The Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro are the latest additions to the Google Pixel family. Both devices run Android 13 out of the box. The Pixel 7 series brings a refreshed rear design, the second-generation Google Tensor chipset, and a good software experience. Overall, the Pixel 7 phones seem a good value for money. However, some users are not happy with the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro as they are facing issues with the cameras such as the camera crashing issue, the camera app not working issue, etc. In this guide, we’ll show several methods to fix it.
The Pixel 6 was termed one of the worst phones released by Google as it faced dozens of serious bugs and issues. However, this time around with the Pixel 7 series, Google has taken good care of the software, thus the number of bugs is close to none. However, the devices are not 100% bug-free. If you are facing issues with the camera app, keep reading this guide. We’ll be discussing many ways to get the camera app working.
Google Pixel 7/Pro Camera App Crashing Issue, How to Fix?
Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro facing a similar issue are treated with an error message that says “Camera keeps stopping“. Thankfully, there are solutions that have worked for many affected Pixel 7 owners. Without further ado, let’s look at the first solution.
1. Update the Camera App
You may not have to try other solutions as this method has worked for so many Pixel 7 owners. It seems that Google has fixed the camera app crashing issue on the latest version of the Camera app. Head to the Google Play Store, search Camera, and Update it. Once the app is updated, launch the Camera app and check if the crashing problem is gone.
2. Restart the Device
If the Camera app still crashing or not working, it could be infected by a software bug or system glitch. Generally, these common issues go away just by restarting the device. To restart your Pixel 7/Pro, press the power button and volume down button until the power menu appears. Select Restart and wait for the device to reboot.
3. Clear the Camera App Cache
The cache stored by an application can sometimes become the source of the problem. Clearing it can fix the issue. Deleting the Camera app cache does not remove any photos or videos from your device. So, there’s zero risk in testing this solution.
Follow these steps to clear the Camera app cache:
- Open the Settings app on your Google Pixel.
- Click Apps.
- Tap on the three-dot button in the top-right corner and select See all apps.
- Scroll down and find Camera. Tap on it.
- Tap on Storage & cache and click Clear Cache.
Not being able to use the camera app on a phone like Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro can be frustrating. In this post, we discussed some effective ways to fix the camera crashing issue. I hope you fixed it. Which solution did the job for you? Do let us know in the comments section below.