We may earn a commission when you buy through links in our articles. Learn more.

How to turn off live photos on iPhone

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.

How to turn off live photos - an iPhone on a wooden floor behind a no entry sign

If you’re trying to figure out how to turn off live photos on iPhone, we’ve got you covered. While live photos are great for making GIFs, they can be irritating when trying to capture that one perfect moment. In this guide, we’ve got step-by-step instructions on turning off the feature, so you can grab that fantastic still image.

If you need even more help getting 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 our guide on how to turn off live photos.

YouTube Thumbnail

How do I turn off live photos?

Turning off live photos is easy, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to settings
  2. Tap camera
  3. Hit preserve settings
  4. Switch off live photos

There you have it, all you need to know on how to turn off live photos. It really is as easy as that. Now, if you feel the need to play something, our best iPhone games list can help you out, as can our free Monopoly Go dice guide.