Messenger camera not working on iPhone? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

Messenger Camera Not Working on Iphone? Ultimate Fix and Troubleshooting Guide 2024

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

Updated on February 3, 2024

How to Fix Messenger Camera Not Working on iPhone

  1. Restart Your iPhone
    • Press and hold the power button until the slide to power off slider appears.
    • Slide the power off slider to the right to turn off your iPhone.
    • Wait a few seconds, then press and hold the power button again to turn your iPhone back on.
    • Open Messenger and check if the camera is working.
  2. Check Messenger Permissions
    • Go to Settings > Privacy > Camera.
    • Make sure the toggle for Messenger is turned on.
    • If the toggle is off, tap it to turn it on.
    • Open Messenger and check if the camera is working.
  3. Update Messenger
    • Open the App Store.
    • Tap the Updates tab.
    • If an update is available for Messenger, tap Update.
    • Once the update is installed, open Messenger and check if the camera is working.
  4. Reset Messenger Camera Settings
    • Open Messenger.
    • Tap your profile picture.
    • Tap Settings.
    • Scroll down and tap Camera.
    • Tap Reset Camera Settings.
    • Open Messenger and check if the camera is working.
  5. Contact Messenger Support
    • Open Messenger.
    • Tap your profile picture.
    • Tap Help & Support.
    • Tap Report a Problem.
    • Describe the issue you're experiencing and submit the report.

If you've tried all the steps above and your camera is still not working, it may be a hardware issue. In this case, you may need to contact Apple support for further assistance.

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