I can't take pictures with camera on my Apple iPhone SE iOS 9.3

Cause 2 of 2: The camera isn't used correctly

To take pictures using your phone's camera, the camera needs to be used correctly.

Solution: See how to use the phone camera.

Step 1 of 10

Turn on the camera

Press Camera.

Step 2 of 10

Turn on the camera

Slide your finger right or left on the screen to select PHOTO.

Step 3 of 10

Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.

Step 4 of 10

Turn flash on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 5 of 10

Turn HDR on or off

Press the HDR icon.

Step 6 of 10

Turn HDR on or off

Press the required setting.

Step 7 of 10

Turn Live Photos on or off

Press the Live Photos icon to turn the function on or off.

Step 8 of 10

Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the back of your phone at the required object.

Step 9 of 10

Take a picture

Press the take picture icon.

Step 10 of 10

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Turn on the camera

Press Camera.
Slide your finger right or left on the screen to select PHOTO.

2 Turn flash on or off

Press the flash icon.
Press the required setting.

3 Turn HDR on or off

Press the HDR icon.
Press the required setting.

4 Turn Live Photos on or off

Press the Live Photos icon to turn the function on or off.
With Live Photos the camera takes a series of pictures within three seconds allowing you to see an animated version of your picture.

5 Take a picture

Point the camera lens at the back of your phone at the required object.
Press the take picture icon.

6 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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