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Camera & Video Settings

Camera & Video Settings

Manage camera and video settings, including timer, flash, filters, and camera modes.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Set a timer
• Turn the flash on or off
• Access camera modes
• Select a filter
• Turn live photos on or off
• Adjust additional camera settings

To access the camera, from the home screen, select the Camera app Camera app.

Set a timer

From the Camera app, select the  Timer icon then select the desired option.

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Turn the flash on or off

From the Camera app, select the  Flash icon then select the desired option.

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Access camera modes

Swipe left or right to switch camera modes, which include Time Lapse Video, Slo-mo Video, Video, Photo, Portrait, Square, and Pano.

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Select a filter

From the Camera app, select the Filter icon then select the desired filter.

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Turn live photos on or off

Live Photos is enabled by default. Live Photos record what happens 1.5 seconds before and after you take a picture. To enable or disable Live Photos, from the Camera app, select the live photo Live Photos icon.

Note: Turn off live photos to save camera memory.

Adjust additional camera settings

1. From the home screen, select the settings app Settings app. Scroll to and select Camera.

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2. Adjust Camera settings as desired.

Note: If you are you having trouble taking pictures or video on your iPhone, click here.

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