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KU990 Camera Flash Not Working

Well recently my camera's flash unexpectedly stopped working, its definitely set on auto & I'm taking shots in the dark yet the flash has ceased operation..

Phone is in pristine condition and never has been dropped...

My GF has the same phone and had a similar problem where it would flash when it wanted to but has recently fixed itself....
Please Help...

Any one had a similar experience??

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  • wefilmstuff Aug 16, 2008

    my flash has also stopped working without anhy dmage made to the phone.

  • duffs609 Aug 20, 2008

    I have just received this phone yesterday and i have not dropped it or caused damage and yet the flash wont work. I have tried taking the battery out like the Three website says but it doesn't work. I have tried putting the camera into party mode as someone suggested but still it didn't work. I have also made sure the Image stabilizer isn't on as the flash wont work when it is on but still my flash wont work. Any other suggestions?!  It seems quite a few people have problems with their flash on this phone. 

  • jcwarrior Aug 25, 2008

    I have the same problem with the flash stop working. I have restored default factory settings but flash doesn't work. Any solution?

  • Anonymous Aug 30, 2008

    flash not working

  • Anonymous Aug 31, 2008

    Mysterious. Yes I have had the same problem! Still under its warrenty, so I shall be taking it back to the shop where I got it. Shocking

  • Anonymous Sep 26, 2008

    The same with my phone - flash suddenly stopped working without physical damage.

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    flash just stopped working!!! no point in having 5mp without flash!!

  • dj_reform Oct 06, 2008

    i got same problem as well as turning it self off when on charge it things it is connected to computer ans says mass storage device connected the phone is poo and i could get it repaired but will lose phone for god knows how long while they repair it does anyone know why the flash stops working if its just the light unit i will buy on and replace it myself

  • 3emmbabesx Oct 28, 2008

    my phone is 2 days old and my flash just suddenly stopped working i havnt dropped it or anything ? any help ?

  • met-cho Oct 29, 2008

    Hey guys ive had mine for 3months, flash woks but barely, is useless at night.

    Has anyone taken it back is it covered by warranty?

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2008

    flash stopped working

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    i have the same problem after still bringing back the phone because of scum underneath the screen

  • tunefish Nov 10, 2008

    I've had mine for like a couple of weeks now, and discovered the same problem tonight. Flash stopped working for no reason. :(

    Where do I find the "image stabilizer" option? coldn't find it...

  • Anonymous Nov 16, 2008

    My flash stopped working after a month... And so did the flashes of 4 other ppl with the same phone and we've all sent them in under warranty... now we wait...

  • Zelbinian Nov 20, 2008

    ditto same here, flash has stopped working, no physical damage to the phone, had it for 4 maybe 5 weeks,

  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    less than a week old and the same problem has happend to me...any help

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    same here

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    the same problem

  • diukol May 11, 2010

    Solution link . . .


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Use the Mode button on the screen and set the camera into night mode / Auto Flash. That gets the flash going again. Then it seems to work again in other (eg Auto) camera mode again.

I also changed my ISO from 100 back to Auto when I made the change from night back to auto camera mode. I don't know if this made any difference.

The flash seems to lock out if you set the flash to "always off" at any point, then go directly to "auto".

It's a bug. I hope LG will upgrade the firmware when they fix it and the others.

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Hey guys (and girls), I had this problem and that's how I came here. I don't know if this is the solution, but ten mins ago it didn't work, then I took of the case and next to the micro sd words (indented into the phone) there is a small metal button, I just pushed that and it came back on. I hope this is the problem and that I've helped you, if not, well, at least mine is working for now.
take it easy.

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Use code... 3845#*990*... and factory reset the phone... may be its work for u....

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Your electrlytic capacitor of 330v 10mf RUBYCON is BAD ! EXPLOSED !

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To the owners of a LG Ku990 the problem with your camera light may just be that the light is blown or disconnected from the circuit due to the heat that emits from the phone from using it for awhile because I've noticed the when the red eye reduction is on it flashes twice and although some might not have ventured into the phone i was surprising that the makeup of inside this phone was similar to a digital camera. besides that some of the methods mentioned in the other solutions might have worked for others due to "fiddling" with the phone so firstly to the few owners of this phone check your local mobile phone repair guy and see if its really one of the two symptoms mentioned above and good luck

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When in the camera go through the settings and turn the flash on.


Look in the user manual.

Hope this was help...

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