The developer beta of iPhone ($699 at Apple) operating system, is up and running, and is like home screen widgets, a Translate app and . But there’s one smaller camera feature that may make the biggest difference for your selfie needs: a setting called Mirror Front Camera., Apple’s latest
Mirror Front Camera joins the iOS 14 features that has for some time.) When you turn it on and flip to your front-facing camera, it will snap a photo that is your mirror image, instead of flipping it as the camera usually does. Some people find this jarring, because the photo you take doesn’t match the image you see in the viewfinder.‘s slow-motion selfie feature to bring us a more subtle — and dare I say useful — selfie tool. (It should be noted that it’s one of many
Ultimately, it may not change your selfie very much, but some people may prefer the more familiar reversed version of your face, like looking in a mirror.
Remember that iOS 14 is only available as an early preview for developers (check out our instructions for sign up for an Apple developer account, which costs $99 per year. And even after you install the developer beta, you can expect the OS to be buggy. It’s best to wait for the public beta in July, or, better yet, the final release in the fall. But we’ll explain how Mirror Front Camera works now so you can be ready when you do have iOS 14 on your phone.). That means if you want to test it out now, you’ll need to
With iOS 14 installed, the Mirror Front Camera setting is disabled by default. Here’s how to turn it on:
Go to Settings > Camera. Under Composition, toggle Mirror Front Camera on. Head back to your camera app, and turn the camera to face yourself. The image will appear as you see yourself in the mirror, instead of flipped as it usually is.
Here’s a side-by-side comparison of a selfie taken regularly, and one taken with Mirror Front Camera turned on.
You can follow the same instructions as above to turn Mirror Front Camera off and go back to the default selfie setting.
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