How to Use Zoom Feature on iPhone 7 Plus Camera

How to Use Zoom Feature on iPhone 7 Plus

The verdict is out… iPhone 7 Plus has got the best camera which can make even a pro photographer feel proud. Now, you no longer need to carry a DSLR everywhere to capture stunning shots. The phablet is fully equipped to snap photos with amazing depth of field as well as bokeh/blur effect. Indeed, the ultra-large phablet is the most endearing mini-DSLR in the market.

iPhone 7 Plus boasts of 10x digital zoom to let you capture far-off subjects with more clarity. Moreover, you can effortlessly adjust it. It’s something you would love to have while watching a football game, enjoying tennis or making the most of a cricket match. Personally, I am going to use the digital zoom a lot while traveling.

How to Use Zoom Feature on iPhone 7 Plus Camera

Step #1. Launch Camera app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Next, you need to touch and hold on the 1x button
at the bottom.

Tap on 1x on iPhone 7 Plus Camera

Step #3. Now, you have to swipe to the left in order to increase zoom. To decrease it, simply swipe to the right.

Use Zoom in iPhone 7 Plus

Alternatively, you can tap on 1x.

How to Switch Between 1x and 2x Zoom on iPhone 7 Plus

It’s very simple to switch between 1x and 2x zoom on the phablet.

Step #1. First off, open the Camera app.

Step #2. Tap on the 1x button to switch to 2x. To return to 1x, just tap on the button again. That’s so simple, isn’t it?

With iOS 10.1 just arrived, Portrait Mode is also available on iPhone 7 Plus. It’s really nice to snap pics with the bokeh effect. Unfortunately, Portrait Mode is exclusive to the 7 Plus. Hence, even iPhone 7 users can’t use it.

If you are charmed by the Portrait Mode and wish to use it on your iPhone 7 as well as older iPhones like iPhone 5s, iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPhone 6s/6s Plus and iPhone 5SE, there is a way to use it on your smartphone.

Follow this complete guide to make the most of bokeh effect on your unsupported iPhone.

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