Cakes Alive!™ is not optimised for phones that don’t have a good auto-focus function on their cameras. Some Android devices experience this problem.
To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you test your Android devices prior to purchase using the steps shown below.
Current iPhone devices do not experience this problem.
Common Android phones include
Samsung HTC Motorola Nexus
Android User Test Steps
Open the app and test it on the target image provided here:
Test your Android device on this target
Why does this happen?
Some Android phones have cameras that are not able to auto-focus on small images. Cakes Alive!™ relies on image recognition, so, without proper focus, the animation will not play. We encourage you to test your device prior to purchase.