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Camera has stopped working in android nougat: How to fix

Error messageUnfortunately camera has stopped working in android phone when taking picture or selfie. Sometimes phone screen is black when click photo. So you can not take photos or record videos in your android nougat 7.0 and other device. It may be problem of software or hardware, if issue is software related then quiet difficult to resolve it. Also check any third party app that cause this camera not working error in android.

After update Moto G4 plus marshmallow to android nougat 7.0, my camera app crash & not responsive well. If you have this type of problem, just reboot your camera app in your device and it will be fix. But if again regenerate this error, you should try below given possible solutions to fix camera has stopped working in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1 devices such as Samsung galaxy S7 & S7 edge, Nexus 6P / 6, Nexus 5, Moto G4 plus, Moto G5 plus etc.


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How to fix camera has stopped working in android nougat 7.0 & 7.1

Camera has stopped working in android  

There are various solutions available to solve “Unfortunately, camera has stopped.” Error in android nougat and marshmallow devices. Follow below given methods to fix camera issue.

1st Method: Reboot camera app

One of the simple solutions when camera app is suddenly crash in your device. Reboot your camera app and again open it after few seconds.

2nd Method: Restart your android device

If camera app not working after reboot android device, restart your android device. Now try to open camera app and take selfie.

3rd Method: Check system software update

Check latest software update in your android device. If update is available then update your device. Sometimes updated device fix small bug of device.

4th Method: Clear the cache & data to fix camera has stopped working in android

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under device section, tap “Apps

You can see the list of installed apps in your android device.

Tap camera from list of apps settings android

Step 3: Tap “Camera

Tap storage under app info in android device

Step 4: Tap “Storage

clear cache & data of camera app in android 7.0 phone

Step 5: Touch “Clear cache” & “Clear data

It will remove camera app cache from your android device.

Force stop camera app in android nougat:

Force stop camera app in noguat phone

Settings > Device > Apps > Camera > Force stop

5th Method: Turn on safe mode to check app cause error

Step 1: Press & hold the power button in android

Step 2: Touch & hold the power off symbol

You can see this message on screen: Reboot to safe mode

Step 3: Touch “OK

Your device will start in safe mode. You can see the “Safe mode” at the bottom side of phone screen. Now check your device working perfectly, if fine working then any third party app causes this error of unfortunately camera has stopped working in android nougat 7.0. Uninstall recently downloaded app and check after camera black screen issue resolve.

 6th Method: Reset app settings in nougat 7.0:

Reset app preferences in nougat to fix camera issue

Settings > Device > Apps > More > Reset app preferences > Reset apps

This setting will reset app preferences for disabled apps, any permission restrictions, background data restrictions for apps, disabled app notifications and more.

7th Method: Factory reset android 7.0 Nougat

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Tap “backup & reset” under personal section

Step 3: Tap “Factory data reset

reset phone to fix camera issue in nougat 7.0

Step 4: Tap “Reset phone

If set pattern in your device, confirm pattern.

factory data reset nougat 7.0 to fix camera issue

Step 5: Tap “Erase everything

It will delete all your personal data and downloaded apps from your device.

Try all troubleshooting steps to fix camera has stopped working in android nougat and marshmallow device. Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you to fix camera black screen in android phone. Share this article with your friends.

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