How To FIX Camera on XIAOMI REDMI K40 Problems?

Solutions to fix XIAOMI REDMI K40 camera troubles. This phone work with Android 11 using Qualcomm octa core processor. It has three rear cameras with 48 megapixel f/1.8 for wide, 8 megapixel f/2.2 for 119 degree ultrawide and the last camera use 5 megapixel f/2.4 for macro. Front camera is 20 megapixel f/2.5.

We can get clear photos, accurate white balance and fast auto focus because it is powered by Qualcomm SM8250-AC Snapdragon 870 5G processor that has smart deep learning AI with Qualcomm® Hexagon 698 Processor. This CPU also has Qualcomm Spectra 480 image signal processor with Dual 14 bit hardware accelerator for computer vision (CV-ISP). We record movie up 4K at 30fps and if we want to get higher fps, then we can use 1080p at max 960fps.

However, some users get issues with XIAOMI REDMI K40 camera. We will give simple solutions to fix XIAOMI REDMI K40 camera problems.

Why XIAOMI REDMI K40 Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging?

We need to use great camera applications to get better photos and videos. XIAOMI REDMI K40 has been installed with Android 11 that use MIUI 12. It has pre-installed Xiaomi MIUI camera. It has several features to make our photos/videos become better. However, some slowly camera problems usually because RAM problems. This phone has big enough RAM with 6 GB or 8 GB or 12 GB. Usually we will not get troubles with this big RAM, but some bad apps can consume a lot of RAM and make it become low or not enough.

What will happen when XIAOMI REDMI K40 RAM is insufficient? To avoid this phone become hang, XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40 camera applications.

How To Fix XIAOMI REDMI K40 Camera Issues?

Camera is one important features when we use our smartphone. There are some possibilities that can make our XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40 to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on XIAOMI REDMI K40
  • 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 K40 ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default

how to fix camera problems on xiaomi redmi k40

#Option 2, Reset XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40
  • 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 K40 will be restore back to factory default setting

#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for XIAOMI REDMI K40 :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40.

#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 K40 are not working :

The last options that we can try when XIAOMI REDMI K40 camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset XIAOMI REDMI K40 at this specific article

How to Fix XIAOMI REDMI K40 Camera Auto Focus Problems Or Blurry?

Some users get issues with XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40 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 K40 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 K40 camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.

Why XIAOMI REDMI K40 Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, major firmware upgrade can make our XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40 to factory default.

Why XIAOMI REDMI K40 camera Dead ?

There are two possibilities that can make our XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 REDMI K40, then some hardware troubles may happen. Please consult the camera hardware at Xiaomi authorized service center.

Other FAQ of XIAOMI REDMI K40 camera :

  • Is XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40 ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why XIAOMI REDMI K40 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 K40 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 K40 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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