Many Apple users bought iPhone for its amazing 8-megapixel iSight camera with f / 2.2 aperture and pixel focus. You can only find this feature in DSLR cameras.
iPhone’s new sensor and Pixel focus can record 3840 x 2160 resolution video in 60fps. But so many users reported the iPhone camera not focusing or autofocusing on close up.
Why Is My iPhone Camera Won’t Focus?
Most of the time this issue happened, in particular, iPhone models like iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5, or iPhone 4s. The main reason for this issue is a loose lens position or a new iOS update.
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Solution 1: Tap the iPhone
- Use the palm of your hand to tap the top of the iPhone (rear camera lens end).
- This method solved so many iPhone users’ issues.
Fix 2: Press and hold the iPhone camera button
- Press and hold the iPhone camera button until the camera is focused. Release the button when the image becomes clear.
Fix 3: Remove the iPhone bumper/ case
- Remove the iPhone bumper or metallic case when you use the iPhone camera to take photos or videos.
- This might cause the iPhone camera blurry or wobbly issue.
Still, you can’t fix the iPhone camera will not focus issue?
Press and hold the Sleep button and Home button together until the Apple logo appears. After your iPhone is restarted, check your iPhone camera focus issue. Sometimes this issue might happen because of the new iOS update like iOS 9, iOS 8, etc. So try to reset iPhone to factory settings.
- First backup iPhone using iTunes or iCloud.
- Navigate to Settings -> General -> Reset -> Erase All Content and Settings.
If you think this problem might happen because of the latest iOS update, downgrade iPhone iOS to an older version (if possible) or take your iPhone to the nearest Apple Care.
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