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I can't get my led flash to work with any flashlight app

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My LED flash works for photos but I can't get it to work with any flashlight app. 

Can anyone help?

iPhone 4, iOS 6.1.3
  • paulcb Level 6 Level 6 (18,675 points)

    Standard troubleshooting...


    Try a Reset by pressing the home and sleep buttons until you see the Apple logo, ignoring the slider if, it comes up. Takes about 5-15 secs of button holding and you won't lose any data or settings.


    Remove all apps from Recently Used list...

    - From any Home Screen, double tap the home button to bring up the Recents List

    - Tap and hold any icon in this list until they wiggle

    - Press the red (-) to delete all apps from this list.

    - Press the home button twice when done.


    If still a problem restore with your backup.


    If still a problem restore as new, i.e. without your backup. See how it runs with nothing synced to it.


    If still a problem, it's likely a hardware issue.


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