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Camera and LED Light not working

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My LED light doesn't work and also the camera (both rear and front).

I just get a black screen from the camera and the LED light simply doesn't turn on.

I have checked that it's not a software problem.

How is the camera and the LED connected ? How part did failed?

Thank you

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Well, they're connected like this

iPhone 5 Rear-Facing Camera Replacement

iPhone 5 Front-Facing Camera and Sensor Cable Replacement

I'll admit it's a bit odd, both of them not working at the same time. Usually that black screen is when one of them won't work. Guessing that it has something to do with your back camera, if you've definitely ruled out a software issue. Because that's the part that's connected to the flash

iPhone 5 Rear-Facing Camera Image


iPhone 5 Rear-Facing Camera Replacement

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Thanks for the answer. So even if the back camera was broken, the front should work ? I have a black screen on both cameras, none works. I'll try to replace the back camera and see what happens. I also have a broken digitizer (broke for weeks but the cameras and LED light only stopped working today), don't know if that's also related with the front camera not working, but yhea. Sure it's odd both cameras stopped working at the same time, today.


Yeah, that's normally how it works. When one goes out, the other still works. But when you switch to the one that doesn't work, it just kinda freezes up


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