Messenger camera not working on Android? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Messenger Camera Not Working on Android? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Diagnose and resolve Messenger camera issues on Android with our comprehensive troubleshooting guide and online camera testing tool

Updated on January 18, 2024

How to Fix Messenger Camera Not Working on Android

  1. Check Messenger Permissions
    • Open the Settings app on your Android device.
    • Navigate to Apps & Notifications > Messenger.
    • Tap on Permissions.
    • Make sure the Camera permission is enabled.
  2. Clear Messenger Cache and Data
    • Open the Settings app.
    • Go to Apps & Notifications > Messenger.
    • Tap on Storage.
    • Tap on Clear Cache.
    • Then tap on Clear Data.
  3. Update Messenger
    • Open the Google Play Store.
    • Search for Messenger.
    • If an update is available, tap on Update.
  4. Check Camera Access in System Settings
    • Open the Settings app.
    • Go to Privacy > Camera.
    • Ensure that Messenger is allowed to access the camera.
  5. Restart Your Android Device
    • Press and hold the Power button.
    • Tap on Restart.
  6. Reinstall Messenger
    • Press and hold the Messenger app icon.
    • Tap on Uninstall.
    • Go to the Google Play Store and reinstall Messenger.

If none of these steps resolve the issue, consider contacting Messenger support or the manufacturer of your Android device for further assistance.

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