Solutions to fix XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera troubles. This phone comes with single rear camera 12 megapixel f/1.8 using Sony IMX363 Exmor RS sensor and single front camera 8 megapixel f/2.0. All camera can record movies up to 1080p at 30fps. Please be careful with handshake blur, because this phone does not have images stabilization.

The camera has accurate white balance and fast autofocus performance, because it is powered by Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 2 x images signal processing. However, some users get issues with XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera. We will give simple solutions to fix XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera problems.


Why XIAOMI REDMI 8A Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging? 

This phone use Xiaomi MIUI camera that already installed when we use this phone from the box. The camera applications has important features for support our photography experience. However, some users get slowly issues when using XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera. Please note, camera will need to use some amount of RAM. This phone has limited 2 GB RAM, but we can buy more better performance with 3 GB or 4 GB RAM. Anyone with 2 GB RAM will get more easily slowly or freezing when running camera. Because when some other applications running in the background or foreground, then our RAM will become low or not enough.

What will happen when XIAOMI REDMI 8A RAM is insufficient? To avoid this phone become hang, XIAOMI REDMI 8A will try to find old not use applications for force close to give more free RAM capacity. This process will make some delay or lag time. Therefore when we want to make serious photo or video performance, then please close all not use applications or do soft reset or reboot before running XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera applications.



How To Fix XIAOMI REDMI 8A Camera Issues?

Camera is one important features when we use our smartphone. There are some possibilities that can make our XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera get some problems or can not work properly. These are some steps to fix camera issues at this phone:

#Option 1, Reset XIAOMI REDMI 8A to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on XIAOMI REDMI 8A
  • Please make sure our Camera application still can work / running when Camera Icon pressed
  • Press Camera Icon to activate Camera applications
  • Go to menu Setting inside this Camera applications, usually the menu icon shaped like 3 lines box at camera applications, then choose Setting
  • At Camera Setting default menu, please scroll and find Restore default Settings
  • Please choose OK when XIAOMI REDMI 8A ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default


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#Option 2, Reset XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera to Factory Default using Setting Menu :

Actually this steps similar with #Option 1 above, but the different only at starting process. Please use this steps when the Camera applications is not running when we press Camera Icon

  • Turn on XIAOMI REDMI 8A
  • Go To Setting Menu
  • Choose System Apps
  • Choose Camera
  • At Camera detail menu, please scroll and find Restore default settings
  • When it ask for confirmation, please choose Ok. Then XIAOMI REDMI 8A will be restore back to factory default setting


#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for XIAOMI REDMI 8A :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera still not working, then we can try to install 3th party alternative camera from Google Play Store, at this moment we recommended to install Open Camera, search from Google Play Store. This application is free and have several features to work with XIAOMI REDMI 8A.



#Option 4, Do Hard Reset to Factory Default when All Steps to Fix XIAOMI REDMI 8A are not working :

The last options that we can try when XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset XIAOMI REDMI 8A at this specific article


How to Fix XIAOMI REDMI 8A Camera Auto Focus Problems Or Blurry?

Some users get issues with XIAOMI REDMI 8A can not focus properly. Some troubles always happen but some other users sometime focus some time not focus. There are several possibilities that can make it hard to focus:

  1. Try to clean up XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera lens. Why this is important? Because if there is a small dust stay in front of camera lens, then the camera will automatically focus to that dust or dirty object. Therefore we have to make sure wipe our camera lens with soft cloth.
  2. Check whether our XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera glass lens have some scratch or not. The scratch also will make camera focus become confuse. If we have this problems, then try to replace camera glass lens with original one at Xiaomi authorized service center.
  3. Some software / firmware version also will make XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.


Why XIAOMI REDMI 8A Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, major firmware upgrade can make our XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera applications get some troubles. Please try to reset camera applications setting to factory default. If the problems still happen, then try to backup all important data and do hard reset for reformat XIAOMI REDMI 8A to factory default.


Other FAQ of XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera :

  • Is XIAOMI REDMI 8A front camera have LED light flash ? No, the selfie camera does not have dedicated flash, but we can use screen light to help taking better photos at very dark conditions.
  • Can we take pictures under water using XIAOMI REDMI 8A ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera and photos blurry? It can be happen because of software or hardware. Please follow above steps to reset camera application and check whether our phone lens get troubles.
  • Why XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera show black screen or blank show nothing on the display? If the camera applications stuck or get troubles, the display will show black screen. We need to follow steps at #option 1 or # 2 above to reset the camera software.
  • How To Fix XIAOMI REDMI 8A camera slow or lagging? Usually happen because too many applications run together or our RAM resources are insufficient, therefore this phone will force close other apps before running camera application.