Solutions to fix OPPO A16E camera troubles. This is entry level smartphone that work without 5G connection. It has 6.52 inches LCD screen. We can find one single camera at front body with 5 megapixel resolution and the main camera is located at back side body with 13 megapixel f/2.2. We will give simple solutions to fix some problems on OPPO A16E camera.

The camera is powered by Mediatek MT6762D Helio P22  processor. This processor has smart AI features to give better photo result. Although we only have single camera, but portrait photos still can work with depth of field or bokeh blur effect. The video recording resolution is up to 1080p at 30fps using main or front camera.


Why OPPO A16E Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging? 

We have to use proper camera application when we want to capture with main camera or front camera. By default we can use Oppo native camera applications because OPPO A16E has been installed with Android 11 and ColorOS 11.1 when the first time release at the market. We have to know that some slowly or lagging camera problems happen because RAM is not enough after we run many applications.

What will happen when RAM insufficient? This phone will try to force close the oldest not use applications for give more RAM space to avoid hang or stuck. This process will make some delay on OPPO A16E to free up RAM. Therefore our OPPO A16E camera applications will run slower. Please close all not use applications before take some photos or videos. If we want to take serious photography moment, please consider to reboot or restart OPPO A16E for clean up foreground or background process.



How To Fix OPPO A16E Camera Issues?

This phone comes with great rear camera and front camera for selfie. We will try to give some steps to fix OPPO A16E camera problems. Please follow some steps below:

#Option 1, Reset OPPO A16E to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on OPPO A16E
  • 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 with gear at camera applications
  • At Camera Setting menu page, please scroll and find Restore to defaults
  • Please choose OK when OPPO A16E ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default


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#Option 2, Reset OPPO A16E 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 OPPO A16E
  • Go To Setting Menu
  • Choose App Management
  • Choose Show System Processes
  • Choose Camera (scroll until we find it)
  • At Camera detail menu, please choose Force Stop and make sure this camera is stopped
  • At Camera detail menu, please choose Storage Usage and press Clear Data
  • When it ask for confirmation, please choose Clear or Ok. Then OPPO A16E camera applications will be restore back to factory default setting


#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for OPPO A16E :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but OPPO A16E 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 OPPO A16E.



#Option 4, Try to upgrade the firmware

Some problems happen because of software bugs. The firmware upgrade will be release 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 OPPO A16E are not working :

The last options that we can try when OPPO A16E camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset OPPO A16E at this specific article.

Please be careful, because hard reset or format to factory default will remove all data and installed applications. Please make sure we backup all data before performing hard reset.


How to Fix OPPO A16E Camera Auto Focus Problems or Camera Blurry?

This phone has autofocus features. But some users are getting hard to focus and some of them are getting blur photo result. There are several possibilities that can make it hard to focus:

  1. Try to clean up OPPO A16E camera lens. Why this is important? Because small dust in front of camera will make autofocus sensor keep focus to that object. We have to always make sure our camera lens are clean by regularly clean up using soft cloth.
  2. Check whether our OPPO A16E camera glass lens have some scratch or not. This situations is similar with the dust problem. The autofocus will keep focus to that scratch and make it hard to focus for real object. When we see bigger scratch, then we suggest to replace camera glass lens with original one at Oppo authorized service center.
  3. Some software / firmware version also will make OPPO A16E camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.


Other FAQ of OPPO A16E camera :

  • Is OPPO A16E 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 OPPO A16E ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why OPPO A16E 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 OPPO A16E 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.


Why OPPO A16E Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, minor or major firmware upgrade can make our OPPO A16E 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 OPPO A16E to factory default.