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06-20-2009, 08:47 PM #1Iphone 3g camera is stuck at shutter when I open the camera app
I just updated my iPhone 3g to 3.0 via iTunes. When it finished updating, I went to my camera app and the camera never really opened, it just hung on the shutter screen (photo posted below). The phone is still completely responsive as I can press the home button and go back to the home screen. It just doesn't want to open the camera
I restored 2 more times (once as new phone and once from backup) to see if that would help the situation but no luck.
Anyone experience this or hear about this before?
Any help would be greatly appreciated
Last edited by mworts; 06-20-2009 at 08:50 PM.
06-20-2009, 08:51 PM #2
Did you try a hard reset?iPhone 4 | iMac 24" | MacBook Pro 15" | ATV | iPod Classic | Time Capsule | iPad 16 Gb |
06-21-2009, 08:33 AM #3
just tried the hard reset with no luck
Anyone have any ideas?
Last edited by mworts; 06-21-2009 at 08:33 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
06-21-2009, 12:01 PM #4
something simple... tap the screen? mine used to hang there and it seemed like if i tapped the screen it would open... maybe coincidence..
if not i'd restore it.16GB iPhone 3G S⃣ White
8GB iPhone 3G Black
30GB iPod Classic
07-09-2009, 10:15 PM #5
I have the same problem
07-12-2009, 08:28 AM #6new firmware today
I saw some where in a different forum that apple will have a new firmware relist today that will fix that camera issue.
07-12-2009, 09:02 AM #7
I had this issue a lot too, one time it actually crashed the phone (this was before I jailbroke it, btw) and it reset and... It never happened again! Strange.
07-24-2009, 03:34 PM #8Same Problem
Ok Guys I Have A Same Prob With My Phone Too ..Its 3G With 3.0
. I Restored 3 Three And Even Reset Too ...No Luck , Anybady Have Idea ?
07-24-2009, 03:39 PM #9
Did any one contact apple for this problem?
07-25-2009, 06:21 AM #10
Nope I Dont Thng so anybady does . But I found strange thgn . i have twi iphone 3G's .i update and restore both phones from same computer and with same firmware . But one phones camera working and anothers not ...Strange huh
Anybadu have any idea ?
07-25-2009, 10:32 AM #11
Just a thought, people having this problem, can you view your camera roll OK?He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
07-25-2009, 11:11 AM #12
Have you guys checked your permissions on the Camera.app?Respect your elders.
07-26-2009, 02:04 AM #13
07-26-2009, 02:05 AM #14
Uh, the camera application when you SSH in...?
I believe that's the name of it; the permissions on it should be 0755 I think.Respect your elders.
07-26-2009, 03:56 AM #15
07-26-2009, 01:53 PM #16
^Really? Not under '/Applications'? I'll try to find the exact location of it when I have a minute later...Respect your elders.
07-27-2009, 02:15 AM #17
Allright coz i looked under application . there's notin so please if you can
07-27-2009, 11:38 AM #18
U can look for the M68AP.plist and find a copy of it and then replace your old one and you should have it fully working again that way you dont have to do a full restore
07-27-2009, 10:33 PM #19
08-02-2009, 05:50 PM #20
I just upgrade to 3.0.1. No changes! Camera still NOT working!
I guess no body care about you in Apple .
I'll go back to my HTC Tilt and the windows mobile 6.5, there is a whole developers site working for you just to make you happy with your phone.
Camera was working on 2.2.1. How do I downgrade to 2.2.1?
Last edited by Mil3; 08-02-2009 at 05:53 PM.