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Camera feature shuts phone off.

Today my phone started shutting off when ever the camera button is pushed. It also shuts off when you activate the camera through the my Pix Feature. I tryed removing the battery and that told me to use and original battery. It did that a few times but did finally turn on to only shut down again when the camera button is activated. Any ideas on what could be causing this and if its possible to remedy? The last person to comment said Upgrade! Now that wasnt my question. my question was is there anything I can do about the problem with this phone?

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  • helpmyphone Nov 02, 2007

    I have the exact same issue! Anytime I try to access the camera feature the screen goes black. It doesn't even go through a shutdown process it automatically kills the phone. I've only had the phone for about 6 months.

  • St_Nick Dec 19, 2007

    My daughter's phone is doing the same, both when trying to take a picture or when using one of the other button functions - I can't recall exactly which, but it is one of the buttons on the side of the phone. Exactly the same symptoms - they phone goes completely dead. I am going to try to do a reset of the phone to factory defaults to see if this clears it up. This procedure is in the user manual, page 83 I believe.



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I just started having the same problem (immediate power-down when camera is acivated). Gotta tell you - none of the above is very helpful. And the prev comment "Upgrade" wasn't even spelled correctly. Does anyone have a REAL solution to this problem?

Posted on Mar 06, 2008


I have the same problem except with the mobile music feature. what i lke to do when this happens is swear a lot and curse the day i decided to buy a chocolate phone. if that doesn't work i throw various small breakable objects (lamps, coffee mugs, glass bottles, my phone) at people i don't like (telus employees) .

Posted on Dec 23, 2007


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