04-16-2011 06:49 PM
I've recently bought a Blackberry Bold 9780. Everything was in good working order. However, I hadn't used it for a while but when opening the camera and video camera application a message appears saying : ' ! Uncaught exception: java.lang.NullPointer Exception'. I can not take pictures using the camera nor make videos. Please can someone explain to me why how this problem has come about and any ways i can go about solving this problem?
12-18-2012 05:34 PM
12-18-2012 05:56 PM
pls i rili do nid help! wen I go through my picture gallery I can't open any of my pictures buh I can see d pictures there buh I can't open dem. it kips sayin; java.lang.nullpointer exception. I have even done a security wipe on my fone nd memory card! still nutin!!! pls am in dyin need of ur help!!!!
Hi and Welcome to the Community!!
There's pretty much no diagnosing those -- they are the equivalent of the random errors in Windows for which tracing the root cause is fruitless. Basically, these are the last out in the programming code -- some event occurred for which there is no handler in the code. The fix is a code update that handles the event...but, again, knowing what the event is is pretty much impossible. So, there are a few things to try:
Sometimes, the code simply becomes corrupt and needs to be refreshed -- just like a reboot:
If it won't boot up cleanly, then you may need to try Safe Mode:
There might be an updated code set from the carrier -- check them via this portal:
The toughest possible cause is a badly behaving app. To find it, there are a couple of options. One is to see if you can read the log file:
Go to the home screen. Hold down the "alt" key and type 'lglg'. (You will not see anything while you type).This will bring up the log file. Scroll down (probably many pages) untill you see a line that says 'uncaught execption'. Click on this line. The name of the app will be in the info. Alternative methods for bringing up the logs are in this KB:
The other method is to remove apps one at a time, waiting a while in between (I usually recommend a week), until the problem ceases...thereby discovering the offending app. Still another method is to reload the BB OS cleanly, leaving some time between adding other apps onto the BB so as to be able to determine exactly which one is the cause.
Good luck and let us know!