Live Photo on iPhone 6, 7, 8: how to make and disable
Live photo on iPhone is one of the new software functions available to users of the operating system iOS. She lets you take animated photos on her phone. But in order to get high-quality photos, you need to know how to enable life photos on iPhone 6 and other models, how to edit images and other features of the function.
On which models iPhone can you take Life Photo?
It should be noted right away that this function is not available on all models. In particular, only those equipped with 3D Touch technology support it. This is a new technological solution that was introduced Apple starting with models iPhone 6s. It is a special technology that is able to determine with what force the user presses on the display of his smartphone.
Therefore, only the following models support this function:
6s and 6s +;
iPhone 7 and 7+;
8 and 8+;
Live photos on iphone 7, how to enable and view on other models, consider below.
How Live Photo works
The system creates some kind of animation within 3 seconds. In particular, when the live photo function is turned on, after pressing the photo button, the phone first records 1.5 seconds, then takes pictures and subsequently records for another 1.5 seconds.
As a result, we get something like a mini-video with a duration of 3 seconds. In general, we get a photo, as well as an additional 45 frames to it. Those. a combination of a photo in the standard .JPG format and a video file (MOV) in addition to it. The animation itself is later turned on when you click on the photo.
How to take a Life photo on iPhone 6?
We figured out what Live Photos are, and now let's look at how to take them.
We will figure out how to turn on a life photo on an iPhone 6 S, follow the instructions below:
Open the standard camera application.
The top menu contains the Live Photos icon (looks like numerous circles).
It must be turned on. It should glow yellow.
Click on the photo button, or the sound key.
For those who do not know how to turn off live photos on an iPhone, this is done according to the same algorithm as turning on the function.
Editing Life Photo (sound removal, cropping and effects)
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Along with the release of the new function, after the release of iOS 11, it was additionally possible to edit Live photos.
In order to edit such photos, there are many functions. This can be done by following the instructions below:
First you need to set the title photo, i.e. main frame. To do this, open the photo and click 'Edit'.
In the bottom menu, we can see all the frames that make up the animation. Choose the one you want, hold it down, release it, and then the button 'Make photo main' appears.
If you need to apply an effect, also click 'Edit', swipe the photo up, and an additional menu opens where you can apply the desired effect.
It is also possible to crop the photo. To do this, select the main frame, and remove the rest to the required amount by moving the area of the photo.
And the last option is to turn off the sound. To do this, there is a special speaker icon in the upper corner when changing the image. To turn it off, it must be crossed out.
Sending Live Photos to Older Models iPhone and MAC
Note that due to the peculiarities of live photos, viewing them on old smartphones is impossible. Animation support is only available on version iOS 9 and later.
Thus, if you send a photo to an older device, then it will not be possible to view the animation on it, but you can only see the JPG image. But in the case of sending even to iPhone 5 with version iOS 9 and higher, the animation will remain and can be viewed.
Can I take a Live Photo on the 5S, 6 and 6 Plus?
How to make a live photo on an iPhone 6 – this question is rather ambiguous. These cameras do not have a standard function. Therefore, it is impossible to do this without using additional security.
But despite this, there are a number of third-party programs that help you take live photos on the iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 plus.
How to take Live Photo on older iPhone models?
Since there is no standard function, so we cannot make live photos on the old model, as in iPhone 7, but how to enable this feature? Let's consider the example of the 5S model.
You will need to install the Live Pictures application.
This application allows you to take Live photos, with the ability to customize according to your preferences, in particular, take a photo at the beginning, middle or end, set the animation length up to 8 seconds, as well as the frame rate. Here you can immediately turn off sound recording.
There are also a number of other methods and applications for creating Life style photos.