Solutions to fix OPPO A7 camera troubles. This phone has dual camera with 13 megapixel f/2.2 for standard wide and 2 megapixel f/2.4 for depth of field or bokeh blur effect. We have to get better brightness or room light when taking photos with this phone, because the aperture number is not too big, the main camera use f/2.2. The autofocus and photo result powered by Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 that has 2x Image Signal Processor (ISP) for give good photo result.

However, some users get issues with OPPO A7 camera. We will give simple solutions to fix OPPO A7 camera problems.


Why OPPO A7 Camera Slow Responsive Or Lagging? 

The default camera applications is ready to use when we want to take some photos or record vidoes. However, some users get lagging or slowly issues when using camera?. RAM is very important to make our OPPO A7 camera applications run smoothly. There are two options or RAM that we can chose, with 3 GB or 4 GB. More bigger RAM is better. We have to make sure the RAM still available when we want to take some photos or videos.

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 A7 to free up RAM. Therefore our OPPO A7 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 A7 for clean up foreground or background process.



How To Fix OPPO A7 Camera Issues?

This phone comes with great rear camera and front camera selfie camera. We will try to give some steps to fix OPPO A7 camera problems. Please follow some steps bellow:

#Option 1, Reset OPPO A7 to Factory Default using Camera Setting Menu :

  • Turn on OPPO A7
  • 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 A7 ask confirmation to Reset all camera setting to factory default


solution to fix camera issues on oppo a7

#Option 2, Reset OPPO A7 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 A7
  • 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 A7 camera applications will be restore back to factory default setting


#Option 3, Install Alternative Camera Applications for OPPO A7 :

After trying #option 1 and #option 2, but OPPO A7 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 A7.



#Option 4, Do Hard Reset to Factory Default when All Steps to Fix OPPO A7 are not working :

The last options that we can try when OPPO A7 camera is not work properly by doing hard reset. Please follow steps to hard reset OPPO A7 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 A7 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 A7 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 A7 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 A7 camera auto focus can not work properly. Please try to backup with latest firmware or Android version upgrade.


Other FAQ of OPPO A7 camera :

  • Is OPPO A7 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 A7 ? No, this phone is not water resistance, therefore we can not take pictures or videos in the water.
  • Why OPPO A7 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 A7 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 A7 Camera Error After Android Firmware Upgrade ?

At some situations, minor or major firmware upgrade can make our OPPO A7 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 A7 to factory default.