iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are among the best camera smartphones out there. Both devices offer stunning pictures even in low-light conditions. With Portrait mode on iPhone 7 Plus, users now can capture beautiful photos with an arty bokeh depth effect. However, sometimes the Camera app fails to work properly or becomes unresponsive on your iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
If you are experiencing the issue, don’t worry because we are here to help. In reality, many users have reported that their Camera app get completely frozen, leaving them frustrated.
In this tutorial, we will walk you through some useful tips to fix Camera app that gets frozen on iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
Reboot your device
Rebooting serves as the simplest and quickest way to fix problems on your iPhone. In this case, it may help. Here is how you can reboot your device.
Step one: First off, you need to force quit all the apps running in the background. To do that, you simply need to double-press the home button and swipe up on the app card to close all of them
Step two: Once you are done, you now need to hold on the volume down button and On/Off button at the same time until you see the Apple logo
Step three: Once your device finishes rebooting, launch the Camera app and check if it works properly.
Disable location services and background app refresh
Location services feature can drain your battery quickly and even slow down your device. So if you are not actively using it, turn it off. Here is how you can do that
Step one: Launch the Settings app from your home screen and then tap Privacy
Step two: Tap Location Services and toggle off the switch to disable the feature
The issue may be with background app refresh which is why your Camera app get frozen on your iPhone 7/7 Plus. Here is how you can turn it off.
Step one: You first need to launch the Settings app and then tap General
Step two: Tap on Background App Refresh, then toggle on the switch to turn it off.
Make sure that you are now running the latest version of iOS
Keep in mind that a new update usually comes with bug fixes and performance enhancements. So, if your Camera app get frozen on your iPhone, try updating to the latest version of iOS. To do that, head to Settings app, select General and tap Software.
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