Category: Camera

How to Record Video While Playing Music on iPhone

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If you’ve ever tried to record a video while playing music on iPhone, you may have noticed that the music playback stops as soon as you switch to the Video mode in the Camera app. As frustrating as this can be, we have a way to get around this issue, letting you capture videos with your own audio track playing.

A lot of people like to add background music to their videos. This is typically done in post-processing using editing tools and apps like iMovie, but if your iPhone camera can record videos while playing music, you can avoid this complicated step…

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How to Prevent Microphone & Camera Access for Websites in Safari on Mac

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Do you want to stop certain websites from trying to access your Mac’s webcam or microphone unnecessarily? You’ll be pleased to know that Safari on macOS makes it pretty easy to restrict websites that can request access to the camera or microphone with pop-ups.

You may already know how certain sites and apps request your permission to unlock certain features, including notifications, location, camera, microphone, or anything else really. Websites also may sometimes request these permissions too, particularly for microphone or camera access, for example if…

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How to Change Photos Frame on iPhone Camera

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Do you take a lot of pictures using your iPhone camera? If so, you may be surprised to know that you can actually adjust the framing of your photos after you capture them.

This feature is available on iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 series and later. Apple’s newest iPhone models come with multi-lens camera systems to help you take high-quality pictures even in challenging situations. By taking advantage of the ultrawide lens on these iPhones, Apple gives you the option to capture content outside of the frame. This could prove to be useful when you’re editing the…

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How to Block Microphone & Camera Access for Websites on iPhone & iPad

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Are you tired of seeing unwanted camera and microphone access pop-ups with certain websites on Safari for iPhone and iPad? Or maybe you just want to manually disable camera access for some websites due to privacy concerns? Fortunately, this is actually pretty easy to do with iOS and iPadOS.

People have become increasingly cautious when it comes to privacy these days, and for good reasons. With multiple privacy breach reports on major internet giants and tech companies, protecting your privacy and personal data should be of utmost importance. Similar to how…

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How to Use Volume Buttons for Camera Burst & QuickTake Video on iPhone

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How’d you like to use your iPhone camera buttons for both camera burst mode and QuickTake video? With supported devices and the latest versions of iOS, you can use the volume buttons for camera burst and QuickTake video on an iPhone.

On supported iPhone models (including iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11 series, iPhone XS, and XR, and newer) burst photos are taken by quickly dragging the shutter icon to the left, and QuickTake videos are recorded by long-pressing and dragging the shutter icon to the right. Fortunately, you can assign volume buttons for both of…

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How to Enable Apple ProRAW on iPhone 12 Pro & iPhone 12 Pro Max

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If you recently purchased an iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro Max for it’s excellent camera and use it to take photos frequently, you’re in for a surprise. As long as you’re running iOS 14.3 or later, Apple has added the ability to capture photos using Apple ProRAW image format. Many of you may not necessarily be sure of what it means, but we’ve got you covered.

In simple terms, the new Apple ProRAW format will allow you to capture 12-bit RAW image files with your iPhone. For those who aren’t familiar with RAW files, they’re basically uncompressed…

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How to Turn Off Camera & Microphone on Zoom for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows, etc

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Did you recently start using Zoom for making video calls or participating in online meetings? In that case, you might not be familiar with the interface, and even some of the basic tips like toggling off and on the video camera and microphone when on Zoom.

When you’re in an active video call, you may often find yourself wanting to mute your microphone when someone’s trying to talk to you in the background, or perhaps you’re just clearing your throat. Or sometimes, you may want to turn off your camera if you’re busy with something else and not…

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How to Completely Turn Off Live Photo on iPhone Camera

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Most iPhone users know that you can enable or disable Live Photos directly from within the Camera app on iPhone every time you take a photo. But you also may notice that if you turn off Live Photos in the camera app by toggling the button, the next time you use the Camera app the Live Photos feature is back on again. This is because the default behavior of the Camera app is to automatically reset the have Live Photo turned on, even if you turned it off the last time you used the camera on the iPhone (or iPad for that matter).

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How to Use HDR on iPhone & iPad Camera

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High Dynamic Range (HDR) is an imaging technique that has been available on smartphone cameras for a while now. Essentially, the HDR feature aims to make the photos you capture on your iPhone or iPad as realistic as possible.

You might already be aware of all the 4K TVs that are coming out with HDR capabilities, but although the ultimate goal remains the same, HDR in photography works in a different way compared to that of a television. When you use HDR on an iPhone or iPad camera, multiple photos are taken in quick succession. All of these photos are taken at…

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How to Use Camera Shortcuts from Control Center on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to launch your iPhone or iPad camera in a specific mode? If so, you’re in luck. Thanks to the iOS Control Center, it’s fairly easily to select a specific capture mode before you even open the Camera application on your device. Instead, you an jump directly to selfies, portraits, video recording, or even a portrait selfie.

By default, users can switch between the various camera modes within the app. However, if you want the Camera app to be ready to take a quick selfie or record a video clip as soon as you launch it, you can make use of the…

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