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[Q & A] why can't I take photos??

2021-10-27 05:48:42
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I have a redmi note 8 and all of a sudden, I can no longer take photos, or if I do, it doesn't show the picture or save it.
I am very disappointed as need the camera and have missed out on taking lovely photos of my pets!!

2021-10-27 05:48:42
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Torlyn | from app


Two questions, are you using a SD card? And do you have dual spaces set up?
2021-10-27 14:48:31
It sounds like when you take a photo the camera app can not save the photo to your phone for some reason. Is the storage on your phone full, As Torlyn said are you using a SD card which the phone may have problems accessing or the camera app does not have access to files and media in the app permissions.
2021-10-27 17:53:19
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6325549737 Purplegoth67 Author | from app


many thanks. think I have sorted it out I think, however, when I take photos they don't save to SD card
2021-10-27 23:19:52
6325549737 Purplegoth67 replied at 2021-10-27 16:19:52
many thanks. think I have sorted it out I think, however, when I take photos they don't save to SD card

They shouldn't, as SD cards, even the fastest ones, are way slower than onboard storage, and to boot they keep dismounting by losing contact for a millisecond (due to movement), so saving the photos directly to them tend to crash apps or the phone. Best thing is to save internally, and if needed transfer the files in bulk to the card
2021-10-27 23:54:59
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