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  1. randywhetton's Avatar
    I have a Lumina 1520. And the camera app launches completely by itself. Anyone know of a fix?
    06-10-2014 12:10 PM
  2. xandros9's Avatar
    Can you give us more details? is the phone in your pocket, or is it sitting on a table?
    Do you see it happening, etc.?

    My first thought would be the camera button.

    EDIT: Now that I have some more time to elaborate, there's a setting under settings > applications > photos+camera where it enables you to press and hold the camera button to wake up the phone.
    If the box below that is unchecked, it means the phone will not check to see if something is blocking the proximity sensor. I leave it unchecked because I prefer the speed and I don't pocket press the button. But it may be the cause.
    Last edited by xandros9; 06-10-2014 at 04:43 PM.
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    06-10-2014 03:48 PM
  3. TonyF64's Avatar
    I have the same problem with my 1520. Sometimes when it is in my hand and I know I'm not hitting the camera button. I have to keep it in a locker at work. One day I came back to it at the end of the day and the camera was on and the battery was almost drained. There was no way for the button to be pushed.
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    06-10-2014 06:21 PM
  4. MDMcAtee's Avatar
    It's happened to me on several occasions,I always thought it was something I did....hmmm
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    06-10-2014 06:31 PM
  5. Fred Osei's Avatar
    Would just like to add that i have encountered this as well. Thought I'd pressed the camera button. It can randomly occur whilst doing something else! Using Lumia 1520
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    06-10-2014 06:40 PM
  6. rjansen3's Avatar
    This happens to me constantly. I'll be in the middle of doing something and the camera app will just launch. Happens pretty frequently, actually. I am also on a 1520, running 8.1.
    06-29-2014 02:18 PM
  7. AzelDazel's Avatar
    Randomly happens to me also on my 1520
    06-29-2014 05:38 PM
  8. irvin792's Avatar
    This happens to me also, just attributed it to me accidently hitting the camera button, I also use a 1520
    06-29-2014 05:56 PM
  9. irvin792's Avatar
    I was not even touching my phone today and the camera launched on its own. Definitely something introduced with the 8.1 developer preview........
    07-15-2014 01:59 AM
  10. Pete's Avatar
    Happened a couple of times to my 1520 as well.

    Have to see if it happens again with the latest Lumia Camera app.
    07-15-2014 03:12 AM
  11. randywhetton's Avatar
    Still happens with the cyan update..
    08-03-2014 12:14 PM

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