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    Default Is anyone else having a problem with camera crashing?
    Hey I was wondering if it was just me or is anyone else having a problem with any app that takes picture (Camera/Instagram/PS Express/Etc) keeps crashing?

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    Probably low on memory

    Have you tried deleting your background apps?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike/D View Post
    Probably low on memory

    Have you tried deleting your background apps?
    i agree, double tap your home button and close any running apps hiding behind the background

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    I tried it I closed all the background apps I even try respiring it but it just keeps crashing randomly when I try to take a picture

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    Well it been happening since I updated to 5.1.1. all my tweaks are my normal tweaks bitesms winterbroad theme sbsettings nothing different from then I was on 5.0.1.

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    Sounds like a bug with the JB. It can occur occasionally. If you can't find the culprit in Cydia, you'll probably want to restore and reJB. If you used Absinthe, I would suggest trying Redsn0w instead. If you did not use Absinthe, well then I'd probably just redo the jb with Redsn0w anyhow.

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    I got a 4s and I did use redsn0w the thing that sucks it don't always happen so whenever I try to fix it I just gotta wait it out to see if it worked or not

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    I'd do as Annie said if I were you. A restore will surely get that fixed so you don't have to worry about that anymore
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    Well thanks for the tips I guess I was the only one getting it I will try it thanks again

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    Have you found the culprit as to why you were crashing?
    This same thing is happening to me and its not every time I try to use the camera app or for that matter Camera+ as well, but it happens more times then not.

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    Hi, yes I too have seen Camera crashing on low memory, but have also had problems with camera related tweaks CameraLocker, PhotoMe and SnapTap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DC_Dave View Post
    Hi, yes I too have seen Camera crashing on low memory, but have also had problems with camera related tweaks CameraLocker, PhotoMe and SnapTap.
    I double pressed the home button and closed all the open apps (3) but it did not change and as for the listed tweaks I dont have them on my device.
    I have CaughtU, Camstamp, but thats all the related camera tweaks I have on my device.
    I went into SBSettings and Mobile Substrate Addons and switched them off but it did not help with my camera app, camera+ to take a picture.
    Sometimes the camera opens and takes the picture then crashes back to the springboard and no picture.
    I think that it is related to when I zoom in the camera, if that helps

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    Hi, this post has details of ram issues and IconSupport
    IconSupport causing crash - help

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    Quote Originally Posted by DC_Dave View Post
    Hi, this post has details of ram issues and IconSupport
    IconSupport causing crash - help
    Is that something automatically on the device because in Cydia I don't have a tweak called IconSupport.

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    Hi, IconSupport is installed with infinifolders and other such tweaks, so you may not have it, to see all your cydia installs, press the simple/expert button in packages. I think you will have to disable various tweaks a few at a time to see if your problem goes away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DC_Dave View Post
    Hi, IconSupport is installed with infinifolders and other such tweaks, so you may not have it, to see all your cydia installs, press the simple/expert button in packages. I think you will have to disable various tweaks a few at a time to see if your problem goes away.
    OK yes it was there so I downgraded to 1.7.7-1, I'm not really seeing much of a difference, but in Cydia I'm being notified that there is a update to it.

    I would like to understand better what the ram breakdown means though.
    I have Omni Stat Widget and it offers a breakdown of the memory:
    Wired
    Active
    Inactive
    Free.

    I have noticed that the Inactive, and Free when added together equal the available ram.?.
    Am I correct and what does the wired mean?

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    From what I read in the link on post #16, there was a problem with his ram getting used up, which resulted in crashing of apps. This was fixed by downgraded to v1.7.4-1 of IconSupport. In my case it was mostly Safari crashing when touching the screen to copy/paste in the URL or google search windows.

    You could try uninstalling ICaughtU and CamStamp, rather than just disabling them. Maybe list your tweaks here too. Does your Camera app crash if you are in safe mode?
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