Galaxy S7 Camera Failed

If you have been using Samsung Galaxy series phones then I assume you must have got this warning: Camera Failed error. It is common among galaxy phones. Although it is just a software problem that can be solved easily. Its not a hardware problem. Today we will talk about how to fix Galaxy S7 Camera Failed Error and its solution without deleting any of the data. Samsung S7’s camera has improved a lot in low-light pictures, but this hereditary error still arises sometimes.

I have been looking for solution to this camera failed error. I have figured out mostly people have suggested performing factory reset will solve the problem. Performing factory reset is troublesome at times when you have a lot of data that is needed to be backed up. So I was trying to fix any fix that will solve Galaxy S7 camera failed error and figured out clearing app data fixes the issue. So in the guide below I will guide you on how to clear Camera app data that will for sure fix this error.

Fix Samsung Galaxy S7 Camera Failed Error:

Know that this is common error and its fix is same for Galaxy S6, S5 and S4. You can also fix this error in those phones by the solution below:

Note: Clearing App data and Cache of Camera app wont result in deletion of any of your pictures that you took from your phone.

Moving on to how to clear app data in Samsung smartphones:

  • First of all go to Settings.
  • Now Select Application.
  • Goto Application Manager.
  • Locate and open Camera App.
  • Now Force Stop the app
  • In Storage Menu Select:
    • Clear Data
    • Clear Cache

Above solution will solve the problem. If not then you can try wiping cache partition of Samsung Galaxy S7. Note that clearing cache won’t delete any data or pictures present in your phone. So proceed without any worry of losing data.

Wipe cache partition from recovery menu using following the steps below:

  1. First of all turn off your Samsung Galaxy S7.
  2. Now press and hold Volume up + Home + Power Button Simultaneously. Keep on holding the buttons until you see Android figure in the background.
  3. Once in Recovery menu. Use volume buttons to navigate to Wipe Cache Partition.
  4. Use power button to select it.
  5. Now use volume buttons to go to Reboot System Now.

That’s all. Hope that will fix Galaxy S7 camera failed error. If the above proven solution didn’t work out for you, then use this guide to make backup easily in just 5 minutes and perform factory reset.

That’s all from my side. If you have any questions ask me in the comments. Also give us feedback on which method worked out for you. If you are confused in any of the step above, feel free to contact us. We will help you out. If you found some other solution of Galaxy S7 Camera Failed warning then do share with us.