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The zoom stopped working on the camera

I used to be able to zoom in and out when taking a picture, now i can only adjust the brightness. The manual says press the sides of the nav wheel for zoom, but this does not work.....

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Your pic resolution is set up too high. When taking a picture, hit options, and look for picture resolution. 

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I have A1203 I phone 8 gb, when i am trying to take picture, i am not able to zoom the camera, can any one tell me how to work on zoom while taking pictures.

Zoom ability is implemented in iOS4. You have iphone 2G, so there is no official way, you can have iOS 4 on your device. And I do not recommend to use iOS4 on 2G/3G devices, because hardware of these devices is too slow. But you can try search AppStore for some camera apps, there should be zoom ability.
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just go to the camera s seetings and choose the smallest size of picrture.. and the zoom...will work fine.

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Cannot zoom in or out while taking pictures. trackball and volume control keys are also not working for this

When my camera stops zooming, I take the battery out and put it back on... this usually solves the issue.

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I cant zoom in when i take a picture

Go to your options menu in camera mode set resolotion to 640x480 and thet use volume control buttons to zoom in
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I Have a Samsung SCH-r610. I have only had it for a couple days and its a great phone other than this one problem. Every so often, the camera will choose not to work. I will turn the camera on but the...

I had the same problem. I discovered the answer. From my experiences, it seems to happen when I zoom in. Then it stops taking pictures (Capture button does not work) I sent my phone in to get fixed, and they said they replaced something, but i tried zoom again, it stopped working. So i was like wtf.
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