The public beta of iPhone ($699 at Apple) operating system, is now up and running. And so long as you’re willing to take on the risks of (don’t do it on your main phone!) you can check out all , including home screen widgets, a Translate app and . But one smaller camera feature may make the biggest difference for your selfie needs: There’s now a setting called Mirror Front Camera., Apple’s latest
Mirror Front Camera joins the iOS 14 features that’s devices for some time.) When you turn it on and change to your front-facing camera, it will snap a photo that’s your mirror image, instead of flipping it as the camera usually does. Some people find this jarring, because the photo you take doesn’t match the image you see in the viewfinder.‘s slow-motion selfie feature to bring us a subtler — and dare I say more useful — selfie tool. (It should be noted that it’s one of many
Ultimately, it may not change your selfie very much, but some people may prefer the more familiar reversed version of your face, like looking in a mirror.
Remember that iOS 14 is only available as an early public preview, so you can expect the OS to be buggy. For the average iPhone user, it’s best to wait for the final release in the fall. But we’ll explain how Mirror Front Camera works now so you can be ready when you do have iOS 14 on your phone.
With iOS 14 installed, the Mirror Front Camera setting is disabled by default. Here’s how to turn it on:
Go to Settings > Camera. Under Composition, toggle Mirror Front Camera on. Head back to your camera app, and turn the camera to face yourself. The image will appear as you see yourself in the mirror, instead of flipped as it usually is.
Here’s a side-by-side comparison of a regular selfie and one taken with Mirror Front Camera turned on.
You can follow the same instructions to turn Mirror Front Camera off and go back to the default selfie setting.
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