How To FIX Camera OPPO A38 Problems?

Solutions to fix OPPO A38 camera troubles. This phone has 6.56 inches LCD screen with dual rear cameras 50 megapixel f/18 for wide, 2 megapixel f/2.4 for depth of field. We can record movie up to 1080p at 30fps using this camera. It is powered by Mediatek MT6769 Helio G85 images signal process for support beautiful photography & and sharp result.

However, some users get issues with OPPO A38 camera. We will give simple solutions to fix OPPO A38 camera problems.

Why OPPO A38 Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging?

RAM is the most important thing that must be available before running Oppo camera app. This phone has 4 GB RAM. Please do not install too many apps for multitasking before using Oppo camera app.

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 A38 to free up RAM.

Therefore our OPPO A38 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 A38 for clean up foreground or background process.

How To Fix OPPO A38 Camera Issues?

This phone comes with great rear camera and front camera for selfie. We will try to give some steps to fix OPPO A38 camera problems. Please follow some steps below:

#Option 1, Reset OPPO A38 to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on OPPO A38
  • 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 A38 ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default

how to fix camera problems on OPPO A38

#Option 2, Reset OPPO A38 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 A38
  • 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 orOk.Then OPPO A38 camera applications will be restore back to factory default setting

#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for OPPO A38 :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but OPPO A38 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 A38.

#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 A38 are not working :

The last options that we can try when OPPO A38 camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset OPPO A38 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.

Why OPPO A38 Front Camera Not Working or Error ?

OPPO A38 has good front camera for selfie photography with 5 megapixel resolution. The video recording work up to 1080p at 30fps. However, some users get front camera issues like freezing or stuck. Another OPPO A38 front camera problem is always goes back to the main home screen when we try to open it. Why is this happening?

Mostly OPPO A38 selfie camera problems happen because camera applications. We can try to do several options to fix OPPO A38 front camera:

  1. First, you have to try soft reset or reboot OPPO A38
  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.

How to Fix OPPO A38 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 A38 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 A38 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 A38 camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.

Other FAQ of OPPO A38 camera :

  • Is OPPO A38 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 A38 ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why OPPO A38 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 A38 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 A38 Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, minor or major firmware upgrade can make our OPPO A38 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 A38 to factory default.

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