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Sonim XP8 Problems and Fixing Steps for Camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube and Other Issues

The specifications and features of Sonim XP8 says a lot of how incredibly awesome the device will always be in the hands of people who desire to live a smarter life in this digital age where everything is going mobile. The XP8 is one of the leading smartphone devices out there that makes it possible for users to be able to do this or that at anywhere or anytime which is exactly what the word mobile stands for. But from THEUPSPOT we see the Sonim XP8 like other devices out there that isn’t 100% exempted from having issues as time goes on because its mere hardware (body) well designed with coded instructions to make it usable (spirit and soul).

 Note: After trying the Sonim XP8 quick fixing steps for any of the mentioned issues below you might want to consider doing a hard or soft reset or our guide on how to flash Sonim XP8 back to its factory state when you purchased it.


Below Are Some Problems and Fixing You Can Apply to Your Sonim XP8 Device:

  1. Camera failure – can’t connect to camera fixing on XP8
  2. Unfortunately, YouTube has stopped working on Sonim XP8
  3. Wi-Fi connection issue and fixing on XP8
  4. Bluetooth connection issue on XP8
  5. SIM Issue on Sonim XP8
  6. Performance Issues on Sonim XP8
  7. SD Card not detected on Sonim XP8
  8. Battery drains fast and charges slowing on Sonim XP8
  9. Overheating Issue on Sonim XP8
  10. Touchscreen not responding on Sonim XP8
  11. Earpiece Sounds Robotic on XP8

#1 – Camera failure – can’t connect to camera

A camera is one of the major thing users check for in Sonim smartphones or other related devices when they want to buy a new or even a used phone. Recently, we’ve seen a tremendous upgrade in the cameras of newly released Sonim (XP8) phones and devices from other manufacturers which simply means the camera is one of the most valuable assets of Sonim XP8 and other devices.

However, as an experienced smartphone technician who has fixed several Sonim devices ranging from software to hardware issues. I have come across several cases of camera malfunction both in Sonim (XP8) and other leading brand’s devices which is why I have written this post on how to troubleshoot and fix this issue in six different ways.

So, if you are having issues with your new or old Sonim XP8 smartphone camera? You’re unable to snap pictures, the app shows failure or error notice? Here are six possible ways to that might fix the camera issue of Sonim XP8 device. But please do not disassemble your XP8 phone if it is still under the warranty period else you won’t be eligible to request a replacement or free fixing that the warranty covers.

Step 1: Unmount the SD Card inserted in your XP8 or Replace it with a new one.

Step 2: Check the Camera module of your XP8 and make sure it is not loose. Tighten up loose screws if possible.

Step 3: Tap the Sonim XP8 camera up to two to three times.

Step 4: Perform a factory reset to see if it will fix your Sonim XP8 device.

Step 5: Change the XP8 Camera Module. You can place an order for one from any of the leading online stores like Amazon or eBay.

Step 6: Still can’t fix the XP8 camera failure with the previous tips. Then, send your Sonim XP8 back to the supplier for repair if it is still under warranty. Else, look for a smartphone technician.


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