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Posts: 39
Registered: ‎07-13-2013
My Device: Z30
My Carrier: Cable & Wireless (FLOW)

Why does my BB camera zoom button not work sometimes?

Sometimes when I'm taking a photo with my BlackBerry built in camera, the zoom function refuses to work. How can I fix this?

Posts: 1,061
Registered: ‎06-11-2013
My Device: Bold 9700, 9790, 9900, Curve 8520, 9360, Blackberry Z10 | iPhone 5S
My Carrier: *

Re: Why does my BB camera zoom button not work sometimes?

Hello Tony9780


Do a hard reset, that is, taking battery out while the phone is fully powered. Wait about a min, reinsert, then let phone go through its cycle. Zoom is back.

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Posts: 85
Registered: ‎07-21-2013
My Device: 9900
My Carrier: xl

Re: Why does my BB camera zoom button not work sometimes?

Hi there,

what type of BB are you using?

if after you reinstall o/s the problem persist, it might be a hardware problem


on some BB, after we used it for a while, some dust or some kind, deposited on the edges of the camera.

the camera supposed to move in and out when you zoom in and out.

if you lucky, sometimes if you give a gentle push on the back case where the camera lense is

(NOT TOO HARD as you might break the glass/plastic thing) the zoom back to normal Smiley Happy