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PowerApps Camera Capture doesn't work in Mobile Phone but works in Desktop



I have an app in PowerApps that uses Camera control to capture images. This worked well on the desktop but clicking an image on my mobile phone would just hang the app still and wouldn't let me do anything with the App. Can anyone help?


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I have a gallery in my camera screen. I deleted it and recreated the gallery. This resolved the problem for me.

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disabled everything around, same error occured.


problem was the camera-function itself.


problem solved by

deleting camera and put same control in the same way inside the app again.


I hate this kind of errors!

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Is your mobile device managed by inTune?

Recently we have been experiencing issues with certain combinations of versions of the Android InTune App and Power Apps Player App causing the camera 'viewer' to freeze when the screen containing the camera control is opened.


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Hey, thanks for the quick response. My device is not Intune managed. 

I have an Android Phone. And OnSelect of Camera I have - If(CountRows(CameraPhotos)=1,DisplayMode.Disabled,DisplayMode.Edit)

I believe you want your formula on the 'DisplayMode' property, not the 'OnSelect' action.

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Oh I'm sorry, I have it in my displaymode property. Mistyped here.
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It works in an iPad also. It did not work in a pixel and a Samsung phone.

no live picture, only flickering picture made during opening the camera / last made camera photo (onclick)


NOT OK, problems occur on:

Samsung S8 - Android 9 - actual Powerapps App

Samsung ActiveTab2 - Android 9 - actual Powerapps App


OK, same app works good on:

Lenovo Thinkpad E470 with Powerapps Studio


I have a gallery in my camera screen. I deleted it and recreated the gallery. This resolved the problem for me.

I have no gallery, only an image control, but after deleting it, same problem as before.


my camera1.onselsect is:


same problem when using


camera1.onselect = Set(varpic;Self.Photo);;Set(visUppic;true)

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