Why doesn't my Camera work on my phone? the screen goes black when i try to take a picture.

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im having trouble with my camera on my phone.. it wont take pictures, the screen just goes black.. if i had of known it was going to be this much trouble to take a couple pictures ion my phone i wouldnt of bought it.. its a great phone but i just want my camera to work.. so can someone please help meeeee.. thank you.
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Sarah Howell

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Stephen

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Can you give more details please? Is the screen completely blank or what is displayed? Thanks
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Sarah Howell

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i can look at what im taking before i take the picture , and once i hit the button to take the picture the whole screen goes black..
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Stephen

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Can you try turning the phone off and then on again? The memory isn't full I take it?
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Sarah Howell

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i turned it off and took out the battery i have a memory card for it as well..
should i like take the battery out for a few mins and see if that would work?
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Stephen

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Worth a try. Let me know,,,
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Sarah Howell

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it worked! haha :)
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Rosie Hitchcox

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How long did you take the battery out for?
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Stephen

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Great news. Have fun ;-)
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Jesse Rangel

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i have a gravity but when i press the camera button it says "preview fail"
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Damiana Louidor

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Same happens to me : 0
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Sonia Wright

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when i pres. the camera phone. it says camera. failed
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Geeta Gala

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i m using sony ericson experia neo v phone, my phone is giving me problems, wen i try to use the camera, the screen displays camera not available, wen i try to listen to music on the head phones, it plays on the loudspeaker...can som1 help me with this...
i formated my phone, tried restarting couple of times, have an anti virus on the phone, but stil it doesnt work.
:(
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Basavaraj K

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Nothing to do with antivirus! Reset factory settings. That would work.
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Basavaraj K

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Nothing to do with antivirus! Reset factory settings. That would work.
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Chigozie Gozmok

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I'm using blackberry q5 and when I on my camera on turn black on my sreen
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Chigozie Gozmok

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I'm using blackberry q5 and my camera turns black when I on it and started yesterday