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Camera on a W375

I got up today and my camera wouldn't work. Just shows a black screen yet it will make the shutter sound when hitting capture but has back still discard should be and when I press back it says failed.

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I had the exact same camera blacked-out malfunction. I followed booj's advice and it cured the problem. What I did: I turned off the w375 phone by pressing and holding the red button (not just closing the clam shell, like I normally do), after the phone powered down, I restarted it by pressing and holding the green button. After it powered up, the camera at first had the same black screen, then, all of a sudden, the view finder started working normally and it now takes pictures correctly. - MGB

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

Never mind, I got it. After being frustrated I shut the phone off and When I turned it back on it worked like new.

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

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