Turning off camera


It would be really helpful if you’d provide the following information so our engineer colleagues can identify and solve your problem sooner.

Which device has the problem? Viewer or Camera camera
Device Model Name: iPhone 5
OS Version: 11

AppVersion: lateslatest one
My question is about the ability to turn my camera on and off as I need to

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I tried it. Saves battery time if you’re not able to keep your camera plugged in! Just enable camera again (of course remotely) when you need it.


HI @evanlgregory2,

Thank you for reaching out to Alfred!

You are not able to turn off iOS Camera remotely. To save Camera battery on iOS device, we’ll suggest you try Guided Access. Please check out the tutorial here:

Hope it helps!