Last month a strange problem was found with the Google Pixel 3 series that resulted in the device to produce a fatal error in third-party camera apps.
That means if you want to take a picture through Snapchat, for example, you would be shown with a camera error message and the camera of the phone wouldn’t work until you reboot the phone. However, this issue has been very irritating for Pixel users.
Some of the users of Pixel 3/3 XL that were affected by this issue said that December Pixel 3 update has fixed the fatal camera error.
Pixel 3 users have posted about their issues getting fixed with December update in the primary support thread for this problem, however, some users are still affected by this issue and fatal camera error continues to plague their device even after the update is applied.
Google did write in the December security bulletin that patch A-110969183 was rolled out to improve the capture performance of camera on Pixel series smartphones, but didn’t say specifically for the fatal camera error.
Google has yet to recognize the issue officially or to officially state that one of the patches it has released is to fix the problem.
Let’s hope that Google releases the official patch for the users of Pixel smartphones and end their misery.