How to Get Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus

Summary

What exactly is portrait mode on iPhone 7 Plus, and how do you get it? Read this post to learn about everything about this funny feature.

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Apr. 10, 2017

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Portrait Mode is a new photo feature of the iOS Camera app when iOS 10.1 updates. It is currently available for the iPhone 7 Plus only, because it depends on the twin-lens camera setup that is unique to iPhone 7 Plus.

In Portrait mode on iPhone 7 Plus, Apple uses the 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, and the 12-megapixel telephoto lens to distinguish photos between background and foreground. With this twin-lens rear camera, iPhone 7 Plus can create a much sought-after artistic depth effect. In other words, the subject is in focus and sharp, while blurring out the background.

Note: Portrait mode is only got on iPhone 7 Plus, and requires iOS 10.1, or higher.

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How to Get Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus

Step 1. Update your iPhone 7 Plus to iOS 10.1, or higher.

Step 2. Open the Camera app.

Step 3. Slide the Camera wheel over to Portrait mode.

Step 4. Tap Try the Beta.

Step 4. Now, save the hosts file and then try updating your iPhone through iTunes. In most cases, the error shouldn't pop up now.

How to Get Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus

How to Get Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus

How to Shoot Portrait with Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus

Step 1. Stay within 8 feet far to your subject. The face and body detection technology will automatically identify the subject.

Step 2. Notice the app reminders: “Move farther away”, “More light required”, “Place subject within 8 feet”. Do as the prompts perfectly.

Step 3. When You see a yellow banner at the bottom – Depth Effect, it is time to take the shot.

For iPhone 7, iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 6/6 Plus, and iPhone SE users, if you are also eager for Portrait mode, you don’t need to change a new iPhone 7 Plus. There is an app called FabFocus to make Portrait mode available on these phones.

Bonus tip: How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 7

With this amazing Portrait mode on iPhone 7 Plus, you can find more fun to take more photos now. But occasionally, many of us must encounter accidentally deleting some important photos. In this situation, what can we do to get them back?

This bonus tip will share a professional iOS recovery application - PhoneRescue - iOS data recovery - to help us go through such emergency. PhoneRescue supports more than photo recovering, also including messages, music, contacts, videos, etc. Besides, it also works well with three recovery modes. You can recover iOS data directly from the device, iTunes backup, and iCloud backup, as you like. In the following, detailed steps to recover deleted photos from iPhone 7 with PhoneRescue are shown.

Step 1. Download PhoneRescue (choose Download for iOS) on your computer (PC/Mac) > Install and Run it > Connect your iPhone 7 to it.

Step 2. Select Recover from iOS Device > Click the arrow to scan your iPhone 7.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 7 - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 7 - Step 2

Step 3. After scanning, select Photos > Select Only list deleted option > Select the photos you want to recover > Click on To Computer button to get them to your Mac or PC.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 7 - Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Photos from iPhone 7 - Step 3

The Bottom Line

With several simple steps, you can totally get Portrait mode on iPhone 7 Plus. And if encountering portrait photos, or other important photos are deleted by accident, don’t worry, and download PhoneRescue to recover them all. Why not try it for free now?

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