How to Preserve Camera Settings on iPhone and iPad in iOS 10.2

iPhone or iPad running iOS 10.2 allows you to "Preserve Camera Settings" which prevents the app from resetting to the default setting whenever you open it.

iOS 10.2 has got some important features such as Single Sign-On, Emergency SOS and of course the fabulous “TV” app. Hidden deep in the Settings app, there is a fascinating feature called “Preserve Settings.”

Once enabled, “Preserve Settings” would let you save the last used mode in Camera. As a result, Camera app would open in the same mode you used last time. For instance, if you use Square mode in the Camera, it will remain in the same mode and won’t reset to the default setting unlike before when you open it next time.

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How to Save Camera Settings on iPhone and iPad

Likewise, if you use “Transfer” filter in the stock Photos app, it will preserve it. Hence, the filters won’t reset to None when you open the Photos app next time. The best thing about it is that you don’t have to remember which mode you used last time. Here is how it works:

How to Save Last Mode in Camera & Photos Apps on iPhone and iPad

Note: Make sure to update your iPhone to iOS 10.2 to use this feature.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iOS device → Next, you have to scroll down and tap on Photos & Camera.

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Tap on Settings then Photos & Camera on iPhone

Step #2. Now, tap on Preserve Settings which is under Camera section.

Tap on Preserve Settings on iPhone Camera

Step #3. You should see three options on the next screen:

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  • Camera Mode: It allows you to preserve the last mode like Video or Square instead of the default Photo option.
  • Photo Filter: It lets you preserve the last used filter like Process, Fade or Transfer.
  • Live Photo: It enables you to preserve the Live Photo setting. By default, it’s turned on.

In this test, I’m going to turn both the switches next to Photo Filter and Camera Mode.

Save Camera Settings on iPhone and iPad

That’s all there is to it! From now onwards, the last used mode will be automatically preserved.

If you are fond of capturing excellent photos, you would be glad to check out these cool posts like best manual camera apps for iPhone, how to shoot and edit RAW photos, tips to use Portrait Mode, Markup, how to use Portrait Mode on older iPhones.

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Dhvanesh Adhiyahttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Dhvanesh Adhiya is our editor-in-chief and reviewer who takes care of iGeeksBlog.com. He is passionate for wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.

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