How to turn off live photos

In this guide, we explain how to turn off live photos, just in case you think the feature is more annoying than it is helpful - a sentiment we share

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There are many unique features in iPhones, one of which is live photos. This mechanic enables you to not only capture a picture, but movement from 1.5 seconds before you took the image, and 1.5 seconds after, which in theory gives you the chance to pick the perfect millisecond to create the best picture ever. However, for some, this isn’t a welcome feature.

Some iOS users consider them to be a hindrance, and that’s why we have this how to turn off live photos guide. Here, we explain how you can go back to taking normal photos, and luckily, it’s a relatively simple process.

If you need even more help coming to grips with your iOS device, our how to delete contacts on iPhone, how to delete albums on iPhone, how to scan on iPhone, and how to delete apps on iPhone content can help you out. We also have WhatsApp download and Instagram download guides, should you feel the need to socialise.

Anywho, here’s how to turn off live photos.

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How do I turn off live photos?

Turning off live photos is easy. You just need to:

  • Go to settings
  • Tap camera
  • Hit preserve settings
  • Switch off live photos

There you have it, all you need to know on how to turn off live photos. Now, if you feel the need to play something, our best iPhone games list can help you out.