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  1. deathbyjazzhands's Avatar
    I normally get to the camera by sliding up the camera icon on the lock screen. Lately sliding up on the phone icon doesnt work. Has anybody else had this issue? It happens about once a day.
    10-14-2014 01:48 PM
  2. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Has worked fine for me. That said, I did have the video camera freeze on me about 10 seconds in to a video. Really upsetting because I was recording my daughter play music and missed most of it. I hate iOS 8.
    10-14-2014 02:09 PM
  3. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    Do a quick reboot and see if the issue still occurs.
    10-14-2014 02:11 PM
  4. finn5975's Avatar
    The success of mine is hit or miss. I have tried rebooting, hard reset, etc. I am running iOS 8.0. This is my second replacement phone, and it has been this way for me on each one. Not sure the reason.
    10-14-2014 02:16 PM
  5. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    This is an iOS 8 issue. I've had trouble sometimes swiping up control center and the camera from the lock screen.
    10-14-2014 02:18 PM
  6. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I did have some issues with that working properly on the 6. Of course it's a software issue.
    10-15-2014 09:43 AM
  7. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Just tested about 10 times. Worked fine on my Verizon 5s. When I swipe up from the middle I get the control center and when I swipe up from the camera icon I get the camera.
    10-15-2014 09:52 AM
  8. BenitoC's Avatar
    It works just fine on my iPhone 6.
    10-15-2014 12:47 PM
  9. sting7k's Avatar
    Yes I have issues sometimes. The little icon is tucked too far in the right corner and the touch area to activate it is too small. For a screen so large it needs to be bigger or not nearly completely up against the bezel like it is now.
    10-15-2014 01:26 PM
  10. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Works fine on my iP 5 on iOS 8.0.2. Tried it several times.
    10-15-2014 01:37 PM
  11. PreJamison's Avatar
    Both my wife and I have experienced this bug on our 6's . . . But it went away after a reset.
    10-15-2014 09:54 PM
  12. taz323's Avatar
    Been working great on my 6.
    10-15-2014 10:00 PM
  13. ghostface147's Avatar
    I have this issue from time to time.
    10-15-2014 10:19 PM
  14. deathbyjazzhands's Avatar
    This definitely sounds like a software bug, but other than that iOS 8 hasn't given me any issues.
    10-16-2014 09:21 AM
  15. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I could swipe those things up 20 times Ina row without a problem. But when I really need one of them, they won't swipe up. It's random.
    10-16-2014 11:26 AM
  16. kataran's Avatar
    I use it quite a bit. It's one of my favorite features

    Try putting your thumb on the camera icon for two seconds before swiping up it never fails for me
    10-16-2014 11:55 AM
  17. evornoss's Avatar
    I have this problem too on my iPhone 6 from time to time.
    Last edited by evornoss; 10-16-2014 at 02:03 PM.
    10-16-2014 01:36 PM
  18. kushalashok's Avatar
    The camera icon had disappeared from my lock screen on iPhone 5C but rebooting the device brought it back. I find this shortcut quite handy and it helps me capture unique moments.
    02-26-2015 04:58 AM
  19. Flow39's Avatar
    No problem for me, works every time
    02-26-2015 08:17 PM
  20. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    The easiest thing besides unlocking the device for this damn bug is to swipe right for the passcode then go back to the lock screen and the camera swipe up thing will work. As well as Control Center.
    02-27-2015 10:37 AM
  21. taz323's Avatar
    Haven't seen that bug, camera works great.
    02-27-2015 10:44 AM
  22. 50ShadesofDroidx's Avatar
    I've noticed that its a bit harder to swipe up then usual... but the menu comes up eventually after a few multiple swipes. It's either my hands are too damn cold cause of this weather, or its the new firmwire update.
    02-27-2015 02:48 PM
  23. anon(4698833)'s Avatar
    I recognized this issue trying to access the control panel initially, and usually if the control panel won't pull up, the camera won't either. Lately it hasn't been as bad, but for a while it was happening pretty often. Hopefully this is something that can be addressed easily in a firmware update, but to be honest, I would have expected it to be done by now as often as it is reported.
    02-27-2015 03:19 PM
  24. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I have yet to be in that big a hurry. I use ProCamera 8 as my default camera.

    Sent from my ancient iPhone 5 (no longer trustworthy)
    02-27-2015 04:14 PM

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