iPhone camera not working? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

iPhone Camera Not Working? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Diagnose and resolve iPhone camera issues with our comprehensive troubleshooting guide and online camera testing tool

Updated on January 24, 2024

How to Fix iPhone Camera Not Working

  1. Check Camera Permissions
    • Go to Settings > Privacy > Camera.
    • Make sure the Camera app is toggled on.
  2. Force Restart Your iPhone
    • For iPhone 8 and later: Press and release the Volume Up button, press and release the Volume Down button, then press and hold the Side button.
    • For iPhone 7 and 7 Plus: Press and hold both the Volume Down button and the Sleep/Wake button.
    • For iPhone 6s and earlier: Press and hold both the Sleep/Wake button and the Home button.
  3. Reset Camera Settings
    • Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset Camera.
    • Enter your passcode when prompted.
  4. Update to the Latest iOS Version
    • Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
    • If an update is available, tap Download and Install.
  5. Contact Apple Support
    • Visit Apple's support website to get in touch with a support representative.

Additional tips:

  • Try using the camera in different apps to ensure it's not an issue with a specific app.
  • Check the camera lens for any dirt or debris that may be obstructing it.
  • Avoid dropping or exposing your iPhone to water or extreme temperatures, as this can damage the camera.

iPhone guides to fix your camera not working

When you're facing camera issues on iPhone within specific applications, it's crucial to find targeted solutions. Our collection of app-specific guides is here to help you troubleshoot and resolve camera problems. Each guide is tailored to address common and unique camera issues within different applications on iPhone.

Our comprehensive guides cover camera troubleshooting for a wide range of apps, including: