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I couldn't start the camera even i close the applications. i tried to hard restart my bb by opening the battery so many times, wiping handheld and upgrading OS but still doesn't work. what should i do? please help. thank you.

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SOURCE: could not start the camera. Close other

Very gently take the back off of the Blackberry, slightly push in on the camera itself, reboot and the camera should work.

I found out the hard way selling my phone on eBay only to have it returned because the camera didn't work. It's a hardware issue and not a software issue.

If it's still under warranty, try and get a new phone, otherwise --problem solved.

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SOURCE: my blackberry storm camera quit working. it says

if you hold down the blackberry button....(dots).....a menu will pop up ....those are all the apps the you still have open...go into all of them and make sure you manually close them out....choosing the close selection on the menu....and ur camera should come right back on...the same happened to me......

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Hi, when a camera says could not open the camera close other application and try again ,means that either to much application where opened at a tie or the camera is corrupted.

First, scan through phone and see if unnecessary applications where open,If not, that means the camera is faulty and will eeed to be replayed.

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

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SOURCE: could not start the camera.

The phone has hung up because there are errors in the software. So to reset remove the battery and the memory card from the phone. Using your PC , scan the memory card for any corrupt files or media files with virus- it is possible when they are downloaded from unsafe sites. If so remove or format the card. Now replace the card and battery and switch on the phone. If the phone hangs up then it is confirmed that the software is corrupt and will need a reinstallation. Seeking help from the authorized service /support centre is most ideal. Take estimate and decide.

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Yes, there is a solution and I hope this also works for you. My 9550 would freeze and I couldn't answer a call, or it will just freeze on it's own at least once or twice a day. I also had to remove the battery then replace it and it will be fine again. After emailing the store where I bought the phone. One of the solutions was to wipe the memory as stated here. (To try to "wipe handheld":
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Hi,to do the following, I hope you have a quick finger like the guy in Fantastic Four since you will have to use your finger speed to beat the soon-to-appear white screen and JVM error.
Ready? Go!
  1. First, turn off your phone as I suggested before. To open the back cover and take out the battery. Then wait 2 minutes (well, even longer to have bathroom break), and put the battery back. The Blackberry device will come back by itself.
  2. As soon as you see the desktop appear, you should quickly scroll down to " Turn wireless off" or " Turn radio off". This has to be completed quickly before the phone connects to the network that you are using. Hint: you can use ALT+scroll to jump items by row instead of one item by one.
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Restore the backup from your PC.

This will solve camera corruption.

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If it still in warranty then send it out for repair.

If it's out of the warranty then you can put a foam or plastic spacer to under the battery cover.

Just like the battery foam pad under the battery cord to give it firm support.

Place few tab of supporting material under the battery cover. Make sure they does not cover the lense or the flash.

Next time the camera give you the error message again or ghost like image.

Take the battery out and press the camera and flash area firmly until you hear a soft plastic snap sound.


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