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iPhone Flashlight Not Working: How to Fix It

iPhone Flashlight Not Working

To quickly use iPhone as the alternative to the torch, Apple has added the flashlight option on the lock screen and Control Centre. However, the iPhone’s flashlight icon sometimes greyed out and did not work from the device’s lock screen. 

I guess the iPhone flashlight not working issue is not only occurring with me since I saw dozens of complaints about the iPhone camera and flashlight not working on the lock screen. Many iPhone 7, iPhone 11, and iPhone 13 users reported the flashlight not working on the iPhone problem. However, we managed to get the solution to this annoying issue. Let’s check it out. 

How To Fix iPhone Flashlight Not Working

Check The Temperature 

If your iPhone is too hot or cold, the flashlight will not work. If you leave your iPhone under -4 F or above 113 F, your iPhone will not allow the flashlight to turn on. It would help if you kept your iPhone in the normal temperature to use a flashlight. 

Check The Camera 

If you are already using iPhone’s camera function and turning on the flashlight, it won’t work. Why? Because iPhone users camera to turn the flashlight on, you need to close down the camera to use a flashlight.

Restart Your iPhone

Most of the minor or major bugs can be fixed with just a simple restart. Hence, you can also try this method to fix the flashlight not working iPhone issue. So go ahead and restart your iPhone.

Reset Settings

When you update your device to the latest iOS update, it also faces some problems and conflicts with the system. Hence, you can reset all settings on your iPhone to fix the flashlight issue. 

Hard Reset 

If any of the above methods doesn’t work and did not help fix the iPhone flashlight issue, you can perform a hard reset on your iPhone to get rid of this annoying error.

Contact Apple Support 

Even after hard resetting the device and trying all the above solutions, the flashlight on iPhone is still not working; the last option would be Apple Support. You can directly reach the Apple support page to report the flashlight issue.

The Conclusion 

The above methods helped many users to fix the iPhone flashlight not working issue. If any of the above methods worked for you or did you know any other way to fix this issue, share with us in the comment box.

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