How to Fix Facetime Black Screen on iPhone or iPad


  • To fix facetime black screen on iPhone or iPad first force restart iPhone and close applications running in background.
  • Switching between a camera like front camera and back camera when you are on facetime and close applications which are using your camera will fix facetime black screen issues.
  • Reset all settings if the above methods will not help you fix these black screen facetime call problems.

When you are having facetime video chat with your family members or colleagues or it could be any one, when you open facetime instead of showing video if its showing black screen when you are using facetime or this facetime black screen can show up or giving error after you have update your iPhone or iPad to latest version of iOS 15 then you can fix these issue by simply following below methods, let see them in detail below.

Lot of users have already reported this facetime black screen error and iPhone users face these issues after they have updated their iPhone to the latest version of iOS 15 / 14 etc, and you can get rid of facetime black screen issues and resolve it easily.

How to fix Facetime Black Screen on iPhone or iPad

Follow below facetime troubleshooting guide will help your resolve facetime black screen issue

Force Restart your iPhone or iPad

Step 1: Grab your iPhone and Quickly press and release the volume up button.

Step 2: Now, Again Quickly press and release volume down.

Step 3: Now you need to press and hold the power button until the apple logo appears on your iPhone.

Once you restart your iPhone, the facetime black screen issue will be resolved. Most of the time force restraining your iPhone will fix it.

Also Read: 1) How to fix FaceTime stuck on waiting for activation after iOS update

2) How to fix Facetime black screen on Mac

3) How to facetime on Android

4) How to Fix Receiving Calls and Texts From Blocked Number On iOS 14

5) How To Fix Microphone Stopped Working On iPhone 12 Pro

Close Other Apps

When you are trying to do a facetime call on your iPhone, if there are any other applications like the camera app is already occupied by your iPhone or any camera related app is running in background then that could be causing the facetime call to go black totally.

Rotate Camera and Switch Between Apps

Sometimes, by just rotating your iPhone when you are on facetime call can fix issues and also you can try by switching between apps will als of fix these issues and you can try closing applications backgrounds.

Reset All Settings

Step 1: Launch settings app on iPhone

Step 2: Tap on General

Step 3: Scroll down and tap on -> Transfer or Rest phone option here.

Step 4: Tap on Reset -> Reset All settings

Step 5: Enter your iPhone passcode and screen time password if you have set screen time passcode.

Step 6: Tap on reset all settings in the pop up box and confirm.

Once your iPhone reset all settings, go ahead and open facetime and try to video chat and you won’t see any black screen issue on your iPhone.

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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