How to Close Camera on Your Android Device

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Are you looking for an easy way to close the camera on your Android device? Whether it’s to protect your privacy or conserve your device’s battery life, closing the camera app is reatively simple.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to close the camera app on an Android device:

1. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen, hold and then let go. This will open the list of apps currently running on your device.
2. Look for the Camera app in the list and tap it to close it.
3. Alternatively, if you see the Camera app icon on the home screen, just tap it and then select ‘Close’ or ‘Exit’ from the menu that appears.
4. If you want to be sure that no oher apps are accessing your camera, you can turn off permission for each individual app in Settings. Go to General Settings > Apps & Notifications > look for any apps that may be using your camera > tap it and look for Permissions > here you can choose to disable access to your camera (or microphone).
5. Finally, if you want an extra layer of protection, you can disable access to both the Camera and Microphone from within Settings> Privacy>Camera Access/Microphone Access – just make sure each toggle is set OFF before exiting out of Settings.

And that’s all there is to it! By followig these steps, you can easily and quickly close down any access that apps have to your phone’s camera or microphone – giving you improved privacy and better battery life in one go!

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Closing a Camera

To close a camera, you can either tap the ‘X’ in the top riht corner, or if your device has the capability, you can swipe up from the bottom of your screen, hold your finger on the screen until you feel a brief vibration, and then let go. This will minimize the camera app, allowing you to switch to another app or go back to your home screen.

Closing Camera with Other Apps

Hi there. To close your camera with other apps, you need to go to the general settings of your phone. From there, go to Apps & Notifications > look for the apps that you think are using the camera > tap it and look for the Permissions section. Once you find it, you can disable the Camera permission for each app individually. This will make sure that no other app can access your camera without your permission.

Turning Off the Camera on an Android Phone

To turn off your camera on an Android phone, open the Settings app, then go to the Privacy section. In this section, you will find toggles for both Camera Access and Microphone Access. Just tap these toggles to disable either or both of them. This will turn off the camera and microphone on your Android phone.

Closing the Camera on an iPhone

To close the camera on your iPhone, open the Settings app and tap Screen Time. If you haven’t set it up, tap Turn on Screen Time and follow the instructions. Once you have enabled Screen Time, tap Content & Privacy Restrictions and enable it on the next screen. Then, tap Allowed Apps and turn off the Camera toggle. This will disable your iPhone’s camera, preventing it from beng used to take photos or videos.

Identifying Which Apps Are Using My Camera

To find out whch apps are using your camera, you can review the Permission Manager in the Privacy settings of your device. In the Privacy menu, tap on “Permission Manager” and you will be able to view a list of apps with permission to access your device’s camera, microphone, or both. From here, you can review and edit the permissions that each app has. You can also revoke any permissions that you do not feel comfortable with.

Preventing Android Camera from Automatically Turning On

To stop your Android camera from automatically turning on, you need to disable the camera shortcut. To do this, open Settings and tap on Display. Then, turn off the toggle switch labeled “Press power button twice for camera”. This will prevent your camera from launching when you press the power button twice. You can also try disabling the built-in Smart Lock feature if it is enabled in your device’s settings. Additionally, some phones allow you to set a PIN or password for launching the camera which can be an effective way of preventing it from automatically turning on.

Turning Off Camera on Phone

Yes, you can easily turn off the camera on your phone. To do this, first open up the Settings app. Then look for an option called “Apps” (it may be located twice in the list of settings). You should see a list of all the apps installed on your phone. Find the camera app and tap it to open its settings. Here you should see an option to disable Camera permissions – simply toggle off this switch to turn off the camera on your phone.


In conclusion, closing the camera app is relatively easy. All you have to do is swipe up from the bottom, hold, then let go. If you want to completely disable the camera access for certain apps, you can do so by going into the Settings app and tapping on Privacy. There you will find the Camera Access and Microphone Access toggles whch can be turned off with a single tap. Lastly, if your Camera app is on the home screen of your Android device, simply tap it or its icon to open it.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.