Solutions to fix XIAOMI POCO M5 camera troubles. This phone released at the market with low price solutions, but we get several interesting hardware like big screen 6.58 inches size, triple cameras 50 megapixel f/1.8 for wide, 2 megapixel f/2.4 for macro and 2 megapixel f/2.4 for depth of field. Front selfie camera is 5 megapixel resolution.

We will get sharp images, fast auto focus, smart AI detection and superior camera result because it is powered by Mediatek MT8781 Helio G99 images signal processor that support with 3X ISP, AINR, Rolling Shutter Compensation and Multi-Frame Noise reduction. The video resolution recorded up to 1080p at 30fps.

However, some users get issues with XIAOMI POCO M5 camera. We will give simple solutions to fix XIAOMI POCO M5 camera problems.


Why XIAOMI POCO M5 Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging? 

This phone has mid-end hardware with Mediatek MT8781 Helio G99 and 4 GB or 6 GB RAM. We have to know all multitasking apps will use RAM and processor hardware. If we run it together, then this processor and RAM resources will be not enough, when the time we run Xiaomi camera applications to take photos or record video.


What will happen when XIAOMI POCO M5 RAM is insufficient? To avoid this phone become hang, XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5 camera applications.


How To Fix XIAOMI POCO M5 Camera Issues?

Camera is one important features when we use our smartphone. There are some possibilities that can make our XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5 to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on XIAOMI POCO M5
  • 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 M5 ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default


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#Option 2, Reset XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5
  • 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 M5 will be restore back to factory default setting


#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for XIAOMI POCO M5 :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5.



#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 M5 are not working :

The last options that we can try when XIAOMI POCO M5 camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset XIAOMI POCO M5 at this specific article


How to Fix XIAOMI POCO M5 Camera Auto Focus Problems Or Blurry?

Some users get issues with XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5 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 M5 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 M5 camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.


Why XIAOMI POCO M5 Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, major firmware upgrade can make our XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5 to factory default.


Why XIAOMI POCO M5 Front Camera Not Working or Error ?

XIAOMI POCO M5 has notch drop camera at top screen with 5 megapixel resolution and supported with f/2.2 aperture number. We can record movie up to  1080p at 30fps. However, some users get front camera issues like freezing or stuck. Another XIAOMI POCO M5 front camera problem is always back to main home screen when we try to open it. Why?


Mostly XIAOMI POCO M5 selfie camera problems happen because camera applications. We can try to do several options to fix XIAOMI POCO M5 front camera:

  1. First, you have to try soft reset or reboot XIAOMI POCO M5
  2. Try to reset camera applications from camera menu Setting
  3. Try to install alternative camera like Google Camera or Camera for Android or Open Camera
  4. If everything is not working then the last try is doing hard reset using menu Setting or hardware key.


Why XIAOMI POCO M5 camera Dead ?

There are two possibilities that can make our XIAOMI POCO M5 camera can not turn on or dead, from software or hardware. We can try to reset camera setting first. If still does not work then try to perform hard reset. However, after finish hard reset but the camera dead problems still happen on our XIAOMI POCO M5, then some hardware troubles may happen. Please consult the camera hardware at Xiaomi authorized service center.


Other FAQ of XIAOMI POCO M5 camera :

  • Is XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5 ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why XIAOMI POCO M5 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 M5 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 M5 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.