How to Fix Google Pixel Camera Not Working: 6 Methods

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Several users facing Google Pixel camera not working or Google Pixel lens blur issues. This lense blur issue most of all users fixed when released software update in Pixel phone (7.1.2). But still facing Google Pixel camera crashing issue. You can check system update, camera app update, clear camera app cache, turn on safe mode to check if any downloaded app causing the issue, and more.

Other Amazing Pixel camera feature is video stabilization, burst settings and captures 4K video on Pixel XL. It’s quite easy to fix Google pixel camera issues. Also, take panorama videos, use photosphere, and make slow-motion videos on Pixel XL and Pixel device. Use volume key action to Shutter/Zoom camera in your Pixel phone. To open quickly camera, just press the power button twice. Try below given possible solutions to fix Google Pixel Camera issues.

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How to Fix Google Pixel Camera Issues

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Restart your Pixel and Pixel XL

Press & hold the power button and tap on the restart screen and tap on “Restart”

Check Software Updates to fix Google Pixel Camera Not Working Issue

Check any system software updates is available. It may fix your Pixel XL camera issues. Follow the below-given settings to check for updates available on your device.

Settings > System > about phone > System updates > Check for update

Fix Google Pixel and Pixel XL Camera Issue

Alternative Way: Settings > System > Advanced > System Update > Check for update (Google Pixel Running Android 10)

This software update fixes critical bugs and improves the performance of your Pixel and Pixel XL phone.

Check for Camera App Update

Check for Camera App Update to Fix Pixel Camera Issue

Open Play Store > Three horizontal lines at the top left corner > My apps & games > Update all

Clear the Cache and Data of Camera App

Step 1: Go to “Settings” on your Pixel phone.

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on “Apps”.

Tap camera app in pixel XL & pixel phone

Step 3: Find a camera app & tap on it.

Tap storage in camera app info in pixel

Step 4: Tap on “Storage”.

Clear cache and data of camera app to fix pixel camera not working issue

Step 5: Tap on “Clear cache”.

Step 6: Tap on “Clear data”.

How to Fix Google Pixel Camera Not Working

Alternative Way: Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Camera > Storage & cache > Clear cache (Google Pixel Running Android 10)

Force Stop the Camera App in your Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Settings > Device > Apps > Camera > Battery > Force stop

Fix Google Pixel Camera Not Working

Alternative Way: Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Camera > Force stop > OK

Use Safe Mode to Check If Any App Causing the issue

Step 1: Press and hold the power button on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

Step 2: Touch and hold the “Power off” button until view “Reboot to safe mode”.

Reboot to safe mode pixel to fix camera issue

Step 3: Press “OK” to reboot safe mode on Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

It will take 30-50 seconds to reboot your device.

Step 4: View the “Safe mode” symbol below the left side screen.

Now, check your Google Pixel camera is working. If you can’t found any problem, it means any downloaded apps causing this issue. Remove one by one third-party app and check to fix the issue. If you still have facing issues in safe mode, it means hardware or OS related issues.

If none of the above-given solutions fix Google Pixel camera not working issue, clear cache partition on Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

That’s all. End the list of possible methods to fix Google Pixel camera issues. Do you know any other alternative tricks to fix this issue? Let us know in below comment box.

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