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  1. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    Still running WP8. Camera won't start up, display is black after "Loading..."
    But my first problem is the display, "Graphics Processor?" Is starting to fail?
    It started with my game freezing in progress, then turned into the display turning black for a few seconds, and has now turned into a scrambled display, like a video with no sync.
    I know I should do a factory reset, but I will lose my game and I don't believe it will solve my problem long term.
    Display constantly flashes black, every few seconds now.
    Last edited by JRDEMASKUS; 06-28-2014 at 12:07 PM. Reason: Device failure while creating post
    06-28-2014 11:51 AM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    Couldn't you start by uninstalling the game app and any others that might be causing trouble?

    Posted via Windows Phone Central App
    06-28-2014 04:49 PM
  3. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    It is not isolated to any game or app. Happens throughout the whole device now. Just a coincidence that it started with a game I was spending a lot of time on. Game has no backup functionality. As far as I know, unless there is a way to do it with WP8 OS.other than the standard backup utility.
    06-28-2014 09:01 PM
  4. belodion's Avatar
    I very much fear that trying a reset may be your only option, unless others wiser than me can suggest anything.

    Posted via Windows Phone Central App
    06-29-2014 08:18 AM
  5. jkimrey's Avatar
    I had the same camera issue (black screen) and had to send it in for a replacement.
    xandros9 likes this.
    07-05-2014 10:38 AM
  6. xandros9's Avatar
    ^What jkimrey said, it looks like no reset can save the device, it will need physical service.
    07-05-2014 07:01 PM
  7. Ruslan.al's Avatar
    Had the this problem. Sent phone to Nokia. Got replacement phone. I think that it's defected flash bulb. Try to lunch any flash light application to see if it works
    xandros9 likes this.
    07-05-2014 09:00 PM
  8. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    I factory reset the device, problems persist. Camera won't startup, display still flakes out.
    Gonna return it under warranty, but been lazy because I swapped the SIM card to my Nexus 5.
    Just not the same, screen is too small. Funny because everybody thought a 5" screen was "too big" 2 years ago.
    07-06-2014 12:15 PM
  9. JRDEMASKUS's Avatar
    Replacement device arrived yesterday. Starting to put it through its paces. Beginning with the game that started it all.
    07-16-2014 01:04 PM

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