Top 5 Ways to Fix iPhone Camera Won't Work after Update to iOS 14

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-09-19 / Update for  iOS 11

"The camera app is either black or blurry ever since I updated my phone to iOS 14."

"So after iOS 14 update my camera started having issues, but for some reason only the back camera doesn’t work. I attempt to flip it and get just a black screen."

A certain number of users had the issue that iPhone camera doesn't work after update iOS 14 without knowing why. You don't have to worry too much as long as you learn how to fix iOS 14 camera issues in this post.

Way 1: Fix Back Camera and Flashlight Not Working by Force Quit Camera

If iOS 14 flashlight not working on iPhone or iPad, the easiest trick is to force close the app and relaunch it later. Double press the Home button and end process for Camera. If iPhone camera and flashlight still not working on your device, try next solution as well.

Way 2: Hard Reset to Resolve iPhone Camera All Black

There's not actually whether hard reset is fitable for everyone to fix iPhone/iPad camera black. Fortunately, some netizens succeed in repair theirs camre problems.

Perform Hard Reset as follow according to your device.

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Way 3: Free up Enough Space for iPhone/iPad Air Camera Not Working Black Screen

Not long agao, iOS 14 released, but you got iPhone camera flash not working. No worries, it may still have that effect after update to iOS 14. To solve this problem, you can free up space either by storing your photos and videos in iCloud Photo Library or transferring photos to computer using Tenorshare iCareFone.

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Way 4: Update to Latest iOS Version

How do I fix my camera on my iPhone 11 after update? Apple rushed out iOS 14 trying to fix the potential glitches. To you, you can update your iPhone 11 either in iTunes or Settings on your iPhone.

Tip: If your device is stuck in Apple logo, DFU Mode, boot loop or else during iOS 14 update, try Tenorshare ReiBoot to easily fix all iOS stuck issues within few clicks.

Way 5: Repair Corrupted System with Tenorshare ReiBoot

Last but not least, we will suggest you to perform a system recovery to troubleshoot iPhone, iPad camera not working in iOS 14 error. No complicated operations required, only your device and an available computer with Tenorshare ReiBoot installed.

  • Simply put, choose Repair Operating System > Fix Now > Download firmware package.
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  • When the IPSW files is ready, click Repair Now to execute system recovery. When it finishes, you won't be bothered by the back camera and flash not working after iOS 14.
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The Bottom Line

If neither helps with iOS 14/13/12/11 camera malfunction issues, prepare yourself for the hardware issues. Before taking your device to Apple Store local shop and changing the camera module, you can simply check it by opening FaceTime, Skype or other app that can access camera to see whether the back camera works well.

  Updated on 2020-09-19 / Update for  iOS 11

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