Category: Camera

How to Mirror Front Camera Photos on iPhone

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If you take a lot of selfies on your iPhone or iPad, you already know how the final image is not the same as the one you saw in the camera preview. This is because the preview is flipped to make it seem like you’re looking in the mirror, but the final image you get is what the camera actually sees, which is also what someone looking at you would see.

But what if you want the final image snapped with the iPhone camera to stay flipped and mirrored? Of course, there’s a setting for that.

How to Mirror Photos Taken with Front Camera on iPhone & iPad

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How to Change WhatsApp Default Webcam & Mic on PC & Mac

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Do you make WhatsApp voice and video calls on your computer? If so, it’s likely that you may want to change the webcam or the microphone it uses by default. Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do and it just takes a few seconds of your time.

For those who aren’t aware, WhatsApp allows its users to make video calls and voice calls from the WhatsApp desktop app. Some desktop users could run into issues with these calls since the app may not use the hardware that you want to use by default. For instance, you may have an external webcam or a dedicated…

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Using External Webcams with FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, etc

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Do you want to use an external webcam for video calls on your Mac? It’s pretty easy to switch a webcam in macOS, but the procedure may slightly vary depending on the software you use. We’ll cover switching the webcam used by the Mac with FaceTime, Skype, and Zoom.

Most of us are already aware that the built-in webcams on the MacBooks, MacBook Pro, MacBook, Air, and iMacs are not the highest resolution. A USB webcam might be necessary for higher quality video calls when teleconferencing or having a virtual meeting or hangout. If you’re new to the macOS…

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How to Disable Camera on iPhone & Lock Screen

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Want to disable the camera on the Lock Screen of iPhone? Whether for privacy purposes, part of work provisioning, for a child’s iPhone, or to prevent accidental pictures being taken, you can disable the camera on iPhone if need be, which also prevents the camera from being usable while the iPhone is locked.

So, want to limit camera access? Read along, we’ll cover turning off the camera on your iPhone as well as its lock screen. We’re focusing on iPhone here, but the same applies to disabling the camera on iPad as well.

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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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