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asked 2015-07-13 12:55:51 +0300

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updated 2015-07-22 11:20:23 +0300

I had a weird issue with my Jolla. Yesterday I noticed I could change any of the camera settings. E.g. if I chose another flash setting in the pulldown menu, the setting got active for less than a second before automatically reverting to the original setting. This happened even when changing the active camera. Soon after noticing the camera issue, I noticed it affected also the keyboard (long space press): choosing another layout failed the same way as with the camera settings.

Rebooting the phone didn't help with issue, but finally I found a solution for this: I went to "Settings -> System -> Text input" and changed the "Active keyboard" setting! After that, both the camera and the keyboard started working again.

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Addition to above, I'm now having the same issue again, and this time the trick above doesn't work. What can I do?!

AnaT ( 2015-07-13 23:38:23 +0300 )edit

This is certainly getting interesting (and scary). Now I'm facing also this issue with the Store: https://together.jolla.com/question/7988/problem-with-store-unable-to-install/?answer=37218#post-id-37218

AnaT ( 2015-07-13 23:58:45 +0300 )edit

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answered 2015-07-22 11:19:32 +0300

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So it turned out, this was about the metadata issue of the filesystem. I finally got around it by running btrfs balance through the recovery mode. Just needed to apply these instructions:

  1. https://jolla.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204709607
  2. https://jolla.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/202514138-How-to-copy-data-from-Home-to-SD-card-in-Recovery-Mode
  3. https://together.jolla.com/question/30822/root-and-home-disks-full-and-causing-various-problems/

Next, in order to avoid this in the future, I need to figure out how utilise an SD card for my pictures and/or Android apps.

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