How to Switch Directions in Panorama Mode on Your iPhone

How to Switch Directions in Panorama Mode on Your iPhone

Panorama Mode in the iPhone Camera app is an awesome way to capture the full shot. Instead of being limited to the edges of your screen, Panorama mode allows you to move your phone and capture a wider shot. Your phone then stitches the multiple shots into one long, beautiful image. Panorama mode is particularly perfect for taking photos of landscapes or city horizons. However, you may want to switch what direction Panorama mode captures in. Turns out, it’s easy to do. Here’s how to switch directions in Panorama Mode.

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  • Open the Camera app.

  • Near the bottom of the screen are the camera modes. Photo is default, but if you swipe to the left, you’ll see Video, Square, and Pano. Slide over until Pano is yellow.

  • Now, you’ll see an arrow in the middle of the screen with the words, “Move iPhone continuously when taking a Panorama.”

  • If you need the shot to go the opposite direction, simply tap the arrow and it will switch.

How to Switch Direction in Panorama ModeHow to Switch Direction in Panorama Mode
Now you can take all kinds of gorgeous panorama shots from any direction!


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