iPhone flashlight not working after updating to new iOS 11? This guide will show you some potential tips to fix iPhone camera flashlight or LED flashlight not working issue on iPhone 6/6s/7/8/X.
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“My rear camera on my iPhone and flash DO NOT work at all… the camera shows a black screen and the flash DOSENT turn on. I have been having this issue for months and still haven’t worked. I would be able reboot the phone (holding home and power buttons) and it would work for only a short amount of time (around 5 mins) and will continue to it’s a original state from the beginning. PLEASE HELP.”
Some iPhone users meet the problem of flashlight not working on iPhone as the above user, and this may also happen after you update to new iOS 11/11.1. Suppose there is no hardware-related issue with your iPhone flashlight, we offer you some potential fixes to solve the iPhone camera flashlight or LED flash not working issue on iPhone X/8/7/6s/6.
Completely quit the Camera app or the Flashlight app by double tapping on the Home button, and find it and swipe up to close Camera or Flashlight app. Then open the app and check if it is working now.
Open your iPhone Camera, and turn on flashlight to shoot several photos. After that, check if the flashlight is working.
Some users find that LED flashlight not working when notifications come. You should make sure you’ve enabled LED Flashlight for Alerts: Go to Settings >General > Accessibility > Turn on LED Flash for Alerts.
Make sure you’ve turned on show notifications in lock screen, or the LED flashlight will not working when new notifications come and your iPhone is locked. Go to Settings > Notifications > Under the ALERTS section, turn on Show on Lock Screen.
If you turned on Do Not Disturb or Airplane mode, the LED flash alerts will not working. So make sure you’ve disabled Do Not Disturb feature and Airplane mode on iPhone.
If your iPhone is in low power mode it may affects the LED flash alerts, so you can turn off Low Power Mode to have a try: Settings > Battery > Turn off Low Power Mode.
You can also try resetting all settings on iPhone to fix iPhone flashlight not working issue after iOS 11 update. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset All Settings.
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Fiona Wang Member of @PrimoSync team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of Apple related issues by writing iOS-how-to tutorials.