  14. satishvms's Avatar
    I too faced all the same problems as said above by abdul, Now I have restored back to 10.1 MR.. Waiting for official update 10.2 from carrier.. hope it works ..Model -STL-1
    11-05-13 03:56 AM
  15. katadah7's Avatar
    same problem here.

    i'm running previously i have no issue with the camera. but recently when i install applications, the camera stops functioning, with the same error.. i had to reboot my z10 multiple times to get the camera running again. and from my observation, battery drains fast when camera cannot start, and device seems to get warmer than normal.

    should i install the latest leak?
    11-05-13 06:06 AM
  16. anon8182988's Avatar
    Hey Guys,

    I have found a fix to this problem!!! It's something to do with the Media Licensing on the device!!!

    Please follow the steps below :

    1. Install (Using an autoloader and not via Sachesi )

    2. Do a security wipe

    3. Open the camera App and select primacy storage as "Device "

    4. Back up the data on memory card on ur PC/ Mac

    5. Erase the memory card ( Do not Format it)

    6. Do a OTA update to 10.2 ( Which will be about 436 MB)

    7. Reboot

    After the reboot once the device boots up, a notification will pop up saying "Media Licensing fixed "

    Open the camera App and all will be good

    8. Format the memory card

    I have read on various threads that its the memory card which messes up the multimedia and camera!!! I did several trials with multiple cards and it didn't help the problem at all!!!!
    I don't think this problem has anything to do with the memory card

    So I am assuming that the problem is something to do with Media Licensing on the device itself and which gets corrupted on running leaks ( No offence here)
    I have been running since last Saturday without any problems!!!
    Give it a go and report back!!!!!



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    11-05-13 03:45 PM
  17. anpha's Avatar
    Hi all, this issue happened on most of STL100-1 in Vietnam and i had one Z10 in that.
    i tried to do all things i found from google but it still says "camera cannot be started" when i used OS version later than
    This issue allway goes with error of video player.
    11-06-13 02:50 AM
  18. ajd29's Avatar
    i also have the same issue .. i just to know why stl 100-1 has a lot of issue ???????
    11-06-13 04:33 PM
  19. ajd29's Avatar
    hello there .... same issue here .... after i updted my os to 10.2 camera cannot be started ..... after several attempts unsuccessful .... now im currently restoring my z10's factory settings and eventualy restore my backup
    11-06-13 04:40 PM
  20. praveenmuppri's Avatar
    Hello, i too faced same issue with 10.2 update. I did force reinstall to and camera is working now. Oh yes, this is issues with STL 100-1.
    11-07-13 01:04 AM
  21. satishvms's Avatar
    How is the battery life after 10.2 update?
    11-07-13 04:58 AM
  22. henrickrw's Avatar
    Buddy, Where can I get the bar file for the camera of 1521?
    11-08-13 05:26 PM
  23. Rodolfo1976's Avatar
    Hi, I have this problem and I find no solution.
    Could you help? any solution around?

    11-09-13 07:51 PM
  24. anon8182988's Avatar
    The solution is in this thread

    Posted via CB10
    11-10-13 01:21 AM
  25. Robin Sandhu's Avatar
    i updated my z10(stl100-1) to the latest After rebooting i got a message saying "media licensing fixed".And still the camera doesn't work.Please help.

    P.S.- i don't have any memory card installed
    11-10-13 03:43 AM
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