How to fix black camera issue on iPhone 11 Pro Max

How to fix black camera issue on iPhone

iPhone 11 Series phones have been receiving loads of praises for their cameras. And not just normal users but even professional photographers have all kind words for these incredible cameras. Deep Fusion on these iPhones combines several images, all of which are shot at different exposures, resulting in high-quality photos in mid or low-light situations. Night mode has been an absolute hit. However, a tiny group of iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max users have been seeing a black screen when they launch the camera app. And now they want to fix this black camera issue on iPhone 11 series.

Now let me quickly tell you what this black screen camera issue is. Basically, when few iPhone 11 series users launch their camera app, the screen turns black with just the camera icons and nothing else. It appears pitch black as if you have started the camera when your iPhone is flat on a table or the camera lens has been covered by cardboard.

This issue goes on to show that despite all new advancements and polishing, a few bugs and glitches make way into the final product and software. But, there is nothing to worry about if you face this black screen issue on your iPhone 11 Pro Max. Below are effortless ways to fix this. Dive in…

How to Fix Black Camera Problem on iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max

Solution #1. Switch Camera Modes

After opening the camera app, if you see a black screen, just tap on the button in the bottom right, which you use to switch between back and front camera. This simple solution will fix this issue. If not, read on…

Switch Camera Modes to Fix Black Camera Issue on iPhone 11 Pro MaxSolution #2. Force Close the Camera App

Whenever any app on your iPhone misbehaves, force closing and relaunching the app is a proven technique to fix the issue. We will do the same here. To force close the camera app on your iPhone 11 series-

Step #1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and hold. Here you will see all the currently open apps. (Do not release your swipe like you do to go to the home screen.)

Force Close Camera App to Fix Black Camera Issue on iPhone 11 Pro Max

Step #2. Touch on the Camera app card and flick it up. Done! Relaunch the Camera app. You will no longer see the black screen.

Fix Black Screen Problem on iPhone 11 Pro Max

Solution #3. Restart your iPhone 11

Again, restarting your iPhone at regular intervals like once every week is advisable. Restarting fixes several small and silly issues that any device gathers during regular daily use. If the above two solutions did not work for you, restarting your iPhone 11 might just fix this black screen problem. To restart your iPhone 11.

Step #1. Press and hold the Power button and Volume down button together for 3 seconds. Drag the power off slider to the right.

(Pro Tip: You can also go to SettingsGeneralShut Down)

Step #2. Press the power button after 45 seconds to switch on your iPhone 11.

This will fix the black screen issue. Even if this did not help, you might try force restarting your iPhone 11 or contact Apple support as the last option. Since this is the latest iPhone, if you show them that you frequently face this issue, they might treat it as a hardware problem and replace the phone for you.

Signing off…

I launched, closed, relaunched, force closed, and again launched the camera app on iPhone 11 series for about 100 times. I personally did not face this black camera screen issue. This might be a bug or glitch, and since the issue is discussed on many social media forums, Apple might fix it in the next software update.

Tell us if you were able to fix the black screen camera problem using any of the above solutions or not.

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