Released on September 19, 2014, this 4.7" screen iPhone is the smaller version of the iPhone 6 Plus.

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iPhone 6 rear camera and flash not working

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I dropped my phone and replaced the screen. Everything was working fine after the replacement of the screen.

I tried to open the camera app and the only thing I can see is a black screen with the record button etc.

Also when I tried to switch the flashlight on, nothing happened.

The flashlight and camera are 2 different parts, but does the one not work if one is broken?

Hope someone could help me to solve this problem. Thanks in advance!

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I'm also facing same problem.. Can I know how you fix that problem.

Thank you.

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Hope this may help but you lost that stone ( idk wt v call it ) which is present between camera and flash without that both of them will not work flash and rear camera but front cam should work fine

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My camera works fine but the flash/flashlight does not. Can the LED light be replaced. I've been to Apple store and they offered me a new phone for $250. Too much so that I can read a menu in a dark restaurant.

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OK after reading all these comments, I'm clearer about my problem. When taking a picture in front of me, flash does not work. When taking a picture of me, flash works. Any ideas on a solution?

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hi,

it all worked again after i replaced the rear camera. also the flash was working again.

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How much did it cost u to replace the rear cam? i have the same prob as you

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not much, I found a replacement on eBay. Around 5-10 USD.

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is it true that cam replacement is the solution

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Yes Asif, I had success replacing the rear cam in this situation and the phone returned to normal operation.

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Hi, are the replacement rear cameras the same part for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus?

Also, is the flash to power button ribbon the same part for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus?

My wife’s iPhone 6s Plus is acting up. No flash and no flashlight since screen and back replacement.

I hope to find just a loose connection when I open it but I want to have the parts available just in case.

Links to parts would be great.

Thank you in advance.

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Is your rear camera plugged in? It is possible that it got unplugged by accident.

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Yes, the flex cable is installed correctly.

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What does it mean if the flashlight on the iphone works but flash for taking pictures doesn't work?

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That is a good question Felix, that would be a different situation.

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The flashlight and the camera flash are the same part. They are connected to the power button.

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I had similar issues once with an iPad and lucky me I fixed the issue by restoring the unit. I'd try that before anything else. The other solution would be to re-open the device and make sure you didn't unplug the camera flex cable by accident when you swapped the display assembly.

-Bruno

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I restored my phone, but still the same problem. I checked the flex' for both problems, but could not see a problem.

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I also share 1 issues

We conducted replace one camera and obtained successful results

camera has become active again .

camera and flash but separate but work together,

if the camera is damaged or broken camera flash not active .

just replace cameras or lights , the problem Plash will be resolved .

no problem

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Here is the final solution for (Black Screen Camera),

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How do you go about creating the jumper?

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Hello mshib0,

Can the ic chip without problems been removed ?

What is the function of this ic chip ?

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mshibO

Is this applicable to the iPhone 6 Plus also? What Is that little part called? My 6 plus has no flash or flash light.

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What this is doing is removing a power supply chip that generates 2.85V when the camera is on & replacing it with powering the camera all the time directly off the battery (3.6-4.2V) . If that supply chip failing was the problem, this will "fix" it, but at the cost of always burning power and driving the camera with a hotter voltage than it's designed for.

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I replaced the ribbon with the flash, sensors, powerbutton + camera. Still no flash. have noticed that the flash sometimes goes on (weak) just like a light. stays on until reboot.

Btw after IOS 10, the camera works - independent of the flash. Thats a good thing , though I still dont have flash or flashligth

Must be the motherf.. bord.

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hope you’re still active! was it, indeed the MB?

ive replaced everything else and still i’m without both cams, flash, or the earpiece. always have to use speaker phone, and the ONLY reason i got this phone was for the camera.

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I had a customer come in with an iPhone 6+ who's camera AND flash were not working. I replaced the camera and now the flash works fine.

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Which camera did you replace front or rear?

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I have iphone 6s+

my rear camera and flash not working

flashlight to

I replace rear camera but still same problem

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Both my cameras or flash light don’t work the screen is black but I can watch videos and screen shot pictures save to My library as normal just can’t take pictures or FaceTime

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I have the same problem my iPhone 6 screen cracked and I replaced the screen now after replace both the camera and flash is not working .After opening Camera black screen is coming! Any answer what this problem has occurred is the issue is in the board?

Cozz before replace everything was working fine.

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i have to same problem at the moment. i just broke my screen , i got it fixed and i happen to find that my flash and back camera isn’t working ?? any solution or suggestions

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I have the same problem my iPhone 6 screen cracked and I replaced the screen now after replace both the camera and flash is not working .After opening Camera black screen is coming! Any answer what this problem has occurred is the issue is in the board?

Cozz before replace everything was working fine.

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If your camera was broken, a new rear camera may fix it. If your camera is not broken it's likely a problem with the power button flex. Another possibility is a logic board or software issue, but I've rarely seen that.

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