How To FIX Camera on XIAOMI REDMI A1 Problem?

Solutions to fix XIAOMI REDMI A1 camera troubles. This is entry level smartphone that has dual AI camera at back side body with 8 megapixel f/2.0 for wide and 0.08 megapixel for depth of field. Front camera resolution is 5 megapixel f/2.2.

Do not expect too much with this camera because it not design for low light situations. We should make sure our ambien light location is enough before taking serious photography, although it is powered by Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 images signal processor that already support for low light performance. It has Imagiq capture suite for enhancement photo and videos.

However, some users get issues with XIAOMI REDMI A1 camera. We will give simple solutions to fix XIAOMI REDMI A1 camera problems.

Why XIAOMI REDMI A1 Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging?

This phone has limited hardware with Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 processor and use 2 GB RAM for the cheapest version. If we are running too several apps before taking photos with Xiaomi camera apps, then RAM will not enough.

What will happen when XIAOMI REDMI A1 RAM is insufficient? To avoid this phone become hang, XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 camera applications.

How To Fix XIAOMI REDMI A1 Camera Issues?

Camera is one important features when we use our smartphone. There are some possibilities that can make our XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on XIAOMI REDMI A1
  • 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 A1 ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default

how to fix camera problems on XIAOMI REDMI A1

#Option 2, Reset XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1
  • 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 A1 will be restore back to factory default setting

#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for XIAOMI REDMI A1 :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1.

#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 REDMI A1 are not working :

The last options that we can try when XIAOMI REDMI A1 camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset XIAOMI REDMI A1 at this specific article

How to Fix XIAOMI REDMI A1 Camera Auto Focus Problems Or Blurry?

Some users get issues with XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 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 A1 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 A1 camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.

Why XIAOMI REDMI A1 Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, major firmware upgrade can make our XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 to factory default.

Why XIAOMI REDMI A1 Front Camera Not Working or Error ?

XIAOMI REDMI A1 use 5 megapixel for front selfie camera. We can record movie up to 1080p at 30fps. It has deep of field effect for portrait photo. However, some users get front camera issues like freezing or stuck. Another XIAOMI REDMI A1 front camera problem is always back to main home screen when we try to open it. Why?

Mostly XIAOMI REDMI A1 selfie camera problems happen because camera applications. We can try to do several options to fix XIAOMI REDMI A1 front camera:

  1. First, you have to try soft reset or reboot XIAOMI REDMI A1
  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 REDMI A1 camera Dead ?

There are two possibilities that can make our XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 REDMI A1, then some hardware troubles may happen. Please consult the camera hardware at Xiaomi authorized service center.

Other FAQ of XIAOMI REDMI A1 camera :

  • Is XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why XIAOMI REDMI A1 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 A1 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 A1 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.

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