Samsung Galaxy J7, also known as Samsung Galaxy J7 Duos with dual-SIM card slots. It was released 2015, June, with 5.5 inches plastic material body, and 720 x 1280 pixels display resolution. Android OS, v5.1. This phone has 13 MP Primary Camera and 5 MP Secondary Camera, and it has a removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

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My front camera failed after water damage

A few days ago i dropped my Samsung J7 in to water for about 30 seconds , its just a short amount of time . after that my front camera always " warning : Camera failed " until now . what should i do ? How to fix it ?

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Maddi Lynch that "its just a short amount of time" does not matter. You will have to treat the water damage first. You cannot properly diagnose the failure until this is resolved.

First do not turn on your phone, charge it or try to connect it in any way. Remove the battery as soon as possible from the phone to minimize further damage. After that completely disassemble your phone by using these guides. Using 90%+ isopropyl alcohol, clean your phone by following this guide. It was written for an iPhone but all the points are still pertinent to your phone as well. While cleaning, check for obvious missing or damaged components. you can always post some images of your boards etc. with your question so we can see what you see. Use this guide Adding images to an existing question for that.

Once it is properly cleaned, replace the battery and reassemble your phone. then you can properly troubleshoot. It is entirely possible that your problem is caused by a short circuit in the camera module, but it is also possible that it is a board component for your camera that has shorted out.

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