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Camera Flash Always On

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I am on vacation and there are no stores near me. My camera flash is always on. I am not using the camera, but the flash light on the back stays on no matter what I do. I tried to do a soft reset (down volume button and power button) and that did not work. I let the battery drain all the way and as soon as I plugged the phone in, the flash came back on. The phone is not even on but the flash is on. Any ideas?


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Jun 25, 2013
Have you try to install a flashlight app? Those apps have the ability to turn off the LED, maybe that can turn off the light.

Another solution would be using Nokia recovery tool software or a hard reset, kind of radical solution, but that should take care of the problem... if not, then most likely is a hardware problem..
Sep 16, 2013
Wow... That is a massive battery drainer. I would agree with pacus1x tho. Got for a full restore. Its def a software problem and a soft reset may help, if not a full reset...if not..then downgrade to 8.0 and go to 8.1. Always back up your phone first. Keep us updated and as always....give us a like and thanks on here *cough cough* 😉