First, it was red tint display, then random restart and now camera failed error has been reported by the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users. Both the devices use a Dual 12MP camera to capture flawless pictures under any condition. Although the camera of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is far better than iPhone 7 and Google Pixel but this camera failed error will surely embarrass its users. Due to Galaxy S8 camera failed error the camera app crashes. As soon as the camera failed error appears, the camera app closes and you cannot capture pictures. Not just the rear camera but the 8MP front camera suffers from the same error as well.
In order to fix Galaxy S8’s first error, Samsung hada to release a firmware update, however, for the rest of errors, it has announced the second update. In order to fix Galaxy S8 camera failed error, you do not need any update as it can be fixed easily. The reason behind camera failed error is a feature called Smart Stay. It keeps the screen awake while you are looking at it. Just by disabling this feature you can get rid of Galaxy S8 camera failed error.
Fix Samsung Galaxy S8 Camera Failed Error
- Navigate to App drawer and open Settings. You can also pull down the notification panel and tap on the gear-shaped icon to open Settings.
- Now look for Advance Features and then tap on it to open more options.
- Scroll down and you will see Smart Stay. Tap on it and Disable Smart Stray.
Once the Smart Stay is disabled, the camera app of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus works normally. Let us know in comments if you have fixed the camera failed error using method other than the one mentioned here.