So, while I was at the beach this past weekend, I realized my camera was not focusing for pictures that were at a distance of more than a few feet away. This was an issue! Here I am, at the beach, having fun with friends and my boyfriend, and my camera isn’t working. Not the best situation to be in, right? Sure, things could be worse, but it was definitely annoying!
We were only at the beach for a short amount of time (about a day), so I didn’t have time to research and fix what was going on. However, now that I am back at home, I figured it out and fixed it rather simply.
I found some “quick fixes” to fixing the iPhone not focusing, but they didn’t work for me. I tried tapping the phone at the top, cleaning the lens, taking the case off, shutting it down, etc. Nothing was working and I really wasn’t wanting to go to the Apple store or have to reset my iPhone to factory settings.
So, what fixed it? Well, I went into settings and looked to see if there was a newer update (iOS 9.3.3) that would maybe fix this camera not focusing bug. It didn’t mention anything about it in the updates, but I figured I’d try to download it and see if it fixed it anyways… and it did! So, if you are also having an issue with a camera out of focus on your iPhone, you might want to try it. New iOS updates can bring about new problems, but this fixed my current problem, and I’m quite happy about that. Also, sidenote – I also read it helps Pokemon go run smoother on the iPhone. So, there is that!