Solutions to fix XIAOMI POCO F3 camera troubles. This great smartphone that use high-end processor Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G that work with Android 11 when the first time release. It has good triple cameras at back side of body with 48 megapixel f/1.8 for wide using Sony IMX582 sensor, 8 megapixel f/2.2 for 119 degree ultrawide, 5 megapixel f/2.4 for macro.

The camera can give clear and accurate color balance when taking photos at bright daylight situations. We also can get good photos at night shoot because it has big aperture number f/1.8, but of course some noise can be seen to compensate the darkness. The camera is powered by Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G that has Qualcomm Spectra 480 image signal processor for fast auto focus and smart AI. We can record videos up to 4K at 30fps. It has gyro-EIS (electronic images stabilization) for reduce handshake blur.

However, some users get issues with XIAOMI POCO F3 camera. We will give simple solutions to fix XIAOMI POCO F3 camera problems.


Why XIAOMI POCO F3 Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging? 

This phone has been installed with Android 11 when the first time open from he box with MIUI 12.5 for POCO as default user interface. There are some preinstalled applications including Xiaomi MIUI camera. We use this applications for standard photos and video recording. However, some slowly camera problems usually because RAM problems. Actually the RAM are big enough with 6 GB or 8 GB. But if we run too many applications together, then our RAM will become low or not enough.


What will happen when XIAOMI POCO F3 RAM is insufficient? To avoid this phone become hang, XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3 camera applications.


How To Fix XIAOMI POCO F3 Camera Issues?

Camera is one important features when we use our smartphone. There are some possibilities that can make our XIAOMI POCO F3 camera get some problems or can not work properly. These are some steps to fix camera issues at this phone:

#Option 1, Reset XIAOMI POCO F3 to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on XIAOMI POCO F3
  • 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 POCO F3 ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default


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#Option 2, Reset XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3
  • 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 POCO F3 will be restore back to factory default setting


#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for XIAOMI POCO F3 :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3.



#Option 4, Try to upgrade the firmware

Some problems happen because of software bugs. Usually if Xiaomi confirm with software troubles for their camera, then they will release upgrade software to fix camera bugs or troubles. Please try to find the operating system or update from menu Settings.


#Option 5, Do Hard Reset to Factory Default when All Steps to Fix XIAOMI POCO F3 are not working :

The last options that we can try when XIAOMI POCO F3 camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset XIAOMI POCO F3 at this specific article


How to Fix XIAOMI POCO F3 Camera Auto Focus Problems Or Blurry?

Some users get issues with XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3 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 POCO F3 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 POCO F3 camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.


Why XIAOMI POCO F3 Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, major firmware upgrade can make our XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3 to factory default.


Why XIAOMI POCO F3 camera Dead ?

There are two possibilities that can make our XIAOMI POCO F3 camera can not turn on or dead, from software or hardware. We can try to reset camera setting first. If still not work then do hard reset. However, after finish hard reset but the camera dead problems still happen on our XIAOMI POCO F3, then some hardware troubles may happen. Please consult the camera hardware at Xiaomi authorized service center.



Other FAQ of XIAOMI POCO F3 camera :

  • Is XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3 ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water. It is only has IP53 rating for water splash proof.
  • Why XIAOMI POCO F3 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 POCO F3 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 POCO F3 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.


Latest Discussions & Share Information:

[Q] When i open camera back side is working but when i turn on into front camera go automatically home page. Camera is not working .
[A] Hi, please try to reset camera setting like options above. You can also try to download alternative camera applications from Google Play Store. Mostly front camera problems happen because application troubles. If your Xiaomi Poco F3 front camera still not working properly (error), please consider to do hard reset to reformat your Xiaomi Poco F3 operating system to factory default. But do not forget to backup all important data before performing master format.