How to Overcome WhatsApp Camera Zooming Alone

Recently, a new problem has emerged with this most popular chat application. The problem is that the WhatsApp camera zooms itself when used to capture photos, both in stories and in chat.

How to Overcome WhatsApp Camera Zooming Alone

How to Overcome WhatsApp Camera Zooming Alone

The emergence of the problem above has certainly made many WhatsApp users look for the reason why the WhatsApp camera zooms itself and how to solve it.

The causes of the WA camera zooming itself are of course very varied, but the most powerful is due to abugin the WhatsApp application itself.

So how to solve it? Considering that this problem occurs due to various different causes, below we have prepared several ways to solve the WhatsApp camera zooming. Please do each method in order!

1. Close and reopen the WhatsApp application

The first step you can take to overcome the zooming WA camera is to close and then reopen the WhatsApp application.

In this way, the system files in the WhatsApp application will be reloaded and usually various kinds of application problems will disappear. This also includes the problem of the WA camerazoomingitself.

2. Clear WhatsApp Cache

The cache is a collection of files or data generated by an application and stored temporarily in your cellphone’s memory.

The large number of cachefiles that have accumulated could be one of the reasons why the WhatsApp camerazoomsby itself.

For this reason, you can fix it by deleting allthe cache generated from the WhatsApp application itself.

Here’s how toclearWhatsAppcache :

  1. Open Settings on your cellphone.
  2. Select Application settings.
  3. Search and select the WhatsApp application.
  4. Select Erase Data.
  5. Select the Clear Cache option.

We carried out the steps above on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 MIUI 12 cellphone. So if you use another cellphone, there will most likely be a slight difference in the location and name of the options. Just adjust it.

3. Update the WhatsApp application

Problems that occur in the WhatsApp application are also usually caused bybugsor errors in the WhatsApp file system itself. That’s why the WhatsApp camerazoomsitself.

However, usually, WhatsApp will immediately fix thebugs that occur by releasing the latest updated version of the WhatsApp application.

Therefore, one way to overcome the WA camerazoomingis to update the WhatsApp application.

For those of you who don’t know how to update WhatsApp, here are the steps:

  1. Open the Google Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS) application.
  2. Search and select the WhatsApp application.
  3. Click the Update button.

After the WhatsApp application update process is complete, try running the WA application and check whether the camera still zooms by itself or not.

4. Restart the cellphone

Apart from problems with WhatsApp files, the WhatsApp zoom camera itself can also occur due to problems with system files.

So to overcome this, you can try to restartthecellphone you are using.

After the cellphone turns back on, check whether the WhatsApp camera is running normally or not.

5. Reinstall WhatsApp

If doing the four methods above still doesn’t work, the final solution you can do is to reinstall the WhatsApp application.

Before reinstalling WhatsApp, make sure you still have access to the cellphone number you are using. You can alsobackup chats first.

Those are some ways to overcome the WhatsApp camera zooming itself when used. If the problem still occurs, then it is very likely that the problem is abugin the latest version of WhatsApp that you are using.

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