Broken camera on Fairphone Fairphone 2
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Broken camera on Fairphone Fairphone 2
It may happen that a fall, blow or other alteration on your Fairphone Fairphone 2 breaks your built-in camera. You are wondering how to repair this rear camera without having to completely replace your phone.
Do not worry, we explain here how to repair it without removing it if possible, remove it if necessary and finally replace it.
We will not give you details on other Fairphone Fairphone 2 components that may also play a role in altering your camera, they are outside the scope of this article.
Check for malware
Even if you think the cause of the failure is of physical origin, it may just be that an application installed on your Fairphone Fairphone 2 is disrupting the proper functioning of the camera. Therefore, we advise you to uninstall all applications that you deem unnecessary.
Do not forget to back up your data before doing this.
Our other articles on Fairphone Fairphone 2 can help you.
Photos appear in black in gallery
Pictures may appear black in the gallery.
Generally, a simple restart of the device is enough to make appear photos again.
If however you want them to appear well all the time, then you can try a restart with the factory settings.
Refer to the operating instructions for best performance.
Caution, all your data may be lost.
To conclude, black pictures in the gallery of your Fairphone Fairphone 2 may be related to a software problem. Make a good cleaning within your applications!
Clean the camera well
The camera lens may simply be dirty or have impurities.
In this case, we advise you to use a small tank of compressed air, special for cleaning your Fairphone Fairphone 2. This way you can effectively clean the lens and the surroundings of the camera without risk of damaging it.
Get help from a professional if necessary.
If you do not have a compressed air tank, then a special camera cleaning wipe could also unblock the situation on your Fairphone Fairphone 2.
Replace all or parts of the camera on your Fairphone Fairphone 2
If scratches are on the camera’s surface
Scratches on the lens can make your holiday photos blurred or even illegible.
In this case, it is usually fairly simple to remove the top of the camera on your Fairphone Fairphone 2. You will find in the good shops special protections of replacement for this type of objective.
The upper part is indeed there to protect your camera, and can be replaced if necessary on your Fairphone Fairphone 2. Caution, however, on some devices this operation can be very difficult to carry out.
If your screen is scratched or broken on your Fairphone Fairphone 2
If you can not take pictures because your screen is broken or scratched, then you should replace it.
For small scratches, there are gels that can rebuild your screen.
For larger fractures on the screen of your Fairphone Fairphone 2, it will be necessary to replace the whole screen.
We advise you in the latter case to get closer to a professional because the operation can be delicate.
You can find them in all the good shops.
Camera completely out of order on your Fairphone Fairphone 2
If, finally, the camera of your Fairphone Fairphone 2 is completely broken then you can buy the entire camera in spare parts.
Performing replacements is not easy.
Also, we strongly advise you to get help from a mobile phone specialist who can help you on your Fairphone Fairphone 2. You will find in specialized shops, cameras in spare parts for your Fairphone Fairphone 2.
Do not neglect prevention
We will never repeat it enough, the best way to repair the camera of your Fairphone Fairphone 2 is still not to break it.
We strongly recommend that you buy a hull, a holster or any other protection you may find useful to prevent this unfortunate incident from happening again.
Do not hesitate to go see a specialized salesman who can advise you at best for effective protection.
Resell your Fairphone Fairphone 2
If all the previous steps have not worked, and you really want to enjoy your camera, then do not throw away your Fairphone Fairphone 2. Indeed, people can buy it on the second hand market for spare parts still in use, such as battery, hull etc. This will surely allow you to recover some money to buy a new and functional Fairphone Fairphone 2.