How to Fix iPhone Camera Not Working Issue?

Just follow these tips and get rid of the blurred photos. If the iPhone camera doesn’t work, then it can stem from some issues of software to lens blockage. Go through the below-given tips to get rid of that blurred picture issue.

Some simple and essential fixes

It can be a cause for panic if the iPhone camera starts working improperly. Some of the more general explanations are given below that caused this failure. One of the simplest things you can do is to take off your iPhone’s case. Users may find it simple, but this can eventually block the lenses of the camera.

Some of the attachments can affect optical stabilization of iPhone. These cases may be magnetic at times. Just give it a shot and try to capture a picture without it.

Clean out the lens of your iPhone’s camera. If the lens contains dirt, dust, and fingerprints then with the help of a microfiber cloth, cleans the lens correctly. Now try to capture the pic again. Click the head of the iOS smartphone with the help of your palm.

Although it is not any scientific procedure and it can’t be used with any extreme caution. The theory underlying it may get stuck. Sometimes a gentle jolt has been put. Do this carefully to avoid further issues.

Photography tips of iPhone camera not focusing

Sometimes the focus issue occurs due to the way you have been using the camera. Many things can be done with this issue. Minimize the problems of blurry and unfocused shots.

Simply tap on an object that you are trying to focus on, it can be anything from a flower, a person to any other thing.

  • Tapping the object would let the iPhone know what you are trying to focus on.
  • Users can take help of AE/AF Lock that will guarantee a focused picture.
  • AE/AF means “Auto Exposure” and “Auto Focus”.
  • Just tap and hold the projectile that you would choose to concentrate on for some time.
  • Do this, and the camera will keep the object in focus. Some other tips are also there, but they are way too general.
  • Try not to capture images are way too close.
  • Do not keep on changing the subjects at numerous times.
  • Doing this will make the iPhone impossible to focus. Do not put your finger or thumb in the way of the lens.

Software Update

Software glitches amt be responsible for focus issues. One foremost way of resolving this issue is to refresh to the recent iOS version. Follow the below-given tips:

  • Ensure that you are well connected to Wi-Fi.
  • Click General.
  • Click Software Update.
  • Click Download and Install.
  • Click Install Now.
  • Resets and Restarts if iPhone cameras aren’t focusing
  • Follow all the frequent restarts till you focus the troubles.
  • Go to your iPhone and tap the Home button two times. Swipe up from screen bottom and wait halfway.
  • In order to find the camera, swipe right or to the left.
  • Now close the app by swiping up.
  • Now restart your iPhone.

Go to your iPhone 8, and some earlier models now press and hold the top button till “slide to power off” screen shows up. Now on the iPhone X tap and hold Side button. Users will now see the slide to power off screen.

For shutting down the iPhone, swipe slider.

  • Now tap and hold the side button till Apple logo appears again.
  • Try out a factory reset
  • Go to Settings.
  • Click General.
  • Click Reset.
  • Click Reset All Settings and Content.
  • Ensure backing up your phone before trying out this option.

James Thomas is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, James has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites at


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