How To Fix Blurry Videos And Pictures On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus
Blurry photos and videos on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus can happen even to the most experienced photographers. If everything you film or capture on your Camera app ends up foggy, especially if this started to happen all of a sudden, it’s not you.
Now that we have established you don’t need to swap your smartphone for another Android device, let’s have a look at what you need to do. In this article, we’re going to show you a simple, step-by-step tutorial for this particular problem of yours which, by the way, is often reported by other users as well.
How to fix blurry videos and pictures on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus
One quick note before we start – if you’ve noticed the blurry image from the very beginning, perhaps you need to check the protective plastic casing that comes attached to your camera lens and to the heart rate monitor right from the factory. It happens, don’t feel ashamed of overlooking this minor detail.
Other than that, there is one special setting you need to find and adjust:
- Launch the Camera app;
- Tap on the gear icon on the lower-left side of the screen and access the camera Settings;
- Identify the option labeled as Picture Stabilization;
- Turn that option off.
This is the most simple and common fix for blurry pictures and video issue with Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus. Most of our readers get rid of this problem with this method, but if you’re not that lucky, we still have a couple of aces up the sleeve for you.
- Boot your smartphone in Safe Mode;
- Use the Camera app in Safe Mode and see if the results are just as blurry;
- If they are, restart the device;
- Go to the general Settings;
- Tap on Application Manager;
- Open the Camera app;
- Clear the cache and the data.
If you’re in the very same situation, you should try the following options, in this particular order, verifying, after each step, if the blurry photos problem was solved:
- Install a third-party camera app and try to use that one instead of the default camera app of your Galaxy S8.
- Scan for the latest software version and update your device to the most recent OS version;
- Initiate a factory reset of Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus;
One of these is the solution you’ve been looking for. Share with us, in the comments below, what exactly helped you when you had this problem?