3 Replies Latest reply: Jun 9, 2012 9:34 PM by Fazakstudios
ipod 4g man Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

hello i just went to open the camera on my ipod touch 4g and it just went black just a black screen when i press the home button it goes straight to the home screen everything else is fine i just open the camera and a black screen appears, it is working fine now but just wondering if it is faulty or somthing.


some times it does not sync i will plug it into the computes usb port and it wont charge i takes about 3 to 6 tries to get it to work any help thanks 

iPod touch, iOS 5.0.1
  • danhalen Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    I am having the same problem with the camera app. I'll be using it and then the screen just goes black. I check other apps and their fine, go back to camera app and still just black. The only way i know to fix it is to reboot the itouch by holding down the power button and the home button for like 5 seconds until the itouch reboots, then the app works again until later when the screen goes black and you have to do it all over again.

  • ipod 4g man Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    mine is working fine now but thx for the help ipresonally would go to the apple store

  • Fazakstudios Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Same thing just happened to me, found another solution though. 


    Plug the USB cable into your PC/base of iPod Touch.

    Turn off the iPod completely.

    Wait 10 seconds and re-power the iPod.

    Now load up the camera; and the screen should be back to normal.


    I have similar screen freeze issue with my Sony Erricson K700i Mobile phone, and plugging in the 'power' cable always resolves it, so it would seem to be of the same method used to resolve this iPod issue!!


    Strange thing as you've posted, all other apps etc still work.  Maybe support will get around to resolving this bug!!