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macrumors 6502
Original poster
Jul 3, 2007
Irvine, CA
Hello Everyone,

I updated my iPhone X to 14.3 today. I launched the camera app and was shocked that it was non-functional. I see all of the options like photo, video, portrait, timer, auto...however, the viewfinder is black subject matter at all. In addition, when trying to make a selection, i.e. photo to video, the camera app is very slow and laggy. It also crashed several times. I did a hard reset, but this did not help the problem.

I also cannot access the rear-facing camera through the notes app or magnifier. The front-facing camera seems to be working. At least I can see myself with the front-facing camera. I see only a black canvass with the rear camera.

Is anyone else having similar issues?

My iPhone X was recently replaced by Apple a few months ago and it has been running included.

Any input or feedback would be appreciated. Thank you.


macrumors 6502
Feb 16, 2016
Interestingly this happened to my Xs but on the front facing camera. For me it only lasted until a restarted the phone. I hope yours gets working again.
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